8 free tools for interface design
01.08.2016

Today we made a selection of programs and services for prototyping, web page design, storyboards and inspiration. All are without trial versions and limitations, absolutely free. Let’s go!

Pixate


Pixate – a platform for prototyping of apps, which has wide range of functions. You can create layers, add interactivity and animation, and, most importantly – see how it will look in life. With the help of Pixate player you can look through ready prototype and click on it on a smartphone (it supports both Android and iOS platforms). Another plus of the program – it is quite easy to learn. As a result, you will be able to create an application design without writing a single line of code.

Pixate

Marvel


You can create app design directly in the Marvel or export your layouts from Photoshop or Sketch. With ready design one can make a prototype, add some animations and transitions, to see how the app or web page will look for the user. There is also a capability to share projects and receive feedback in real time.

Marvel

iPhone Mockup


It will help to quickly and easily create an illustration or sketch of iPhone mocap. All you need to do is drag‐and‐drop the required elements of the interface. Service is not suitable for serious development, but if you want to quickly fix or share your idea with someone, iPhone Mockup is fine for this.

iPhone Mockup

Pencil Project


Pencil Project – a free open source tool for prototyping. It allows to create layouts of web pages and mobile apps. It has a built‐in collection of popular forms, flowcharts and interface elements.

Pencil Project

Form


Application for creating prototypes and their viewing on iPhone or iPad via Wi‐Fi or USB.

Form

Use Your Interface


A huge collection of animated interfaces. Get inspired by interesting solutions and apply your ideas in practice.

Use Your Interface

Mobile Patterns


A selection of design solutions for mobile interfaces, that will help to cope with a creative crisis. A big plus is that all divided by categories: calendars, lists, maps, settings, and so on.

Mobile Patterns

Good UI


Another useful resource with the theory of interface design. It has 75 ideas for web page design. All recommendations were checked by A/B testing.

Good UI

These programs and services will come in handy for those who want to try themselves in the interface design. With their help you can test your ideas and different solutions for free.

If you need to create design for your app, website or any kind of interface – feel free to write to SoftwareGarage.

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