New Visio Wireframes: Bring your products to life!


We are excited to announce the General Availability of brand new Website and Mobile App Wireframe Templates in Visio desktop! Now you can bring any project or product idea to life using the modern Visio wireframes, which can help you quickly visualize your website’s or app’s functionality and content.

What can you do?

  • Sleek low fidelity mockups: Create quick mockups for your product or feature with ease using the new Website and Mobile App wireframe templates. There are pre-packaged containers, UI controls, media, navigation shapes, and more for you to use!

  • Smart Shapes: Smart controls, like range slider and progress bar, let you customize values. Right-click Menu Actions give you options to change states, visual styles, and more.

Availability

If you are an Office 365 subscriber with Visio Online Plan 2, you’ll start seeing the new wireframe templates from build 8625.2000 or later. To check your build in Visio, click on File -> Account.

These new templates are available in all languages supported in Visio.

Get started

You can find wireframe templates by navigating as below: 

File > New > Templates > Software and Database (category) > Wireframe - Mobile App

File > New > Templates > Software and Database (category) > Wireframe - Website

Scenarios to Try

1. Use Mobile App wireframe starter diagrams - Add, delete, update shapes

2. Use Website wireframe starter diagrams - Add, delete, update shapes

3. Start with a blank drawing in mobile app or website wireframe template. Navigate to the stencil for containers and drag a mobile frame/internet browser container to the canvas. Further add controls and other shapes from stencils to the wireframe. Use control points and right-click menu actions to modify state or visual style of the shapes.

Known Issues

Below are some of the known localization issues in some languages other than English and we are in the process of fixing them:

  1. Text in some shapes might overlap or overflow. Quick workaround: Change font size of text or increase size of shapes.
  2. Layout for some starter diagrams might not look aligned. Quick workaround: Change font size of text, increase size of shapes or rearrange shapes.
  3. Some strings might not show localized in some languages.

Feedback

We’re constantly looking for ways to improve Visio and invite you to send us your ideas through our UserVoice site. For questions about Visio wireframe templates and other features, please email us at tellvisio@microsoft.com. You can follow us on TwitterLinkedInFacebook and YouTube for latest on Visio.

— The Visio Team


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