12 Websites for Discovering New Desktop and Web Apps

By / Oct 20, 2009 / Resources

Everyday web designers and developers rely heavily on applications to do their job – a job that is always changing and evolving. This means that there’s always a need for new applications, but with so many apps being released, finding what you need can be an overwhelming task. Thankfully there are websites and blogs out there that find the best apps to make your job easier. Here are 12 that you are guaranteed to find useful for finding new apps.

App Sheriff

web apps

App Sheriff is a relatively new blog, but is already full of useful reviews and information on the latest apps.


web apps

WebAppers is a blog dedicated to share top quality open source resources for web developer and web designer daily.

Creative Applications

web apps

CreativeApplications.Net is your daily dose of inspiring apps for Mac, PC and iPhone.


web apps

Web.AppStorm reviews all the top apps and utilities that can help you work smarter and communicate more effectively. They also round up the better options into convenient lists for you.


web apps

Webware believes the future of applications is online delivery and access, and their goal is to tell you about all the best web apps as they are launched.


web apps

Lovely pages is a web applications & services directory focused on a minimalist style.


web apps

AppStorm brings you not just reviews of great (and not so great) Mac apps, but we also round them up into categorized lists, give you how-to tips and tricks to get more out of them, and combine it with a healthy dose of Mac related news.


web apps

W3Avenue in an online blog/publication that provides information on apps and resources for rapid web development.

Useful Tools

web apps

Useful Tools is a well organized blog that lists useful apps complete with ratings by category.


web apps

MakeUseOf is a blog that features cool apps as well as computer tips and downloads that make you more productive.

Web Resources Depot

web apps

Web Resources Depot i a consistent source for finding new apps and other useful resources for web designers and developers.

The Museum of Modern Betas

web apps

The Museum of Modern Betas has been around since 2004. They showcase brand new web apps, but even if you don’t find something useful here it is fun to look through all of the betas.

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://www.webresourcesdepot.com/ Umut Muhaddisoglu

    Thanks very much for including WebResourcesDepot to this nice post, so appreciated.

  • http://www.designfollow.com/ designfollow

    thank for this links.

  • http://www.usefultools.com Alison

    Thanks so much for mentioning Useful Tools!

  • http://eee.am/pepijn Pepijn Looije

    You missed the best one: Wakoopa.

    This is a social network with the focus on software.


    • http://www.buxx.nl patrick

      That’s exactly what I want to say.

  • http://www.insidethewebb.com/ Inside the Webb

    These are great! I had heard of App Sherif before but never went to the site, I’m glad I saw it on the list though. Keep up the awesome posts

  • http://www.twitter.com/_mark _mark

    nice collection. thank you!

  • http://www.2creative.com.au web design gold coast

    Nice useful list. Thanks for sharing.

  • http://henryjones.us Henry

    @Umut Muhaddisoglu & Alison: You’re both very welcome. You have great sites. Keep up the good work.

  • http://moneyjustonline.blogspot.com Sid

    Really useful collections here! Thanks for that!

  • http://www.smashingshare.com/ Waheed Akhtar

    Nice list. Thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.squiders.com Web Design Maidstone Kent

    Thank you, I’ve bookmarked and will check all of the sites! Very useful :)

  • http://www.givision.net GIVISION | Jiri Mocicka

    The world of web App – nice post guys.
    Appreciate it …

  • http://www.sorinchiriac.ro Sorin

    hey, Thank you, I’ve bookmarked and will check all of the sites! best