Divi is a great tool for designing websites, but there’s always a need for resources to help with the design process. In this article we’ll look at a list of free web design tools and resources for Divi web designers.

Files

These are free downloads that include images, icons, templates, fonts, brushes, patterns, backgrounds, etc.

1. Creative Market Free Goods

Creative Market gives away 6 free goodies every week. They include WordPress themes, fonts, graphics, templates, brushes, and more.

2. Design Cuts

Design Cuts provides lots of Photoshop files including graphics, icons, fonts, templates, textures, brushes, patterns, mockups, etc.

3. Design Modo Freebies

Design Modo Freebies includes icons, UI Kits, code, mockups, Photoshop files, templates, themes, backgrounds, and lots more.

4. Freebies Bug

Freebies Bug includes files for Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch. Files include fonts, icons, UI Kits, mockups, templates, code, photos, etc.

5. Sketch Repo

Sketch Repo includes free graphics, icons, plugins, website templates, UI kits, and lots more for Sketch.

6. PSD Repo

PSD Repo provides free buttons, brushes, templates, icons, plugins, and more for Photoshop.

7. Icon Deposit

Icon Deposit is a place where designers post icons, code, snaps, tutorials, etc.

8. Pixel Buddha Freebies

Pixel Buddha includes fonts, icons, website templates for both Photoshop and Sketch, UI Kits, textures, layer effects, and lots more.

9. UI Space

UI Space includes thousands of files including fonts and scripts for Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch.

10. Graphic Burger

Graphic Burger provides lots of free files for personal and commercial use. Files include icons, product mockups, UI Kits, backgrounds, text effects, templates, textures, photos, etc.

11. Fribbble

Fribbble provides lots of PSD files from Dribbblers. Files include fonts, icons, UI Kits, mockups, textures, patterns, and website templates.

Software

This includes image editors, design tools, screen capture software, etc.

1. Coffee Cup

Coffee Cup includes HTML editors, FTP, shopping cart creator, photo converters, zip wizard, etc.

2. InVision App

InVision App is a digital product design platform that provides prototyping tools. Easily add animations, gestures, transitions, and create interactive prototypes. It provides boards to show and discuss your designs and includes communication tools.

3. Canva

Canva is online graphic design software that lets you create graphics through a drag and drop interface. Choose color pallets, fonts, create logos, search templates, add a team, etc. Create graphics for social media, documents, eBooks, marketing, events, and ads.

4. Pixlr

Pixlr is a family of online photo editing apps. Editor lets you edit your images and includes layers and effects. O Matic provides retro effects to create vintage images. Express applies quick fixes and adds overlays, filters, and stickers.

5. Vectr

Vectr is a simplified graphics tool that allows you to create vector graphics on your desktop or on the web. It provides a unique URL for each design so you can share them.

6. Adobe Color CC

Adobe Color CC create color pallets from photos you upload or by dragging the color pickers in the wheel or the slider bars. Easily modify each color and apply new rules to create new pallets. Make one adjustment and all colors adjust to match to the new color. It provides both Hex and RGB values.

7. Paint.NET

Paint.NET is a simplified yet powerful image editing app that supports layers, effects, unlimited undo, and lots of tools. It’s a great alternative to Photoshop for those that want a simpler editor. It’s available for Windows.

8. Gimp

Gimp is a powerful image editor made with high-end graphics in mind. Edit photos, create your own artwork, and create your own graphic elements.

9. Recordit

Recordit lets you record your screen to create GIF’s. It’s available for both Windows and Mac.

10. FireShot

FireShot is a screen capture tool that lets you capture a portion of your screen or the entire webpage. Save your files as a PDF, PNG, GIF, JPEG, or BMP.

Photos

These websites contain thousands of free high-res photos that you can use in your projects including mockups, layouts, and child themes. They do not require attribution.

1. Unsplash

Unsplash provides high-res photos in many categories. Search by keyword, view collections, explore by topic, and tag photos so you can sort or find them again.

2. StockSnap

StockSnap provides thousands of high quality photos that you can search by keyword, select popular searches, sort, mark as favorite, see trending, and view by category. They have a LOT of categories.

Divi Cake Blog

The Divi Cake Blog includes posts with free layouts, plugins, and child themes:

  1. 5 Free Divi Contact Page Layouts
  2. 7 Free Divi Plugins to Download Today
  3. 8 Free Divi Child Themes to Download Today
  4. 10 Free Divi Layouts to Download Today

Divi Child Theme Generator

If you’re making changes in PHP or in the CSS style sheet, using a child theme is crucial. Many designers recommend that you always use a child theme. The Divi Cake Child Theme Generator creates a child theme for you.

Ending Thoughts

That’s our quick list of free web design tools and resources for Divi web designers. There are lots of free tools and resources out there, so this is just scratching the surface, but those on this list will make your life as a Divi web designer much easier.

Have you used any of the resources on this list? Let us know in the comments.

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