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22 Best Free UI Design Tools [2021]

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Designing mockups is an important part of every UI designer's job. There are many UI design tools to make mockup designs straight forward. We have compiled a list of the best UI design tools that are completely free to use.

Best Free UI Design Tools

1. Akira

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Native Linux App for UI and UX Design
  • Platform: Linux
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: No - No real-time collaboration
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export:
  • Sharing:
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2. UXPin

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UI Design and Prototyping Tool
  • Platform: Web, Mac, Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $228
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Only one
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, PDF, HTML
  • Sharing: Web, Android, iOS
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3. Keynote

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Presentations that stand out
  • Platform: Mac
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PDF, PPTX, MOV, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, M4V, PPT
  • Sharing: Mac
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4. Relate

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Simple enough for anyone, flexible enough for anything.
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $180
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: HTML
  • Sharing: Web
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5. Adobe XD

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Fast & Powerful UI/UX Design & Collaboration Tool
  • Platform: Mac, Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $120
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, SVG, JPG, PDF
  • Sharing: Web, Android, iOS
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6. Adobe Comp

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Layout & Design Mockup App for iOS, Android
  • Platform: Android, iOS
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PDF
  • Sharing: Web
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7. Mockplus

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Design, Prototype & Collaborate better and faster
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $71
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, SVG, WEBP, HTML
  • Sharing: Web
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8. Justinmind

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Free prototyping tool for web & mobile apps
  • Platform: Mac, Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $228
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, PDF, HTML
  • Sharing: Web, Android, iOS
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9. Figma

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The collaborative interface design tool.
  • Platform: Web, Mac, Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $144
  • Offline: Yes - Only files that are already open
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF
  • Sharing: Web, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS
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10. Marvel

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The collaborative design platform
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $144
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PNG, JPG, TIFF, WEBP, PDF, EPS, SVG
  • Sharing: Web
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11. Framer

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The prototyping tool for teams
  • Platform: Web, Mac
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $228
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PNG, JPG, PDF, WEBP, HTML
  • Sharing: Web, Mac, iOS
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12. Studio

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Web Design Platform for All Creatives.
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $108
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export:
  • Sharing: Web
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13. Proto.io

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Prototyping for all
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $288
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, PDF, HTML
  • Sharing: Web, Android, iOS
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14. InVision Studio

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Screen Design. Redesigned.
  • Platform: Mac, Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $95
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: No - No real-time collaboration
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF
  • Sharing: Web
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15. mydraft.cc

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Free Wireframing Tool
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: No - No real-time collaboration
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PDF
  • Sharing:
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16. Draftium

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Free Wireframe and Prototyping Tool
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $99
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Only one
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export:
  • Sharing: Web
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17. Penpot

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Design Freedom for Teams
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, JPEG, SVG
  • Sharing: Web
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18. Lunacy

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Free Graphic Design Software
  • Platform: Windows
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: No - No real-time collaboration
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Click-through prototypes
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, ICO, WEBP, GIF
  • Sharing: Web
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19. Mockitt

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Scale your design thinking
  • Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux, Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $69
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Click-through prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: PNG, PDF
  • Sharing: Web
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20. Figmac

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Figma Mac app
  • Platform: Mac
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $144
  • Offline: Yes - Only files that are already open
  • Pen Tool: Yes - There is a pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: Yes - Multiple in the same project
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: Yes - Can make prototypes
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export: JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF
  • Sharing: Web, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS
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21. Excalidraw

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Sketch hand-made like diagrams
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $0
  • Offline: Yes - Can be used offline
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: No - No handoff specs
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols No - No components or symbols
  • Responsiveness: No - No responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: No - No version history
  • Export: PNG, SVG
  • Sharing: Web
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22. Plasmic

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The visual UI builder for React
  • Platform: Web
  • Free (Tier without any time limit): Yes
  • Pricing (One-year cost for a paid plan): $120
  • Offline: No - Offline use not possible
  • Pen Tool: No - No pen tool
  • Collaboration: Yes - Real-time
  • Handoff: Yes - Code and values for the design
  • Frames/Artboards: No - Not supported
  • Components/Symbols Yes - Use across files and projects
  • Responsiveness: Yes - Responsive layouts
  • Prototyping: No - No prototyping
  • Version Control: Yes - View file version history
  • Export:
  • Sharing: Web
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