Here I’m listing some of the best tools available for mobile app prototyping, convert your idea to a mobile application with this handy prototyping tools. Prototyping is the first step in starting to develop a mobile application. Start creating your mock ups on these online platforms and collaborate with your team members to get a boost in your app development. Review your mock-ups confirm your ideas and start with the development.
Balsamiq has more UI library and particularly for iOS. Design your mock-ups from scratch and start collaborating with your team mates. Use the best available online tool for making prototypes. Balsamiq has web app and a desktop app also. You can purchase desktop app once and use it for life time or you can pay monthly for the online tool. Try balsamiq for free for 30 days as a trial.
MarvelApp is same as pop but only available as an app on mobile devices. You can scan or upload your mock up sketches and add interactivity. Your app mock-up will work just like you want it to be. MarvelApp gives you access for creating unlimited projects but no team members in free plan. Again this is free and is the best part.
SnapUp is very handy mock-up creating available for free as it’s in beta version. You can use it for free as long as it’s in beta. Team up with many members with permissions and start collaborating. It has very nice user interface and more number of elements for Android, Windows and as well as for iOS, just drag and drop the elements and change the properties. You can export your mock-ups as png files also.
5: Origami by Facebook
Origami is created at facebook to design apps like facebook, Instagram, Paper, Hyperlapse, Slingshot, Rooms, and Groups etc. You can design prototypes that actually work as your idea with actions like double tap, tap, scroll and swipe. After creating a prototype you can connect your iPhone or iPad to check how it works on a device. Origami is only available on Mac an iOS. Its software package you need to install on your mac.
– Powerful gesture support such as Swipe, scroll, tap, double tap, long press, and more.
– Sketch and Photoshop integration. Update your prototype with one tap.
– Export code snippets to your engineers.
– Presentation mode for stunning demos.
This is an online tool available for creating your mock ups interactive, you can click buttons and link pages, screens and do more actions you want. Upload your images or start creating your own on the web interfaces.
In the free plan you can have 2 projects and 1 member, you can use it as long as you want. The best part is you can install POP app on your mobile device and create mock ups.
Share the tools you use for prototyping in the comment and I will be happy to add them in the list.