20 Handy Wireframe Tools designed for Designers and Project Managers

As website designer when we work as freelancer, client satisfaction is much important when we got Job Description and start work as professional designer and things on high day by day when client ask about ideas before any implementation with creativity and imagination, statistic that vision creates prospects in the playing field of promotion, wireframing and prototyping remain certainly in the list of useful wireframe tools.

Wireframe techniques make easier to connect ideas for reduce time and cost and allow greater straight usability and functionality testing afore implementation. We must download free wireframe tools and present best ideas then put live to get user feedback.

Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq Mockups is an Adobe Air application, so it runs on Mac, Windows and Linux. It is an application with a load of functionality and strong community around it. Well, it is worth to have a look. ($79)

Balsamiq Mockups

FlairBuilder

FlairBuilder is another one of the Adobe Air applications which you can run it on any platform you like. It does both wireframing and prototyping, and even has a module for doing your iPhone apps. Nifty. ($99)

FlairBuilder

Mockingbird

Lovely Charts is an online diagramming application, that allows you to create flowcharts, sitemaps, organization charts and wireframes.

Mockingbird

HotGloo

HotGloo, currently available to users for free while still in beta, is an online wireframing tool that focuses on producing mockups as true to the final product as possible. Where other programs lean towards simulating the creation of a mockup by hand and the ‘rough’ flexibility that comes with it, HotGloo aims to generate a framework as clear and precise as possible.

HotGloo

WireframeSketcher

WireframeSketcher is a desktop app that lets you ‘sketch’ wireframes, and construct interactive prototypes. It has a big library of UI controls at your disposal so you can construct different designs in pretty good time. ($75)

WireframeSketcher

Pencil

Pencil is a free add-on for Firefox that enables users to create detailed diagrams and GUI prototypes. It boasts a number of useful features, including built-in stencils that make design both easier and more professional, and inter-page linking, which allows the user to create detailed site prototypes.

Pencil

Cacoo

Cacoo is a user-friendly online drawing tool that allows you to create a variety of diagrams, such as sitemaps, wireframes and network charts.

Cacoo

Axure

Axure is one of the most popular rapid prototyping tools out there, and has a very big following. It is a hugely powerful tool that has good community around it. It runs on both Windows and Mac. ($589)

Axure

SimpleDiagrams

SimpleDiagrams is a small desktop application that helps you express your ideas quickly and simply with just enough functionality to describe a thought or capture a process. It’s built on the Adobe AIR platform, so will run smoothly on Mac, Windows and Linux.

SimpleDiagrams

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Omnigraffle

For web developers or designers running on a Mac, Omnigraffle is an award-winning yet simple-to-use program that produces graphics, diagrams, page layouts, and fast mockups of your website in progress.

Omnigraffle

Pidoco

Pidoco lets you create wireframes, prototypes, collaborate with clients, and even have some basic usability testing functionality built in. ($9 – $99/month)

Pidoco

Lumzy

Lumzy is a mockup and prototype creation tool for websites and applications. You can add events to controls, place controls inside other containers and emulate your project with easy page navigation triggered by user actions.

Lumzy

Mockup Screens

Mockup Screens does more than just allow you to create mockups of your pages. The mockups you produce allow you to be ‘experimentally interactive’ with your clients by ordering your mockups into scenarios, the result being testable prototypes that your clients can view and provide feedback for in real time.

Mockup Screens

iPhoneMockup

This is a free and very simple tool for creating a quick iPhone wireframes. If you’ve got an idea on what you’d like to work on or something you’d like to imagine up, this is the tool for you. Try it! (Free)

iPhoneMockup

iRise

The stakes are perhaps a little higher for designers in the business world, as multinational companies have to make sure they get their web development right the first time around. iRise specializes in web development for such businesses, simulating the workflow and the basic behavior of proposed business applications by combining the direct input of all stakeholders in order.

iRise

Denim

Denim is a free multi-platform desktop app that supports sketching and allows design at various refinement levels. It’s an efficient tool for early stage brainstorming and wireframing.

Denim

Protoshare

A big hint at the key aims of the Protoshare tool can be found in its name—prototypes that are easily shared. Protoshare is aimed at projects with input from a number of sources, from clients and managers to web designers and marketing departments, and businesses that need new sites or applications up and running quickly and exactly according to plan.

Protoshare

ForeUI

ForeUI is a tool dedicated to creating UI prototypes quickly and easily. Where other tools look to appeal to development on a large scale (in particular when it comes to businesses) ForeUI also caters for clients with much more simple requirements.

ForeUI

Lovely Charts

Lovely Charts is an online diagramming application, that allows you to create flowcharts, sitemaps, organization charts and wireframes.

Lovely Charts

GUI Design Studio

For Windows users only, GUI Design Studio is a comprehensive graphical user interface tool, handy when working on a variety of projects, from documenting product ideas to creating screen mock-ups.

GUI Design Studio