Balsamiq Community Discussion

Balsamiq on Mac, Split View


I’m running Balsamiq on OSX El Capitan, 10.11.6. I want to use Split View. On the mac window, click and hold the green dot to initiate split window view.

Balsamiq doesn’t support this. It’s the only app I use that doesn’t. This seems to be an OS feature that you would get for free, unless Balsamiq explicit opts out. This would come in very handy on my large monitor.


Totally agree with you @Tina, and I’m sorry about that.

While it’s something you get for free, it’s only available to native macOS applications. Mockups 3 for Desktop is written on top of Adobe Air, so it cannot take advantage of Split View or Full Screen view yet.

The good news is that we are rewriting the Mac app to be completely native. I don’t have a firm time table, but we will have some more news before the end of the year. If you’d like, I’d be more than happy to add you to our beta testing list.

Let me know if that’s something you would like!


Brendan, thanks for the quick response. I get it. Please do add me to your list of potential beta sites.

– Tina


Done and done!

Let us know if you need anything else in the interim, @Tina

We will be in touch. :slight_smile: