Whimsical Review

Collaborative visual workspace for ideation

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Whimsical Overview

TLDR: Whimsical is a visual workspace tool which empowers users to effortlessly create wireframes, mind maps, flowcharts, and sticky notes and fosters seamless team collaboration and idea visualization. With its user-friendly interface, we give an App Score of 9/10 to Whimsical as it simplifies the process of translating complex concepts into clear, visual representations.

One standout feature is its ability to facilitate real-time collaboration and allow multiple team members to work on the same project simultaneously. Whimsical also provides a range of pre-built templates and streamline the creation of diagrams and charts. Users can easily comment on and share files to make it a practical choice for teams looking to brainstorm, plan, and communicate ideas effectively.

Whether you’re mapping out processes, brainstorming innovative solutions or visualizing project workflows, Whimsical’s diverse toolkit makes it an excellent choice for those seeking a creative and collaborative digital workspace.

Whimsical Pros and Cons

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  • Real-time collaboration and commenting
  • Enables efficient wireframing and flowcharts
  • Supports interactive user flow mapping
  • Effective for brainstorming and planning
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  • Limited advanced design capabilities
  • Editing sometimes be clunky

Whimsical Pricing

Pricing Models:

✓ Education Discount
✓ Free Tier
✓ Subscription

Whimsical Pricing Details

Whimsical Features

  • Editing Collaboration
  • Tasks and Comments
  • Cloud Storage Integration
  • Exporting Capabilities
  • Multiple File Formats
  • Sharing
  • Custom Icons
  • Image Import
  • Mindmap creation
  • Mockup Creations
  • Outlining Tools
  • Styles and Themes
  • Wireframes creation

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Whimsical Specifications


  • SaaS

Customer Type

  • Freelancers
  • Large Enterprises
  • Medium Business
  • Small Business
  • Solopreneurs


  • English

Whimsical Support


Colorado, United States


Whimsical FAQs

Yes, there is a free version that allows you to create 3 collaborative files and unlimited private files.

Whimsical charges are prorated which means you are charged or credited based on the time left in your billing cycle when adding or removing editors.

You can create 2 free workspaces and switch between them seamlessly.

Yes, students and teachers can use Whimsical for free. They can apply for this benefit by signing up and filling out a form.

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