UI Drafter is an installable app, it works privately and offline.
- Your files are automatically saved in your computer, and
- You can also File → Save to disk.
The Home workspace shows the files that have changes which haven't been saved to disk yet. This workspace is reachable by clicking the top-left logo.
For now, glance over where the Card and Entry actions are. Then, take a look at the Cards and compare them with the next section.
Cards become interactive pages.
Previewer opens at the selected Card. Otherwise, at the topmost.
Undo works in Previewer too
Both workspaces share their undo history. For example, changing an input value in Previewer modifies it in Drafter too. If that's undesirable, you can either:
- File → Duplicate before previewing, or
- View → Preview in New Tab. This way Drafter and Previewer will have independent undo histories. But you'll need to make the final edit in the tab you want to be saved in your browser storage. That edit could be arbitrary, or an Undo + Redo.
Exporting for Graphic Design Programs
In Previewer, use the browser's Print → Save as PDF. That PDF serves as an editable starting point you can import into graphic design programs.
Distraction Free Mode
As the top menubar has all the actions, you can hide the Toolbar and Side Panels using the View menu. Also, most actions are available in context menus (right-click) and Shortcuts.
File History and Collaboration
The files are in JSON format. Therefore, you can collaborate and keep track
of their history in a version control system like
or share them as traditional files.