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.
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.
Create templates, masters, and re-usable and customizeable component libraries.
Linking lets you generate simple prototypes for demos or usability testing.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
- Balsamiq for Google Drive integrates with Google Drive.
- Your projects are saved in your Google Drive.
- Collaboration is the same as Google's own Workspace apps.
- Subscriptions cost $5/month or $50/year per user, for unlimited projects.
- BEST FOR: Google Workspace users, people who want to try Balsamiq out at a low cost.
Hundreds of Thousands of Customers
We are the undisputed leader in the UI Wireframing market. Companies that care about usability use Balsamiq.