Figma (software)

Figma is a vector graphics editor and prototyping tool. It is primarily web-based, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows. The Figma Mirror companion apps for Android and iOS allow viewing Figma prototypes on mobile devices. The feature set of Figma focuses on use in user interface and user experience design, with an emphasis on real-time collaboration.[1]

Figma
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Developer(s)Figma
Initial release27 September 2016; 3 years ago (2016-09-27)
Operating systemmacOS, Windows, Chrome OS
PlatformWeb application
Type
LicenseProprietary
Websitewww.figma.com

HistoryEdit

Figma started offering a free invite-only preview program on December 3, 2015.[2] It saw its first public release on September 27, 2016.[3]

On October 22, 2019, Figma released Figma Community,[4] allowing designers to publish their work for others to view and remix.

As of April 2020, Figma was valued at more than $2 billion.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gonzalez, Robbie. "Figma Wants Designers to Collaborate Google-Docs Style". WIRED. WIRED. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  2. ^ Constine, Josh. "23-Year-Old's Design Collaboration Tool Figma Launches With $14M To Fight Adobe". TechCrunch. TechCrunch. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Figma Releases: Figma 1.0.0". Figma. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  4. ^ Lee, Dami. "Figma's new community profiles let users view and remix design files". The Verge. The Verge. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  5. ^ Konrad, Alex (April 30, 2020). "Figma Eyes Acquisitions, New Tools With $50 Million In Fresh Funding At $2 Billion Valuation". Forbes.

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