Exciting New Tools for Designers, March 2024

Paddi Macdonnell.
March 04, 2024

The fast-paced world of design never stops turning, and staying ahead of the curve is essential for creatives. As technology advances, so do the tools available, offering new ways to bring your vision to life.

Exciting New Tools for Designers, March 2024.

Whether you're a designer, or developer, the right tools can significantly enhance your workflow, creativity, and project outcomes. So every month we put together this roundup of the latest tools for designers. Enjoy!

PingRabbit

Ping Rabbit monitors one or more websites you register with (up to 250, depending on the package) and alerts you if and when any of them go down.

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SVGator

SVGator is an online animation tool for animating illustrations, logos, icons, and more in minutes. Use it to create and export interactive SVG animations, videos, and soon enough Lottie animations.

Smudge.ai

Smudge.ai is a chrome extension that adds ChatGPT shortcuts to the browser right-click menu. There are a set of 16 built-in commands, or you can create your own.

Layers

Layers is a new community platform for designers, with a directory and job board. It’s free, but there is a paid upgrade offering extra features.

Logo Packer Web

Logo Packer generates multiple variations of your uploaded logo, including black, white, and inverse colors. Previously only available as an Illustrator extension, the web version exports to svg, PNG, JPG, PDF, and EPS.

Fitness Firefight

A little fps game for mobile to help the normally desk-bound get some exercise during breaks.

Slogan Generator

Input a business description, and the Slogan Generator AI will generate 30 potential marketing slogans.

KudoBox

This simple little widget allows you to accept donations in crypto-currency on a website. The color and text displayed are customizable.

Creatica

Use Creatica to quickly generate vector backgrounds. Choose from preset color palettes or customize your own. Finished backgrounds are downloadable as SVG or PNG.

Checkout Blocks

Customization options in Shopify checkout are limited due to restrictions on accessing the code. Checkout Blocks allows you to make additional customizations without using code.

Kittl

Kittl design platform has plenty of tools, templates and other resources to help speed up your design workflow.

Shotune

Shotune is an online tool for creating and editing screenshots with browser mock-ups and customizable backgrounds.

Quest

The Quest AI builds React components from Figma designs. Good for teams or collaborative projects.

ThinkBuddy

ThinkBuddy is an AI-powered assistant for Mac. It aims to improve productivity by creating an interface between MacOS and ChatGPT.

Finmei

This invoicing and expenses manager is aimed primarily at freelancers and small businesses. Invoices are highly customizable, and even the entry-level plan removes the Finmei branding.

Codingoals

Codingoals learning platform concentrates on JavaScript, with lessons both for beginners and more experienced coders who want to get in a bit of practice in a sandbox environment.

Paddi MacDonnell

Paddi MacDonnell is a designer and entrepreneur from Northern Ireland, follow her on Twitter.

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