Utilizing free resources from the design community is a good way to add value to your website.
Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from fall 2017. There are designer and developer apps, fonts, content tools, and more. All of these are free.
Free Web Tools
Khroma. Khroma is an artificial intelligence tool to discover and save color combinations. By choosing a set of 50 colors, you’ll train a network-powered algorithm to generate colors you like and block ones you don’t, right in your browser.
Chatkit. Chatkit is a service that easily adds chat to your web and mobile apps.
Moodily. Moodily is a inspirational moodboard. Gather and collaborate on design inspiration among your teams and clients. Free plan for one user and one moodboard.
SiteMod.io. Sitemod.io is a free Chrome extension that lets anybody modify, save, and share any website in real time, without having access to the site’s source code.
WhatRuns. WhatRuns is a browser extension that helps identify the technologies used on any website. WhatRuns extension can be used for competitor analysis, sales intelligence, and website profiling.
Crello. Crello is a visual editor from Depositphotos. It facilitates the creating of social media images, ad banners, posters, email headers, and other popular formats. Crello is for marketers, social media specialists, entrepreneurs, bloggers, and anyone who needs a simple solution for her creative projects.
Storyline. Storyline is a web-based platform that helps non-tech people create Alexa skills without coding. Create, edit, preview, and publish voice apps in a visual interface.
Responsive Screenshots. Here is a quick and easy tool to take screenshots at different standardized aspect ratios. Grab shots for the iMac, MacBook Pro, iPad, or iPhone X.
Logo Crunch. Logo Crunch is a multi-resolution logo maker. It uses computer vision to make a high-resolution logo legible at lower resolutions. Use it for a website favicon, iOS app icon, or Android app icon.
Textalyzer. Textalyzer is an online tool to measure the readability of your text. Get your score, and analyze your text against different parameters. Once you’ve scored your text, start improving it immediately, using the intelligent highlighter to show problematic parts.
StockJo. StockJo is a collection of free stock photos, textures, videos, mockups, fonts, audios, and vectors — as well as graphics, colors, tools, software, web resources, and HTML templates.
Startup Collections. Startup Collections features resources to launch a business, such as tools to create a marketplace, build a bot, build without code, design a logo, and more.
FontBase. FontBase is a tool to access Google fonts quickly. With the Collect tab, activate any font of Google library in a single click, as if you were using a font on your computer.
Vivaldi. Vivaldi is a new browser with personalized tools for online professionals. Get an in-depth overview of your browsing habits, backed by statistics and visual data. With browsing history more useful than ever before, you can quickly scan through visited websites and get helpful hints for finding old links. Copy text to the notes panel, adding a link at the same time, even a screenshot.
Future Fonts. Future Fonts is a new web platform to use and create fonts. License typefaces while they’re still in progress, and offer input on how they can become useful tools.
Bahagia. Bahagia is an attractive signature typeface with charm and elegance. Its style is useful for logos, banners, and more.
Mouron. Mouron is a modern typeface inspired by A.M. Cassandre, the French poster artist and typeface designer known for his commercial work of the 1930s.
Julian. Julian is a friendly script typeface with uppercase and lowercase letters, punctuation, and numerals.
Archia. Archia is a modern architectural typeface in six styles. Archia is by Atipo, an independent digital typeface foundry and graphic design studio in Gijón, Spain.
Crash One. Crash One is a unique brush font. It contains standard characters, lowercase, uppercase, numbers, punctuation, ligatures, and international characters.