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Free Prototype Design Tools


Here’s some great free prototype design tools:

AXure RP

An Interactive Wireframe Software and Mockup Tool.

Axure RP gives you the wireframing, prototyping and specification tools needed to make informed design choices, persuade any skeptics, get your design built to spec… and maybe win a few fans along the way. Choose the Standard edition for prototyping or go Pro to add documentation and collaboration features.

Axure RP 是一个专业的快速原型设计工具。Axure(发音:Ack-sure),代表美国Axure公司;RP则是Rapid Prototyping(快速原型)的缩写。

Axure RP是美国Axure Software Solution公司旗舰产品,是一个专业的快速原型设计工具,让负责定义需求和规格、设计功能和界面的专家能够快速创建应用软件或Web网站的线框图、流程图、原型和规格说明文档。作为专业的原型设计工具,它能快速、高效的创建原型,同时支持多人协作设计和版本控制管理。


Origami is a free design prototyping with Quartz Composer — created by the Facebook Design team—that makes interactive design prototyping easy and doesn’t require programming.

Quartz Composer is a freely-available Mac OS X application by Apple that’s been around for nearly a decade.

Origami 是一个来自 Facebook 设计团队的作品,是 Quartz Composer 的免费工具包,可在无需编程的情况下轻松实现与设计原型进行交互。

Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq Web Demo

Founded in March 2008, Balsamiq Studios aims to make the world a better place by helping people create software that is easier to use. Balsamiq is a fast-growing but still-very-personable software company. We like to compete on usability and customer service. Our first product is Balsamiq Mockups. Launched in June 2008, Mockups helps software designers and developers build great software by letting them easily sketch out their ideas, then quickly collaborate and iterate over them. Balsamiq Mockups has netted over $2,000,000 in sales in first 18 months of business and is gathering rave reviews.

Balsamiq Mockups是一种软件工程中快速原型的建立软件,可以做为与用户交互的一个界面草图,一旦客户认可可以做为美工开发HTML的原型使用。

Balsamiq Mockups是美国加利福利亚的Balsamiq工作室(2008年3月创建)推出的原型图绘制软件。于2008年6月发行了第一个版本。它的使命是帮助人们更好、更容易的设计软件产品。


FRAMER.JS is a prototyping toolkit built for designers to turn static mockups into prototypes with animation & interaction. Github



An open-source GUI prototyping tool that’s available for ALL platforms.

Pencil is built for the purpose of providing a free and open-source GUI prototyping tool that people can easily install and use to create mockups in popular desktop platforms.

Pencil provides various built-in shapes collection for drawing different types of user interface ranging from desktop to mobile platforms.

Pencil 是一款开源的原型图绘制工具,手绘风格的,就像自己在纸上画的那样。Pencil 还可以用来绘制各种架构图和流程图,同时还提供 Firefox 的插件。


Make Interface Screens Come To Life

Solidify is the quickest way to prototype interface screens for user testing feedback across devices.

Solidify lets you create clickable prototypes from sketches, wireframe, or mockup. Validate user flows on any device by performing user tests in person, remotely or on your testers own time to get the feedback you need.

Solidify 出自ZURB公司,允许用户从模型,线框或者草图创建可以点击的原型。通过它,可以对界面交互可以快速产生原型。而且,这些原型可以很容易的测试是否可以适用于平板,个人电脑或者手机。


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