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Wireframe apps for Desktop, Web and iPad

A list of wireframe tools that help with quick mockups and prototyping of web, phone, and tablet software.


Apr 25, 2011 by Sasha Ovsankin - - 1627

Create diagrams and drawings such as a flowchart, mind map, network diagram, UML diagram, wireframe, user interface design and other drawings online with free flowchart software.

Nov 22, 2010 by Prince Arora - - 2040

Draw, share and collaborate on online diagrams. Easy web flow chart, network diagram, mockup, wireframe, UML diagrams like Class, Sequence, & data flow and process flow diagrams.

Mar 29, 2010 - - 1483
Balsamiq Mockups for Desktop and Web
Jun 07, 2010 by Wolf Becvar - - 1855
HotGloo - The Online Wireframe App

Web-based HotGloo is a rich internet application designed to create functional, interactive wireframes and is intended for use in web projects to help visualize planning processes, co-work with team members, coordinate website contents with clients and provide a precise framework for designers and coders.

Feb 14, 2011 by Andrew Lucas-Dean - - 1895
softandGUI - UXToolbox

Application design and prototyping solution. Quickly and effortlessly design, develop, prototype and document high-level User Interfaces of new and existing applications. Supports multiple Screen Resolutions and Devices. Export to PNG and Word.

Sep 29, 2012 by John Larkin - - 1462
Fluid UI - Mobile Prototypes for iOS and Android Apps

Fluid UI is the fastest browser-based mobile app prototyping tool available. Design and test your low and high fidelity app mockups on a mobile device with ease. Simple and UX oriented, this UI tool helps unlock creativity and will save your team time and money while gathering app requirements.

Mar 29, 2010 - - 2019
Omnigraffle for Mac

The Visio equivalent for the mac

Apr 26, 2011 by Satyajit Sahu - - 1751
Adobe Illustrator

The real graphics gurus use Illustrator (and Photoshop).
The power lies in the Vector art to make prototype design for as small as 320x480 to huge monitors.

Mar 20, 2012 by Nick Kellet - - 3583
SimpleDiagrams | Create simple diagrams in a snap!

SimpleDiagrams is a desktop tool that helps you create simple diagrams quickly.

Jul 04, 2012 by Suri Manekar - - 1958

It’s important for designers to translate the ideas in their heads into a tangible form that stakeholders can relate to. Prior to writing any code, wireframes are a great way to quickly map out the functionality and flow of a website or application. This helps anticipate conflicts (“That's not what I had in mind") early in the process, at a point where they are painless to correct.

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Mar 29, 2010 - - 1977
MockFlow Desktop and Web

Both online and offline (Adobe Air) tool for building wireframes.

Mar 29, 2010 - - 1937
Axure for Windows
Jul 06, 2010 by wiresketch - - 1462

Create wireframes & mockups with Eclipse.

Nov 11, 2010 by Prince Arora - - 1999
Microsoft Visio

One of first tool available for wireframes.

Feb 24, 2012 by Justinmind - - 1771

Create Clickable Wireframes for Mobile and Web Apps: quick, easy and Free!

Oct 02, 2012 by Vincent Spallek - - 3584
Axure RP Pro

The wireframe software used by 60% of the Fortune 100. Beyond a mockup tool, design interactive prototypes for websites and applications quickly and easily.

Mar 29, 2010 - - 1998
iMockups for iPad

Only available on the iPad. Has evolved from basic to a very feature rich tool.

Oct 15, 2010 - - 1545

Mockingbird is an online tool that makes it easy for you to create, link together, preview, and share mockups of your website or application

Oct 28, 2010 by ProtoShare - - 1751
ProtoShare - Web-based Wireframing & Prototyping

ProtoShare allows development teams to create simple gray-box wireframes and evolve them to rich prototypes during the website and web app development process. Interactive wireframes, clickable comps, and live website views are just the tip of what your team can accomplish to elicit superior requirements and reduce rework.

Nov 01, 2010 by subra2000 - - 3378
Lovely Charts

Although a chart program, lovely charts with its intuitive drag-and-drop interface makes wireframing an easy task.



Nov 03, 2010 by Vijay Natarajan - - 1689

This is a Firefox add-on to do GUI prototyping and simple sketching



Nov 03, 2010 by Vijay Natarajan - - 1627

A flash-based wireframing tool.



Feb 22, 2011 - - 1524

Java based wireframing tool that works across Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Apr 28, 2011 by Andreas Wulf - - 1668

Plugin for creating low-fidelity wireframes in Microsoft PowerPoint.

May 04, 2011 by Sasha Ovsankin - - 1442

No need to learn a new tool: prototype cheaply and quickly for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7, Facebook and web using Apple Keynote, Microsoft PowerPoint or OpenOffice Impress.