Mockups & Wireframes

Top List of the Best Mockups & Wireframing Tools and Software
“What are the best mockup and wireframing tools”

Time to turn that drunken bar napkin sketch into a billion dollar idea! Whether you’re pitching an app idea to investors or showing a designer the basic layout of your app, you’ll want to make it professional. Mockup tools allow the average Joe to design the functionality and user interface (GUI or UI) of their app which will help your designer not want to punch you in the face. They make it easy to design for an iPhone, iPad, or Android. I’m decent at Photoshop we still used Balsamiq to create the mockup for MakeThatApp. It’s now incredibly easy to turn your app idea into reality for iOS, Android, Windows, and Blackberry with our list of the top mockup and wireframing software available online!

Balsamiq Logo


Besides being on of the best types of salad dressing, Balsamiq makes it simple for a newbie to make a decent mockup on their computer. Mockups is free for mac and windows for a 30 day trial and costs $89 afterwards. Balsamiq Walkthrough Tutorial Video

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Protoio Logo

The moon landing was fake. How do I know this? They probably used prototyping with animations, interactivity, ui libraries to stage the moon landing. You can even test on your device with these mockups. Free 14 day trial is available then it costs $24 a month for a freelancer or conspiracy theorist. Review Features No Coding Required. Relieved?…

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Mockup Phone Logo


Drop your screenshot like a twerking bum bum and show the world what your app or game looks like on a variety of phones. MockUPhone has a wide range of devices like an iPhone 5, 6, iPad, to Android and Windows phone. This tool is great for pretending you’re a real professional developer when showing mockups to potential cash cows…

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POP App Logo


If you have enough money for a smart phone, go download Popapp. You’d be a donkey not to do it. Turn your paper ideas into a working mockup on your app (with click through menus) and then into reality with this app available on google play, windows store, and the apple app store. POPAPP Walkthrough Tutorial Video

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Writing copy for tools that do very similar things kind of sucks, but Protoshare doesn’t. Check out this professional mockup software for apps, websites, and other projects starting at $29 a month, but you get a free 30 day trial without a credit card. Here’s a sweet intro video to protoshare that will help you compare the features of protoshare…

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Placeit Logo


Add a beautiful moistened and well lotioned hand to your app marketing efforts with Placeit. You can create pictures of people holding a phone with your app just by dragging and uploading your screenshot. It’s also a tool to create app preview videos. It will look at lot more professional than using your cheetoh stained grubby developer fingers. PlaceIt Walkthrough…

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Justinmind Logo


Don’t let the fact that it has Justin in the name Bieber haters stop you from checking this tool out. Besides, Bieber’s got sweet hair and dance moves. Don’t be a hater. Justinmind is a free prototype creation tool for apps and websites. Justinmind Walkthrough Tutorial Video

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App Demo Logo


App Demo Store gives you a fast way to create a drag and drop app demo sized for a myriad of devices. It’s cross-platform along with the ability to embed it into a website or app.

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InVision App

This app is so powerful that my business partner who’s “special” was able to make a mockup for a B2B app with absolutely no development experience whatsoever. The surprising part was that it didn’t show and it looked totally professional. He was able to pre-sell a few clients as well with just the working mockup on InVision App! Invision App…

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