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UX design Tools

The best UI/UX and Product design tools can fit almost every design process and hopefully meet your creative requirements. Now is such a great time to explore new tools and see what's available to design and showcase your projects.

As a UI/UX designer or Product Designer, it might seem like keeping your users happy is getting harder with every year that passes, as product expectations increase and users demand even more from every interface they encounter.

This is actually good news all round: user expectations are increasing because so is the quality of the products they are interacting with. The even better news for you is that so too are the tools and resources you as a UI/UX designer or Product Designer have at your fingertips.

To help improve your design workflow, I’ve picked our list of the top UX and UI tools to try so that along with all this great innovation and product development, you can keep up with your users.

Product Introduction & Setup

Zoom: Use it for remote interviews and video calls @zoo
Behance: Showcase your complete design process. Educate the client

Product Discovery

SurveyMonkey: For conducting quantitative research through surveys
UserBit: For synthesising data, affinity diagrams, personas, journey maps.
Whimsical: For posting and organising sticky notes, create flowcharts & journey

Wire-framing

Balsamiq: Rapid low fidelity wire-framing like sketching on a notepad or on the whiteboard.
Axure: A complex and rich tool that enables you to do everything but is quite strong on wireframing capabilities.
MockfFow: Great tool for wire-framing provides samples, is easy to use and you can do much more
Overflow: Create interactive user flow diagrams that tell a story.

Design Mockup

Sketch: sketch with many plugins, here you can do everything on it.
Adobe XD: The most popular tool for free and easy design prototyping.
Figma: Figma is my favourite tool. It's a highly accessible, collaborative tool, constantly expanding with plenty of plugins.

Prototyping

Marvel: Quick to pick up, super user-friendly, fast way to create easily clickable prototypes, and more.
inVision: You can pretty much do anything with inVision studio, from wire-framing to design and prototyping.
Protopie: Make any interaction you can imagine.
Framer: It's prototyping made simple—no code required, browser-based, and free for everyone. High-fidelity in half the time.

Testing

UserTesting: Target your audience and get fast feedback on your prototypes
UsabilityHub: Offers a bunch of cool tests, like the 5 Second Test or First Click Test
Avocode: Handoff, inspect and collaborate with developers.

Now that you have understood, the best UI/UX Design and Product Design tools in use.

All The Best.

Source: Akash Solanki.

Shopnil Mahmud

Shopnil Mahmud

A software engineer with avid interest on any form of arts and philosophy. Likes to write codes for a living and poetry for the soul. Currently residing in Toronto, originally from Bangladesh.

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