Lars Damgaard
strategic user experience designer
July 3rd 2013

Axure 7: my favorite features so far

A new version of one of my most frequently used tools has been beta-released: the much awaited Axure 7.


One of the main features, which I guess is also one of the main reasons why the release is somewhat delayed is the ability to work with responsive prototypes.

It’s too early for me to say whether Axure is a good tool for responsive webdesign. My gut feeling is that it probably isn’t, because responsive webdesign is easier to work with (even when prototyping) using real frontend code and real @media queries rather than trying to simulate it, but time will tell; it might be that Axure simulates it really well. I just haven’t worked with it yet.

My favorite features so far

Playing around with the beta-release for a couple of hours leaves the impression that it’s an ambitious release that will improve the daily Axure user experience for many users. This post is not an exhaustive list of new feaures, but a subjective highlight of the ones that will matter the most to me at first glance.





All in all, this looks like the best version of Axure so far and I look forward to replace Axure 6 with Axure 7 when the stable version is released.

Congratulations to the team and the Axure community.

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