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Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device.

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Google Web Designer review by Celeste E.
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" tool for planning, design, implementation and maintenance of websites."

What do you like best?

What I like most is that a design tool managed through the web with direct access and small complement in the computer, this fabulous tool allows you to organize and design websites, I like that a very fast and light tool.

I like that I can use it without having a robust computer, that is, a team that asks for features or strong resources, since those forces us to have to acquire a good computer and they are expensive

I like that it is totally free and I can use it whenever I want as long as I have access to the internet.

I can design simple but good things with it.

When you put the name of a page created by this website is one of the first to appear

Avoid the duplication of content is to say that someone can steal the idea of ​​your website and finally increases your advertising on social networks

What do you dislike?

Because a tool that is used by the web and not locally brings as a consequence that is not so complete and there are many accessories that are needed to make it totally professional to said tool

Recommendations to others considering the product

Good in comparison with other tools is very good. If you put a professional tool on a website similar to this would be great and the public fan of this branch would like

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For companies that require something simple this can make many contributions and personally I have been able to design things of my personal interest with this website.

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Google Web Designer review by Jesus F.
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"GWD is one of the best programs to create advertising banners, compatible with several OSs."

What do you like best?

GWD allows to generate highly interactive documents, it has the 3D Stage Rotate tool for more effective effects. Use reusable objects and their changes are reflected almost immediately in all instances created. Their groups allow to encapsulate animations and can be used to generate strongly dynamic galleries. You can convert a simple web page into an HTML file and you can incorporate any page of Google Drive in your environment to convert it into HTML, by the way, GWD uses Google Drive in an innovative way to publish documents, generating an excellent independent preview of the browser.

What do you dislike?

Its main disadvantage is that its control panel is a bit heavy, perhaps because of the many control options it has. It has problems to open files created by other tools of the same style. It is not for strictly novice users, that is, it is necessary to have some knowledge about the creation of programming codes. For the creation of banners you have to have strong knowledge in web design and it does not allow you to create complete websites, for that you can use other tools.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is recommended to have basic knowledge of web design and to have used similar tools.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

GWD is a highly reliable tool for creating advertising banners and objects like that. It is very usable and intuitive, in spite of not being for novice users.

What Web Design solution do you use?

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Google Web Designer review by fabiola e.
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" Website to create web sites"

What do you like best?

What I like most is that it is easy to enter since it is entered from the web, that is to say that I do not require a computer with great resources, that is to say with a high processor or RAM memory to be able to complete what I am doing, the other thing that I I like it, it's totally free and I can open it and it allows creativity to fly,

It is great the quality of support provided by Google and the amount of manuals and information we can find to make use of it

To end like any other user we love the fact that the tool is totally free for people who are starting in this world is quite great to learn the basics

What do you dislike?

Should be placed more complete is a bit simple this makes the options are limited, especially in the case of animations. Nobody expects to find the new Flash in this tool, because it is much more limited.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You must place more options and place the most complete tool and avoid that they are necessary to make use of them certain complements

It is sometimes hidden from us by the process and generates a code that is difficult to understand if we are not experts.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Well, a simple page was generated for the company where birthdays and important dates are placed so that all workers can see it

Google Web Designer review by Carlos M.
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"Hands down the best software for digital ad creation and it's free!"

What do you like best?

The best thing about Google Web Designer is the fact that's pretty much optimized for ad creation, so it's easier to export ads for different display networks. It's also easy to use, especially if you are familiar with web design software or software like Adobe's suite. The learning curve is not steep at all, and learning it through GWD 's YouTube channel was a matter of hours. I also love the fact that is constantly evolving and that it has nice support from Google.

What do you dislike?

It was a little buggy in the past, but things have improved a lot since Version 5.0. Editing text can still be a problem because sometimes it affects animation and sometimes it doesn't affect animations. It can be unpredictable. You need to know a little bit of code in order to edit some of the properties, like background color, line height, letter spacing and links names. The beginner's panel can be more complicated for users used to animation software like Adobe Animate or After Affects. I prefer the advanced panel since it uses simple keyframing animations.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's very easy to use, great for building animated ads. Self-training is possible thanks to GWD's YouTube channel.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It helps my company create animated ads that provide great CTR. It also helps us create ads for different networks and not only Google which is a great plus. This is thanks to the different ad environments the program offers to users that include Google AdMob, Google Ads, Display & Video 360 and Non-Google Ads. We have also explored different formats thanks to Google Web Designer's templates which are very useful as a guide.

Google Web Designer review by April J.
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"Google Web Designer"

What do you like best?

This app makes building or editing your website so much easier it is extremely user friendly with not much of a learning curve

What do you dislike?

Some of the ad-on's it tries to push on you aren't very useful in my opinion and are mainly geared to making you spend more money on un-necessary products. I am really not a fan of the AdMob personally.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is another app that I would recommend researching different things you can do within it. The *plug and play* type aspect is nice and very easy to use as long as you don't overdo it by adding too much or color clashing.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is another tool in our arsenal to save money and time within our company. Outsourcing things can become very costly at times. With this app we can change what we need to in real time without having to send emails and adjustments to another company and wait for them to respond.

Google Web Designer review by Samantha M.
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"Very Remincent of Flash"

What do you like best?

I think creating animations in this program is easier than something like Adobe Premier, but a step up from creating animations in Adobe Photoshop. It is quite reminiscent of Macromedia (Adobe) Flash, but simplified. As someone that previously was not a fan of using flash, this seemed to be a bit more direct and user friendly. There are ample templates available, so it may allow for exciting ads to be created in even less time.

What do you dislike?

All of the templates and options seemed unnecessary, and some of them didn't even work. Plus the saving structure creates A LOT of extra supporting files, so file a management from the very beginning is CRUCIAL. If files get misplaced after it's created it essentially corrupts the whole file and won't even open again. There is not a unique file extension for these files, you open and work on the .html file.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Allow time for trial and error. There seems to be so many options available and new ad types that I was previously unfamiliar with.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

A client asked for an animated ad, and had very specific specs about the kinds of files that were necessary to implement their ads. Rather than me designing the ad and painstakingly animating it and then a developer creating custom coding, this created all of the necessary files with a simple 'Publish'. After a bit of a learning curve, I think it could be significantly useful in bridging that gap of time, while still being able to create visually intriguing ads.

Google Web Designer review by Vanessa S.
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"Easy and quick advertising solution"

What do you like best?

I love how easy and quick it is to setup and get a decent looking ad up and running in this program. It is integrated with the Google Studio system as well, so it can be published straight to the web. There are heaps of resources, forums and online support for any issues as well as a bunch of templates available. Customisation is easy on any layout, and the support team are great in helping out with any special requests or helping with any problem you come across

What do you dislike?

The program is still in beta, so sometimes you will come across some bugs - biggest one I have found is what worked in one project, doesn't work in the next.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There is nothing to lose when trying out this program, you could find that it is easier than your current solution. It's free and has a big support team available.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have found that turn around times on projects has improved as the program helps with coding the basics for you, and then we can still jump in on harder customisation's by switching to the code view.

Google Web Designer review by John S.
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""Useful for Quick and Easy website architecture.""

What do you like best?

I adore how simple and snappy it is to setup and get a good gazing promotion upward and running in this program. It is incorporated with the Google Studio framework also, so it very well may be distributed directly to the web. There are loads of assets, discussions and online help for any issues just as a bundle of layouts accessible. Customisation is simple on any design, and the help group are incredible in assisting with any exceptional demands or assisting with any issue you run over

What do you dislike?

There is nothing that I disdain about this product however I wish these adaptability and easy to understand approach can likewise be reached out to ordinary site.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Play around with your format before distributing. The site isn't live until you need it to be (that is additionally valid about refreshing the site), so you can mess around with everything you need to get it simply the manner in which you need. Additionally, use the see highlights to perceive what it'll look like on a tablet, telephone, and PC.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is another instrument in our arms stockpile to set aside some cash and time inside our organization. Redistributing things can turn out to be in all respects exorbitant now and again. With this application we can change what we have to continuously without sending messages and acclimations to another organization and hang tight for them to react.

Google Web Designer review by Adithyaa J.
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"The best designer for personalized advertisement"

What do you like best?

The feature that i consider to be best in google web designer software is the availability of templates for all types of advertisement like banner, expandable and also includes video streaming advertisements.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing that i dislike about this software but i wish these flexibility and user friendly approach can also be extended to normal website.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is specially for startups which cannot spend more money to hire web developers for designing advertisement. Using google web developer is completely simple and you need just a minimal computer knowledge to design your desired advertisement. You can have design and develop multiple format for advertisement to suit your target audience in any device.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

online advertisement have the best reach in nowadays targeting specialized audience who are actually in need for your product or service. In this case your online advertisement should please and appeal your future customer in most plausible manner. This can be achieved using google web developer with ease.

Google Web Designer review by Richard G.
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"Un diseñador web sencillo y eficaz"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer nos permite crear paginas web en formato html5 para cualquier dispositivo, me gusta porque es gratuito y ofrece una interfaz gráfica con muchas herramientas para el diseño web, también posee herramientas de texto, herramientas de formas 2d y 3d. Posee una sección dedicada a crear anuncios con herramienta para añadir videos de Youtube y Mapas.

Google Web Designer también posee una vista de código que nos permite crear y editar archivos con formato Javascript, CSS, y XML, esta vista de editor de código posee funciones de autocompletado y resaltar sintaxis para que el código nos resulte mas fácil escribirlo y leerlo reduciendo así el numero de errores.

Una vez que el contenido de la pagina ya este culminado podemos usar las herramientas de diseño adaptable de Google Web Designer para ajustar el estilo de la pagina a varios tamaños de pantalla y posteriormente generar el código final de la pagina en HTML5, CSS y JavaScript para ser subida al servidor.

What do you dislike?

tiene muy pocas opciones a la hora de hacer animaciones y son muy limitadas.

Si optamos por usar el sistema de plantillas nuestra pagina sera muy parecida a otras miles de paginas web de Internet.

La mayoría de las veces no genera código valido para pasar los estándares de la W3C.

Si no tienes conocimientos avanzados en HTML5 y CSS sera muy difícil entender el código generado ya que nos oculta el proceso de generación y nos entrega un codigo muy difícil de comprender si no eres experto.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Con esta herramienta podrás crear cualquier pagina web o anuncio de una manera sencilla y practica para tus clientes

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Con Google Web Designer se crearon la mayoría de las paginas web y anuncios para nuestro clientes.

Google Web Designer review by Franco C.
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"The simplest tool for your ads"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer it's the easiest and simplest solution for my banners and ads onto my website or clients' websites. The interface is easy to understand and the lot of templates avaible helps you a lot in creating what you need. Also you can download and use it for free. It's a good starting point, mostly for beginners that want to understand how to move in the coding design world.

What do you dislike?

Google Web Designer it's not so good for an entire website. But you can use it for banners, ads and landing pages.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider using Google Web Designer, since it's free. It's free to download and it's free to use. Also it's good for beginner, since you do not have to know anything about coding, but you can use the drag and drop interface. It's a great starting point for novices.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Google Web Designer to design and create banners and ads for my website and for my clients' project. I used to do animated banners in photoshop, creating gif. But I've to say that using Google Web Designer save my time and make my job easy.

Google Web Designer review by Bird M.
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"Good for Quick and Easy web design."

What do you like best?

I like the moderately simple user interface and easy to understand mechanics of the system. It's very clean and a good learning process for new or inexperienced website developers, making it worth our time. It's one of our favorite website development tools to use.

What do you dislike?

I dislike the clustered, somewhat messy areas of the interface that get in the way of website development. Also, some features are inconsistent in how often they work or appear to be broken, causing it to be somewhat unreliable in certain cases.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend this product to people looking for a quick and easier way to create websites. It's very nice and a smooth process despite it still being in beta.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are solving many business problems using Google Web Designer, such as fixing our lack of stable, reliable websites for our company, as well as being able to create them in a short span of time. It has came with many benefits, our websites now receive much more traffic than they used to as we have been able to push out better websites to the internet,

Google Web Designer review by Socorro P.
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"creation of html sites"

What do you like best?

It is a friendly tool, one of the things that I like the most is that you do not need to install patches or heavy applications that serve as complements to make use of it, the site allows you to use a machine with low resources, that is, you should not invest in a robust team, on the other hand, it is totally gratuitous that is to say that you can play with your creativity to the extreme you can build an animations scene and Google is 'in charge' of intermediate frames. And it allows you to animate individual elements using layers.And finally I like the fact that it allows you to create and manipulate 3D content using a series of tools and the advantages of CSS3.

It is important to highlight that with this tool you can release your imagination and plazmarlo with this tool in a professional way

Thanks to that gratiuita is becoming a commercial application

What do you dislike?

That you must handle previous knowledge of Html and ccs to handle the tool to perfection

Recommendations to others considering the product

They could take into account the fact that they do not need equipment with so many resources for their use and that the tool is used on the web and it is free.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was able to collaborate with the realization of a simple and friendly website for the company where I could provide certain images and I had to be shown, they were executed with this tool.

Google Web Designer review by oscar n.
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"google web designer vision desde consola"

What do you like best?

De fácil manejo solo con tener conocimientos de diseño y un poco de programación podrás centrarte solo en el diseño y en lo que más te agrada hacer. Tiene un completo conjunto de herramientas que le permite dar vida a cualquier edición o idea fácilmente

Si te gusta programar, te da la posibilidad que hagas tus modificaciones manualmente, el código no es limitante al momento de crear y generar nuevas ideas para el desarrollo de tu diseño.

Podemos crear diseños y gráficos en movimiento basados en HTML5 atractivos e interactivos que se pueden publicar en cualquier dispositivo.

Fácil, y es una herramienta de gran ayuda al momento de realizar los diseños.

What do you dislike?

Initially the program tells you that it is not necessary to have thorough knowledge of programming but it is not, the designer must know a bit of code to edit some properties, such as height, background colors, head, body, position the space between letters or the names of the links or link. Many of the users are used to animation software as an illustrator, cheer up. Many designers prefer to make their designs with the adobe series because it is faster and it is not necessary to have thorough knowledge of programming.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Fácil de usar, la herramienta es de gran utilidad al momento de crear anuncios, A través de su canal en Youtube podrán autoformase y tener una mejor visión de producto.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is one more tool in the company to keep pace with the applications in the company, currently, advice and external design is very expensive and often organizations do not have the monetary resources to pay for external collaboration. With this tool you can change the time.

This tool has been very useful at the time of creating different public environments.

Google Web Designer review by Gianluca O.
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"Good tool for banners and ads"

What do you like best?

I like the interface that is simple and quick to understand. In the last update the Google team provide a whide range of templates that you can use at your advantage. Google Web Design, thanks to the drag and drop interface, permits you to use it with no problems from the beginning. Also the YGIWYS interface helps you a lot to understand your work.

What do you dislike?

The tools and functions in it are good, but you can't really design an entire web site in it. Google Web Designer is a limited software that cannot be used by professional for professional project. Also you cannot import your own HTML files in it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need a simple and fast platform that you can use for banners or little web based project use Google Web Designer. It's also free, so you have the chance to test it before switching for somethig that you have to pay for. But for basic work it's good.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use it mostly for banners. Our Facebook and AdSense campaigns need almost a banner every two days. So with Google Web Designer I can save time and have a professional result at the same time.

Google Web Designer review by Andrea R.
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"Google Web Designer good for small project but not for an entire website"

What do you like best?

The interface is simple and intuitive. You can create animation easily. You can use the software to do quick prototype. It's completely free, also the WYSIWYG interface is a good option.

What do you dislike?

To get great results you obviusly have to know essential about the source code, html code, and coding in general. It does not support all the main browser. Sometimes you have problem to open HTML files that are not created in GWD. It's clear that is too heavy for pro and extremely difficult for the novice.

Recommendations to others considering the product

For small project I say go and test it out before spending money on software that you have anyway to study and master. But with this I mean small banners, pop-up or simple landing page. If you have to go professionally so look somewhere else since this will break up you workflow.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use the software to realize banners and pop up for my client's marketing campaign. Once or two I also used it to create some webdesign mokup.

Google Web Designer review by Giovanna R.
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"Simple and fast web designer software"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer is simple to use and fast to understand. I love that the interface it's simple but complete. The custom animations it's what I like the best, since you do not have to spend so much time on animation. Also the fact that you have a good preview of your work is great!

What do you dislike?

Google Web Designer take a little bit more to process during the opening, even on fast pc. Also the output options are very limited and deserve an updating.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Google Web Designer is a great free software from Google. You have to test it out and see for yourself.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Google Web Designer to design our ads campaigns and banners for clients. It saves me a lot of time since I don't need to use the coding, but I can easily design all the elements.

Google Web Designer review by Jodi J.
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"Web Design Made Easy"

What do you like best?

People (including students) who have never created a web page before will find this platform easy to use. It's compatibility with GSuite, including drive) makes dropping items into the website really easy. Pages within the site are unlimited, making it possible to create nice clean pages, linking seamlessly throughout. Searching for CC images and videos through youtube can be done without navigating away from the site.

What do you dislike?

Because it's so simplified, it's hard to get really design oriented. People who can code their own pages may not like using Google because they may want to do more complex design work than the page allows.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Play around with your layout before publishing. The site is not live until you want it to be (that is also true about updating the site), so you can mess around with it all you want to get it just the way you want. Also, utilize the preview features to see what it'll look like on a tablet, phone, and laptop.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Benefits include customizable, UNIFORM, easily updated websites for all schools within the district where I work.

Google Web Designer review by Steve Z.
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"Easy to make Ads and Banners"

What do you like best?

i like the UI,i find it very easy to work with maybe because it has a resemblance of Photoshop which am very much familiar with. As it pretty much makes creation of banners and ads very easy with its many tools which are readily available and mostly drag and drop that makes it usable even with a first timer and you can upload the project straight from google web designer straight to the web server using ftp .i also like the way it performs, very smoothly no lagging or crashing whatsoever and as it is a google product , it makes it very easy to integrate it with other google products like YouTube,google maps etc

What do you dislike?

a bit disappointed at the limitations that i cant make a full website only banners and ads,hopefully in the near future the developers can make those changes

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you looking for something simple and effective to make banners and ads then google web designer is your best product.very light even on low spec machines

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

as a web developer/designer i use google web designer to make ads and banners for my clients.

Google Web Designer review by Ana P.
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"A useful web design tool"

What do you like best?

It is a fairly simple tool to use to add advertisements and animations to your websites, it has a very intuitive interface and it is very easy to learn how to use it both for beginners in the web design area, as well as for professionals. Best of all, it's a free program

What do you dislike?

It is not a program to design websites completely, but a program that serves to complement them. It does not work directly with codes and consequently when there is an error it is quite complicated to find the code that is failing and does not work with all browsers.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

One of the few benefits I have obtained with its use is that with this tool you can create websites quickly and very easily, thus allowing me to meet the needs of my clients. Although to create an excellent website requires the implementation of other programs.

Google Web Designer review by Michela M.
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"The best free coding software made for visual people"

What do you like best?

I like the way GWD is structured. I can create interactive html5-based design and motion graphic that can run on any device. I only have to arrange the visual aspects (images and videos) and the software works with the code. It's also free and the interface is really helpful.

What do you dislike?

Unfortunely I can't open independent html files with Web Design and it can be difficult for novices.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I think that this software can be useful in a process than per se. Because it result too difficult for a novice but also too clumsy for a pro. So if you have the space to use it during your process (and I use it as a prototypes sketches) it can be very useful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use it as a Platform to create prototype, since it's really fast and simple it helps to speed up the workflof it the first stage of our work

Google Web Designer review by Raven L.
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"Workable"

What do you like best?

What I like about Google Web is it's ability to animate things in the banner. So you can add text, pictures etc and have them animated in your banner. It's great for advertising and I think Google web designer does excel with how easy they make it. The interface is very relate able to other programs I've used so I was able to learn quickly.

What do you dislike?

I was frustrated at first when I realized I couldn't bring in my own HTML files into this program to edit. I met a few closed doors when using this project, another was the fact that to me - this most works with ads and advertising banners. I don't feel like this could be my one and only web design program because it's not extensive enough like others. Seems to mostly be suited for advertisers, where i'm looking to create content.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Was able to create banners to use on our Facebook and other social media venues.

Google Web Designer review by Tim R.
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"Google Web Banner Designing"

What do you like best?

It's ability to secure extended measurements and the flag introduction mode, and additionally to bring up the CSS, JavaScript and XML record areas on the plate was impressive. It has a decent reaction time and runs easily, without creating the OS to hang crash or show blunder messages.

What do you dislike?

One thing that I thought was off putting was that you can't open external HTML files. Also I felt a little deceived because I thought I could create like a whole website type of empire. But it only allows you to create web banners, it's a very limiting program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Honestly, this program is not a good tool to use for those who want to create ecommerce sites, or branding / promotional sites. If you are looking for a web banner program this one might be for you.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

If you are only using this product for web banner purposes it's got that down. You can quickly change and refresh banners as instantaneously as need be. But again, for actually building a website I would not advise google web designer.

Google Web Designer review by lucia m.
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"Google web designer reviews"

What do you like best?

I like that it looks like photoshop and I can work on it for free with all the different options it gives you such as the 3d graph,tools, a pen tool,a shapes tool and the choice of adding pictures from other sources, that i can dowload it to my laptop as well as on my phone. i can add youtube videos as well as a map from google. i guess for being free this program will only be limited to so much work you can do with it , so anyone be prepared to spend your time learning this program and know that it doesn't have a lot of good qualities like other programs that you are required to pay more for.

What do you dislike?

i think that it is confusing to understand the tools and how each works and it would take a long time to watch a tutorial to understand it really good, and also it is not for creating a web design it is more a tool to create advertisements so it would be nice it it had that option and it doesn't handle HTML documents that well.

Recommendations to others considering the product

it is not easy to use at the beginning be prepared to waste your time trying to understand the program for a while.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i thought i could also create a web design but it didn't let me so for now i am just trying it for the advertisement side of it.

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"Misleading"

What do you like best?

I was able to use this program to design banners easily and efficiently. I will say this program is very user friendly though, because other programs can be very overwhelming to pick up. This lacked some things I was looking for but it was very easy to jump in, so for new users that is definitely a plus.

What do you dislike?

I couldn't bring in any of my own html files to edit and work on in this program. It definitely is very limiting with its ability to create any form of CSS style sheets, or adding in javascript. As an overall editor for websites it lacks the basic foundation for creating comprehensive designs.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With this program I created a lot of banners and ads to promote things going on through the calendar year for my job.

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"Perfect web designer project"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer is the easiest application to use for design. You can create animation easily just like in another programs like Adobe Photoshop or macromedia, etc. It is integrated with de google studio system as well, so all you make, you can publish instantly to the web. The interface is simple and intuitive. It is easy to understand and there are a lot of templates available helps you a lot in creating what you need.

What do you dislike?

Only you can use for do banners, landing pages . You can't do an entire web site here. You can''t import your own HTML files in it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

you can use to do banners, ads, and landing pages. It is an easy tool for do this services and earn a salary. If you want to do entire web sites, this is not your program

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i use google web designer to make ads and banners and landing pages for my clients

Google Web Designer review by Dominika Z.
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"Great for ad designers"

What do you like best?

Great for creating animations; interactive and clear interface; useful for prototyping;

What do you dislike?

Google Web Designer is a little limited hence it is for "small designs", would not recommended it for quality web designs. Cannot not open the HTML files created by other web design tools; does not have text content creation features; requires little knowledge of HTML & CSS.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great for a small projects like ads and banners. It carries some options for web designing, though, which are not suitable for quality web designs.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy and economic alternative for pricey design tools for quick ads and small designs

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"What's this for, anyway?"

What do you like best?

Nothing! The only good thing is Google gives this away for free so I could try it without wasting money.

What do you dislike?

"Google Web Designer"? It's a misnomer, I think? This doesn't let you build a website -- and if it does, tutorials and docs are so poorly done. It looks more like a lightweight mobile app designer, but isn't that what Android Studio is for, not? And unlike Jekyll or other software meant to let you build a website, it appears that there is no way to create partials and includes for repetitive but common features like menu and footer, nor is there a way to have all pages reference to one CSS, or put the entire website under one directory. Again I don't think this is for making a website. It looks more like an app developer or something you use to create an ad that would work on Google. An utter piece of garbage, developers ought to be ashamed for making a POS like this that would give Google's brand a bad rap.

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I thought this would be a good WYSIWYG tool for building a website that is responsive and visually pleasing. I do not even understand what this POS software is for, or how to use it. No good documentations or tutorials, and very few I could find on the web (I Googled it!) are dated 2011 to 2013. Garbage.

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"Excellent design software very useful and the best is free"

What do you like best?

It is very easy to configure this helps to perform a more optimal and fast work. One of the things that I like the most and the most useful to me of the tool is that it is published directly on the web. It adapts to you and not like other tools that you are the one that must adapt, gives excellent online support and allows you to customize all the templates and everything in general about the design.

What do you dislike?

I found errors may be because it is a trial version, should make a full version without errors and not hang.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use this program will be a great help for your daily work in addition to being free.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

To be able to carry out a more agile work by reducing delivery times

thanks to the functionalities of the software and that facilitates many things and being totally customizable

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"GWD Shows Great Promise Right From the Start"

What do you like best?

It's free. Seriously, though, I do love that professionals have been allowed to try this software out and get used to it before being asked to pay for it. I like GWD's ease of use and the way it works so well with Google's Double-Click Studio.

What do you dislike?

As it's still beta... it's still a little flakey. And I haven't liked some of the layout changes. Seems the only way to learn is to search the web for independent tutorials

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend anyone creating rish media to give GWD a try.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We've saved money using GWD due to its current free nature and we've done very well using it to create sophisticated rich media. We're creating mostly advertising.

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"A good fit for an amateur "

What do you like best?

I like that Google Design doesn't require a high level of coding knowledge in order to create an interactive ad. However, if you are a coder, then you can add that code for extra flair. I like the flexibility of the program based on the users wants and needs.

What do you dislike?

There's a learning curve for new users, the program isn't necessarily user friendly. But, once that hurdle is overcome, then there are some awesome products which would be produced.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're a small business who is trying to interact with customers online then this can be an effective product for you. It's a great way to encourage feedback, signups, involvement in the site, etc.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google web designer is allowing our company to make simple ads for any upcoming events. It helps us direct our website users to sign-up links or any current news.

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"Good Application to create HTML5 Ads"

What do you like best?

The interface is similar to that of Photoshop or adobe products and so the learning curve is not as bad as you would think. You are able to create engaging HTML5 ads quickly and easily using Google Web Designer. There is also a coding mode where you could code your entire HTML5 ad if you wanted to, or go in and change a certain thing or add some sort of animation that does not already come built into the app.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the application crashes and the screen goes black. I'm not sure what causes this but when I have used Google Web Designer for extended periods of time, the application will crash or freeze and go black. This does not happen often but when it does you just have to close the app and reopen it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you want an application that does a lot of the work for creating HTML5 ads, this is the app for your. All you have to do is design the HTML5 ad and animate it similarly to After Effects and then once you publish it, there is nothing else for you to do besides upload the file.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating HTML5 advertisements for my company. It is easy to import image files that you will use to create the advertisement with just a few simple clicks. It makes creation of HTML5 ads faster and Google Web Designer has a preview button that allows you to see the ad on your web browser as if in real time.

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"Good for a free package"

What do you like best?

The massive bonus is it's free. Google have also made it easy by putting preset sizes in which is good if you're unsure. It is also relatively easy to use and perfect for beginners.

What do you dislike?

It can be frustrating at times, things don't work as they should but that's probably because I'm used to using Adobe products and this is a simplified version.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a good package for people looking to create quick web banners to advertise their products/services but if you're used to using Adobe Animate or Adobe Photoshop to create banners then I would stick with what you have.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used it in my previous role when I had no idea how to animate web banners and this gave me an understanding to how it worked and how to keep the file sizes low.

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"Create the best responsive advertisement designs for multipile platforms...In the shortest of time!"

What do you like best?

The best features for me in Google Web Designer is the availability of templates for all types of advertisement e.g banners, expandables and video ads..

What do you dislike?

For beginners, this software can become quite tricky if one has never worked with it before. Otherwise it is fantastic software

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you want software to design your best advertisements for all kinds of platforms...Look no further than Google Web Designer!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Designing ads to be featured on various platforms. The quality of the end product is outstanding

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"Web design for beginners"

What do you like best?

It is a very simple program to use for beginners, and it mainly works to create simple websites without many complications. Its biggest advantage is that the program is free.

What do you dislike?

The program has too many cons, one of the most important is that websites are not built using programming languages, but dragging add-ons from the interface, which makes it impossible to create high quality websites, which makes it an obsolete tool or inseparable to be implemented in the professional field.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If we compare this program with what could be its competition (Muse), I recommend much more this, for the simple fact that it is free and you can do practically the same as you do with Muse.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It really is not a tool that has helped me a lot, since at no time I included it among my work tools, since it does not work for what I do.

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"Wonderful software"

What do you like best?

I use a lot of Google products to help me with my designs -- I use Google docs for collaboration, I use Google forms to conduct user surveys. When I learned about Google Web Designer, I thought I would give it a try. It is a great supplement to the other softwares that I already use. Since it's so simple to use, I find that it is great for creating both mockups and finished designs.

What do you dislike?

I don't like that is isn't more widely used. I also don't like how although it's similar to some adobe softwares, there aren't many guides or tutorials available.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's similar to other softwares like illustrator or photoshop, but if you get stuck, try to look up some answers online to find tutorials.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google Web Designer gives me the opportunity to test out my codes and see my design without making any major sacrifices or changes. I think the way that the software integrates with other Google platforms is a really great benefit.

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"Easily Accessible for All but Not Intuitive"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer is a free program that anyone can download. It has some similarities to Adobe Flash, which has become outdated over the years. Once you get the hang of things, it's easy to create short custom animations.

What do you dislike?

Google Web Designer is nowhere as simple and intuitive as Adobe Flash was. I would choose Flash 100x over. Web Designer is also becoming a monopoly since it's becoming the only standard that google sites will allow due to compression size. For example, if you make an ad in Adobe AfterEffects or Flash, the chances of you being able to compact the file into a small enough size to upload is slim to none. I don't like that about Google Web Designer at all, especially since it's not even close to being the best program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Watch a lot of tutorials online before you start using this since it seems it's hard to figure out on your own.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google Web Designer is nice for creating short web motion graphic advertisements. It's nice because it allows me to create ads for my company that are animated and therefore eye-grabbing, rather than a stationary jpg that is dime a dozen.

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"Used for ad work and simple animations."

What do you like best?

Ability to have whatever actions you need to happen be possible. I am not entirely proficient in this program yet, but it does seem like the features needed are present.

What do you dislike?

While part of it is intuitive (if you have used keyframes before), I think more could be done to make it usable for someone new to animation work. More visual.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If the user has used similar products before, I think they will be able to use it quite easily. For new users, I think reading or viewing tutorials would be helpful for them. The user may want to achieve some things and might have to dig a bit to do so—but a tutorial would make the software easier to use. If the user has not used keyframes before, I think a tutorial would definitely be helpful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used Google Adwords for a set of banner ads for a client. I was also then able to use the product to create a simple animation (simulating a modal animation on a website) for another client.

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"A useful web design tool"

What do you like best?

i love using google web designer for making ads and banners for clients.i user it a lot because of the its simplicity of the interface and since its still in beta mode,new things keep coming up like the newly added templates which almost reduces the workload by 50%.

What do you dislike?

when i came across google web designer i actually thought you can finish up the entire site using it, only to realise that its for banners and ads hopefully the dev team is working on that.

Recommendations to others considering the product

i would encourage anyone who has not tried it yet to do so

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i use google web designer to create facebook ads,youtube ads,websites ads and banners.

Google Web Designer review by Elio P.
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"Fast and easy web design"

What do you like best?

It is a web design program with a very intuitive and easy-to-use interface for users who are just starting out in the world of web design. With it you can add advertisements and animations very easily, ideal to complement a website.

What do you dislike?

It is not a web design tool in itself, since it does not use programming languages, which makes it quite difficult to find an error (if any). For professional users it can be somewhat obsolete, since there are programs that have everything necessary for the job.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has helped me explain a bit how the world of web design works, but no further, since the program itself is very limited.

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"Easy tool for ads and banners"

What do you like best?

i love using google web designer for making ads and banners for clients.i user it a lot because of the its simplicity of the interface and since its still in beta mode,new things keep coming up like the newly added templates which almost reduces the workload by 50%.

What do you dislike?

when i came across google web designer i actually thought you can finish up the entire site using it, only to realise that its for banners and ads hopefully the dev team is working on that.

Recommendations to others considering the product

i would encourage anyone who has not tried it yet to do so

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i use google web designer to create facebook ads,youtube ads,websites ads and banners

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"Google Web Designer "

What do you like best?

The software allows you to create banners, expandable and interstitial ads. At first you need to select one of the listed size or set the custom resolution of the advertisement depending upon your wish. Complete scripts can be uploaded for animation. It's extremely powerful.

What do you dislike?

GWD will allow you to control the entrance, exit, position, and transparency of objects... so creating slideshows or on/off animations work well.

I'm also not sure you can use the same asset to create an entire set of ads if they are responsive like you can with other html5 ad builders.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This application is also very good for creating CSS3 anmation, which personally I have not used a lot but it does the work very well.

Google Web Design is a good tool to start out with but not viable for complex designs.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google needs to create videos to teach users the basics of the program without having to search YouTube for unprofessional videos created by another person who may be showing a much harder way of accomplishing something you want to do using the program.

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"Decent web designer considering it's free"

What do you like best?

The HTML5 implementation and coding is superb, easier to digest and handle unlike the latest edition of Dreamweaver, where everything is dependent on end-user knowledge. Unlike Fireworks and Photoshop, you can also created motion-based and guided graphics easily and thus making animated GIFs are a breeze.

What do you dislike?

If you are looking to build a webpage or website, Google Web Designer is NOT the program you are seeking. This is more for ad creation, video implementation and animated graphics.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking to scale and/or build an entire website or page, this might not be for you. But for ad creation deployed on your end or animated graphics, this is it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

So far we have used this app in a testing out phase for the better part of a month and a half. Admittedly, we will need at least another 1-2 months before we can even answer this question detailed and properly.

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"Wonderful application getting better all the time"

What do you like best?

Quickly and accurately develop cross browser HTML5 banners with many rich features. Banners are easily created using well known standards such as keyframes, timeslines and events (which can be used on elements and the timeline both). Exports are a breeze and integration with Google Studio is one click once your account is tied to GWD. This one click publishing to Google Studio is one of the reasons we chose this application over others.

What do you dislike?

I learned how to animate in Flash - which until within the last few years was the defacto UI for such tasks. While GWS's interface is improving there are still many features not yet available. The number one issue is that I cannot inject frames into my timeline throughout all the layers. I have to do this a layer at a time. This makes doing whole changes of shrinking or expanding animated features of a banner extremely time consuming. Lastly, there are no guidelines that I can see available. The forum shows request for guides from many users. This is a big missing item when trying to align objects on the canvas.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Just keep the updates coming and continue to listen to the GWD Forum. I appreciate that you are listening and I really appreciate the last few updates including animate to a path. This is a fun enhancement I've been waiting on for over a year. Lastly, like Flash did, it would be great to offer a in-line PREVIEW of the animation with simple timeline and button events enabled. This would really allow our dev teams to quickly test features without have to test publish to a browser.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We need to build banners in a hyper-time sensitive matter for our client. Also updates to banners sometimes need to be done same-day and with this tool, updates are a breeze. We can literally update banners or adjust banners within in minutes in some cases and have them re-submitted and under review same-day as the work request came in from the client.

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"Easy to use with so many features!"

What do you like best?

I caught onto this designer right away, which is always a great thing. I was only using it an hour or so before I got the hang of it. I notice a lot of similar features from photoshop, which I love. SO easy to use to create anything from flyers to web ads, and it doesnt take a whole team to do it! It has easy tools to use. The custom animations are definitely my favorite. It makes me feel like I'm creating art and I'm very proud of the ad I made. Ive only made one so far, but it was so much fun I cant wait to make more!

What do you dislike?

The one thing I will say is the create file aspect is a little slim. The options are very few. There's a lot more especially now up to date ads. And this only has six. If I was nit picking.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are trying to get your business out there and need a easy to use, straight forward software to help you with that. This is definitely the way to go. I just started using this at my job and the fast comprehension and ease of it is definitely accommodating.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We hare in a small town so word of mouth is the only way were getting known, so we also are working our way towards getting our ads seen and getting our business out there.

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"Review of Google Web Designer "

What do you like best?

My favorite thing about Google Web Designer is the simplicity of it. This program is very easy to learn to use and offers a lot of help along the way. I wouldn't say that this program is great for every project, but when you need to get something done quickly and easily, Google Web Designer is the go-to.

What do you dislike?

I don't like how this program feels limiting. With extra work, you can get really creative using this program, but at the surface, I don't feel as though I can really express my ideas.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I definitely recommend this prgram to all web designers who need to produce websites quickly and efficiently. This program really helps me to get things done and I make very few errors with the help of this program.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

When I have a small project that I need to produce quickly, Google Web Designer is there for me. I don't use this program for high scale projects, because it's features feel a bit limited. However, this program is great for simple, sleek websites. Using Google Web Designer has allowed me to create websites very quickly and with few errors since the program does such a great job helping you along the way.

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"Una herramienta sencilla para crear anuncios"

What do you like best?

Google Web Designer es una herramienta muy sencilla para crear banners y anuncios para ser publicado en sitios web. Contiene una gran cantidad de plantillas, que ayudan mucho para diseñar lo que necesitas. Me encanta que se puede descargar y usar de forma gratis.

What do you dislike?

Que no es un aplicación de diseño web, sino una herramienta para publicidad animada.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Es un buen punto de partida, principalmente para principiantes que desean comprender cómo moverse en el mundo del diseño de codificación.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Actualmente lo uso para el diseño de banners y para la creación rápida de prototipos.

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"Google Web Designer Review"

What do you like best?

I love the fact that you can create your website to your liking with ease.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing to dislike about Google Web Designer.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My initial problem was my bei g overwhelmed with coming up with idead but Google Web Designer helped me every step of the way. The benefits of Google Web Designer are not being stuck with a blank slate and not knowing where to start.

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"Best software to make online ads"

What do you like best?

Its an awesome tool for anyone planning to create html online ads, css animations, its just perfect for that.

Few things I loved about it are:

1. Making advertisements is really really simple.

2. Uploading the advertisement is very easy through the software only.

3. The layer feature is also very good.

4. You get a good preview.

What do you dislike?

Though the application is very good and easy to learn there are some downside to this, they are as follows:

1. While you open the application, it takes a good amount of time even in a laptop with good specs.

2. Creating a complete webpage using Google Web Designer will not be that great idea, I will personally prefer coding in HTML, CSS and JS.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I think anyone out there with an intention of creating HTML emails for your clients or for making advertisements for your clients, this is the best application available. It will help you do your job more than 50% faster than what one will do by coding himself/herself.

This application is also very good for creating CSS3 anmation, which personally I have not used a lot but it does the work very well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have been using Google Web Designer for last couple of months for creating HTML emails for my clients and HTML5 advertisements for my clients. I have seen benefits of this such as:

1. Making HTML advertisement using Google Web Designer has helped me save a lot of time, earlier I used to do it by coding directly, but this app creates perfect HTML emails.

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"Easy to Get along with With "

What do you like best?

Just like any Google products I find this easy and user-friendly the you is beautiful and easy on the eyes and makes virtually all tasks I have to perform in order to get my website off the ground and lucritive. The numbers have consistantly increased producing wonderful results with my customer counts and overall web traffic seeing nothing less than great results.

What do you dislike?

I can not seem to get around losing the overall loss of sharpness to any we of my images when I resize, enlarge most all of my images I add using this program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Google does it again making me feel like I have the skills that I learned years ago. current and no longer obsolete.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy to use great interface awesome help catagories answering problems I may have run into running this program.

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