Marvel Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Marvel

Cloud-based prototyping and wirefaming of multi-device apps

4.56/5 (55 reviews)

Marvel overview

Marvel is a cloud-based platform with mobile support, that enables single or multiple users and teams of varying sizes to create app prototypes within a centralized workspace. Individuals or enterprises can subscribe to scalable monthly price plans to cover several or unlimited projects, plus a host of additional features. The software provides a browser-based environment and a "Design Mode" facilitating the creation of interface assets and mockups, either based on imported Sketch or Photoshop compositions, or from styled scratch. Offering a library of pre-built templates, popular screen components and access to a repository of stock imagery, Marvel's intuitive WYSIWYG and drag and drop approach is codeless to require no specialist development knowledge. Screen and interface wireframes can similarly be rapidly produced, leveraging templates made to accurately match every device from desktop, to tablet and smartphone, while giving access to all stakeholders to post actionable feedback. Designers can collaborate in real time, with Marvel syncing changes to maintain latest versioning, plus URL-based link sharing keeps workflow and access universal. Mockups are then realized into working app demos, applying interactive hotspots to link screens together and form navigational paths, with actions or gestures also attached to fulfill areas of functionality.

In addition, Marvel's integrated Handoff tool takes care of generating specs and handover assets for the transition from design to development. CSS, Swift and Android XML code is derived from any mockup and made exportable for copy and pasting. Collaborative tools also go on to include a "teams" feature for grouping users, shared folder creation and access, real time activity notifications and role-based permission management. Marvel boasts ready integration with a number of third-party workflow products and services, with more facilitated through API support, while a companion app for iOS and Android enables mobile mockups to be created natively on those devices.
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Pricing

Starting from
$12
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Markets

United States

Supported languages

English
Marvel screenshot: Marvel's cloud-based approach centralizes its app design workspace to allow teams to collaborate on the generation of new ideas Getting started with Prototyping in MarvelMarvel screenshot: Design and wireframing tools allow for the creation of richly styled, full color interface mockups and screen layouts Marvel screenshot: Design prototypes can be made interactive using action and hotspots, all implemented without the need for any codingMarvel screenshot: The Handoff tool automates the handover between design and development stages, generating specs and exporting the CSS, Swift and Android XML code for rapid useMarvel screenshot: Collaborative capabilities support company-wide access for team members and collaborators with the ability to assign user roles, create shared folders, invite creative feedback and also setup real time activity notificationsMarvel screenshot: A number of third-party integrations are made available out-of-the-box, including products and services such as JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Dropbox and Google Drive etc Marvel screenshot: Actions including familiar touchscreen gestures such as swiping, pinching in / out and double tap can be applied to add interactivity to each screen or assetMarvel screenshot: Hotspots are used to link screens together and form navigational pathways, picking a new destination from the array of other screens within the app projectMarvel screenshot: The Marvel app for iOS and Android allows working app prototypes to be created on those devices, using touchscreen design tools, screen linking and options for sharing via email, SMS or social mediaMarvel screenshot: Wireframing capabilities cater to any device profile including popular variants across desktop, Android, iPhone and iPadMarvel screenshot: Drag and drop wireframe templates and assets are provided within Marvel's wireframing tool, designed to target a variety of device types Marvel screenshot: Centralized, anywhere cloud access provides a wireframing tool that can be used as a collaborative workspace between users, where actionable feedback can be sharedMarvel screenshot: Codeless prototyping allows mockups to be converted into interactive app demos without specialist development skills, adding hotspots to screens designed in Sketch, Photoshop, or within Marvel's own design toolMarvel screenshot: Integration support for user testing apps allows for behaviors and activities to be tracked, replaying how they navigate throughout the mockup with heatmaps and audio visual recordings etcMarvel for iOS - rapid design and prototypingMarvel Developers | Userflows

Marvel reviews

Value for money
Features
Ease of use
Customer support
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Anonymous

Probably the best prototyping tool out there.

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-03-09
Review Source: Capterra

Anyone working on web and mobile app should use this for user testing and client previews as it will help a lot in the feedback process without actually writing a single line of code.

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Santiago Noguera Sanoja

Its the best prototyping app i know, easy to use, friendly and intuitive interface ever!

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-01-18
Review Source: Capterra

Any agency that works with digital product as web sites and mobile apps should definitly use this app!.

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Julian Robbins

Great prototyping app

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-03-02
Review Source: Capterra

This is one of the best prototyping tools I used. Very user-friendly and intuitive interface, great designed and constantly updated. Good intergration with Sketch, this is a big plus. It allows to test your ideas and userflows before making hands dirty with coding.

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Sara Solo

Easy to use

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-08-03
Review Source: Capterra

Between Marvel and Invision I prefer Marvel because the ease of use. Also their customer support team is top notch. They will help you with any doubt you have.

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Sara Mejia

Great prototyping tool

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-12-07
Review Source: Capterra

Easy to use prototyping tool. I like the plugins for sketch and photoshop.

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Marvel pricing

Starting from
$12
Pricing options
Free
Subscription
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Free (1 user, 2 active projects) = $0
Pro (1 user, unlimited projects) = $12 per month
Team (3 users, unlimited projects) = $42 per month
Company (6 users, unlimited projects) = $84 per month
Enterprise (unlimited users + projecst) = Contact for quote

Marvel features

API
Automatic Notifications
Collaboration Tools
Custom Development
Customizable Branding
Customizable Templates
Drag & Drop Interface
Offline Access
Real Time Notifications
Role-Based Permissions
Third Party Integration

Access Control (12 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (12 other apps)
Applications Management (11 other apps)
Commenting (11 other apps)
Data Import/Export (14 other apps)
Permission Management (14 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (10 other apps)
Testing Management (11 other apps)
Workflow Management (15 other apps)

Additional information for Marvel

Key features of Marvel

  • Collaboration
  • Usability testing
  • Software prototyping
  • Prototyping
  • Handoff
  • Wireframing
  • Assets
  • Code export
  • CSS support
  • Swift support
  • Android XML support
  • Spec generation
  • Shared folders
  • Application integration
  • Activity notifications
  • Collaborative review
  • Collaborative workspace
  • Content library
  • Custom development
  • Customizable branding
  • Customizable templates
  • Data synchronization
  • Graphical user interface
  • Mobile integration
  • Multiple user accounts
  • Offline access
  • Real time notifications
  • Single Sign On
  • Third party integration
  • Heatmap
  • Feedback collection
  • Drag & drop interface
  • API
  • Role-based permissions
  • WYSIWYG editor
  • User activity monitoring
  • On-demand audio visual recordings
  • Password management
  • Collaboration tools
  • Behavior tracking
  • User management
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Benefits

Marvel places a codeless design environment into the web browser, promising collaborative wireframing tools for formulating apps on any device before transforming screen mockups or sketches into interactive, sharable demos.

Pre-designed wireframe templates are provided to target a multitude of popular device interfaces, while the platform also boasts an extensive collection of pre-made assets made available to assist with custom styling.

Marvel's handoff tool derives and packages design specs for passing to developers via web URL, generating CSS, Swift and Android XML listings that can simply be copied to fast track coding, while syncing any changes in real time to keep every collaborator updated.

Marvel's plugin marketplace promises third-party integration with other popular workflow and productivity products such as Maze (analytics), JIRA / Confluence, Lookback (user testing), Smartmockups, Niice (moodboards), Sketch, Slack, Dropbox / Dropbox Paper, Google Drive, YouTube and many more via API support.

A companion Marvel app for iOS and Android allows prototype demos to be mocked up and turned into working ideas natively on smartphone devices, with sharing options across multiple channels and syncing to a linked Marvel account.