Figma is a powerful design tool that is quickly becoming a favorite among designers and teams. It's a cloud-based platform, meaning that you can access your work from anywhere and collaborate with others in real time. One of the best things about Figma is the ability to use plugins to extend its functionality and streamline your workflow. Plugins are small pieces of software that can be installed within Figma to add new features or automate certain tasks.
In this blog post, we'll take a look at the top Figma plugins that every designer should know in 2023, These plugins will help to improve efficiency and productivity while working on Figma. We will cover plugins that range from content generators, icon management, flow creation, typography, color palette generation, and many more.
Create marketing copy for landing pages in 14 different languages with this plugin! It's easy to write compelling, professional-quality marketing copy for your landing pages to help drive traffic and conversions. The plugin is intended for marketers, designers, and entrepreneurs who wish to reach a global audience. Using a variety of templates and customization options, anyone can create marketing copy that speaks directly to your audience's needs and interests.
Design layouts more efficiently by pulling text strings, images, and icons together into one palette. Figma’s Content Reel lets you create custom content and share it with other users. You can browse or search content collections to locate texts, images, and icons. It is possible to create your own text and image content using Add.
A magical design tool for Figma powered by AI. Design with the power of AI to do everything from copywriting to generating unique icons from the text. Each magic spell works alongside you to expand your creativity and imagination as you design.
Magic Icon – Text to AI-generated vector icon
Magic Copy – Generate AI-suggested copy
Magic Image – Text to AI-generated image
More spells coming soon
The Autoflow plugin makes the process of creating flows very easy. It is as simple as selecting 2 objects and a line will automatically be drawn between the two objects.
It is hard to preview fonts in Figma. Better Font Picker helps you select fonts with a preview of how it looks. You can skim through all those 1000s of fonts installed seamlessly as an alternative to the default font picker in Figma! Better Font Picker shows ONLY the list of installed fonts on your system.
Just select a device, choose a frame, and your design will appear on the screen. The fastest way to use a mockup for your project. Big collection of the highest quality and most popular mockups. Just select a device, choose a frame, and your design will appear on the screen. If you already have a mockup, then with this plugin you can change it and insert the design into your mockup. Mockups are free for your personal and commercial projects.
Map Maker allows you to make a customized map blazing fast. You can quickly add Google Maps to your designs. It is Easy To Use. Just select any layer including Rectangle, Ellipse, or even Polygon, and run Map Maker. You can see the actual output live on your canvas while editing the map.
Map Types (including roadmap, satellite, hybrid, and terrain)
Custom JSON using Google Maps API's Styling Wizard or Snazzy Maps
SVG Motion helps to create attractive animations for your product directly in Figma. SVG motion plugin animates vectors that are solid lines. It helps you choose and customize animations to suit your creativity and style. You will get access to the plugin's library with preconfigured settings. The Plugin comes with both free and Premium features.
Generate multiple shades from the base color. Simply choose a base color with the color picker (square next to hex value) or typing a hex value into the input field. You can adjust the contrast value by clicking and dragging or by entering a number between 0-100. It will automatically generate tints and shades of your base color.
Create the brilliant Color Styleguide page using your local Color Styles. It supports Solid Fill colors and Alpha Colors.
In conclusion, Figma plugins are a powerful tool that can help you streamline your workflow and improve your designs. The plugins we've discussed in this blog post are some of the best available and will help you to improve your productivity and efficiency. From content generators, icon management, flow creation, typography, color palette generation, and many more. These plugins will help you to take your designs to the next level.
If you're looking for more information about Figma and its plugins, be sure to follow some of the designers and teams who are using it to create amazing work. Some of the top profiles to follow on Figma include @Figma, @FigmaCommunity, and @FigmaPlugins. These profiles will give you access to a wealth of information, tutorials, and inspiration for using Figma and its plugins.