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|Description||Figma is a cloud- based vector graphics editor and prototyping tool with an intuitive interface that enables users to collaborate and create high fidelity prototypes for web, mobile and desktop applications.||Sketch is a vector drawing and animation software for Mac OS X with a complete set of tools including Bezier curves, gradient fills, and live previews.|
|Gitnux Rating||Top-notch||Great Product|
|Could be better||Steep learning curve|
Not user friendly.
Cannot compare the changes made
|Key features||Collaboration tools, design management, version control||Content library, design management, collaboration tools|
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|Best for||Businesses of all sizes||Businesses of all sizes|
|Desktop Windows/Mac||Yes||Only Mac|
Figma is a great choice for those who are looking for a powerful yet easy to use prototyping tool which is constantly being updated with new features and improvements. The overlay and swap interactions help save many hours wasted on lot of screens. With Sketch you can automatically prototype the layout on the physical device with the Sketch mirror app.
Figma provides real-time collaboration capabilities helping teams to create, test and ship better designs faster all in one cost effective package. It allows multiple team members to work on a design board simultaneously in real-time making it easy and simple to collaborate on one or more projects. Sketch allows you to share designs and prototypes, provide feedback and collaborate with your whole team in single workspace.
Figma works on SaaS/Web/Cloud, Desktop – Mac, Desktop – Windows. Sketch works on Desktop- Mac only.
Figma automativally save the design every second, taking away the tension of saving your data. It has an easy-to-use interface with an always evolving advanced design system facilitating whiteboarding sessions. Sketch allows you to design posters, logos and even billboards with its intuitive and easy to learn interface. It integrates with other tools such as Invision and Abstract allowing the creation of an eco system for the designer.
The version control systems in Figma does the hard work of comparing code versions and ensures that each contributor’s work is not lost nor will break soneone else’s work creating one single point of truth that is the stable tested code source.
Sketch provides advanced features like symbol libraries and styles making modern digital design fun and reducing time copying, redoing or modifying repeating UI elements.