Avocode vs Proto.io: What are the differences?
What is Avocode? Open, Share & Inspect Sketch, XD, PSD, AI, and Figma designs on macOS, Windows, or Linux. Avocode is a cross-platform app that helps designers and developers collaborate and easily handoff designs. Avocode comes with 14 days free trial.
What is Proto.io? Build high-fidelity fully interactive mobile app prototypes in minutes. Proto.io supports all the major mobile gestures and touch events like tap, tap-hold, swipe, pinch, and zoom. Interaction designers are not limited to a single ‘link’ transition anymore. Instead they can apply animated screen transitions like slide, fade, pop, flip, flow, and turn.
Avocode and Proto.io can be primarily classified as "Interactive Mockups" tools.
Some of the features offered by Avocode are:
- Open and inspect Sketch, XD, PSD, AI, and Figma design files without design tools Share and present Sketch, XD, and Figma prototypes Export layers as PNG, JPEG, SVG or WebP up to @4x or xxxhdpi resolution
- Turn layers to CSS (Less, Sass, SCSS, Stylus & CSS in JS), Swift, Android, & React Native code
- Customize the code output and import variables
On the other hand, Proto.io provides the following key features:
- Interactive designs
- Prototype for all devices
- Wonderful UI libraries
"Easy" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Avocode, while over 3 developers mention "Easy to get started with a good set of UI controls" as the leading cause for choosing Proto.io.