21 Adobe Air Apps For Designers And Social Media Addicts
- March 23rd, 2009
Colours and Patterns
1. Color Browser
This application is a simple way to create and organize your favorite color palettes.
New! Import kuler themes directly into Creative Suite 3 Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Select Save Theme menu to learn more. Color inspiration. Browse and search color themes from kuler (kuler.adobe.com), an online application to create and share color harmonies.
You can use the Desktop Color Finder to search our entire database of nearly 1 million named colors and more than 300,00 user created color palettes.
Contrast-A allows users to interact with a 3-dimensional RGB color space, experiment with color combinations, check the contrast according to both WCAG 2.0 and 1.0 and see the results for different types of color deficiency
5. Color Picker
colorPicker is a widget-like AIR application that lets you either choose a “web-safe” color from a color grid or design a color using sliders to adjust the red, green, and blue values of the color.
Easy app that renders patterns based on given parameters. Rendered image can be used as a base of a mosaic.
Design Air Apps
Import .jpg .png .gif .swf and URL-extern Photos supported – Zoom Photo, Mask Image supported – Filters Sharpen, Enhance, Embossing supported
e2vector is an illustration application with powerful features such as layers, masks, pen-tool, gradient, undo-redo, SVG import and export, path splicing, shape union and intersection, etc.
Splashup Light is an image editor tailored for those that want to enhance, beautify, or merely play with their photographs. Effects include Levels, Contrast/Brightness, Hue Saturation, Text Editing and Shapes and much more
A really great design adobe air app which is easy to use and enables you create some really cool stuff.
JustResizeIt! introduces a brand new way of resizing images – just drag and drop them!
Dot3D is an Adobe® AIR™ application that lets you view a 16×16 pixel picture in 3D. You can freely draw, rotate the picture on the canvas, and save it to your desktop as an image file in PNG format
WebKut is an AIR application that allows you to capture web pages, or parts of them in a very simple way.
You can not only measure the screen object size with easy. With browser skins, overlay mode and screen size presets, you can also preview how your design will look in the real environment.
For developers who want to have nice icons easily but don’t have any designer for such.
Icon Generator is a little application that lets you generate a CS3 or Web 2.0 style icon, only 3 step. Pick color, type characters, and save it. Just create 4 different sizes of the icon.
Social Media apps
15. Twitter Deck
Tweetdeck is a realtime application that allows users to monitor that information in a single concise view. Tweetdeck currently integrates services from Twitter, Twitscoop, 12seconds, Stocktwits and now Facebook.
Twhirl is a twitter app which allows you to have multiple accounts open at once.
facedesk is an application that, when installed, becomes a stand-alone application to do all your Facebook surfing with. No need to open it up in a web browser, or have it clutter your workspace.
Digg Headline reader using all of the digg.com rss feeds that auto updates headlines every two minutes
Spaz is a Twitter client for users who value free, open-source software, attractive design, and customizability
MyStylez is the MySpace layout creator built on Adobe® AIR™ that contains everything you need for granular control over the design of your MySpace profile. You can edit styles for just about anything that MySpace allows on your profile.
KonoLive enables instant collaboration around your activities with peers and colleagues, so that anything you do is synchronized in real-time with all the people involved.