What are important software I should master before breaking into UI/UX?
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There are a lot of different disciplines within UX that you can specialize in, however starting from a blank canvas here's what to look into:
(1) Omnigraffle: Excellent wireframe and diagraming software. Very popular among people in UX. Mac only.
(2) Visio: Kind of the equivalent to Omnigraffle but for PC.
(3) Axure: Wireframing and rapid prototyping tool. Some consider this old school but still widely used.
(4) UX Pin: SaaS wireframing and diagramming application. There's quite a few SaaS diagraming tools but check out UX Pin they have a 30-day free trial.
Once you know one Wireframing tool, it's safe to say that with a little practice you can master another one quite quickly.