With the advent of mobile phones and the introduction of smart phones, the mobile phone market segment has changed. Technology in mobile phones has been developing and creating waves in the last few years. Applications on mobile phones have been drastically changed and are continuing to become more advanced and efficient. The mobile application development industry is flourishing, and several applications are being launched every day. The mobile application industry is going to continue to grow. Be it for iOS application development or the android segment applications are a big thing today.
Applications developed today take a lot of planning and research to develop. Every aspect of the application being from the software to the designing to what features the application will have is given equal importance.
Designing a mobile application thus takes time and research along with a thoroughness that can make or break an application.
Significance of Designing in Applications:
User interface design
The user interface design plays a very crucial role in an application, the more simplistic the application and user interface the easier to navigate and use, but if the user interface design gets complex then it becomes a maze to navigate for the end users and clients. The user interface of a mobile application design should be designed in such a way that the users instantly like the appeal at the first look and evoke a sense of curiosity in the users by looking at the design. Mobile application user interface design should have an attractive allure to it.
Strong and Distinguished
In order for an android or an iOS application to be successful , the developers and designers should keep in mind that the application should have a strong ,app prototype sense of purpose, that is the application should be well defined for what its purpose is, who its target audience are and what the use of the application should be. There should be clarity on these factors and then the design should be built to enhance these qualities of the application. The content should be given high priority and importance. The application should also be designed keeping in mind the distinguished features of android and iOS software’s, for it to become successful.
Before any application is launched an in-depth testing is done. While designing an application testing is one of the key factors in the design process , testing of an application can help developers find out if there are any errors while using the application , users who test the applications give a clear and well defined feed back about area of improvements and where they feel the application is lacking. Testing an application before its launch makes sure that when launched the application will not have any flaws, making it a successful launch.
Scope for upgrade:
While designing applications, its important the design is developed keeping in mind the future use of the application. in order to retain and attract new users, applications need to constantly upgrade and improvise themselves. Designs of applications should have room for upgrade is they want to be successful, as upgrades will give users something to look forward to and will help attract users. Designing the application in such a way will also help companies reduce the cost on designing making it a win-win situation for both developers and users.
Trends and Techniques:
Applications have become a work of art over the last few years, designers and developers are creating applications using more and more efficient techniques, keeping in mind the latest trends also. Some applications are now developed using sounds, gestures and animations, these are a few of the latest trends used to design applications. Off late android and iOS applications are pushing their boundaries to find efficient and creative techniques for designing applications. Prototypes are being designed so that they look and feel like the real application to check how the outcome will be. Prototypes are also being used to develop new designs and test out techniques to upgrade the existing applications. Prototypes are also being used for future references.
Application designing is being considered very seriously and meticulously being planned. The success or failure of an application depends on the designing of an application. The idea behind the application might be a simple one, but if well designed it can become a great success story. The applications market is constantly changing and upgrading itself, for an application to succeed it should have a strong design backing it up, should be designed in such a way that it delivers all that it promises and the some more.
We at Octos Global have a strong and dedicated principles when it becomes to designing an application. For us at Octos Global, we believe that the designing is a crucial element for an application and that is we ensure that the design we offer , create and develop designs that are in sync with the client requirements and also having an appeal for the targeted audience. Application Designing be it for iOS or android applications , is done be developers who have expertise and experience along with knowledge on the latest trends and techniques used for designing.