What are the best iOS mockup tools?

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    Mockup.io is a tool that lets you build and showcase mockups in realistic device frames. You'll enable your clients and team to visualise app mockups in a real environment.

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS


    Marilyn Kim
    Written on January 23, 2017
    "When talking to clients or the teams with which I work, it is so important to help them visualise what things will look in real environments to remove the possibility of changes of features at the last moment or disappointments about the final product. We use Mockup.io for this and could not have been happier. It helps us to demo mockups in device frames which are very realistic, helping the clients to understand the final product better."
  2. 10


    A stylish iOS mockup & prototype editor on the iPad. Build your apps ideas and present them to clients, peers, and developers.



    Sandra Hunt
    Written on May 26, 2017
    "A better way to mockup than Photoshop ever could be, AppCooker is still a hard sell with that pricepoint. If you're going in to apps as a living, yes, it's worth it. But if this is a hobby? No, don't spend your money. That's not something I can say is worth the cost of admission."
  3. 10


    Origami is a free prototyping tool created and maintained by Facebook. It lets you high-fidelity prototypes and mock ups for your web site projects.

    Mac, Android, iOS


    Juan Uribe
    Written on June 8, 2017
    "If you are interested in trying to design or build UIs for ios, then this is a neat little program. It lets you preview and try out different interface options to find the ones that you like."
  1. 9


    MockingBot is a mobile prototyping tool that lets you create app prototypes easily. It's a fast prototype generator.

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android


    Paul Stanley
    Written on February 10, 2017
    "If you need some tools that mock iOS then check out MockingBot. It should be exactly what you're looking for. You can easily create app prototypes and it generates them really quick. I have used it in the past and it works really well. "
  2. 7


    Mockplus is a simple drag-and-drop tool that lets you build interactive prototypes easily. A set of pre-designed components, including Pop-up Panel, Stack Panel, Scroll Box, SlidingDrawer and Image Carousel enable you create full interactions faster and easier. 

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $29- Free trial available

    Kathleen Young
    Written on June 13, 2017
    "Mockplus is a fast-growing start-up on a mission to improve the user experience of prototyping. Available on multiple platform specifically iOS"
  3. 6

    #6Fluid UI

    Fluid UI
    Fluid UI is a prototyping tool that helps you conduct user testing, design apps and bring your ideas to life.  

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Teresa Duncan
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "Fluid UI is a great app for those who want or need to make their own apps. It helps with design, style, and more. You can make your app come true with Fluid. Your designs will spring to life."
  4. 5


    Moqups is a streamlined web app that helps you create and collaborate on wireframes, UI concepts, mockups, diagrams and prototypes.

    $13- Varies by plan

    Ankita Sengupta
    Written on July 3, 2017
    "This app seems very useful. I like the idea of everything happening in real time, and being able to work remotely minus the hassles of uploading/downloading files, since it is all cloud-based. It is a very good way to keep everybody in touch and in sync with what is happening."
  5. 4


    Axure is a wireframing and prototyping tool specially designed for users who don't have any previous experience or coding knowledge, as it lets you create diagrams and dynamic prototypes with ease. 

    Mac, Windows, iOS, Android

    Free- $895 (Free trial available)

    Jordan Rose
    Written on April 10, 2017
    "I don't have any coding knowledge, and sometimes I get stuck with some of my work projects. I can use this software to create diagrams without hiring a person to code it for me."
  6. 2


    Pidoco is a collaborative online tool with iOs and Android apps that lets you easily design interactive wireframes and UI prototypes.  

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    Free- $175/month

    Patricia Robinson
    Written on January 24, 2017
    "What an amazing tool! It works perfectly and it is so easy to use. Using this makes me feel like a professional designer. It is a little pricey but I think totally worth it. "
  7. 1


    Balsamiq is a prototyping tool that lets you build mockups with ease. Thanks to its drag & drop system, anyone can create a mockup from scratch without previous experience.

    Windows, Mac

    $12- Varies by plan

    Catherine Fox
    Written on April 9, 2017
    "I was looking for a good prototyping tool. I found Balsamiq which had a 90 day free trial. I liked that I could try it first for a good amount of time to make sure it meets my need to invest in it. With a web demo and simple yet intuitive interface I am liking this tool a lot."


Best What are the best iOS mockup tools
1Mockup.ioSoftware 13 Free
2AppCookerApps 10 Paid
3OrigamiSoftware 10 Free
4MockingBotSoftware 9 Free
5MockplusSoftware 7 Paid
6Fluid UISoftware 6 Free
7MoqupsWebsites 5 Paid
8AxureSoftware 4 Free
9PidocoSoftware 2 Free
10BalsamiqSoftware 1 Paid

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