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Quick and Easy Wireframing Tool

Sketch your User Interface ideas and get everyone on the same page. It makes work fun!

“Phenomenal. I ended up doing 16 wireframes in 3 hours.” - Basel Mohab
Basel Mohab
“Balsamiq is my happy place.” - Njiiri
“Balsamiq rocks! Best money I've ever spent.” - Gareth Stephenson
Gareth Stephenson
Google wireframe: Boogle Bank Account Wireframe iPad made with Balsamiq Wireframes

Balsamiq Wireframes is a rapid low-fidelity UI wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching on a notepad or whiteboard, but using a computer.

It really forces you to focus on structure and content, avoiding lengthy discussions about colors and details that should come later in the process.

Wireframes is FAST: you will generate more ideas, so you can throw out the bad ones and discover the best solutions.

Instagram wireframe: Funstagram iTunes made with Balsamiq Wireframes New website made with Balsamiq myTunez

See Balsamiq Wireframes in Action

Sophisticated Simplicity: we have all the features you need, and none of the ones you don't.

We're great for non-technical folks: you will be able to master our tool in minutes!

Zero Learning Curve, Power When You Need It

UI Components & Icons
Hundreds of built-in and community-generated UI controls and icons.

Drag & Drop Simplicity
Assemble elements with the confidence of knowing they can be implemented.


Export to PNG or PDF
Share or present wireframes on the web, via images, or via interactive PDFs.

Optimized for Speed
Wireframe at the speed of thought with Quick Add and many keyboards shortcuts.

Re-usable Symbols
Create templates, masters, and re-usable and customizeable component libraries.

Interactive Prototypes
Linking lets you generate simple prototypes for demos or usability testing.

Designed for Collaboration

Balsamiq Wireframes is designed for Collaboration

SOFTWARE TEAMS come together around the right design using Balsamiq: UX Designers love the familiar keyboard shortcuts. Product Managers have an accessible tool to share their ideas with. Developers love how fast, powerful and geeky it is.

Collaborate easily with Balsamiq Wireframes

CONSULTANTS love it: bring it to client meetings and design their requirements in real time. Business owners use it themselves to pitch ideas and get quotes. Bye bye feature creep!

Everyone's First UX Tool

Founders & Business Owners

Have an idea for a new product or website? Grab Balsamiq and flesh it out! It will help save a lot of time when talking to designers and developers.

Founders & Business Owners
UX Professionals

Balsamiq is the first tool out of your UX toolbox: faster than the sketchbook, and almost as fun to use. It forces you to focus on IA — the rest can come later.

UX Professionals

Working on a side project, or have to act designer for a bit? Start with Balsamiq! It's MUCH faster than doing it directly in code, trust us.

Consultants & Agencies

Bring Balsamiq to your first client meeting and capture out requirements right there and then, in real time. You'll save a lot of frustration down the line.

Consultants & Agencies
Product Managers & Business Analysts

A meeting with a customer sparked an idea for a great new feature? Sketch it in Balsamiq before bringing it to the team. A picture is worth 1000 words.

Product Managers & Business Analysts
Anyone getting into UX

Balsamiq is the perfect first UX tool for students or anyone interested in getting into UX. It's by far the most approachable, and takes you 80% there to pro.

Anyone getting into UX

Are you totally new to UI design? We'll teach you how to do it! It's so fun.

Our Sweet Spot: The Ideation Phase

Balsamiq really shines during the early stages of UI design.

Balsamiq Makes You Awesome

Balsamiq is zenware, meaning that it helps you get in the zone, and stay there.
Our aim is for you to forget our software is there at all.

Get Honest Feedback

Improve your designs by getting immediate and meaningful feedback.
Our sketchy style help focus the conversation on content and interaction, not minute details.

Sketch-Style Controls
They look like sketches on purpose! It encourages brainstorming.

Sketch-Style Controls

Clean Wireframes Option
Need to present your work? Switch skin and voilà.

Clean Wireframes Option
“That's why tools like Balsamiq are so helpful. Making something so deliberately lacking in detail helps focus on the elements rather than the pixel-perfect particulars.” - Doug Collins
Doug Collins
“I’m using balsamiq cos it’s the quickest way I’ve found to be able to visualise something for my devs to code a prototype for testing...” - Paul Woodley
Paul Woodley

Which Version of Balsamiq Is Right for Me?

We make one main wireframing editor, which is offered via different platforms, each sold separately.
By picking one version over the other, you're not missing out on any special features.

All versions come with a free 30-day trial, so try them and see what fits you best!


  • Balsamiq Cloud is our web app, accessed via your browser.
  • Your projects live in your Space, and stored in the Cloud.
  • Invite unlimited users and collaborate in real time.
  • Subscription plans start at $9/month for a 2-project Space.
  • BEST FOR: Teams, agencies, consultants - anyone who works online.


  • Balsamiq for Desktop runs on Windows or Mac.
  • Your project files are saved on your machine.
  • Collaboration is easy: just share your files or interactive PDFs.
  • Pricing starts at $89 per user, with volume discounts available.
  • BEST FOR: Those who prefer to work offline and buying desktop applications instead of recurring subscriptions.

Google Drive

We also integrate with Atlassian Confluence and Jira.

“After buying this product four years ago, I still love it. Great for fleshing out ideas!” - Kennith Mann
Kennith Mann
“After hours of sketching my wireframes by hand like a plebe... it's time to level up to Balsamiq.” - Riley Roth
Riley Roth

Enjoyed by Hundreds of Thousands of Customers

We are the undisputed leader in the UI wireframing market. Companies that care about usability use Balsamiq Wireframes.

Some of our customers.Some of our customers.
“Having fun at work with Balsamiq a great tool for wire-framing mockups for a new business tool.” - Productivity Matters
Productivity Matters
“I'd never made a wireframe before but I learned Balsamiq at 10 pm last night and now I'm kind of a groupie.” -  Laura McKieran
Laura McKieran

Ready to Try It Out? Start a Free Trial Now

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We also integrate with Google Drive, Atlassian Confluence and Jira.