When comparing Fireworks vs Moqups, the Slant community recommends Moqups for most people. In the question“What are the best mockup and wireframing tools for websites?” Moqups is ranked 1st while Fireworks is ranked 7th. The most important reason people chose Moqups is:
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Pro Can be used for the entire life-cycle of the design
From lo-fidelity wireframe, into clickable prototype and then assemble the images for the final hi-fi build as well.
Pro Layer Sharing
Features such as 'Layer Sharing' allows you to quickly update shared components such as headers across multiple pages. Other mockup tools such as Mockingbird will require you to manually propagate changes across all the pages.
Pro PSD compatible
Open PSD files
Pro Awesome Symbol Libraries
A significant advantage over web-app style mockup tools are the symbol libraries for Fireworks.
Both symbols, styles and vector shapes can be saved for re-use and collected into useful library resources. In addition Fireworks ships with a common library of useful objects including buttons, browser and application elements for both Mac and Windows look and feel.
Pro Fast and doesn't require any plugins
Pro Supports 960gs
As well as a standard snap-to-grid, Moqups supports the 960 gridsystem.
Pro Free tier
The Free Plan offers 2 active projects with at most 300 stencils each and 5 MB of storage. This plan does not include: Master Pages, Real Time Collaboration, Privacy Settings, Unlimited Revisions, Unlimited Project Archiving and Teams.
Pro Clean design and very intuitive
Pro Keyboard shortcuts
Moqups has an extensive list of keyboard shortcuts. Simply type some A-Z letters to search for components. F1 for an overlay help screen.
Pro Modern Material elements
Pro Free upgrades for nonprofit/education
Con Is being phased out
Adobe is ditching Fireworks. So those nasty bugs will never get fixed.