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Powerful software to create and edit portable digital files and send them to other users

  • Category:

    Design & photography software

  • Works under:

    Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows XP / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 10

  • Also available for:

    MacAndroid

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.5 (48)

Powerful UX/UI design solution for developers.

Adobe XD is a user experience design tool that has been specially made with the needs of developers in mind. Whether you create mobile apps, websites, cloud-based software or desktop applications, you can use this tool to create a user interface that will amaze its audience. As the Starter version is free to use, it's a perfect solution for independent developers and startups looking for design software that will fit in well within their budget.

Available on All Platforms

What sets Adobe XD apart from many other design software programs is that it's available on all platforms. It's part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and has apps for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. Therefore, no matter what device you use to do your work, you can take advantage of the power and functionality of this software.

Create and Share User Interface Designs Quickly and Easily

With this software, Adobe has truly reimagined the user interface design process. Adobe XD lets you bring your ideas from the artboard, to the wireframe and finally to a functional and interactive prototype in just a couple of minutes.

The app has many features that speed up and simplify the UX/UI design process. Included tools let you draw design elements, then reuse and remix them in your project as you see fit. Positioning, typography and masking tools are available as well, just like you would expect from any high-quality design software.

While Adobe XD has several drawing tools that you can use, many designers prefer to work with external image editors to create their assets. Adobe XD lets you easily import graphic assets from other programs, including Photoshop and Illustrator. You can also import elements that you've stored in Creative Cloud Libraries, such as images, typesets and colors. The only limit is your creativity.

Built for Sharing and Collaboration

Adobe XD lets you share your prototypes and finished designs with other members of your team by uploading them to the cloud. This makes collaboration on projects simple and convenient. The software also integrates with a wide range of third-party apps and cloud-based services, such as ProtoPie, Kite Compositor and Sympli.

Get Started for Free

Adobe XD Starter is available completely free on all platforms. This edition includes all of the functionality of the main software, but is limited to just one active shared prototype and design spec. You get access to 2 GB of cloud storage and the Typekit Free font set, which features a decent amount of typefaces, but isn't as complete as the paid version. If you upgrade to the full version, you get unlimited shared design specs and prototypes, 100 GB of cloud storage and the full Typekit Portfolio font library.

Pros

  • Design interfaces for mobile, web or desktop apps
  • Available on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS
  • Makes UI/UX design simple and intuitive
  • Various sharing and collaboration features

Cons

  • Free edition comes with a few limitations

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