Art Directors Toolkit 5i
Utilities for Graphic Design & Production
Art Directors Toolkit (ADT) is the “Designer’s On-screen Toolset” for Artists and Designers working with digital media. Always a one-click-away companion dedicated to speeding up the design process, ADT works almost by stealth whether using Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver or any tool to create digital media and websites. No more cluttering your desk or desktop with stickies, swatch books, calculators and google searches. ADT provides all of the obscure calculations and information designers need on a daily basis.
Use its ruler to measure objects on-screen, quickly scan through font previews with your mouse’s scrollwheel, search through thousands of swatches to find the right color, sample pixels, retrieve color information, find characters and html entities, calculate percentages for image scaling and much more!
Graphic designers, production artists, web programmers, creative directors, packaging designers, photographers, publishers, printers, videographers, programmers and just about any type of visually creative individual.
Measure elements on-screen using many units of measure. Customizable and fun to use. Always on-top.
Convert decimals to fractions and units of measure. Look up standard page sizes and more. Even supports pica!
Sample colors on-screen, retrieve hex values and store palettes for later use. Great for html.
Calculate and preview colors to find how they interact. Supports mix, multiply and screen.
Search through thousands of swatches, sort them by color and get vital information.
Find keyboard equivalents, html entity codes and more with Symbol. Also reveals font files in the Finder.
Measures height of text given various point sizes. Also allows quickly flipping through previews to choose fonts.
Calculate proper sizing for placing images. Helps determine percentages, sizes and how resolution will be affected.
Calculate layout grids and paste them as PDF guides. Its second mode helps calculate reader spreads to printer spreads.
Store colors you’re using between utilities and between launches in this handy palette—Always on-hand.
Store your commonly used applications, folders and files in Launcher. A convenient tool to organize and open documents.