Designer’s Toolkit: Prototyping Tools
Reviews and rankings to help you find the best prototyping tool for the job
Simple click-through prototyping tool for web and mobile apps
Prices range from $0 - $100 a month depending on your need
Web, Mobile, Desktop
Marvel is ideal for creating fast, click-through prototypes for web and mobile apps. Prototypes can be easily shared through multiple channels, and teams can access and share projects with some of the upgraded plans.
Prototypes are created from existing mocks that can be imported into Marvel via Dropbox or a Sketch file.
Easy to learn.
Fast—setup account and created first prototype in roughly 15 minutes.
Quick and intuitive to add screens and create hotspots.
Ability to connect to Dropbox and keep files in sync, or link to a Sketch file via a plugin.
Options for adding simple animations to page transitions.
Support for basic mobile/touch gestures.
Automatically creates scrollable area for overflow content.
Simple share options, including option to embed prototype into a website or blog.
Export options (PDF, ZIP, APK (Android) or IPA (iOS)) available with Pro plan.
Frames available for many devices.
Only good for working with existing mocks; No features for creating or modifying elements in the tool.
Interactivity limited to hotspots or timeouts for moving between screens.
Some features are hard to discover; did not discover the ability to add hotspots to multiple screens until I had finished doing it manually.