Figma vs Framer


Figma lives in the browser making it easier to share, collaborate and present, wherever you are.
Work across all platforms -- Windows, Chrome, Linux or Mac.
A “file” in Figma is a just a link that you share.
There are no plugins required and there is nothing to install.

Real Time Collaboration

Open up the design process to true collaboration between teams.
Live Edits

Live Edits

No need to communicate edits back and forth just view them in the tool as they happen.

Always Up to Date

Always Up to Date

Everyone is always working in the most up to date, single source of truth.



As many people as you need, all working on the same file at the same time.

Powerful Editing Tools

A unique, collaborative, all-in-one tool that takes you from ideation, to creation, to prototype, to handoff - All online.
Custom “Grids” and “Constraints” make complex, resizeable layouts easy to create.
Vector manipulation is revolutionary via our advanced pen tool (on vector networks).
Built in version history. No need to worry about file structure. Sharing files is just sharing a link.

Team Libraries

Build a robust design system with connected UI components.
Always Up to Date

Always Up to Date

Publish components to the team library for others to use.

Shareable Across Files

Shareable Across Files

Anyone can insert shared components into team design files.

Change Notifications

Change Notifications

Get updates when changes are made to shared components.


Design, prototype and present, all in the same tool.
Any changes you make to the design will be immediately reflected in the prototype -- no syncing or export required.
Share a link with any of your teammates for instant feedback.
Prototypes are easily run on mobile for more reliable user testing.

Getting Work Into Production

Developers can jump right into a file with just a link -- no downloading or installing required.
Inspect, copy, and export CSS directly from the design file.
Utilize ‘live device preview’ to mirror designs on mobile in real time.
Visualize how layouts adapt to multiple screen sizes.