Do you find yourself on the go and you need to access your files, graphics and documents for your projects and websites? I have put together a great collection of iPad iPhone apps for designers on the go. From ftp apps, productivity tools, html editors to image re-touching, this collection has it all. I wanted to provide you in one place all the apps you need to help you as a designer. Some of you may already be familiar with some of the apps listed below but i’m sure there will be some that can be helpful to you. ENJOY!
Use simple gestures to draw shapes, create objects, and style it all until it’s just right. Share your creations via PDF or keep up the fine tuning in OmniGraffle for Mac.
Adobe® Ideas is the ideal touch app for your favorite Adobe Creative Suite software. Design almost anywhere using vectors, layers, and color themes, and then easily share for further refinement in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop
Gusto was created to embrace the workflow of web development on the iPad. Quickly identify your project with a beautifully generated thumbnail of your website. Open your project and download multiple files and folders at a time from your FTP or SFTP server.
Doodle Buddy – Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch
Doodle Buddy for iPad is the most fun you can have with your finger–heck, it’s the most fun you can have with all your fingers! Finger paint with thousands of colors and drop in playful stamps.
iMockups for iPad
Mockups for iPad is the PREMIERE mobile wireframing and mockup app for your web, iPhone and iPad projects. A comprehensive and growing list of pre-built dynamic controls (for Web, iPhone and iPad) help turn your ideas into full fledged designs at the office or on the go.
Textastic is a fast and versatile text, code and markup editor supporting syntax highlighting of over 80 programming and markup languages. Use the built-in WebDAV server to easily transfer files from your Mac or PC over Wi-Fi.
Markup for iPad
Ever seen a great font in a magazine ad, poster, or on the web and wondered what font it is? Whip out your phone and snap a photo, and WhatTheFont Mobile will identify that font in seconds!
Karrgo – FTP Client with Cloud Support
Karrgo app is a (S)FTP Client for iPad with popular could services support such as AmazonS3, Dropbox, box.com, Sugarsync, and also WebDav (iDisk
While any other Traditional FTP Client provides you 2 way files transfer directions,
Karrgo gives you more
MindNode makes creating mind maps on the iPhone and iPod touch extremely easy. You create new nodes directly on the canvas by dragging them out of the node well which appears as a plus sign next to a selected node.
FTP On The Go
Out of the office and need to edit a file? Need to view the latest document on the server? Have to upload new photos when on location and don’t have an Internet connection on your laptop? FTP On The Go can do them all, and more.
Ego gives you one central—and lovely—location to check web statistics that matter to you. With support for Ember, Feedburner, Google Analytics, Mint, Squarespace, Tumblr, Twitter and Vimeo, you can quickly view the number of visits to your website (including daily, hourly and monthly numbers), feed subscription totals and much more.
Ever wish you had an extra display for your Mac or Windows computer? There’s an app for that! Air Display turns your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a wireless display, to extend or mirror your computer screen.
With Pages, Keynote and Numbers, you have everything you need to create beautiful documents, stellar presentations and impressive spreadsheets, in ways you’ve never imagined. All three are designed to work seamlessly with iPad and each one is available at the App Store.
Lets you create beautiful letters, reports, flyers, and more on your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. No matter which device you’re on, iCloud keeps your Pages documents up to date across them all — automatically. And the Retina display makes everything you do in Pages look even more brilliant.
Penultimate gives you the fast, tactile gratification of writing on paper, with digital power and flexibility. Take notes, keep sketches, or share your next breakthrough idea — in the office, on the go, or home on the sofa.
Brushes – iPad Edition
Brushes is a popular painting app, specially designed for the iPad. Simple to learn, yet powerful enough for pros — This professional painting app takes full advantage of the iPad Multi-Touch interface and large screen to help you create stunning artwork. It features high-quality brushes and tools, layers, five blend modes and easy, high-resolution export with Brushes Viewer.
Have you ever been away from home or the office and realized you need a file that is on your computer? SugarSync puts ALL of your data from ALL of your computers right at your fingertips…anytime, anywhere from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
2X Client RDP/Remote Desktop
Stay connected to your home or office Windows PC with the free 2X Client for iPad & iPhone. 2X Client allows you to simply connect, via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol), to your remote Windows desktop & applications at work or home. 2X Client also connects to 2X ApplicationServer XG to seamlessly run published Windows applications
Adobe Photoshop Express
Is a super-slimmed down version of Photoshop for when you need to quickly edit and upload photos and images on your iPhone or iPad?