Free Emulators and Tools For Testing Your Website on Desktop & Mobile Devices
The Responsinator helps website makers quickly get an indication of how their responsive site will look on the most popular devices.
Screenfly is a free online tool to help you test your website at different screen resolutions.
This website enables you to test the display of your website in a cell phone terminal.
Enter the url to your site – local or online: both work – and use the controls to adjust the width and height of your viewport to find exact breakpoint widths in pixels. Then use that information in your media queries to create a responsive design.
Demonstrating Responsive Design Tool
iPhone Tester is one of the most popular mobile emulators for iPhones. All you need to do is enter the URL of your website into the search box and you’ll see a real-time preview of how it appears on an iPhone 3G/4/4S.
Opera Mini Simulator
Opera is offering a free web-based emulator for testing and evaluating your web design on a mobile device that uses Opera Mini.
This is a web browser based simulator for quickly testing your iPhone web applications. This tool has been so far tested and working using Internet Explorer 7, FireFox 2 and Safari 3.
Resize My Browser
Browser Plugins – Modify Headers (FireFox Addon)
Add, modify and filter the HTTP request headers sent to web servers. This addon is particularly useful for Mobile web development, HTTP testing and privacy.
HTML5 Mobile Application Development and Testing Tool – Ripple Emulator (Chrome Extension)
Ripple is a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that is custom-tailored to mobile HTML5 application development and testing. Ripple aims to reduce the challenges being faced by mobile developers caused by today’s platform fragmentation in the marketplace.
ResponsiView is a tool for testing any website in a new browser size. Inspired by the need to test responsive design media queries, responsiView includes default settings for different mobile resolutions and orientations.
The mobiReady testing tool evaluates mobile-readiness using industry best practices & standards. The free report provides both a score (from 1 to 5) and in-depth analysis of pages to determine how well your site performs on a mobile device.
A Free iPhone Web Simulator For Designers – iPhoney
Looking for a way to see how your web creations will look on iPhone? Look no further. iPhoney gives you a pixel-accurate web browsing environment—powered by Safari—that you can use when developing web sites for iPhone. It’s the perfect 320 by 480-pixel canvas for your iPhone development. And it’s free.
iPhoney is not an iPhone simulator but instead is designed for web developers who want to create 320 by 480 (or 480 by 320) websites for use with iPhone. It gives you a canvas on which to test the visual quality of your designs.
W3C mobileOK Checker
This checker performs various tests on a Web Page to determine its level of mobile-friendliness. The tests are defined in the mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 specification. A Web Page is mobileOK when it passes all the tests.
Electric Plum for iPhone, iPod and iPad
iPhone and iPad Simulators for Windows, as well as a Responsive design tool. Can integrate with VS 2012 “Browse With” option.
Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Developer Tool Kit
The Windows Mobile 6.5.3 DTK provides documentation, sample code, header and library files, emulator images and tools you can use with Visual Studio to build applications for Windows Mobile 6.5 and 6.5.3.
The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android. An essential emulator to ensure mobile web sites work well on Android based devices.
Get the tools you need to develop BlackBerry WebWorks apps targeting the BlackBerry 10 platform.
Mobile Internet Testing Environment
MITE is a great product for testing your mobile web site on 2000+ different mobile devices. It can also be used to monitor your production mobile web sites.
This is a really good emulator for high end handsets including the iPhone and Palm Pre from Genuitec.
The Windows Phone Software Development Kit (SDK) includes all of the tools that you need to develop apps and games for Windows Phone
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