iOS Dev Tools

The greatest iOS development tools, including websites, desktop and mobile apps, and back-end services. Updated daily by Max Ott.

Subscribe

A weekly update delivered right to your inbox. Sent once a week. No spam, not ever. Unsubscribe at any time.

LottieFiles

An online collection of free, high quality animation files for the Lottie animation framework. LottieFiles lets designers and animators share their animations created in Adobe After Effects for developers you use in their iOS and Android apps. All animations can be previewed on the site before downloading the JSON file ready to be used by Lottie. Some are also supplied with the original AEP file so you tweak the animation and re-export for the exact effect you’re looking for.

screenshot of LottieFiles

Other similar tools

Reality Converter

Reality Converter makes it easy to convert, view, and customize USDZ 3D objects on Mac. Simply drag-and-drop common 3D file […]

Read More

Fireworks

Visual particles editor that generates Swift code on the fly (for both iOS and macOS). It uses the CAEmitterCell API, […]

Read More

Glide

Glide is a SpriteKit and GameplayKit based engine for building 2d games easily, with a focus on side scrollers. Glide […]

Read More

Flow

A new motion design tool for Mac that lets you easily animate designs and generate production-ready code that a developer can use right away. Flow works directly with a designer√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Sketch file. After creating a new project the user simply links to their Sketch file and chooses two artboards to animate between. It automatically animates between two linked states, but you can edit timelines, durations, and easing to get it just right. When finished, you can export views, view controllers and even full Xcode projects in production ready Swift code. […]

Read More