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Famous

Design, publish, & track live web apps without coding

5.0/5
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Famous is a design tool that enables designers to create, share, & publish stunning live mobile, tablet, and desktop experiences without coding. Share your designs live without needing to install anything on any device. Publish to any domain.
Would you recommend this product?
UX Designer

Famous is a great tool for any Designer who either can't code, or doesn't have the time to code their designs.

Pros:

Offers something that other design tools don't.

Cons:

More capability for fringe cases like supporting Internet Explorer, or less common device sizes.

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I've been an Alpha user and so far it has really been amazing what we've been able to do with it. What's even more amazing is the jumps that the platform's capabilities make every time there's a new update. PROS: - It runs on Mac as well as Windows desktop - Previewing has been well thought out and works really well - Allows us to move from design to implementation rapidly, especially because iterations to designs instantaneously reflect in all the previews - The learning curve is not steep - The support for the industry standards (more import opportunities coming) - Their approach to components and working with other platforms (e.g. Stripe) is mind-blowingly impressive - Their responsiveness (not just the mobile responsive features), but the actually human beings as well. :) Most of my wishlist has been confirmed by the team to be on the way and most of the time I get an actual estimated release date. What's even better, it seems their mindset is to underpromise and then over-deliver. CONS: - Really looking forward to being able to integrate designs with APIs, dynamic content and coding - More import opportunities - More components and options to handle things like videos, etc. I recommend you jump in on the early subscriber option, you'll save a ton and I don't see what you would have to use.

Pros:

This is a very mature, capable, fast-moving and feature-rich platform that is definitely a game-changer.

Cons:

Adding support for APIs, Dynamic content and code will likely allow this platform to establish dominance.

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CEO, BRAINSPIN

If you are a designer that needs to publish quickly without relying on expensive developers, this is a must have! Even if you know code, there are a lot of cases where choosing Famous Studio will save you tons of time and be everything you need for publishing.

Pros:

Seriously next level features for designing and publishing rich interactive web apps with amazing animations.

Cons:

I’d love to see some APIs and ability for dynamic content in the future.

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Senior Graphic Design

Will Famous collaborate with Figma in future? Can't wait <3 <3 <3

Pros:

Easy tool to create stunning prototype with just a few click <3 <3 <3

Cons:

Can Famous import files from Figma? - maybe next upgrade because I'm a Figma lover.

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Visual Storyteller

Incredible product.

Pros:

Intuitive

Cons:

None

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The product, the customer support, the transparency of the dev timeline, the all-in-oneness of the product, tutorials, community and more .... a truly unique and wonderful approach to a product and its users!

Pros:

Design MAGIC for non-designers ... including templates from seriously GREAT DEsigners and help from the amazingly supportive community!

Cons:

No real cons. Some features are upcoming but the Famous Team is cranking them out every week!

Art Director. Digital Producer.

Famous Studio (Beta) is a promising gem that will literally influence and change not only the "game" but the digital industry mindset about digital designers relationship process between prototyping and pushing live as a web app, with a growing engineering ecosystem and engineers that got your back. That said, the perfect direct and transparent relationship with a company like Famous as a user is the key for the upcoming future. I've never experienced an Alpha and Beta testing like this in almost 10 years as a digital designer. It is an honor for being an early Alpha user with an inspiring team and Alpha mates. Surely worth a meaningful test with Famous team and its community is a really exceptional experience!

Pros:

A meaningful vision and materialization of a progressive web app ecosystem.

Cons:

For the short term I'de love to see scrollable areas feature, dynamic content integration, and widgets library.