Founded in March 2008, Balsamiq Studios aims to make the world a better place by helping people create software that is easier to use.
Balsamiq is a small group of passionate individuals who believe work should be fun and that life is too short for bad software.
Balsamiq’s first product is Balsamiq Mockups. Launched in June 2008, Mockups helps software designers and developers build great software by letting them easily sketch out their ideas, then quickly collaborate and iterate over them. Balsamiq Mockups has netted over $6,600,000 in sales in first 3 years of business and is gathering positive reviews.
Balsamiq Mockups is a web tool that allows users to mock up different designs and ideas quickly and easily. Balsamic Mockups is similar to drawing mockups, but it is digital, allowing users to tweak and rearrange controls easily, with a cleaner end product. Teams can come up with a design and iterate over it in real-time in the course of a meeting.
Get it done as a team Product managers, designers, developers and even clients can now work together in the same tool to quickly iterate over software mockups, before writing code.
Powerful And Scalable With more than 60 pre-built controls to choose from, users can design anything from a super-simple dialog box to a full-fledged application, from a simple website to a Rich Internet Application.
Focus on functionality Balsamiq Mockups intentionally uses hand-drawn UI elements, so that people don’t get attached to â€œthat pretty color gradientâ€ or think that the mockup has actual code behind it and is â€œpractically doneâ€.
Spice Up your wiki Mockups is tightly integrated with Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA and XWiki. There is also a desktop version for use offline.
Sample Video: Creating a Mockup