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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe XD

Many times in the past the needs of the users weren't necessarily conveyed properly to the application development team which resulted in a lot of unusable work. By having the requester utilize Adobe XD to create a mock up of the software with the intended functionality has been a very successful way of alleviating the aforementioned miscommunication issues
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Pixate

Pixate is well suited for creating quick prototypes without too much knowledge in coding.
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Pros

  • Wireframing/high fidelity mockups. We're using it for both responsive websites and apps.
  • Prototyping. It just gets better with each update, especially with auto-automate.
  • Ridiculously small learning curve. In my opinion, everything seems to be just where I would expect it to be, especially being familiar with other Adobe products.
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  • You can create quick prototypes without having too much knowledge in coding.
  • It shows changes in real time, which is super helpful.
  • I can send prototypes with a link to my clients.
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Cons

  • Rulers and other basic design elements. You can get plugins, but I feel this should be native.
  • Better handling of symbols. I feel they will get to near Sketch-level sooner than later.
  • Online collaboration for teams working on the same project. My guess is this will be coming very soon with the new cloud save feature.
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  • I am missing some features that allow me to for example, to implement the camera of my phone, or the tilt of the phone.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe XD9.0
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We utilize many of the applications in the Adobe CC suite and our usage of this application came about simply because it was the one that was already paid for. Bearing that in mind we will definitely be renewing the software upon the expiration of the licensing. I am not sure if this is the solution we would go with were it not already included, we would have to evaluate all other options
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Usability

Adobe XD8.0
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Very easy to use even for novice software users. A lot of the functionality is ubiquitous among the different software applications so the learning curve is relatively small. The biggest limitation may be someone's creativity or lack of it. There are some functional limitations but my understanding is that reviews come out fast and furious
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Support

Adobe XD5.0
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We have never used support for Adobe XD but I'm sure it would be as good as it is for the other Adobe Products
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Implementation

Adobe XD10.0
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Implementation was a snap
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Alternatives Considered

Adobe XD is the only wireframing application that we have used here as it came with our creative cloud subscription. After testing it out the software worked great for our needs and I cannot imagine other software that could suit our needs better, unless they included some missing features like effects and a way to export usable code
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Right now I am using sketch to create the assets and then I am importing them to pixate.Before that I simply used video editing software to create a video of the interface, but I was never able to create a working prototype.
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Return on Investment

  • Positive ROI ... streamlines scope of the application building process.
  • Prevents miscommunication issues between development team and the application requester.
  • Streamlines the aesthetics when the users can create mock-ups of what they are looking for.
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  • This program is one of the reasons I get recommended for other jobs.
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Pricing Details

Adobe XD

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Pixate

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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