Software Alternatives & Reviews

A LIST of free tools to help you start in UX

Recommended and mentioned products

  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.

    Https://unsplash.com/ - Beautiful free images and pictures.
  2. Over 270,000 free photos, vectors and art illustrations

  3. Never waste hours on finding the perfect color palette again

  4. High-quality stock videos that are completely free.

  5. Google Fonts now supports icons

    Https://fonts.google.com/icons - Google icons and fonts.
  6. Landing Page Inspirations

    Https://designmunk.com/ - Best landing pages example.
  7. >800 web app screenshots for inspiration on your next app 🎉

    For UI design pattern inspiration: https://collectui.com/ and https://webframe.xyz/ have nice categorization and this one if you are looking for specific components: https://component.gallery/.
  8. UX Metrics offers free tools to research, test, and refine any information architecture.

    For free card sorting and tree testing (I didn't test that one personally though): https://uxmetrics.com/.
  9. Design freedom for teams

    If you want a free design / prototype tool, alternative to Figma: https://penpot.app.
  10. fffuel is a collection of SVG generators and color tools to help make your designs more 🎉 fun, 🎨 colorful, 🍐 organic and 🪄 magical.

    This has a lot of cool free visual stuff, from SVG wave generators to gradiants and more, not very UX related, but quite nice: https://fffuel.co/.
  11. Designed to be a reference for anyone building component-based user interfaces, The Component Gallery is an up-to-date repository of interface components based on examples from the world of design systems.

    For UI design pattern inspiration: https://collectui.com/ and https://webframe.xyz/ have nice categorization and this one if you are looking for specific components: https://component.gallery/.
  12. Daily inspiration collected from #dailyui archive and beyond

    For UI design pattern inspiration: https://collectui.com/ and https://webframe.xyz/ have nice categorization and this one if you are looking for specific components: https://component.gallery/.