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Axure RP

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Axure RP review by Dipal P.
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"One of the best wireframing tool"

What do you like best?

It's a super easy drag and drop for creation of the wireframes.

- It provides near realistic prototypes as it supports the clickable prototypes

- It has support of lots of libraries - some are free and some are paid.

- It provides sharable links where we can capture the feedback of the users too

- It's super easy to link different screens, create hotspot, or popups using dynamic panels

What do you dislike?

Axure has it's own look and feel where you get only middle screen which is very narrow and space from left panel and right panel takes good amount of space. Though you can close it, they are important. You would need little bigger screen to work on wireframes.

- Other thing I don't like is they have lots of tabs getting opened when we click on the screen from left menu. I have never switched on the screens from the tabs.

- Dynamic panel switching is pain - you have to double click and then reach to panel and then specific state of the dynamic panel will take you there. If there could be easier navigation to reach there, it would be great.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Axure is easy to use and much effective and it works the best when you are working with the client who understands only the visual flow. It helps you to reduce the iterations with clients and you can become more productive and create the better user experience for your customer's products.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Collaborating with the customers where we can get their feedback on it and improve overall user experience.

- Ready to use libraries (paid or free) helps to create the wireframes quickly.

- clickable prototypes helps us to reduce to-and-fro with customers.

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Axure RP review by Lindsey G.
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"Go-To Wireframing Tool"

What do you like best?

I love the ability to create symbols and a style sheet for items within the program. I also like that Axure is working with other developers for integrations for added functionality to the tool. The ability to link between screens for prototyping is seamless, and the ability to create dynamic panels with wireframes makes Axure one of the more extensive prototyping tools available.

What do you dislike?

Super minor flaw, but I hate the tab window content for pages. When I open different pages, and it doesn't close out the tab, and before I know it I have 100+ mini page tabs open within the window. I've trained myself to pay more attention to that to clear the workspace.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would always pick Axure for my prototyping needs. The complexities able to be achieved within Axure require much less effort than any other prototyping tool I've used. It was easy to learn, and easy to grow within the platform.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Gaining insights from critical stakeholders on website projects before they get distracted by the bells and whistles. Axure is used to present concepts and user experience that solves the problems our clients are looking for. We then transition from black and white concepts to design with a much more defined path.

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Axure RP review by Gurava M.
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"Great Prototyping Tool"

What do you like best?

We can create a prototype with data fields unlike other tools (Balsamiq, sketch, Adobe). It is very easy to create interactions and define conditions when to navigate to which screen. The screens look very fine and polished using Axure (looks like a real application).

Axure has wide set of options to create an interface which you can use. It is very easy to share to public using this tool. Converting the prototype/screens into html is a bonus.

What do you dislike?

Privacy of the tool is restricted. Your screens are in Axure cloud once you share it and whoever has link can access those screens within or outside your company network.

The UI library is not very extensive. Example : text field is only one available in Axure (box), where as there are lot of ways to enter a field value (Just a line).

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for a tool which can simulate your product and get it tested before it is built, Axure works perfectly for that. It is very easy to use and define conditional interactions based on data inputs. It gives easy way to upload pictures and use already created screens.

You can share your prototype to the team (Inside and outside your organization) and present it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

User testing using the Axure prototype is the best way among all that we have. It gives a near real time product experience for clients and users to give feedback. We also use it for demo to senior management and A/B testing.

Axure RP review by Dina K.
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"Design&Prototype"

What do you like best?

There are 2 main features I like the most:

1) Ready-to-use elements for wireframing ( text input fields, images, buttons, etc)- using easy drag and drop you can build the basic wireframe in minutes;

2) Prototyping with the basic animations - very realistic, and is using the same principles that the developers will use afterwards

What do you dislike?

I couldn't find a way for creating symbols to build a design system even inside one project- so, I have to apply the style changes to each element separately. Also, the visual design options are not as wide, as, say, in Sketch

Recommendations to others considering the product

I find it even more valuable for designers who code as well, or developers with ux/ui skills- because if you build a design properly in Axure you are basically done with coding as well, as it lets you extract code out of your design

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am able to build the basic wireframes for the dashboards that reflect relations between different forms, pages, transitions- all this gives you a real feeling of "what happens if..."

Axure RP review by Dr. C. Michael S.
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"Prototypes of all kinds - eLearning Module"

What do you like best?

I like the ease of use, the understanding, the exporting of a "live" prototype that is truly interactive. The interactivity allows me to develop prototypes for eLearning Modules that will be interactive when completed. This supplies those I work for with a true feel of what they will receive in the final product.

What do you dislike?

There are some aspects that can be "clunky" at time. The locations of some aspects such as styling are not a logical as I would like and the exporting doesn't give a clear idea as to where files will reside.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are in education or you are working in a field such as web development, you will find that this tool helps to expedite the process of getting starting on the "real" product development. I highly recommend this product for a variety of reasons - one in particular is that it is a very light product. Second, it is available for mac or pc users. I was finding it difficult to get the right product for my Mac, but this application did fulfil the need. Lastly, the ability to assure that the prototype acts like the final product will is almost 100% possible.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am an instructional designer and develop eLearning modules for various organizations - universities and most recently a book producer. The development of a prototype allows for a quick turn around time so the client can confirm that they want what I have provided or make suggestions of change.

Axure RP review by Kerron R.
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"Powerful Prototyping Solution"

What do you like best?

The ability to easily create pages and interactions using a familiar layout of libraries, pages and actions. These features allowed for the creation of a fully functional prototype, plus additional conditions can be applied for even more realistic scenario development within the prototype.

What do you dislike?

Certain library elements and menus, especially when using adaptive views are a bit buggy when exported as HTML but it is to be expected because the prototype is being built upon only front end languages and may not behave as perfectly as the fully developed application. Some other features and library items are not fully documented well, such as custom widgets. Hopefully further patches and updates will provide a solution to these minor issues.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This application can provide enough functionality to create very powerful application prototypes which would accommodate for solid insight towards the development of final applications. While some level of learning is required, it is very much worth it for any professional or organisation that requires such a solution.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am using this software to provide UXD training for corporate Software Developers and Tertiary Level Students.

Axure RP review by Stu M.
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"Almost limitless possibilities for creating complex prototypes, and great for basic wireframes too."

What do you like best?

Our product requires quite complex prototyping, as it is too time consuming to iterate the actual product in many cases.

Axure provides a huge array of technical features that allows us to create those complex prototypes. By which I mean very particular functionality - the tools are flexible enough to create almost any behaviour, just by the fact that you can replicate programming logic (but you don't need to be a programmer!)

It's easy to achieve desired layouts and interactivity, you can nearly always replicate the intended design (even visually, if you need a realistic prototype rather than a wireframe).

Axure's sharing service is also incredibly useful; we use this to share among the team and to customers for testing.

What do you dislike?

The user interface is a bit dated, it works, it's usable but it's not exactly a pleasure to use. Some things could bit a bit slicker; it would be nice if the interactions panel was a bit less fussy, but to be honest I'm looking for faults.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There are quite a few prototyping tools on the market now that I have never used, so my review isn't a comparison with those other platforms. I think newer applications are more modern, but from what I know, nothing is as comprehensive as Axure in terms of functionality.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Axure to provide our product designers with a quick way to make functional prototypes (that they aren't able make using javascript etc) for user testing; therefore avoiding the need for developers to be involved.

It also gives us a way to share prototypes very easily for user testing and team/customer reviews.

Axure RP review by Adaoha O.
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"One of the Most Powerful Prototyping Tool"

What do you like best?

I love conditionals and adding logic to my prototypes. Axure is one of the best tools and my go to when creating something as close to code as possible. I also love love love the ability to convert high fidelity prototypes into wireframes, or possibly even sketches. Axure comes with an awesome feature that allows you to change up the lines in the prototype to be more "squiggly" or look like something done with paper and pencil. This is extremely helpful when I get carried away and dive too deep into details and want to retract without starting over or losing my work.

What do you dislike?

I think the learning curve to Axure is a bit steep. But the community and support around the tool helped me not to hold onto that dislike for long. I also am not a fan of the lack of communication between Axure and Sketch. I think a lot of people are moving towards Sketch and not everyone likes Invision. So of the integration between Sketch and Axure were tighter, I'd be using the tool A LOT MORE!

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is definitely a nice tool to learn and have under your design belt. Although the integration with Sketch is not where it should be, it's still manageable when it comes to importing .svgs. If you're coming from a tool like Photoshop, you might have the patience to learn Axure, but warning in advance, it does not have the same shortcuts, etc. The support/community around Axure is great and there are some nice widgets that can help you get started! I'd more recommend for those into web design, verses mobile.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Axure saves time and resources. As mentioned above, this is my go to tool for creating prototypes as close to code as possible.

Axure RP review by Shawn S.
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"Simple and fast!"

What do you like best?

If you are new to interface design this program will allow you to turn out Whatever you’re mind can come up with. Within reason. You will not be creating after effects like animations. But you will be able to design some amazing interfaces in no time at all.

What do you dislike?

There is always an issue with most software now. Too many ways to get to the same thing. From right climbing to drop down menus to icons to click on. Most companies are doing this now. It seems that 10 ways to get to the item is best. I don’t get it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

While you can do the same thing for screen layout in most design programs. This allows you to link, embed, build, change, modify etc. All so quickly. It almost seems funny.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Simply put. Rapid prototypes. This is the easiest way as of now for myself to display and provide clients with fast feedback.

Axure RP review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"A powerful mockup app "

What do you like best?

The best thing about axure is that it can customise actions with simple formula counting. Also, the interface is easy to pickup, one of the best things is that can copy and paste directly. and layers matter to a lot of situations which is really helpful.

What do you dislike?

Still, there's a lot of things to improve- such as the setting of transition effect, should be able to move around with space key in a screen because it's easy to get lost within. Some of the formula settings are complicated as well, which is a bit unfriendly to junior users.

Recommendations to others considering the product

After testing the beta version of the latest release, didn't find any significant improvement or changes compare with the previous one. If Axure can do any further user testing questionnaire maybe can help to enhance the usabilities.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Currently, we use Axure RP to draw low fidelity wireframes, communicate flowchart. I found that it's really good that can gather these information all together at the same project.

Axure RP review by Steve K.
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"Best Wireframing Tool Available "

What do you like best?

The ability to create highly interactive content and elements in adaptive views, providing development teams the ability to visualize designs and functionality in hi-fidelity, guiding the overall production process.

What do you dislike?

In an ideal world, the responsive breakdown of elements would behave and function like that of a truly responsive browser window. Also, the coding of "if x than x" behaviors can be a little convoluted and cumbersome, however, it does allow for very precise interactions that other tools do not provide.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With Axure RP, we have overcome many of the process barriers that were plaguing the overall marketing > creative > development hand-off process. With Axure, we now have the ability to bring static mockups to life with hover states, click behaviors and rich text that can be showcased in live browser environments with the ability to collaborate and communicate across teams, all through the AxShare Cloud.

Axure RP review by Cody S.
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"Pretty Much Everything You Need, Some of What You Don't"

What do you like best?

You can make some very high level prototypes with Axure. You can make them as simple or as complex adn beautiful as you'd like. Discussing, collaborating, and sharing are made very easy. It is really nice that you can use it for other UX tasks like flowcharts and sitemaps - then you can link them all together.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes Axure can over do it and make make a task too complex just with the openness it allows and ability to take things so far. Some features, like custom widget styles, are good ideas but not executed well. Their support is not that good. I have attempted to contact them and posted in the forums to no avail.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use the free trial and get a feel for it. There is definitely a learning curve!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The ability to make fast and accurate wireframes and high level prototypes is key. Also, sharing the prototypes with clients and other team members and receiving feedback is a must. The quality of our prototypes is quite amazing and clients and developers really appreciate it.

Axure RP review by Ben G.
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"Axure RP - Extensive Prototyping made Easy"

What do you like best?

Axure allows for nearly everything a UX Designer could desire. The capability is extremely extensive, allowing for wireframes and prototypes with extreme detail. The software utilizes intuitive thinking and UX Design to provide the UX Designer themselves with the best tools to wireframe and prototype.

What do you dislike?

There is a steep learning curve to Axure. In addition, there are a few features that could be implemented that would be massive time savers and the comment feature on published sites could be improved.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Although the learning curve is a bit steep, once you have a handle on Axure RP you will never look for another UX Design software.

The only downfall is that our company does not find the client comment section once a wireframe is published satisfactory. We end up using different methods to track client comments.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are utilizing Axure RP to design software for our clients. It has allowed us to be as thorough and creative as we possibly can. The software is rarely a limit for the detailed, user friendly wireframes and prototypes that we strive to produce.

Axure RP review by User in Computer Software
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"Great functionality"

What do you like best?

I like being able to add logic and deeper functionality within the mockups. I've done a few mockups and I enjoy doing logic like if-statements in case certain options are selected and redirecting to different screens. It's like a combination of InVision and Sketch because everything is done within the app. The buttons have functionality already, no need to map hotspots.

What do you dislike?

The shapes and graphics that they allow you to implement aren't that extensive. Textboxes for passwords/ usernames and whatnot have to the textbox that they give you (you can't go for a minimalistic design and use a blank line, for instance). It feels like a mid-fidelity tool because it allows you to explore different functionalities but it doesn't help your software look as complete.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take some time and watch some reviews when it comes to using the software and different buttons and all that. It takes some time to get used to but it is worth it in the end.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am creating mockups and making them realistic as to how they would function if they were fully developed. I do lots of user testing and improve actual products before they are even fully developed.

Axure RP review by User
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"New user of Axure and loving it so far!"

What do you like best?

The ability to create and share with a client a working prototype of their website is wonderful - all to often I find that clients are not able to visualize how a website will work unless they can get in there and use it.

What do you dislike?

I'm still fairly new to using Axure RP, but I have found that if I use fonts that I have installed on my computer, and the client does not have those fonts installed, the display will switch to a default system font. There is a a workaround to this, but it took me quite a bit of time to research it and figure out how to make it work.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely worth using - the client love being able to see their potential website as it's being created and be a part of process.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As stated above, the ability to present to a client a 'working' prototype of their website is fantastic. And giving them the ability to leave comments on each individual page for edits is so wonderfully efficient.

Axure RP review by Sumanth kumar S.
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"Excellent tool for mock screen (Prototypes) creation with navigation flow"

What do you like best?

It is very friendly to use. Drag & Drop widget approach to create web, mobile application screens.

Various Fidelity (low, medium, High Fidelity wire frames).

We can design Flow Charts. We can easily design Annotated Wire frames. So that the user can easily understand the flow of a web site or a mobile app.

This is very useful in developing web/mobile applications.

It reduces the time of analysis approval in the software development.

What do you dislike?

I think i dint find any dislike features. It is full filling my requirements

Recommendations to others considering the product

I highly recommend Axure RP to design prototypes and wire frames. It is very easy and user friendly

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have designed some web application flow prototype and mobile application prototypes. I have worked on the web application. it reduces the work time and analysis approval time. It is very useful in s/w development

Axure RP review by User in Computer Software
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"Great for prototyping interactive workflows"

What do you like best?

The collaboration (check in / check out) features within Axure RP make it a more appropriate tool for small teams than applications like Balsamiq, which are effectively single user tools. Another thing that I really like about Axure RP, is being able to create reusable components that can nest. Balsamiq, another great prototyping tool that I use regularly, does not allow symbols to be nested. Axure allows me to create more advanced interactions with fewer components.

What do you dislike?

Building out a simple table of demo data is painful with Axure. I've been working with big grids of data for much of my recent design work, and it's akward to make Axure RP display data the way I'd like for it to.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There seem to be more and more prototyping tools on the market every day. Axure is a robust product that still continues to improve with every incremental release. If collaboration between designers is part of your internal workflow, Axure is a prototyping tool that you should give a shot.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I need to communicate design concepts to product management, and design details to software developers. Axure is a reasonably robust tool that allows PMs to click around within a prototype, and provides developers with a pretty detailed specification document (if you choose to put the effort into building it out).

Axure RP review by John S.
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"Use Axure if your design can really improve with logic statements"

What do you like best?

For wireframing and prototyping, Axure offers the power to set variables that persist from screen to screen. It's really handy when building an app that requires some user input and a system that responds to input data.

What do you dislike?

The interface can really use a facelift to make things stand out more. It feels like a very old-school, developer-friendly interface, but lacks some modern design elements that makes working in Sketch feel good. Also, it's missing the ability to measure pixel distance between objects which doesn't encourage making high-fidelity prototypes.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider Axure when you need concept validation, not for high-fidelity mockups.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Axure RP is great during the UX portion of a project when you really need concept validation. Allowing user input to persist through variables while still being a design centric tool is the main value proposition.

Axure RP review by Alexander R.
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"Axure = create and experiment before starting design and development"

What do you like best?

Axure is very powerful, and as such, it allows to create highly interactive mockups, not just static UI wireframes. You can simulate any web mechanic, with most of the transitions and effects built it, and for the most innovative ones, you can actually define them on your own. Next time you need to use the custom effect you created, you use the previous template and don't start from scratch.

For me, it's first used as a "scrapbook", since I can gather inspiration with notes with ease inside Axure.

At the second stage, I am creating static wireframes for responsive products.

I can then add flows and interactions between elements, simulating transitions, adding any pop-up, widget, etc. uniting things into larger and larger elements and adding multiple layers with ease

What do you dislike?

I dislike that I need to use many external libraries, instead of having an all-in-one icon/template library right inside Axure. My first priority as an Axure Product Manager would be to make sure we're offering an up-to-date template library from inside the product.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you often find yourself fixing things inside Photoshop or other software done by UI designers, or making multiple UI/UX fixes post-launch, you should use Axure to "nip it in the bud".

It's great for any level of discussion, but at the early stages it's enabling rapid prototyping and experimentation, and allows you to gather feedback from everyone at a fraction of the cost of making design and code.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The business problem we're solving is team feedback

We're getting everyone on-board for UI before we commit to design, which can mean days saved on design.

We're showing new functionality and the full user flow through simulation, instead of showing screenshots or videos.

We can A/B test flows with users, before we build experiments in Optimizely/VWO or any other tool, which saves web development time.

Axure RP review by Sona P.
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"Photoshop is useful when doing visual design, however it is not the easiest to learn."

What do you like best?

I like that there are numerous color palettes to choose from, different shapes and styling elements you can use, and the ability to share saved files even with those who do not have the software.

What do you dislike?

The learning curve for Adobe photoshop is very steep. I found it difficult to learn, and other desginers say the same thing. Illustrator is definitely an easier tool to learn with the ability to do the same things.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are a VERY skilled visual designer or graphic designer and would like to step out of your comfort zone by learning a new product, Adobe Photoshop is great for you. However, I think that there are better options out there that have the same if not very similar features.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The business problems solved using Photoshop are the creation of static images on screens. For example, maps of countries, flow diagrams, login page pictures of a product. It also helps with marketing in the creation of different visuals for presentations, posters, and flyers.

Axure RP review by Alan H.
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"Excellent prototyping tool"

What do you like best?

Conditional logic in prototypes allows for infinite customization and complex interactions. Dynamic panels can be used to mimic native mobile functionality. Has a native mobile app to present prototypes.

What do you dislike?

Lacks integration with Bohemian's Sketch.

Designers without a development background may have difficulty understanding some of the more complex features of the program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Pair a designer with a developer to assist with logic if needed.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

How can this design be presented to stakeholders? Conceptual prototypes

How can this tool improve our product? Iterative development driven by user testing of app prototypes.

Axure RP review by Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Semiconductors
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"Smooth and Robust"

What do you like best?

Quick and easy to put together simple prototypes with basic interactions. If you can invest a little more time you can also incorporate more sophisticated interactions with the use of basic scripts.

I also recently started using flows to illustrate the process steps or decision and a styles page for developers.

What do you dislike?

Have not yet been able to figure out a way to work with a team. I know it is possible but not as simple as I was hoping.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Axure RP prototypes are high fidelity prototypes and you need to make sure your users understand this is not the final product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We develop software and automation solutions for our customers and the prototypes with Axure allow us to review our understanding of the customer needs and acceptance criteria before we even start coding. This saves us time from re-work or last minute changes.

Axure RP review by Katherine R.
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"Great for interaction design. 1 prototype saves 10 hours of meetings (and 10 hours of QA :))"

What do you like best?

Interactions are assigned to objects -- so you create one page and then can change things dynamically on the page with different views, etc. A lot of prototyping tools just click you to another screen but Axure has hover states, scroll commands, dynamic panels, window resize changes, variables carried across screens to keep context and a million more ways to control interactions

What do you dislike?

If you started in photoshop or another tool, you're going to have to recreate the elements in axure

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I've used axure for remote user testing studies and for creating documentation when passing design to developers. It is great for both! Clients can leave comments on pages for discussion, and developers can see all the interactions happening on a page to cut down on the "you didn't read my mind" type of issues that arise

Axure RP review by Ben T.
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"One of the better interactive prototyping tools available"

What do you like best?

Axure let’s you use conditional logic and variables to save/transform inputs, which lets the prototype respond naturally to users

What do you dislike?

Shortcuts and zoom are a bit different than what most graphic design programs have. Dynamic panels and conditional logic have a learning curve.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The Axure website has a helpful tutorial available for beginners to learn some of the more complex features.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Axure enables my company to perform rapid protyping so that we can create low to mid-fidelity designs upon which we iterate. It’s one of the best tools for creating life-like responsive prototypes for user testing.

Axure RP review by User in Design
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"Excellent Wireframe Software"

What do you like best?

Once you have a firm handle on how the program works, everything is extremely straight forward and intuitive. Also, the icons that comes with the program look professional--less bubbly and round like some other products have.

What do you dislike?

There's a bit of a steep learning curve, which makes it a bit unaccessible to beginners just starting to work with wireframes. The resource library that Axure has does make up for that a bit.

Recommendations to others considering the product

At least work with the free trial, and really work through the user library and introduction videos. Those will not only really help ease the learning curve, but it will show you what you can, and can't, do with Axure. At the worst, it's a week of work for something that you're not really going to use. At best, you've found a product that is consistently allows you to put out good deliverables and products.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Mostly how to make products and designs more accessible to users. Often this involves establishing wireframes and prototypes that are tested during multiple rounds of usability tests and evaluations. What we found through Axure is that, when it comes to general design, keeping the set-up and navigation extremely simple, and breaking a problem down to it's bare bones has a high chance of being seen as both useful and accessible to our users.

Axure RP review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Complex Prototyping Made Simple ... "

What do you like best?

Love how easy it is to create complex, interactive prototypes to help showcase new features and functionality that we want to implement without spending the money to have development code our potentially throw away designs.

Love the ability to share designs online with Axshare

Love, love, love the community - the only way to find solutions to problems and better ways of producing effects in my prototypes.

What do you dislike?

Some of the more complex functionality requires some coding experience (building out expressions), which for new users can be a tad intimidating.

The way in which layers are represented could be improved greatly (think Photoshop layers).

Recommendations to others considering the product

Love, love, love their community - I have learned so much from their community site. They have really nailed their community.

You can do some pretty tricky things!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Testing out design ideas early in the ideation phase.

UI flow mockups

Wire framing + prototyping in one tool

Axure RP review by Han Na S.
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"Using it for interaction design"

What do you like best?

The best part about Axure is that you are able to organize it effectively when you are creating an information architecture of the flow. You are also able to add in comments that help when it comes to design review sessions.

What do you dislike?

The complexity and how it lags and memory it takes up. It can be confusing at sometimes when there are way too many things that are happening at once and on the interface as well. I also don't like how it doesn't keep up to date on the user-experience and updates its interface.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am solving a user experience interaction flow using Axure RP. The benefits is that it is well organized.

Axure RP review by User in Financial Services
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"The best of the worst"

What do you like best?

I like that you are able to create a high functioning, almost real website. There is a ton of functionality and endless things you can do with Axure. It takes a while to figure out how to do things, but once you get into a habit and repetition it gets easier.

What do you dislike?

I think that while you can do a lot of things with the program, it takes a while to learn the system. Sometimes I learn things just because I happened to stumble across them. Often, things break in your prototype and you can't figure out why and end up redoing your work. And to my comment above, it is only easy to use with a lot of repetition. It would make my day to day work a lot easier if it didn't take as long to remember how to do things within the program.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are able to show high fidelity prototypes to clients using Axure.

Axure RP review by User in Computer Software
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"Great for interactive prototypes with basic animaitons"

What do you like best?

Great for creating clickable prototypes. I can create a very dynamic prototype that looks and feels real relatively quickly. Very few other prototyping tools offer interaction patterns that are as dynamic and complex as Axure. I can create things that resemble things in code (if user clicks X, set global variable Y to true, then if user clicks Z, show A). It's very easy to have a shared library and puiublish your work to a sharable link.

What do you dislike?

I dislike how wireframe-y the final products. You have to work really hard to get things to look fine tuned visually. Shared prototypes are also very slow and crash often if they're bigger than a few pages. Also hate how certain fonts do not render properly, and just display in Times if the viewer does not have the specific font installed on their computer.

Recommendations to others considering the product

When comparing to others, Axure is nice because of it's interactions.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It's beneficial for creating prototypes to share with engineers. Easy to show user flows and communicate how things should function.

Axure RP review by David Y.
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"I really like Axure because it scales to your needs and is easy to use"

What do you like best?

It's flexible and works if you want a quick wireframe or if you want an interactive functional demo. It's got good online support in forums and training videos and the price was much better than other tools I tried (like iRise).

What do you dislike?

hmm. As great as dynamic panels are using that approach to show alternating row colors for tables is very tedious.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Buy it ;) This is one of my favorite tools as a BA. The low price point was a factor in our purchase initially but now that I've used it I wouldn't take another tool over it. Upgrades are a breeze and the community libraries are good.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use Axure to better explore business requirements, to prototype screen designs, and to quickly product a variety of samples. It lets us more quickly put together these samples, and it lets lower cost staff do it saving valuable Developer time.

Axure RP review by Madhura D.
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"Highly recommended prototyping tool "

What do you like best?

Its is user friendly, you can see video and learn. I learned axure on my own & I'm using this for all my prototyping requirements.

Easier way to share link with clients for there review.

What do you dislike?

Should have layout selections such as ipad / desktop / mobile.

It would be easier if multiple user can work on same project at time.

If we can have inbuild charts, such as Bar graph / line / doughnut

Recommendations to others considering the product

One of the best & user friendly prototyping tool in market. You can share links with your clients , no need to buy reader to view this.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm using this as a first point of discussion with my clients, once we get sign off we develop it on softwares like Tableau / SSRS / MSBI etc.

But because of axure actions / layout / design clients get actual feel how it will look once developed.

Axure RP review by Jessica M.
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"Flexible and powerful, but with its own UI quirks and heavy, unusable code"

What do you like best?

I can accomplish (or mimic) most interfaces that I want to demonstrate to clients.

What do you dislike?

As the UI has become more powerful, a good portion of the controls have moved into hidden, unintuitive, and difficult-to-find areas, making it slower to produce work.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You will still need a skilled front-end developer to implement your designs, as the code is not usable. Also, some interactions take significant experience with Axure to create and develop.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Clients often have a difficult time visualizing a recommended solution. With Axure, I can easily illustrate our vision -- in high-res, low-res, and anything in between. However, the end code -- while useful a prototype for testing and for discussions with development -- cannot be used as a front-end prototype for final development.

Axure RP review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Delighted user of Axure RP"

What do you like best?

All of its features! Wireframing has come to life using this program. I am easily able to wireframe entire applications that would have before not functioned like a real website. The clients that I create the wireframes for using this product are fantastic compared to anything else that I have seen.

What do you dislike?

There isn't anything that I dislike about the program, but I have had some trouble before exporting the files into HTML pages. The company that I work for sees the Axure files as unsecure, and doesn't let us put them on the servers. Therefore, we are stuck having them on our personal computers. This is not a program necessarily with Axure, I understand, but it has made my job a difficult to share the wireframes sometimes.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would highly consider it. There is nothing to lose with the product. It is the best on the market for creating WORKING prototypes quickly. Almost anything that a real website can do, Axure can create. I have had quite a few clients believe that an Axure wireframe was a real website coded and everything. Give this software a try!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am wireframing business solutions and making sure that the client likes their website before actually building it. I am saving a lot of time using this product rather than using Photoshop, which is way too advanced for what I need, or another online program, like Invision. The stuff you can create in Axure, for much less time than these other programs, is what makes it superior.

Axure RP review by Joseph V.
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"Rapid Prototyping Made Easy"

What do you like best?

The interface has only gotten better with each version. It’s very straight forward and not cumbersome like other applications. It makes prototyping concepts very easy and efficient. The support within the community is very large so finding answers when necessary is very easy to find.

What do you dislike?

I wish it had a wider support for user feedback/transitions like other applications on the market.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Keep doing what they are doing. It’s working!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We were solving user flows and journey maps within Axure. It was also used to quickly prototype out a concept to stakeholders to help dev resources understand business requirements. The benefits were immediately realized When making updates. We could quickly provide revisions to all stakeholders in one swoop

Axure RP review by User in Automotive
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"Very powerful but steep learning curve"

What do you like best?

Axure is so powerful. You can create really high fidelity prototypes with it or really low fidelity prototypes. You can add so many different types of interactions to simulate working software and export it to HTML files or a live URL for user testing.

What do you dislike?

It has a very steep learning curve and is more PC-user friendly than Mac-friendly. They should provide more in-app tours and tutorials on first use, rather than making the user find it online. It also takes a long time to create a nice prototype instead of the Agile and Lean design methods of using sketches and wireframes (although it is still possible to make simple wires in Axure).

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely a powerful tool to have in your toolbox. If you have an enterprise account, I recommend getting your administrator to set up training sessions with Axure's trainers to help novice users get up to speed quicker.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

When the interaction design of software is complex, Axure does provide the various interactions to be tested by users. This helps to validate not just the screens but the emotions and behavior of the user when a page or element behaves a certain way.

Axure RP review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Axure Review"

What do you like best?

Axure makes it fairly easy to create high fidelity wireframes & prototypes. This is particularly helpful for clients who have a hard time visualizing with low fidelity wireframes. Dynamic panels in particular help me create near final product prototypes for these clients which are also helpful in conducting user testing.

What do you dislike?

Importing of images and widget libraries isn't always easy. I often wish it were quicker and easier to modify library items; this slows down my process significantly. Another small complaint: I wish it was possible to zoom using the trackpad. These are a few things that Sketch does really well and I miss when using Axure.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As mentioned, Axure wireframes and prototypes help in communicating with clients. So far, there has been very little that I client has asked for that I haven't been able to demonstrate to them in an Axure prototype.

Axure RP review by Dhvanil P.
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"Review of Axure RP as a wireframing tool!"

What do you like best?

I have been predominantly using Axure RP for wireframing various websites design, as well as, some mobile applications.

The best thing about Axure RP as a wireframing tool is it's simplicity. Within minutes, I can come up with a very accurate and easily understandable wireframe for website / mobile application. It is a wonderful starting point in my design process.

It abstracts things to a level where I can have the freedom to play with user-flows and layouts, while at the same time being rigid enough to put some overall degree of structure into the design.

Also, I really love the wonderful community using Axure RP and their helpfulness to help newcomers. Many a times, my queries have been answered by some very helpful community members who even went to the extend of sending me the .rp files. Widgets and other plugins developed by them have been very helpful at times.

What do you dislike?

Things I dislike about Axure RP:

- Clunky and (somewhat) archaic User Interface. I believed it can be improved to a great extend.

- I personally believe that it is too expensive. I couldn't afford the full version of the software on my student stipend.

- It would be better if there was a way to generate native application using Axure RP. Would love to integrate input from various sensors (camera, accelerometer etc)

- Not being able to link Dropbox / GDrive / Box and other cloud storage services.

- Not being able to import Sketch / Photoshop files (although, not required, but I have faced some cases where I had to do that)

Recommendations to others considering the product

Go for it if you want to quickly wireframe / prototype a design, without focussing too much on the visual aspects of it. And if you want to get feedback on low fidelity designs!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I realize that the main benefit of Axure RP is it's ease of use. And how simple it is to share and get feedback on wireframes / prototypes. One of the first things I do when I have a design problem, or client to work for, is to open up Axure RP and quickly wireframe different ideas in my mind, and give them some concrete shape. With it's simplicity, it has somehow become an brainstorming tool for me (weird, I know!)

Axure RP review by Devesh C.
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"Axure: Fantastic Prototyping Tool"

What do you like best?

Easy to create rich prototypes, easy to install, UI is clean and relatively simple to use.

What do you dislike?

There are some crashing issues that occur when you have multiple prototypes loaded. If the wireframes are very resource heavy, there is some significant lag. Zooming function is very choppy.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Axure is a robust prototyping tool from which you can whip up prototypes in a quick and efficient manner. I would recommend Axure for this, it has allowed us to foster the capability to tell our UI stories effectively with the development teams, business analyst teams and testing teams in order to create a smooth transition when going from an idea to code.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our client needs to constantly develop and iterate on their functionality with their complex system. In order to do this, we use Axure to develop prototypes in order to share with the business... along with internal employees (Developers, BA's, PM's and partners). Having the ability to create UI mockups within hours (sometimes within a day) have allowed us to rapidly and visually represent our ideas and thoughts on how we want a user to flow and use the application. When the client has a piece of functionality that they need to be implemented, we will create the mockup in Axure and create a rich wireframe for them to see. It will allow us to follow guiding principles of UI design.

Axure RP review by Rohan V.
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"Easy Interactive Prototypes For Web Apps!"

What do you like best?

Axure RP offer a layer based stacking for the designs components which makes it much easier to create interactions with different elements of the design. Also, what is great about Axure RP is that it publishes the prototype as a clickable web based HTML prototype which can be opened up in any browser.

What do you dislike?

There are quite a few things that I feel to be missing out in Axure RP-

1. If you are prototyping for mobile devices, there is no way one can view the prototype live on the mobile device itself. It lags behind most of the other prototyping softwares that have this feature.

2. Secondly, the learning curve associated with Axure RP is a bit steep for beginners as one has to learn how to make cases to perform specific interactions and animations.

3. No user testing options available within the product itself. Only way to do that is to host the prototype on your server and share it with users.

4. No collaboration or commenting features available.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would only recommend this if you want to click HTML based web prototypes quickly. But then to share it with others you would have to host it on your website.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have been using it mainly for creating wireframes and prototypes for self projects as a student. The only reason I often use it is that it enhances me to create wireframes there itself in a matter of few minutes. But due to no collaboration and sharing options, I use it only when I need to make things for myself.

Axure RP review by User in Computer Software
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"Perfect for early prototype usability testing"

What do you like best?

The thing that I like best about Axure, is the robust functionality. It is very easy to create interactive prototypes that you can run through user research and usability testing. This is very important for creating new products or new features. I like that you can create low fidelity to high fidelity wireframes and you can create your own stencil kits and masters, and that you can use dynamic panels to simulate functionality.

What do you dislike?

A few things are not as intuitive or not possible with Axure. It does everything I need it to do except the ability to have dynamic masters. I wish I could create a master and be able to edit each instance on the individual pages. I also wish getting client comments would be a little easier.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend Axure to folks who have to design products that have a lot of functionality or if you are doing usability testing. It is much easier to get good feedback when your client or participant can actually use the prototype and can simulate the context in which they would be using the product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I design products. Axure is great for the iterative product design loop. It is easy to create designs, get client feedback through URLs, and complete usability testing (remote or in person testing).

Axure RP review by Pierre F.
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"The most flexible wireframing and prototyping tool outthere"

What do you like best?

I like how fast it is to do wireframes with Axure. They have Masters, Dynamic panels, etc that allows to have a very efficient workflow. It is also really easy to do complex prototypes. It is the only tool that I know of that allows to do conditions and pass variable to create very interactive prototypes.

What do you dislike?

I would like Axure to generate vector drawings and allow to export as PDF or SVG. When I'm drawing flows I can't do much with them if their exports are pixelised.

Also as I do mobile prototypes I need to have images that can scale based on mobile pixel density and I have to hack my way through to make it possible.

I would like to be able to import Sketch files/screens in my Axure screen when I do HiFi prototypes.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use the team functionality if you are multiple person on a project. It's an awesome feature and it's the only tool that allows that.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Axure allows me to create wireframes, flows, clickable prototypes (that I use for client presentation and user tests).

Axure RP review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Great tool for prototyping and wireframing"

What do you like best?

Good tool for wireframing, has an extensive tool set to accomplish most of the design requirements. Great for team collaboration and work sharing, In built versioning control is very useful. Eases the process of unit testing because Axure exports to HTML and runs on all major browsers.

What do you dislike?

It can get clunky and buggy sometimes. It might have a steeper learning curve than other tools in this space, No integration with cloud storage services. Low fidelity wireframes are my go to. I wish Axure let me create better quality designs.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a great beginners tool. Don't get restricted by the limited capability set offered by Axure. There are better tools in the market but if you're looking for just prototyping and wireframing - this is a decent bet.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating seamless UX/UI design for customers. Building prototypes and wireframes. Benefits realized are - being able to quickly whip up ideas into a wireframe, team collaboration on projects. It's an industry standard and is makes things relatively straightforward when doing testing.

Axure RP review by User in Hospital & Health Care
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"Very Useful, many features, but not so user friendly"

What do you like best?

That is very useful to do many things. It has a lot of very useful features.

I love the fact that there is help for students (you have to certify that you are a student) giving you a licence for 1 year for free.

What do you dislike?

It is a Little bit complicated to use. It is not so user friendly as other softwares.

As the fact that it has very useful features, it also lacks of some other features that would be very useful and imporant.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It has a Lot of Great features, it a Little bit complicated to use in the beginning, but you can Watch tutorials if you need them.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

At least for me, this software helps me to build my Muckups for apps, websites, etc.

It helps me to créate good looking flowcharts.

Benefits: It has simplified my life, because I don't have to Buy more software separately.

Axure RP review by D. Kwasi T.
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"Somewhat of a large learning curve initially but extremely powerful prototyping program"

What do you like best?

The best part of Axure is the functionality to mimic web interactions. Once the capabilities of dynamics panels is learned, it is feasible to create a clickable prototype that is identical to any coded website and yet there is no code needed. When plugins such as carousels, calendars, and maps are introduced, a designer can go even further in creating a high fidelity prototype.

What do you dislike?

As powerful of a program that it is, there are some usability issues that could use improvement. The main issue for me is the lack of hotkeys for commonly used shapes and actions. Workflow would be so much smoother if there were better ways to avoid dragging and dropping (especially when working on a laptop without a mouse). There's also great potential to integrate a vector-based drawing program (such as Sketchapp or Illustrator) to streamline workflow even more.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Though the program may look intimidating initially, all it takes is a solid day of exploring the numerous functions. Once those are learned, mockups are fast and easy. Creation of site maps are also made very simple if you'd like to use this over a program like Omnigraffle.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Axure primarily to create user flows and low to medium fidelity wireframes/prototypes. There are countless benefits for using it. Among them are the ability to share the prototype via AxShare, the easy documentation of iterations and specs, and the code-less web interactions allowed.

Axure RP review by Alex S.
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"Axure RP for lean product design and prototyping"

What do you like best?

Fully featured app with robust tools to customize and manage work across projects and across your team. Easy one-click uploading to Axure's free Axshare site to host protected prototypes and solicit feedback from stakeholders.

Great auto-saving and restoring from auto-backups help you out of infrequent crashes.

What do you dislike?

The interface and features can be daunting for new users. Updates to outdated interface are coming soon in 8.0.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I like to use the most sophisticated and robust tools available: I want tools that I can grow into, not out of. It may require time to get up to speed and feel comfortable with the feature-rich and outdated interface compared to other competitors, but Axure by far takes the cake for features and extensibility. Even compared to the relatively new (and well-designed) JustinMind, Axure continues to lead the pack.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We work with small, agile teams across functions and require nimble, fast tools to help architect, layout and design features and product adjustments. Axure is able to handle almost all steps under one roof, including robust prototyping capability and documentation export (which can be a bit challenging to use).

Axure RP review by Miklos P.
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"Feature rich, but steep learning curve, funky UI, slow to use compared to others"

What do you like best?

Axure has pretty good masters, widget libraries, styles, layout and interaction tools. It also allows you to share (publish) your wireframes and prototypes with your team (password protected if needed) over the web for free via AxShare. You can also generate HTML files which can be used elsewhere in other programs.

What do you dislike?

The palettes and tools' design leaves a lot to be desired. It feels a bit clunky and Windows-like vs. Mac graphic tools like Sketch, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator and others. One can't easily draw a line for example that's not horizontal or vertical (at an angle). Text tools and graphic object adjustments are slow and clumsy via the panels (inspectors). It has a "dynamic panels" feature that lets users create pretty complex interactions, though this too comes at a price. Once too many are on layers and on top of each other, managing them is difficult and previewing and running the prototype in a browser is slow to load.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a well-rounded application with many great features. Relatively easy to pick up and start using, but more serious work requires a fairly steep learning curve. As with so many other programs, it's adequate for some and not for others, depending on how deep one gets into it. Heavy duty prototyping and wireframing would require users to learn all of its deep features.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Good for wireframing and prototyping in a software dev environment though it comes with a steep learning curve. Worked well in a team production environment that enabled us to share wireframes with developers relatively easily.

Axure RP review by Consultant in Information Technology and Services
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"Industry standard for wireframing and interactive prototypying with steep learning curve"

What do you like best?

You can use Axure to create low or high fidelity prototype depending on your need from simple wireframe to fully functioning interactive website or mobile app. It also allows you to publish your prototype to Axshare for easy sharing with your team member or client of the finished prototype.

What do you dislike?

Steep learning curve with conditional logics and dynamic panels. Team project that allows multiple people to work on the same Axure file can be quite fiddly depending what version of Axure you are using. I'm able to use the interactions that is provided in Axure but sometimes if I want to create complex interactions, it can be quite fiddly and time consuming.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Because there are many prototyping applications out there, it really depends on what work flow your company uses. Axure is interaction focused so it can be quite complex and time consuming compare to other prototyping applications. Also some company has specific workflow where interface is already available and the ease of bringing assets form one application to another and updating as a whole is another reason.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Able to produce the prototype and present to client or team member remotely through Axshare.

Axure RP review by Tomoya K.
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"Good prototyping tool for Web UI"

What do you like best?

Axure is a truly flexible and powerful tool, and at least at my company it is seen as the one prototyping tool that can truly do ALMOST anything if you know how to use it correctly.

Axure also has a very strong templating / "objects" aspect where you can easily drop objects within objects, and editing the template of the object affects every instance of that object.

What do you dislike?

Axure is buggy, especially for Macs. Sometimes it can become a resource hog as a few memory bugs seems to increase memory use over time. Some designer features like snapping-to-grid can also work unexpectedly, sometimes making for a difficult time designing things.

When it comes to mobile, some of other tools go a lot further than Axure when it comes to touch gestures and animated transitions.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Axure can be expensive to pick up, but they have a free full-featured demo (30 day time limit). I'd recommend trying the more powerful prototyping features as a time-saving alternative.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using Axure to wireframe and prototype sites and apps has made communicating designs far more efficient.

Axure RP review by Patrick R.
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"The industry standard for interactive prototyping"

What do you like best?

Axure has been around for a long time and is quite widely accepted as an industry standard (though there are alternatives), particularly for enterprise level UX.

As far as wireframing is concerned, Axure can be used to very quickly put together pages through the use of a very complete widget library. Since version 7, the wireframing features have been improved to a level where it can sometimes be used for the visual design - especially given the current trend for flat design styles.

Interactivity is really where Axure comes into it's own. No other prototyping tool I've tried (Balsamic, Invision, Principles, etc.) offers the same degree of power and functionality in this respect. Setting up the interactions is fairly straightforward and doesn't require coding, but may present a learning curve to users with few technical skills.

It also needs to be mentioned that Axure have for the past few years offered a very generous approach to upgrades. From 6 to 7 and this year to version 8, upgrades are free.

What do you dislike?

Axure is seeing a lot of competition from newcomers in the prototyping area. Especially when it comes to mobile - a new prototyping tool comes on the market at a rate of almost one a month. Some of these tools go a lot further than Axure when it comes to touch gestures and animated transitions.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using Axure to wireframe and prototype sites and apps has made communicating designs far more efficient. I no longer spend days creating detailed specification documents. As a designer, it gives me the opportunity to experiment, explore and validate ideas. Clients and stakeholders really appreciate seeing an interactive model rather than static documentation, and it helps communicate complex interactions to developers.

Axure RP review by Andrew S.
Andrew S.
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"Love Axure RP!"

What do you like best?

Axure RP is a super flexible tool that let's me create design deliverables that cross the spectrum from low fidelity wireframes to high fidelity interactive prototypes.

What do you dislike?

There is not a single thing to dislike about Axure RP!

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would definitely choose Axure RP over any other wireframing/prototyping tool.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Axure RP is a super flexible tool that let's me create design deliverables that cross the spectrum from low fidelity wireframes to high fidelity interactive prototypes.

Kate from G2 Crowd

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