10 Useful Mac Apps For Web Designer & Developer

As a web designer & developer, we just love it when people put together good apps that make our life easier. Since I know there are more web designers & developers out there who just can’t live without their Mac, so here are 10 Useful Mac Apps For Web Designer & Developer, enjoy.


Radi is a Mac app that can produce pretty much any kind of visual content for the web. Images, animations, vector graphics, video clips, realtime visual effects, JavaScript programming…


Google Analytics on your Dashboard

Either you’re a web developer, blogger or anyone with a website, you probably use Google Analytics to collect and process crucial data about your site’s visitors.



Preview mobile websites, design mockups, and local HTML on Mac or PC.


Gradient App for OS X

A simple and useful app for Mac OS X to help web designers speed up the creation of CSS gradients.



Wheter you’re a designer or a hardcore programmer, SimpLESS is perfect for you. It compiles your *.less files into valid CSS.


Aptana Studio

Aptana Studio is a free, open source cross platform compatible IDE that supports a large variety of languages. The default Aptana Studio’s editor comes with full support for HTML, CSS and Javascript. If you are a PHP or Ruby On Rails developer, you can also get it to support the the code you want by adding the respective modules via plugins. Platforms supported by Aptana Studio include PHP, Ruby On Rails, Python, iPhone Web apps, Adobe Air, Nokia and AJAX.

aptana studio


Flow is the most beautiful, elegant, and fast FTP+SFTP client on the planet. And with the deepst URL integration, the most seamless droplets, and the fastest file transfer implementations anywhere, that’s not just hype.


Developer Color Picker

A custom color picker designed specifically for developers. Makes getting colors out of Photoshop/Acorn mock-ups quick and easy. Currently supports NSColor, UIColor, CGColorRef, CSS and HTML styles.

color picker

ColorSchemer Studio

Use ColorSchemer Studio to identify color harmonies for the web (RGB) or print (CMYK), create palettes from photos, search over a million existing color schemes, mix colors, create gradient blends.



One-Window Web Development for Mac OS X


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