I always get excited when I find new tools to try out. Web designers and developers are constantly looking to either improve on design tools we all know and love or create brand new tools you never knew you needed. Even if you love love love the software or application you are using, you should never be afraid to explore other options because chances are you will find something that will make your life easier.

1. Trello 

Trello is a sleek collaboration tool that helps you organize and share with others.





2.  Stamplia Builder

Do you use MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, Sendgrid or Sendwithus?  You can sign up for Stamplia and use the Stamplia Drag n’ Drop Builder to create beautiful emails that will automatically look great on mobile devices as well.



3.  Plain Pattern

Plain Pattern is a simple SVG based pattern maker.



4. Compressor.io

Compressor is a powerful tool that will help you decrease the size of your files in a quick and pain-free way.



5. 5iler

5iler takes a different approach from the normal text edit window. It allows you to customize labels and colors and because of the limited space your notes remain maintainable.5iler

6. Hemingway

Copy and paste anything you write into the Hemingway editor app and it will find grammatical errors as well as highlight complex sentences that could be made simpler.



These are just handful of the many fun and unique tools that are out there for you to try. Everyone has their personal preferences so there is no reason to use an application that you hate.

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