HTML5 is the new standard of web development, so web designers all around the world are now working with HTML5 tools.

There are many many HTML5 tools available online. Some work, some waste time. Some cost huge, some cost little. But today, what we’ve got for you is a collection of the handy, yet free HTML5 tools.

All these tools work online so you can access them from anywhere, anytime, using any device.

If you are a web designer or web developer then you must check out this post.

Free HTML5 Tools

If you think we missed a good HTML5 tool then please share it with us using comments section below.

Online 3D Sketch Tool

This is an online sketching and drawing application that lets you save and share your work.
It is a nice tool for drawing initial level dummy layouts.
The tool is basically made for cartoonists but web designers can also make good use of it.

Stitches

This is another CSS sprite image generator. Just drag and drop an image here and click Generate. That’s all you have to do.

Stitches

The FontSquir­rel Con­verter

It is one of the best con­vert­ers on the net. It’s also an gen­er­a­tor, because it can rescale, re-hint and sub­sets the font data, opti­mizes the met­rics, gen­er­ates sam­ple html files and con­verts to all needed web­font for­mats like .eot .woff .ttf .svgz .svg and Cufón.

It is not working in Internet Explorer yet, but they are working on it.

Font Converter and Generator

Sprite Box

A WYSIWYG tool that can help you for creating the CSS of your website. You can quickly create CSS classes, image sprites and do all kind of CSS stuff.

Moqups – HTML5 App For Creating Wireframes

This is a pretty cool HTML5 application. It creates wireframes and mockups. Such HTML5 tools are required for creating UI concepts (prototypes).

Moqups – HTML5 App For Creating Wireframes

Adobe Edge Animate

The set of tools for creating cross-browser compliant animations and other kinds of effects.
Created by none other than Adobe itself, this is one of the most important tools web designers and coders should get know.
The web designs and elements you create using Adobe Edge are compatible with all the browsers.

Adobe Edge Animate

Patternizer

For designing websites, designers often need patterns.
This tool can generate seamless patterns and stripes. A very fun tool to play with play with.

You can control the gaps, size and opacity of the objects so you never feel powerless while designing anything here. All in all, a nice tool to create patterns for websites.

Liveweave – HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript Playground

This is playground for website programmers and web designers. You can code HTML5, CSS3 and JS… all of the three main languages of web.

Basically this website tests your code in realtime and presents live preview.
If you are a beginning coder, spend your free time here.

HTML KickStart

An absolutely free kit of resources for web designers. Such free resources give you a head-start or should I say, kick-start when designing websites.
Very sleek, modern looking UI and HTML5, CSS3 based resources.

On/Off Flipswitch HTML5/CSS3 Generator

This doesn’t do much. It’s just an animated button, or should I say switch that can set the value “on” or “off”.
Just open this page and click on the “on” button.
Made with pure HTML CSS.

The HTML5 Test

This is browser tester for HTML5. You can check your browsers compatibility and you can check other browsers’ compatibility details.
Make sure you know about the browser compatibility issues before you code anything for a web design client.

Online SVG to HTML5 Canvas Tool

SVG or Scalable Vector Graphic is an image format. You can convert SVG images to HTML5 canvas code. All you need to do is paste SVG in the text box.

CanvasLoader Creator

Don’t you just hate when a preloader wastes time. Well, this is that preloader for you to make.
Show the website visitors a preloader (similar to youtube) when the website or a web element is being loaded.

CanvasLoader Creator

CreateM

Create.js is a web based editing interface for CMS (Content Management Systems). It allows you to provide a fully browser-based environment to manage the content. All done with the help of HTML5.

LimeJS

This is a game framework that helps you to build native-experience games for touchscreen based devices, such as iPad etc.
Of course, these games would also work on desktop computers systems.

Adobe Edge Reflow CC

We’ve covered Adobe Edge above, this is quite the same. Adobe Edge Reflow helps you to create beautiful responsive web designs.

Adobe Typekit

If you like to play with fonts, then Adobe Typekit is for you. This tool provides you a real-time preview of fonts, many many fonts and you can choose one according to your needs. This is one of the classical typography HTML5 tools available online.

Adobe Typekit

Adobe PhoneGap Build

This is one of those HTML5 tools that take you to cloud. You create websites and with the help of this cloud app, you can check your website on mobile devices of various operating systems.

Font Dragr

Fonts could create lot of problem if they are not loaded properly in all the browsers at all the operating systems.
Well, to be honest, this is a near-impossible goal to achieve but at least we can achieve perfection on all the famous browsers and OS. All you have to do is try this nifty little HTML5 tool.

MRI

This is a tool for web coder, i.e. web developers. It helps you to check, test and validate your code.

MRI

Initializr

This is a very unique and effective tool. If you are designing websites using HTML5, you can pick up codes of different elements from this tool. You get all the code in validated HTML5 and you can customize it and use it your website. Makes your work easy and quick.

Rendera

This is an HTML5 rendering engine tool. You can paste your HTML5 code in the box in the left and then you get real-time preview of your code in the right panel.

Webdirections

One of the library type HTML5 tools out there. This works in a graphic design software fashion, creates graphics using a WYSIWYG  tool based on HTML5. Once you create your graphic/element, just copy the code and paste in your template.

Webdirections