About Figma

Figma is a cloud-based UI designing and prototyping tool, which allows multiple teams to collaborate on creating, testing, and deploying interface or product designs. Features include version history, project management, commenting, user-based permissions, plugin creation, and single sign-on (SSO).

The platform enables designers to prepare drawings using vector networks, pen, and arc tools, letting them develop pie charts, watch screens, or clocks without merging or connecting to the path’s origin. With the auto-layout feature, teams can automatically resize various components of interface designs such as buttons or lists by using padding, direction, and space settings. Figma allows users to create prototypes through various interactions such as hover, on-click, or button press, and utilize GIFs to add video elements, or animations. It also helps teams to simultaneously edit designs, track changes, add notes, discover newly uploaded files, and share design links with members.

Figma offers integration with multiple third-party applications including Maze, Zeplin, Trello, Flinto, Slack, Dropbox, and Jira. Designers can maintain a library of shareable assets such as icons, backgrounds, images, and fonts and gain visibility into the asset usage through analytics. The platform also lets coordinators send invites to remote stakeholders for a brainstorming session and capture, categorize, and prioritize ideas according to projects.

Pricing starting from:

US$15,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription

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Pricing starting from:

US$15,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Figma: 33

  • @mentions
  • API
  • Animation
  • Asset Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting / Notes
  • Data Import/Export
  • Design Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Event Logs
  • Image Editing
  • Image Library
  • Multiple Format Support
  • Performance Testing Tools
  • Project Management
  • Project Templates
  • Projections
  • Real-time Updates
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Single Sign On
  • Software Prototyping
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Third Party Integrations
  • UI Prototyping
  • UX Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • Usage Tracking/Analytics
  • Version Control

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,7 /5
(253)
Value for Money
4,7/5
Features
4,6/5
Ease of Use
4,5/5
Customer Support
4,5/5

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Alec V.
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

I was opposed to Figma, but then I tried it

Reviewed on 2020/06/23

Pros

Being in the industry for a decade, we were using a variety of tools for UX/UI Design. But Figma has conquered our minds with the next most impactful features: collaborativeness, ease of use (thank you components), cross-platform approach.

Cons

Managing files could be significantly improved by adding folders and tagging. Projects are not enough.

Paul S.
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Figma finally grows into a suitable Sketch replacement

Reviewed on 2021/03/08

Figma has grown into a proper design tool rivaling Sketch and XD. It beats Sketch by being...

Figma has grown into a proper design tool rivaling Sketch and XD. It beats Sketch by being available on both Windows, macOS (and probably anything with a modern enough browser) and it definitely beats Adobe XD by having a logical and familiar UI and just working as expected (for some reason I've had troubles with XD every time I tried it).

Pros

Cloud-based, works on both macOS and Windows, very easy to collaborate and/or share design files across the team or to the client. Coming from Sketch, the UI is very similar and I was able to start designing with virtually no adjustment period. From what I understand, interactive components with independent animation states should be released soon in 2021 — that should make Figma a suitable replacement for the Sketch + Principle stack I use currently. Being able to share design documents, animated prototypes and specs within a single service would be a killer-feature.

Cons

Subjectively, on my 2012 Macbook Pro 15-inch with Retina the app may run slower than desired sometimes. Overall can't think of anything in particular that I wouldn't like.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

the best design tool for teams

Reviewed on 2020/07/08

As we are working on the same project at the same time the Figma cloud service it's really helping...

As we are working on the same project at the same time the Figma cloud service it's really helping us being more productive.

Pros

The thing that I like the most about Figma it's the cross-platform support: You can use Figma on your Mac, pc, linux or even a browser. The second thing is the cloud service. Every changes you made it's updated automatically and every person on the team can see what you are changing in real-time

Cons

The thing that I like the lest about Figma it's the fact that it's not battery-efficient on the Mac compared to alternatives and it does not work well on browser. Moreover it's not very easy to use.

Jakub H.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Extremely flexible Sketch alternative

Reviewed on 2021/01/15

I am amazed by Figmas progress and ease of use. The auto-layout feature is ultra-fast in comparison...

I am amazed by Figmas progress and ease of use. The auto-layout feature is ultra-fast in comparison to Sketch and even much more flexible. This paired together with an extensive API makes Figma a great tool for rapid building MVPs and generating sites (and even apps) directly from Figma.

Pros

The speed which Figma is operating is incredible and the possibility to have it working in any browser is great. The best feature at this point the the very advanced auto-layout function and the benefit of seeing fonts rendered actually in a browser - so there come no surprises later at development time.

Cons

Shortcuts and plugins are a bit of a pain. You can not remap shortcuts at this point and plugins can be installed and used, but there is no way of "hiding them" or "deactivating" when not used and the menu list gets way too long.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Figma is an excellent choice for efficient design processes and development handoff

Reviewed on 2021/01/21

I'm on a UX team for Finance performance solution software. We work on difficult products with lots...

I'm on a UX team for Finance performance solution software. We work on difficult products with lots of unique problems to solve on a daily basis from admin screens to analytics visualizations to bringing excel-like functionality to web-based solutions. Overall, Figma lets us collaborate and work quickly with tight deadlines and agile teams that need to also understand what we are designing.

Pros

Figma is easy to learn, and available on any computer thanks to its web-based capability.

Versioning comes in very handy, as well as commenting, sharing, and fairly user-friendly prototyping features.

Figma is affordable, but scalable. You can have a very robust UX team utilizing it. It's a user-friendly wireframing and prototyping power house.

Cons

While it's easy to use, there's still a learning curve. I was a Sketch user, and Sketch is still faster to design in.

Also, if you want a really complex prototype, it can get tricky.

And, having a local version of Figma is still cloud-based. So, working offline will give you limited capability.

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Figma FAQs

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Figma offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$15,00/month
  • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Figma is available across 3 pricing tiers. Pricing details are outlined below: Starter Team: Free for up to 2 editors and 3 projects Professional: $12 per editor/month (annual billing) and $15 per editor/month (monthly billing) Organization: $45 per editor/month (annual billing)

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Figma has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

We do not have any information about what languages Figma supports

Figma supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Figma integrates with the following applications:

Coda, Dropbox Business, Jira, Notion, Slack, Trello, Zeplin

Figma offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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