Updated by Shyam Kumar Subramanyan on Oct 15, 2014
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Shyam Kumar Subramanyan

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.

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  1. LucidChart

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Creately

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. MockFlow Desktop and Web

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

  7. WireframeSketcher

    Create wireframes & mockups with Eclipse.

  8. Justinmind

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

  9. SimpleDiagrams | Create simple diagrams in a snap!

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

  10. Powerpoint

    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.

    Official link: http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/powerpoint/

  11. 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.

  12. Omnigraffle for Mac

    The Visio equivalent for the mac

  13. Microsoft Visio

    One of first tool available for wireframes.

  14. 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.

  15. iMockups for iPad

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

  16. Mockingbird

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

  17. 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.

  18. Lovely Charts

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

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

  20. 22



    A flash-based wireframing tool.

  21. 23



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

  22. PowerMockup

    Plugin for creating low-fidelity wireframes in Microsoft PowerPoint.

  23. Keynotopia

    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.