Reviews (1-5 of 5)
March 04, 2020
Proto.io is used to make quick and interactable prototypes for our products, sites, social media, and game interfaces, and menu flows. It helps us do some great prototypes that can be actively used and tested without a lot of effort, so we can check some possibilities and gather information before building the final solution.
- Easy to use
- Great interface
- Integrated icons and easy management of images
- The performance sometimes gets a little slow
- Some prototyping workflows are complicated
- The buttons and actions can be difficult to learn
Read Raphael Sanguinete's full review
Proto.io is an excellent product for small to medium teams that wants to have a prototyping or wireframing tool that is easy to use, can be used in collaboration with others and will deliver superior results with less efforts than similar options in the market. I think it is not so suited for teams that don't have more complex prototyping needs. In this case, other tools that are even simpler could be a better fit.
January 21, 2020
Score 7 out of 10
We have used Proto.io as a workflow prototyping tool to illustrate interactions and steps as part of enterprise business application development. We use it in our practice. Specifically, I'm not sure if other design practices in our company handle it. (1 location of out of many locations of our business; each practice is free to use the tools it deems best for its work).
Read Matt Railey's full review
Proto.io is suitable for what I would call mid-fidelity prototyping. It's good at conveying steps in a workflow with decent facsimiles of interactions/transitions, but not high enough that you can pass it off as the real thing. It's not a bad tool, but we've found that it fills in a kind of useless space in our internal design process. We can get away with presenting the same kind of step-by-step workflow demonstration in InVision. For animation/micro-interaction prototyping, we can use AdobeXD or FramerX if working on a React project (or even non-React if we're designing components instead of trying to go straight to code).
November 16, 2018
I use Proto.io to build prototypes for the software that our company develops (both via the web and mobile apps). We don't have a de facto UX design or research team per say, but Proto.io allows me to build very intricate and interactive prototypes that I can show the developers. It's a great tool that makes it easy to bring ideas to life.
- Proto.io has more features than pretty much every other prototyping software I looked at. Many other vendors excel in one area, but Proto.io does it all it seems. There are so many different ways to build live and interactive prototypes.
- You can easily build and manage multiple projects. Proto has several templates to start with in terms of screen sizes, from computer monitors down to the different iPhone screens, as well as Android devices.
- It's really easy to share prototypes with other members in the company, and they don't even have to be users in Proto. The previewing option is great as well, but Proto makes it even more simple by allowing you to just copy and paste a link to share with others.
- To this point, I really have no complaints with Proto.io. The software itself is feature-rich, so the learning curve is probably steeper than it would be with some other products. That being said it's totally worth it because Proto.io can do everything I need it to do.
Read Jordan Harpst's full review
Proto.io is the perfect solution for UX/UI designers that need to create and share interactive prototypes. Proto excels at the interactive part. There are so many different ways to make elements change or interact, whether you're viewing the prototype on a computer (mouse clicks) or on a phone (screen touches). We could build and prototype our entire mobile app on here if we wanted to because Proto.io has the customization that we need to make the app look and feel like ours. If you're looking for a software to create wireframes and static mockups, Proto.io is probably overkill for you.
December 06, 2018
Score 8 out of 10
Proto.io is used mostly in our development group though has been used across the whole organization at points. It is currently being used to develop mobile wireframes and UI mockups for product development. Proto.io helps us to build usable UI's and relevant mobile screens while also allowing us to see potential issues with both.
- Proto.io is very interactive and fluid. It allows you to design an entire app, including interface between screens.
- It has a very robust library of relevant mobile components.
- The support and help materials for Proto.io make it easy to use this product on your own.
- There is a bit of a learning curve and is suited for someone with a development background.
- Sharing across the organization, if not done properly, isn't the easiest.
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Proto.io definitely takes the cake when it comes to mobile and UI design. It allows for interactive clicking thru screens so you can visualize how your app or product will behave. It's support materials make it easy to learn Proto.io on your own though having a development background will make your experience a bit smoother.
Used it to mock up prototypes of an app that was in the process of being developed. It was very user friendly and easy to use. No coding skills necessary, also easy for coders and developers to use as well
- Easy to implement buttons
- Easy to go from page to page
- All around good user experience
- Would be nice if developers could take the code directly from the program
- Sometime it was hard to click and drag different assets
- Mine crashed one time and I lost a days worth of work
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Great for testing out real time on your phone. Haven't tried it for web pages.