Android devices may not be as trendy as iPhones, but they are very popular too. Developers enjoy creating apps for Android too and the market gets tons of free applications to chose from. If you are a designer with a phone or a tablet with the Android OS, you may be interested by the following cool (and free) apps.

1. Sketchbook Mobile Express

Drawing and painting application that allows you to create quick sketches from your mobile device.

2. Fontest

A typography tool for developpers that lets you preview how fonts display on Android devices.

3. Adobe Photoshop Express

Of course this version of Photoshop is not exhaustive, but it can be a practical tool for editing your images.

4. AndFTP

Very complete FTP client for Android devices, supports FTP, SFTP, SCP and FTPS. Lets you manage several FTP servers.

5. Thinking space

One task that you can easily work on from pretty much anywhere is looking for ideas. Mind mapping helps you to organize those ideas, Thinking space is perfect if you get an Android device.

6. Magic Color picker

Color selection tool suitable for designers, artists and programmers for selecting colors using different color models. Supports 7 different modes and RGB, HSV, HSL and YUV color models.

7. SilverEdit

Web files editor for Android with syntax highlighting, a simple FTP client and more functionalities.

8. Typography Junkies

Stay up to date with the very latest in typography and font news on your Android Phone.

9. Color Dictionary

A reference of colors, provides RGB/HEX/CMYK/Lab values and detailed color analysis.

10. View web source

Check out the source of any web page, you will also be able to select text, search for text as well as copy and paste the HTML.

11. Evernote

Take notes of everything and in every format: photo, text, audio,…

12. Pocket color chart

A Pantone reference in your Android app.

13. Photo enhance

Enhance and correct your photos, crop it or adjust it with this great little app.

14. Astrid

For the productive designer, a great to-do list and task management application.