Application software is a set of one or more programs designed to carry out operations for a specific application. Application software cannot run on itself but is dependent on system software to execute. Examples of application software include MS Word, MS Excel, a console game, a library ...

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Designing an IOS settings page

This is probably obvious, but I haven't found my answer yet. When designing for ios, do I absolutely have to use their "settings page" design or can I make my own? This is my first go at designing for ...
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Should I use only one icon for a key in a keyboard? [migrated]

I have the following Android custom keyboard: The top 4 buttons are tabs The middle 9 buttons are various keys that you can press for the keyboard to automatically generate a paragraph of text. ...
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What is the best platform for displaying interactive PDFs on a tablet?

We want to produce a series of interactive PDFs which will be viewed on iPads by our employees in a retail environment (in 350+ locations in our region). We are looking for a delivery platform which ...
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Inkscape or something better?

Is Inkscape good for creating 8bit graphic for mobile games? If not, what's better? I'm looking for a fully legal program, I know how to use Gimp but there's no vector graphic option.
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What makes this POS design look dated?

I'm trying to understand what makes this POS screen design look dated. Is it the 3D buttons, the colours, the layout, the font? And what would you do to make it look current? Not being a design ...
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I need help with app development [closed]

I am building my very first app. I have the concept and I have built the frames in photoshop CC. I want to turn it into a live app - I am overwhelmed with the different programmes & software ...
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Show color by dot density

Suppose I have a grayscale image and I want to translate the image into a black and white image (bw-image) in the following way: white color = no black dots in the bw-image ...in between.... black ...
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How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy

The Big Question What is the best (possibly a software application) to create Documents (e.g PDF Brochures, Business Portfolios, Annual Reports etc)so that a client can edit the text content? My ...
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Seeking advice to improve the design of my productivity app

I'm developing a productivity dashboard for Google Chrome called Beautab, which has about 500 users. This is my original design, which is heavily influenced by a similar app called Momentum: And ...
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Designing icons for devices with different PPI

I'm having some problems on the icon PPI. For example, when I make an icon for an iPhone 6 application I know that the icon will be 326 PPI. But if I do a 256x256 px icon that can be used on iPhone, ...
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Is there a (good) mail-client or website to design and send emails?

I want to give the e-mails I send professionally a good look. I am using OS X. Is there a mail-client or website that lets me design the e-mails I am sending to customers? In my case typography, ...
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Need help determining pricing for designing a very ambitious app [closed]

I know its alot but please read all of it so you can fairly assess the situation! The Important Backstory I am a 17 year old self taught user-experience designer that is pretty far ahead in the ...
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Critique: What UI colors to use in an image-based design?

I'm working on an app who's UI is mainly driven by images. The only non-image UI element is the navigation bar at the top and I'm struggling to find a good color palette for this. As you can see in ...
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Iconography for a “Pokemon moves list”?

I've been trying to find an icon that represents a Pokémon moves list for an app I'm developing, mind you this is an Android app and the icon will go directly to the ActionBar on a opaque background ...
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Android video editing app design

I am developing a video editing helper app. I went with a dark design (for some reason everything even remotely like this has a dark UI), as flat and simple as possible. I've worked on this for a ...
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Is dark UI pleasing to general app consumers?

I noticed there is not so many dark apps on the app store. With few exceptions such as Spotify, it makes me wonder. On the other hand, Android seems to embrace dark colors a bit more. Is there any ...
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What Colors should I use for changed/added Items?

I am programming an Application that manages a Database. The User can add Items to the List or modify them. These Items should be colored. The Background ios white, and the currently selected Item is ...
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Is there any vector drawing applcations that the origin of coordinate system is top left corner?

I've been using Inkscape, but the origin is at the bottom left corner, and I can't seem to change it to the top left corner. GIMP's origin is at top left corner, but GIMP is not a vector drawing ...
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How can I get the “swipe down” icon from control center - iOS 7

I would like to use the swipe down icon: from Control Center of iOS 7 : in my iOS 7 app to indicate that you can swipe down this pop up : How can I get this icon. Am I allowed to use this ...
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What is the most attractive number less that 100? [closed]

I hope this is the correct forum for this question. I have an app that I am planning on releasing to app store. I'm trying to decide how to price the app. And I was thinking that aesthetically perhaps ...
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Identifying an app used in a touch pen promo

Anyone have any idea what app is used in the lunatik touch pen promo materials? This one:
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Website to get in contact with an interface designer? [duplicate]

is there a popular website where I can order an interface design for an application to a fixed price or make an auction style request? Maybe something where I can browse the previous work of that ...
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How can I design a domain-specific “actions” icon?

We are writing an application for road construction management. Think of the guys that plan the lane expansion or road resurfacing that ruins your day. :) All throughout the application, we have the ...
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What do users remember the most, position or color of elements?

I have a navigation menu with some buttons, that looks a bit like this (NOTE: Each button has a distinctive icon that differentiate it from the rest, I didn't add them to the mockup but they are ...
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How can I spice up my flat iOS icons?

I'm making an icon for a speed reader app for the iPhone. These are more or less the designs I've been toying with: Looking at them though, I just find they're a little boring. With the iOS 7 ...
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A selection of colors that spans the range of the RGB color spectrum?

Below is a screenshot of a small application I am building. I would like to cover the most significant colors from whole color spectrum, but I am missing lots of colors. I don't get the intended ...
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What are recommended resolutions, sizes and ratios for designing Windows 8 apps mockups?

I'm about to start working on some mobile Windows 8 apps, and I'm a bit confused about the recommended resolutions, sizes and ratios for supporting different devices. For iPhone, for example, I ...