40 Adobe Air Applications for Web Developers and Designers

Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is standalone client application that using HTML, JavaScript, Adobe Flash, Ajax for building Rich Internet Applications without the constraints of a browser. If you haven’t tried Adobe air applications yet, get started here.

Are you Web Designer or Developer and wanna try something new and powerful?, Adobe Air has many tools with great features that you can try for free. The list below contains some of the most popular Adobe air applications for Designers and Developers. Enjoy!

1. Pixus

A handy tool for web and interface designers which allow them to measure objects in pixels and preview design.

2. Kuler Desktop

Color inspiration: Browse and search color themes from kuler, an online application to create and share color harmonies.

 3. Icon Generator Pro

Icon Generator Pro is a professional application that lets you generate a Adobe CS5 or Web 2.0 style icon. Pick color, select image, type characters, and save it. Just create 6 different sizes of the icon.

4. Livebrush

Livebrush is a unique motion-based drawing tool. Use the speed of your brush to toss graphics around the screen or elegantly swing the brush around your cursor.Over 100 styles and decorations.

5. Desktop Ruler

Desktop Ruler helps to measure any graphic object on the desktop. Useful for designers and web developers.

6. StudioCloud PSG

With StudioCloud PSG, (Proofing, Sales, and Gallery Manager) you can instantly change the image to a black & white or sepia format and/or crop the image to arrive at the perfect picture for a ‘ready to buy now’ client.

7. TiltShift Generator

TiltShift Generator is a web service that adds cool camera effect to your picture on the fly.

8. Xe-IMG Image Editor V3


9. Kurst Gallery Editor

Kurst™ Gallery Editor is a free Adobe® AIR® application that allows you to create 3D image galleries in a simple and intuitive manner.

10. Contrast-A

View ProjectContrast-A is a color picker application that allows the user to interact with a 3-dimensional color RGB color space, examine the contrast of color pairs according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, view the results for different types of color deficiency and create and print custom color palettes.

11. Citrify Photo Editor

Citrify is easy and fun way to edit and spice up your photos. Airbrush your photos and remove pimples. Reduce glare and smooth out wrinkles. Citrify allows you to touchup and adjust your photos with ease.

12. PreFab3D

PreFab3D is an attempt to simplify common tasks, improve the workflow and greatly enhance the visual quality of your Flash 3D productions.

13. Quick Icon

Quick Icon is a software that allows AIR developers to easily create icons for their applications, it automatically generates an icon styled just like adobe’s.

14. Designview

Provides basic functionality of the Flex Builder Design View.

15. SimpleDiagrams

SimpleDiagrams is a small desktop application that helps you express your ideas quickly and simply. There’s just enough functionality to describe a thought or capture a process.

16. Hourly

Hourly is a simple time tracker developed using Adobe® AIR™. It was originally designed for use on Mac OS X, but given the nature of AIR applications, it will also work great on Windows or Linux.

17. WebKut

WebKut is an Adobe® AIR™ AIR application that allows you to capture web pages, or parts of them in a very simple way.

18. codeDraw

codeDraw is a vector edition tool that allows Adobe® Flash™ & Adobe® Flex™ developers, designers and so, to create ActionScript™ 2.0/3.0.

19. Shrink O’Matic

Shrink O’Matic is an Adobe® AIR™ application to easily (batch) resize (shrink) images. It handles JPGs, GIFs and PNGs.

20. eDocker2

Do you make your publications with InDesign CS4/CS5? Do you have need to publish them to internet? If you answered yes to both questions, eDocker makes your life much easier!

21. Lita

Lita is a free and open source SQLite database administration tool for Windows, MacOSX and Linux.

22. htmlText Editor

WYSIWYG editor for htmlText. Since the html markup used in Flex components that have an htmlText property use a subset of html, you can’t use Dreamweaver or other html editors for WYSIWYG editing. This will help you create your htmlText visually, speeding up the workflow.

23. Desktop Web Analytics – For Piwik

Now you can view your Piwik statistics directly on your desktop (you must install Piwik on your server first).

24. BlazeMonster

This application helps developers to generate Flex code to consume BlazeDS Remoting services and also generate configuration file to expose Java classes as Remoting services. Developers can view response from a Remoting service, generate Flex code to invoke a Remoting service and also generate AS3 VO code for the Java classes.

25. iPlotz

iplotz allows anyone to create navigable mockups and wireframes to create prototypes of websites and software applications.

26. TraficAir

traficAir makes it easy for you and even your competition to keep a close eye on your website’s progress.

27. HERMES

Hermes is a file manager for remote FTP spaces with no need of FTP access, with a great easiness and power.

28. Buzey Debugger

Standalone debugging application for Flex developers. Utilized by running the debugger before launching a flex air/web application which is attempting to send output to a MiniDebugTarget instance. It’s extremely basic and only does exactly what it needs to do. The startup display screen, x,y,width,height,etc

29. Resicon

Resicon is an icon batch resizing utility application. It allows you to resize icon images into a predefined set of sizes.

30. //aSnippet

Share what you code – //aSnippet enables you to save & share all of your frequently used code snippets(As3, As2, Js, PHP, HTML) in one place that’s accessible from any computer.You can share your code with other visitors and use what they post as well.

31. SEO Analyzer

SEO Analyzer is a desktop based application build specifically for page rank checking, link analysis and keyword analysis for seo purpose. It is built using Adobe AIR.

32. Text Escaping-Unescaping


33. iPhone Browser Simulator

Check your iphone web applications in all platforms, even in linux for which there is no safari.

34. Boks

Boks is an AIR application (so it works on Windows, Mac and Linux) that provides a User Interface for Blueprint CSS’s framework. It’s been designed for those who think the Grid System is good but never really took the time to give it love.

35. JavaScript Example

JavaScript / Advanced Document Object Model (DOM) features, and the properties and methods you can use to control them.

36. JS Packer

JS Packer is an amazing way to compress and obfuscate JavaScript files and codes. You can save file list as projects.

37. The SQLite Sorcerer

The SQLite Sorcerer is an adm tool that helps you to perform the main admin tasks on your local SQLite databases.

38. Adobe Job Feed

Search for the latest jobs that require Adobe skills at all kinds of different companies with Adobe’s new job feed.

39. Fireworks AutoBackup utility

Using this Auto Backup utility, a copy of the working file is automatically saved at a user-specified interval inside a folder named FWAIRBackup which is located in the same path as that of the original file.

40. Adobe Developer Connection Developer Desktop

The Adobe Developer Connection Developer Desktop (ADC Desktop) is an Adobe AIR application that delivers a number of helpful resources for Developers.

Sumber: http://ginva.com/2011/06/adobe-air-applications-for-web-developers-and-designers/

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