By Vladislav Alexeev
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Prototypr is a hand-crafted app to help you build stunning iOS app prototypes rapidly and easily.
Import images from Photoshop, link the screens, upload the result onto an iOS device over WiFi and show it off to your fellow developers and product owners. Want to showcase the design on a bigger screen? Run the prototype directly on your big and beautiful Mac screen or over a projector. All this is a snap with Prototypr. And a joyful one.
Using Prototypr you can:
• Easily create an interactive prototype of your app and check it out on the device
• Preview a Photoshop document on the device’s screen with a hot key
• Better communicate design ideas to improve development speed
• Run a gorgeous full-screen showcase of the prototype on your display or projector
• Save time and money with rapid design iterations
Uploading to a device to do a demo has never been easier: bring the iOS device and the Mac on the same WiFi network and the rest it taken care of. The player iOS app is absolutely free and can be downloaded from the App Store.
Prototypr runs on any iOS device in both portrait and landscape—it’s up to you to rotate it the way you want, though.
What's New in Version 1.2.1
Latest version added iPhone 5 support
I have been looking around for a *simple* iOS prototyping tool and many of the soultions I’ve founder are either software as a service with a monthly fee or something that’s pretty expensive (note: I don’t mind paying top dolloar to get the tool I need) and over killed in terms of feature sets.
I was originally very hesitant to try this product w/ the lack of iPhone 5 screen size support but with the latest version I am going to give it a go. The idea of live preview peer over wifi (?) on a native iPhone app seems really neat. And honestly, I don’t need fency motion for prototype - having something clients and co-developer / designer can click around is good enough for me. I love how simple and straight forward it - just like the good old Web days where you define an “image map” area and link to a “screen”.
I can’t wait to use it on my next big project.