Software Alternatives & Reviews

I've compiled a list of 20+ design resources for developers!

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  1. Unsplash is a website with high-quality free HD images. It has a catalog of more than three hundred thousand striking images that are neatly organized with tags. Read more about Unsplash.

    Unsplash: The internet’s source of freely-usable images. Powered by creators everywhere.
  2. A unique way to explore color using lighting and pigment

    Pigment by ShapeFactory: A unique way to generate fresh and vibrant colors based on lighting and pigment, instead of math. Find a beautiful, free color palette in seconds to kick off your next project.
  3. A curated collection of beautiful One Page websites.

    Onepagelove: One Page website design gallery showcasing the best Single Page websites, templates and resources.
  4. Latest mobile design patterns & elements library

    Mobbin: A hand-picked collection of the latest mobile design patterns from apps that reflect the best in design. Get inspiration from over 250 iOS apps and 25,000 patterns (screenshots from iPhone 12) available on the platform. Sign up to save your favorite patterns.
  5. High-quality stock videos that are completely free.

    Mixkit: Awesome Stock Video Clips, Stock Music, Sound Effects & Video Templates. All available for free!
  6. Key maxims that designers must consider when building UX

    Laws of UX: A collection of the maxims and principles that designers can consider when building user interfaces.
  7. The homeland for fine websites

    Landbook: Design gallery with the best and most carefully collected websites. We help creatives find inspiration & motivation to do rad stuff.
  8. The AI color tool for designers.

    Khroma: Khroma uses AI to learn which colors you like and creates limitless palettes for you to discover, search, and save.
  9. Product tips… in a comic book format

    Growth Design: Growth & UX case studies in a comic book format. Improve your product skills with real-world examples.
  10. Beautiful free stock videos for any use

    Coverr: Beautiful Free Stock Video Footage.
  11. The super fast color schemes generator! Create, save and share perfect palettes in seconds!

    Coolors: Create the perfect palette or get inspired by thousands of beautiful color schemes.
  12. All in one resource for finding everything about colors

    Colorinspo: Thousands of beautiful color palettes you can use it directly by one click.
  13. Curated collection of beautiful colors, updated daily

    Color Hunt: Free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes.
  14. Burst has thousands of hi-res photos that are free to use.

    Burst: Browse thousands of beautiful copyright-free images. All our pictures are free to download for personal and commercial use, no attribution required.
  15. Illustrations for everyone

    Blush: Easily create and customize stunning illustrations with collections made by artists across the globe.
  16. Mix and match avatars with a Sketch library

    Avataaars: Create avatar illustrations in Sketch App with this free library. Combine clothes, hair, emotions, accesories, and colors. Video 📺.
  17. Shots from popular and up and coming designers in the Dribbble community, your best resource to discover and connect with designers worldwide.

    I also recommend Dribbble for inspiration :).
  18. A curated list of tools in one place to help designers

    I also recommend designresourc.es for expanding your collection.
  19. MIT licensed illustrations for your next project

    Great list! I'd add https://undraw.co/ to the illustration.
  20. Simply beautiful open source icons

    You guys might already know this one, https://feathericons.com/.
  21. uiGradients is a handpicked collection of beautiful color gradients for designers and developers.

    Https://uigradients.com/: for beautiful gradients.
  22. More than a million free vectors, PSD, photos and free icons. Exclusive freebies and all graphic resources that you need for your projects

    Https://freepik.com/: to find illustrations, vectors and icons.
  23. Generates color themes that can inspire any project.

    Https://color.adobe.com/: to find more precisely colors and color palettes.