25 Really Useful Android Apps for Web Designers and Developers

Android is an Operating System developed for Mobile Devices. It is the modified version the Linux Kernel. It is a popular belief that Android has been developed by Google, but on the contrary Android has been developed by Android Inc. which was later taken over by Google. The number of devices working on Android is growing exponentially. It has been increasing day-by-day. The reason being its versatility and the processing speed. The mobile OS industry has been shaping up lately with the introduction of this competitor in the market.

Currently, Android and iOS are the biggest competitors. Almost everyone loves Apple and its firmware because of the various Apps that it provides. These apps come in handy for many users. On the same lines, Android now has some of the best Applications which are on par with the iOS Apps. Android Apps are now gaining popularity like a wildfire. Take for example Instagram, it has been one of the biggest hits between the users. People love playing games and everyone seems to love that on Android phones. This can be proved with the huge hit of play shop apps on Google Play.

Most of the Technological advances help in saving time and burden of the people. Android Apps have just proven that for the web developers and designers for whom there are infinite apps which help them do their work on the go. Be it giving some effects on different photographs, choosing colors or just plain coding or in case you want to learn something, Android Apps has everything. Android apps have also proved really helpful for the owners of the android tablet. In this post we are publishing 25 Really Useful Android Apps for Web Designers and Developers. Hope these help you to save your time and efforts while doing your future projects.

In the meanwhile you may like to read 20 Tutorials for Improving Your Mobile Web Designs


touchqode - android app for developers
Touchqode brings software development tools to your smartphone. Now you can scan through, edit and fix your source code anywhere and anytime. It has features like syntax highlighting, code suggestions, integrated FTP client, incremental search, file synchronization, running simple scripts.

Installs: 50,000 – 100,000

Eval Your Javascript

Enter your javascript code in text box, and click eval, to obtain the result. A simple tool which might be useful in checking with javascript while you commute, or doing some simple maths.

Installs: 5,000 – 10,000

Color Pal

Quickly browse and search through the most popular and newest color palettes. Easily find color palettes and schemes for any design project. Whether you’re a web designer or just looking to paint your son’s room, you’ll find some of the best color palettes/schemes available. Included are the HEX, RGB and CMYK color values which you can quickly email to for easy reference.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000


Fontroid is a world’s first social font service that creates best handwriting font with people all over the world. It gives you opportunity to create your own fonts everywhere with a mobile phone. Let’s trace the screen with your finger and upload your best font work to the server. Share and vote the font collection with people worldwide.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

Dropbox for Android

Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.

Installs: 10,000,000 – 50,000,000


SilverEdit is the ultimate web designer tool for Android devices. With SilverEdit you can Create, Edit, Preview your pages offline or online. Manage, upload and download files through the FTP as well as managing your local files and folders. SilverEdit supports most known web type documents and the ability to save your documents as whatever file type you’d like. You can also customize the editor to suite you.

Installs: 50,000 – 1,00,000

Camera Zoom Fx

This app is packed with whole lots of useful features. Photo effects, timers, stable shot, zoom functions, setting photos as wallpaper, white balance, grids and sound activation will help the photographers to start thinking and working professionally. Not just this, the app also integrates with facebook and Twitter and has Geotag facility.

Installs: 1,000,000 – 5,000,000

Flickr Uploader

Backup your pictures to your Flickr account automatically. The Service runs in the background. Saves a copy also to your Gmail (sent items). Ability to automatically backup only when WiFi is available.

Installs: 100 – 500

PayPal App for Android

Send money to your friends, manage your account, and more, with the PayPal app. It’s free, secure and more convenient than going to the bank, writing checks, or sending gifts the old way. Send money as a gift, split the bill, or repay a friend for free. Snap a photo of your check to add money directly from the app, no fees apply (US only). Check your balance, withdraw money, or view past transactions – anytime, anywhere.

Installs: 5,000,000 – 10,000,000

Stock Photo Power Search

Search 50 million stock photos across 13 of the most popular microstock agencies. The Stock Photo Power Search App makes it easy to search through over 35 MILLION stock images and find awesome microstock photos for your website or blog, for your design or print projects, for your clients, or for any other reason you need great photographs or illustrations for a low price.

Installs: 1,000 – 5,000


FxCamera lets users apply a fun, cool effects to photographs. Effects include Fisheye, Poster, SymmetriCam, ToyCam, Polandroid. It also has Timer feature. This app is equivalent to several popular iPhone camera apps like CameraBag, Picoli or PhotoBox.

Installs: 10,000,000 – 50,000,000

WordPress For Android

WordPress for Android is an Open Source app that empowers you to write new posts, edit content, view stats, and manage comments with built-in notifications. Version 2.0 brings an all new Dashboard UI with Quick Action bar and a powerful new editor that makes it easier than ever to post on the go.

Installs: >2,50,000

View Web Source

With this application you will be able to view the source of any website. You will also be able to select text, search for text as well as copy and paste the HTML.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

HTML Editor

A simple HTML,ASP,JS and CSS editor for your coding on the road, use menu to “save and view file” to preview.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000


Codeanywhere lets you code anywhere, without the need to bring anything along with you. Just install Codeanywhere on your Android, and all your servers, files, everything is waiting for you, even the files you left open will be open when you login again. Best of all everything is synchronized with your Codeanywhere.net account.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

Adobe Photoshop Express for Android

Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Access them all on Photoshop.com Edit and share photos virtually anywhere. Touch to crop, rotate, adjust color, and add artistic effects. Access all your photos and videos directly from your free Photoshop.com account. Quickly share with family and friends.

Installs: 10,000,000 – 50,000,000

Magic Color Picker

Magic Color Picker is an powerful color selection tool suitable for designers, artists and programmers for selecting colors using different color models. Supports 7 different modes and RGB, HSV, HSL and YUV color models. Use either palette or sliders to adjust. Colors are shown in decimal and HEX.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

Design Snack Mobile

Design Snack is a featured-rich, interactive and socially-powered web design gallery. It’s web design inspiration, evolved.

Installs: 1,000 – 5,000


AndFTP is a FTP, SFTP, SCP, FTPS client for Android devices. It allows managing several FTP servers. It comes with both a device file browser and a FTP file browser. It provides download, upload features with resume support and folder synchronization.

Installs: <250 000

Color Palette

Color Palette is a tool to adjust and see colors. It has models of RGB, HSB and HSL. It also works as flash light in full screen mode. This application provides the ability to add “User Color Names”.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000


Test your skills of HTML with application developed by INTERSOG. Fast and easy. This interactive testing approach is used in dynamic real-world environments to test and train professional Web Developers. It is a must-have app for web developers, tech enthusiasts and those with a general interest in HTML.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

Developer Cheat Sheet

This is the MUST HAVE app for developers. It has a great collection of cheat sheets of all the coding languages including php, python, ruby on rails, jquery, css, seo, apache, regular expressions, svn, bash, c++, drupal, gcc, gdb, html5, javascript, microformats, mysql, postgreesql, unix, wordpress.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

Adobe Shadow

Adobe Shadow is for web developers and designers who work on mobile web projects. Adobe Shadow is for web designers and developers who are targeting mobile browsers. After installing Shadow on your computer, you’ll be able to pair your devices, have them browse in sync with your computer, and perform remote inspection and debugging so you can see HTML/CSS/JavaScript changes instantly on your device.

Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

MYSQL Cheat Sheet

Even seasoned developers need a refresher in MySQL syntax from time to time. Easy to use interface helps you quickly find what you’re looking for. Has descriptions and examples for: Command-line tools, Data Types, Literals, Identifiers, Operators, Commands, Functions and much more.

Installs: 100-500

CSS Cheat Sheet

Are you always forgetting CSS properties? Then you may like this little helper.

Installs: 100 – 500

HTML Cheat Sheet

Even seasoned web developers need a quick refresher in HTML details from time to time. Easy to use interface makes it simple to quickly find what you need. Includes examples and quick reference for Tags, Attributes, Events, Colors, Symbols, ASCII, Encoding, Languages, Statuses, and more.

Installs: 1,000 – 5,000

A total football nerd, he loves designing to the core and also likes to get his hands on some programming. He is the Co-Founder of ArtAtm. He hails from India. You may want to Follow Him On Twitter

Jitu – who has written posts on Artatm – Creative Art Magazine.

5 Responses to “25 Really Useful Android Apps for Web Designers and Developers”
  1. ducsu

    Thank you for the tips. I am currently learning graphic designing and have created couple of designs for mobile applications. One day, I will implement it into a mobile phone.

  2. RPM East Valley

    Really great blog post. Any apps that can help with web development are good in my book.

  3. Nice Collection of Apps for Web Designers

  4. Samuel

    My Android tablet has been gathering dust for a while now, so this collection of apps should give me a reason to use it again. The various code editors have some really impressive features; I will definitely have a go with TouchQuode and SilverEdit. I recommend the Adobe Shadow app for people who want to inspect and debug their sites on an android device.

    • Jitu

      @Samuel The Shadow App looks pretty great. I would add this up in the above list for everyone to have a look at it! Thanks for the tip!

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