16. 9. 2009

Drowning in wireframe apps…

Harry Brignull on wireframing apps:

If you want an online app, you can choose from BalsamiqJust in MindJumpchartiPlotsiZotzForeUI,PidocoMockup screensWireframe sketcherGliffyProject Draw,CreatelyNapkee among zillions of others. Offline the situation is equally messy, we’ve got AxureOmnigraffleVisioSketchflow,iRiseInkscapeIllustratorFireworksIndesignPencilDenim,SerenaQmockupFlairbuilderPhotoproCaretta Studio, and there’s also reams of GUI builder apps if you’re designing desktop apps. The list just goes on and on. How do you know which ones to use and which to avoid?

Completely agree… we’re drowning in wireframing apps. Do we need such a variety? And is there a market for all those apps?

I’ll stick to Balsamiq and OmniGraffle for the time being, although Thomas from Namics made me curious about Axure