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Principle Alternatives for Windows

Principle is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is ProtoPie. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Framer or Pixate. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Principle and seven of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Principle are Adobe XD, WireframeSketcher, HotGloo and Interplay.

Principle 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 Principle.
This page was last updated Oct 22, 2021
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  1. ProtoPie

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    ProtoPie is the easiest tool used to turn your UI/UX design ideas into highly interactive prototypes for mobile, desktop, web, all the way to IoT.

    Most users think ProtoPie is a great alternative to Principle.
  2. Framer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    Framer combines the power of code with the ease of visual editing. Prototype beautiful microinteractions or realistic apps. It’s time to design with development in mind.



  3. Adobe XD (Experience Design) is a vector-based tool developed and published by Adobe Inc for designing and prototyping user experience for web and mobile apps.

    Adobe XD vs Principle opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Adobe XD is still a legitimate alternative to Principle, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Adobe XD has only some predefined interactions. There is no control over interaction design.

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    Principle's main benefit comes in the fine control over animating UI interactions - XD does not offer comparable functionality (as of fall 2019).

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    Adobe XD is for UI Design, Principle is used for making interaction mockups, where design is ready. So even their main purpose is not similar!

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  4. WireframeSketcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • 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.

  5. HotGloo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • 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.



  6. Pixate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Pixate generates 100% native prototypes, so you can experience your ideas on device as if they’re completely real.

    Discontinued

    Discontinued per notice on homepage http://www.pixate.com/

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    easy animations and behaviors

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  7. Interplay

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Fast prototyping that combines the power of design systems, production code components and live collaboration.

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