9 Useful Web Design Mac Apps

Apple computers are known for their simplicity in design and excellence in performance. These are the two basic reasons that entice web designers and developers to use Macs as their work computer. There are oodles of third party applications out there for web designers and web developers who use Macs. In this article, we share with you the top ten applications that web designers/developers on a Mac will find useful.


TileMill is an application for making beautiful maps. Whether you’re a journalist, web designer, researcher, or seasoned cartographer, TileMill is the design studio you need to create compelling, interactive maps.



ColorSnapper is an easy-to-use tool for quickly finding out the color of any pixel on the screen. It is activated via a system-wide hotkey, giving you a magnifying loupe to easily pick the pixel you need. The resulting color is copied to clipboard in a format of your preference.



Kiwi is a full-featured Twitter client that supports multiple accounts, groups, searches and rules/filters.



Glyphs’ smart and simple approach helps you draw new typefaces, modify existing fonts, and sculpt your letterforms hassle-free.



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


Tumult Hype

Using Tumult Hype, you can create beautiful HTML5 web content. Animations and interactive content made with Tumult Hype works on desktops, smartphones and iPads. No coding required.


Coda 2

Coda 2 comes with over 100 awesome features, including a built-in MySQL editor, live code hints, iCloud sync, live CSS updating, code folding, smart tabs, keyboard shortcuts, better site management, and more. Panic also says that Coda 2 is “Retina-ready.”



AppJS is an exciting resource that allows us to develop desktop apps using web technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript).



CodeKit helps you build websites faster and better.


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