Design Tools

Article Last Updated:
May 11, 2021

Who needs a designer? Not you!

Figma Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Figma

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Design, prototype, and gather feedback all in one place with Figma.

Our Verdict

Bravo Studio Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Bravo Studio

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Build native apps from your design tool. Without Code.

Our Verdict

Are you a Designer? Familiar with apps like Figma? Or just more comfortable designing a beautiful app in a proper design tool rather than a No-Code tool? Bravo's got just what you need, allowing you to convert Figma designs straight into native, working apps - complete with full support for AirTable and REST APIs! Highly recommended if you want your app to be pixel-perfect!

Desygner Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Desygner

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Design online: graphics for your social media, ads & print materials.

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Learn to Build Apps Without Coding

A fully-functioning app in weeks,
without spending $1000s or learning to write code

Pablo Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Pablo

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

A simple graphical editor for social media posts - by buffer.com

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FontJoy Screenshot
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FontJoy

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Fontjoy helps designers pick the right font pairings

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Ilustrio Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Ilustrio

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

A 100% free icon library

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Pixlr Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Pixlr

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

A comprehensive photo editor with over 600 overlays, effects and borders.

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PixTeller Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

PixTeller

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

An image editor with animation capabilities

Our Verdict

Plain Pattern Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Plain Pattern

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

A simple SVG pattern creator.

Our Verdict

Snappa Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Snappa

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Whip up graphics for social media, ads, blogs, and more - even if you're not a graphic designer.

Our Verdict

Stencil Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Stencil

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers

Our Verdict

Vectr Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

Vectr

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Create Vector graphics intuitively and easily

Our Verdict

DesignBold Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

DesignBold

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

Turn your ideas into stunning visual content for Web or Print.

Our Verdict

BeFunky Screenshot
Our Top Pick!

BeFunky

Image of Mobile Phone, indicating this tool supports the publishing of mobile apps
Image of a Progressive Web App Installation Icon, indicating this tool supports the publishing of progressive web apps (PWAs)
Image of a Web Browser, indicating this tool supports the publishing of web apps

All-in-one online platform to easily edit photos, create graphic designs, and make photo collages.

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About the Author

I'm Nile Frater - The Founder and managing director of NoCode.Tech, as well as the Instructor on our NoCode University education platform

I have over 8 years of experience in the No-Code industry and have tried, tested and reviewed ov er 250+ NoCode, LowCode and Zero-Code platforms. With a history of teaching No-Code in organisations big and small and running this website for over 3 years, I've helped thousands of people choose the right No-Code tool for them or their project.

Previous to running NoCode.Tech, I've held positions in startups and large organisations, including Lloyds Banking Group. I've also delivered countless workshops and podcast interviews on the NoCode ecosystem and consult regularly for teams building the next generation of No-Code Platforms. Let me know if I can help you too!

Nile Frater

Managing Director, NoCode.Tech