28 Adobe AIR Apps for Designers and Developers

Adobe AIR is marvelous. Simple as that. It takes either or all HTML, JavaScript, Flash or Actionscript and builds you a desktop widget that is compatible across all operating systems and can be used at any time off-line. There are very few limitations, and anyone with even a little programming knowledge could build an app with relative ease.

Download the latest version of Adobe AIR here: Adobe AIR 1.5.1 (15mb).

Here are 28 Amazing Adobe AIR applications for Web Designers, Developers and Graphic Designers. Can we have some more, please!

Adobe Air Web Design Tools

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsDesign View »
Description : GUI tool for Flex applications layout composition.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsRichFLV »
Description : RichFLV let`s you edit flv files.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsSnippage »
Description : Snippage lets you easily make widgets out of parts of any web page. You do so by opening “snips” which are little web browsers you can crop down.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsPixus »
Description : You can not only measure the screen object size with easy. With overlay mode and presets, you can also preview how your design will look in the real environment. Ideal for web and interface designers.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsLita – SQLite Administration Too »
Description : A free, multi-platform administration tool for your SQLite Databases

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsEm based layouts – Vertical rhythm calculator »
Description : Web developers using XHTML and CSS, will find this tool marvellous.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationshtmlText Editor »
Description : htmlText Editor is mainly used by Flex developers, it provides a shortcut to having htmlText generated in a WYSIWYG type editor.

Adobe Air Graphic and Image Tools

Adobe Air Design Applicationse2vector »
Description : e2vector is an illustration application with powerful features such as layers, masks, pen-tool, gradient, undo-redo, SVG import and export, path splicing, shape union and intersection, etc. You can even upload SVG and PNG artwork from Creative Commons large online database.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsFireworks AutoBackup utility »
Description : Auto Backup is an Adobe AIR application that helps you to automatically keep creating backups of all your .png files which are being modified, while working in Adobe Fireworks application.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsSplashup Light »
Description : Splashup Light is an image editor tailored for those that want to enhance, beautify, or merely play with their photographs.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsShrink O-Matic »
Description : Shrink O-Matic is an application that can easily (batch) resize (shrink) JPGs, GIFs and PNGs.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsRandom Pattern »
Description : An app that renders paterns based on given parameters. Rendered image can be used as a base of a mosaic. Preset parameters can be saved and loaded (in xml file format) and output image can be saved as SVG document.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsImageSizer »
Description : ImageSizer is an application built to resize, optimize and rename a batch of jpg images and outputting them as a single compressed zip file.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsJustResizeIt! »
Description : Simply drag and drop images, wait a few seconds, and then drag and drop resized images into an e-mail, an office document, or a folder.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsFractal4D »
Description : Fractal4D enables you to draw detailed fractal swirls that can then be exported as a vector or as a plain PNG.

Adobe Air Color Tools

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsContrast-A »
Description : Contrast-A allows users to interact with a 3-dimensional RGB color space, experiment with color combinations, check the contrast according to both WCAG 2.0 and 1.0 and see the results for different types of color deficiency. Custom color palettes can be created, printed and saved as Pdf to the user's desktop.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsKuler Desktop »
Description : Import kuler themes directly into Creative Suite 3 Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Browse and search color themes from kuler (kuler.adobe.com).

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsColor Browser »
Description : Color Browser is a great way to organize your favorite color palettes locally.You can import ASE files into the application.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsCOLOURlovers Desktop Color Finder »
Description : Use the Desktop Color Finder to search the entire COLOURlovers database.

Adobe Air Image/Screenshot Capture

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsQuickScreen »
Description : QuickScreen is a minimalist application interface allowing you to take screenshots, resize, cut a selection, cancel, restore and save.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsWebcam to GIF »
Description : Convert images captured with a webcam to an animated GIF.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsSnapshooter »
Description : Write a valid web address and hit the “Take snapshot” to save an instant picture of any webpage to your desktop.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsWebsnapshot »
Description : Enter the Url and press Snap. With Auto Save Checked, the thumbnails are immediately saved to your “save” folder.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsSWFShot »
Description : SWFShot is an app that allows you to create high resolution images of Flash content from the users hard drive.

Adobe Air Font Management Tools

Adobe Air Design Applications.merlin »
Description : TrueType font organizer. Retrieves font name from the file, renames file and organizes based on first letter into a folder.

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsFont Picker »
Description : This simple tool shows you all the fonts installed on your computer and helps you choose which one is most suitable for a particular project.

Adobe Air Icon Tools

Adobe Air Design ApplicationsIcon Generator »
Description : Icon Generator is a little application that lets you generate a CS3 or Web 2.0 style icon.

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