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Balsamiq Wireframes Alternatives for Linux

Balsamiq Wireframes is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Pencil Project, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Balsamiq Wireframes and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Balsamiq Wireframes are Whimsical, mydraft.cc, quickMockup and Quant-UX.

Balsamiq Wireframes alternatives are mainly Prototyping Tools but may also be UI Design Tools or Wireframing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Balsamiq Wireframes.
This page was last updated Jun 8, 2022
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Balsamiq Wireframes is a rapid low-fidelity UI wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching on a notepad or...

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  1. Pencil is a standalone app that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

    Discontinued

    The last release/commit was in October 2019.

    Pencil Project vs Balsamiq Wireframes opinions
    Most users think Pencil Project is a great alternative to Balsamiq Wireframes.

    It's ok as an alternative, but it fails in creating interactive wireframes

    Top positive comment  over 6 years ago
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    It's a simple cross-platform tool, but with minimal necessary set of features:

    • really cross-platform
    • good collections of shapes, which seems are extendable
    • export to various formats
    Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago
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    No possibility to export to html.

    Top negative comment  about 3 years ago
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    All needed in, easy to use, stabel.

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    vikram_sjn

    Quite good and lots options, and still free

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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  2. Whimsical is a collaborative visual workspace for creating flowcharts, wireframes, virtual sticky notes, and more!.



  3. mydraft.cc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Open source wireframing tool written in typescript, react and redux.

  4. quickMockup

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Online tool for creating mockups in the browser. Use your browser’s save function to save the file (just html for view only, complete save for an editable version) or export to codepen for others to view.

  5. Quant-UX

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    Quant UX is a research, usability and prototyping tool to quickly test your designs and get data driven insights.



  6. WireframeSketcher

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    • Eclipse

    WireframeSketcher is a software tool that helps quickly create wireframes, mockups and prototypes for desktop, web and mobile applications. It comes both as a plug-in for any Eclipse-based IDE and a standalone version.

  7. UXPin

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    UXPin is a web-based system for managing design documents like wireframes, sitemaps, persona descriptions or flowcharts. It lets you upload image files, invite teammates to review and comment on them, and keep track of revisions.

  8. MockupTiger

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    MockupTiger is a web based application that helps you to build fluid wireframes, mockups or prototypes for your next web application or desktop software.

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    njethwa

    It is web based, provides widgets for web and mobile applications and the only wireframe tool that enables building dashboard prototypes

    Positive comment about 4 years ago
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  9. Flairbuilder

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    • Linux

    FlairBuilder is a user interface prototyping tool for easy authoring of interactive website wireframes, mockups and GUI prototypes.

  10. HotGloo

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    • Online

    HotGloo is a UX, wireframe and prototyping tool designed to build wireframes for web, mobile and wearables. Create and share fully interactive prototypes with your team and clients and gather feedback on the process.

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