Axure RP 9 Beta

Design without limits
Deliver without compromise

Design without limits
Deliver without compromise

Beta available to existing customers only 

The all-new Axure RP 9

Redesigned and architected to make planning and prototyping a little more enjoyable and a lot more powerful. Axure RP 9 has a new hardware-accelerated rendering engine, a file structure designed for faster saving and loading, and a streamlined canvas for smooth-zoom and quicker edits. You’re getting all of the prototyping power and documentation capabilities that Axure RP is known for—just better.

Faster Axure RP 9

* Than Axure RP 8 for loading files and libraries.
Based on Axure RP files with ~100 pages.

Axure 9 Interactions

Interactions without
distractions

The new interactions builder has been comprehensively redesigned and optimized for ease of use. From basic links to complex, conditional flows, bring your prototypes to life in less time and with fewer clicks.

Sweat the details

Improved control over typography including character spacing, strikethrough, and superscript. New color picker with radial gradients and HSV picker. Images as shape backgrounds, image filters, and better image quality in prototypes. Smarter snapping and distance guides, single key drawing shortcuts, and more precise vector editing. Plus copy and paste from Sketch with more accuracy using our Sketch-to-Axure plugin.

Copy and Paste from Sketch
Axure 9 Visual Design
Axure 9 Visual Design

Sweat the details

Improved control over typography including character spacing, strikethrough, and superscript. New color picker with radial gradients and HSV picker. Images as shape backgrounds, image filters, and better image quality in prototypes. Smarter snapping and distance guides, single key drawing shortcuts, and more precise vector editing. Plus copy and paste from Sketch with more accuracy using our Axure-to-Sketch plugin.

Copy and Paste from Sketch
Axure 9 Preview and Publish

Present the full picture

Show your work in the very best light with the new prototype player, optimized for modern browsers and designed for modern workflows. Cleanly present mobile and desktop prototypes with rich interactions alongside comprehensive documentation for your business solutions.

Take control of your
documentation

Make sure your solutions get built correctly and completely. Organize your notes, assign them to UI elements, and incorporate on-screen annotations. It’s now easier than ever to keep your documentation updated as your solutions evolve. And when you’re ready, deliver a comprehensive, browser-based specification to developers.

Axure 9 Documentation
Axure 9 Documentation

Take control of your
documentation

Make sure your solutions get built correctly and completely. Organize your notes, assign them to UI elements, and incorporate on-screen annotations. It’s now easier than ever to keep your documentation updated as your solutions evolve. And when you’re ready, deliver a comprehensive, browser-based specification to developers.

Axure 9 Dynamic Panel

At the speed of your ideas

From brainstorming to polished deliverables, work more efficiently with improved library management, simplified adaptive views, more flexible and reusable masters, and inline editing of dynamic panels.

How much to upgrade?

If you purchased a perpetual license for Axure RP 8 on or after January 1, 2018, Axure RP 9 will be available as a free upgrade. Upgrade pricing for all other perpetual licenses is not yet available. Axure RP 9 will be included with active Axure RP subscriptions.

What if I buy RP8 today?

No worries. If you purchase a perpetual license for Axure RP 8 today, Axure RP 9 will be available as a free upgrade.

Axure RP 9 Features

Environment and Canvas

Customize panes
Page dimensions
Negative regions
Distance guides
Toggle ruler visibility
Pinch to zoom
Zoom to fit shortcuts
Center selection shortcuts
Inline editing for dynamic panels and repeaters

 

Prototype Player

Mobile mode with touch cursor and mobile scrollbars
Scaling options (replaces viewport settings)
Shortcuts for next and previous page
Auto-include web fonts for Google Fonts on Axure Share

 

Shapes

Shape drawing tools
Single-key shortcuts for drawing tools
Paste from Sketch (with plugin)
Double-click border to edit vector points
Background images on shapes
Pen tool improvements
Shapes are generated as SVGs in the prototype

 

Images

Color adjust for hue, saturation, brightness, contrast
Better compression
Flip horizontal/vertical

 

Dynamic Panels

Inline editing
Borders
Corner radius
Outer shadow

 

Libraries

Add image folders to the Libraries pane
Libraries auto-refresh
Double-click .rplib to load or edit libraries

 

Form Widgets

Custom styling
Style effects (mouseover, disabled, etc.)

Interactions

Inline interaction builder
Search in interaction builder
Condition on enabled/disabled
Easing option for Show/Hide actions
Option to animate along an arc for Move action

 

Text Formatting

Character spacing
Strikethrough
Super/subscript
Case transform
Generate “lorem ipsum”
Bulleted lists with hanging indents
Full justification

 

Color Picker

Color wheel
Saved colors
Radial gradients
Suggested colors

 

Styles

“Focused” style effect
Copy and paste style (replaces format painter)
Set borders to any thickness

 

Masters

Master views (replaces adaptive views on masters)
Override text in masters
Override images in masters

 

Adaptive Views

Pages can have different adaptive views
Pages can share adaptive view sets
Prototype shows the largest view that fits (replaces conditions)

 

Notes

View all notes on a page at once
Assign multiple notes to a widget
Notes can be unassigned and reassigned
Include widget text in a note
Include widget interactions in a note
Notes can be organized hierarchically (1, 1.1, 1.1.1)
Note numbers are shown in the prototype
Note numbers are continuous through dynamic panels
Master notes are generated to the prototype