Photoshop Extensions for Front-end Developers

Ronalds Vilcins
Jul 23, 2015 · 3 min read

Photoshop has its limitations, which means we have to find other ways around certain problems. Today I’m showcasing some of the best photoshop extensions for front-end developers to speed up workflow.

  • CSS Hat 2 — Select any Photoshop Layer and get CSS instantly.
  • Cut&Slice Me — Use Cut&Slice me to export your assets to different devices in seconds. Improve your workflow by just naming your layers.
  • CSS3Ps — Free cloud based photoshop plugin that converts your layers to CSS3.
  • Layrs Control 2 — Free Photoshop extension. A collection of 7 scripts that make tedious job easier.
  • BlendMe.In — Lets you search through thousands of SVG icons and vector objects right inside Photoshop itself.
  • LiveShare — InVision extension — LiveShare lets you transform your designs into beautiful, interactive web & mobile ( iOS, Android) mockups and prototypes.
  • Devine Elemente — Allows you to convert a layered PSD file into a full WordPress website including HTML, CSS and PHP files.
  • GuideGuide — Creates guides and grids based on your document or the selection.
  • Renamy — Multiple layers renaming Photoshop plugin. You can select a lot of layers and rename it in 1 click. Find and Replace. Use simple text find and replace for layer names.
  • Web Zap — Create website mock-ups in Photoshop super fast with this great plugin. Web Zap allows you to drag and drop website elements from and library of thousands of styles and components.
  • Flaticon — Use the FlatIcon plugin to quickly find the icons you need for your design, without leaving your working environment. 63,914 icons available.
  • Social Kit — Cover images, profile pictures and ad banners in a free up-to-date Photoshop plugin.
  • PixelDropr — PixelDropr lets you save your elements and other objects of a project to be used at any time in other projects.
  • Extensis — Google Web Fonts right from within Photoshop.
  • Bounce — Intergrate Dribbble into your design apps.
  • Ink — A photoshop documentor plugin.
  • SpecKing — SpecKing is a Photoshop plugin that provides tools to generate design specs and annotations in a fast and easy way — saving you hours of work!
  • Oven — Oven it’s a Photoshop plugin that helps you generate layers ready to be exported for iOS and Android.
  • Size Marks — Size Marks is a helpful Photoshop script for web designers and front-end engineers. Script converts rectangular marquee to labeled measurement mark. Landscape marquee → horizontal mark. Portrait or square marquee → vertical mark.
  • Subtle Patterns — Imagine the immense library from Subtle Patterns, fed directly into your Photoshop panel — always in sync!
  • Velositey — Prototype the design of your website in seconds in Photoshop.
  • Font Awesome — Font Awesome icons right inside Adobe Photoshop.
  • Duplllicator — Clone layer or group and shift it horizontally or vertically with this extension.
  • render.ly — Screens with alternate versions, webfonts and assets extracted with a single click. The fastest plugin out there and the only one that actually works!
  • Assistor PS — Ultimate 9 in 1 tool, especially made for UI Designers.

Ronalds Vilcins

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