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The Best Figma plugins for Charts
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The Best Figma plugins for Charts

Pierluigi Giglio
October 30, 2023

Who said that charts don’t need to steal the spotlight of a design? You can absolutely create charts within your Figma projects that become the main characters with their visual elegance. 

Whether you're designing for business reports, educational materials, or infographics, charts have the power to simplify complex data and convey messages with a touch of visual finesse.

In this article, we will introduce you to the top 10 Figma plugins for charts. Stay tuned in to find out who they are and what they do!

1. Charts by Sam Mason de Caires

Charts plugin

Charts plugin is your best choice if you want to create graphs of any kind within Figma. These charts/graphs are of all types, including Line, Area, Pie, Doughnut, Scatter, and Bar charts.

The layout within the Charts plugin is very easy to use – each chart comes with its own set of configurations such as the number of points, and max and min values. You can individually edit the charts as well after you’ve added them to your Figma canvas, to fully match the idea you have pictured.

2. Free Editable Charts Components Chartist

Free Editable Charts Components Chartist

As the name of this plugin suggests, Chartist allows you to use free editable chart components in your Figma designs. These chart components are premade and you can easily find them in the Resources section of your Figma project. They are both in Light and Dark mode and come in different variations and sizes. All you have to do is choose your favorite type!

3. Chartline by Ruben

Chartline

Chartline is your perfect companion to make line charts within seconds in Figma. Chartline was designed with simplicity in mind, allowing you to create and edit any type of line graph. You can create curved or straight lines, edit a randomly generated line to fit perfectly in your chart, or choose one of the presets available. Chartline offers it all, so give it a go!

4. Full charts components

Full Charts Components

Do you have an aesthetic Figma minimalist project that is in need of charts? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Full Charts Components by Frank Esteban Isdray is a big gallery of chart components that you can edit and modify fully to your liking. These components are characterized by fine-line charts of any type that you can access in the Resources section of your Figma project.

5. NB Charts

NB Charts

Probably the most inclusive plugin on this list, NB Charts provides about any possible type of chart/graph you want to create. NB Charts allows you to create from 12 different types of chart types, including line charts, column charts, bar charts, pie charts, 3D Pie, radar charts, scatter charts, bubble charts, ring charts, maps, candle charts, etc. 

You will be creating these charts from scratch, therefore you can choose and then edit every aspect of theirs. And to add to all of this, NB Charts also comes in 8 different languages!

6. Chart by Pavel Kuligin

Chart

Chart is a plugin for Figma that uses real or random data to create the most popular charts. Chart supports copy-paste from editors like Excel, Numbers, Google Sheets, live connection with Google Sheets and remote JSON (REST API), or local CSV and JSON files.

This plugin includes 18 types of charts out-of-the-box, alongside letting you import from other file types outside Figma. Give it a try!

7. Chart Maker

Chart Maker

Chart Maker is a chart plugin based on Nivo. In addition to the chart components from Nivo, Chart Maker comes with an easy-to-learn configuration GUI that allows you to change parameters and generate mock data. This is the greatest and most unique part of it actually, being able to generate mock data for any type of project that you are currently designing.

This plugin is great, but it is still in development and its creators are open to any feedback!

8. Map Chart

Map Chart

Map Chart is a slightly different entry on this list, but nevertheless just as important. Map Chart allows you to easily convert your map data into a clean visualization in seconds within Figma. Yes, you can create those beautiful maps in a couple of clicks, highlight the areas that are most important for your design, create randomly generated maps, etc.

Using Map chart is very easy and you can get the hang of it quite quickly!

9. Simpleflow

Simpleflow

Simpleflow lets you create flow charts from scratch within Figma, quite literally. All you have to do is click two elements, and the plugin will automatically connect them with one another. This way, you create simple flow charts in between your designs. Best part? It updates as you go on with your work. So technically, you can even make your whole design into a big chart. 

10. ChartGen (Beta)

ChartGen

ChartGen quickly generates real-looking chart lines for designs without having to have the real data. This plugin simulates high-quality trending data, so the end result closely matches performance, analytics, and financial price charts. Every chart generated is celebrated and is given a unique name! 

We hope this article taught you about all the best chart plugins for Figma, and that you put them to good use. Have fun designing!

To learn more about Figma, do check out our other free resources and articles.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Pierluigi Giglio

Sr. UI/UX Designer and Consultant with over 10+ years of experience working with Fortune 500, large enterprises and funded startups. Having worked on hundreds upon hundreds of design projects, collaborated with 40+ clients from all around the world and taught design to thousands of students I am very grateful that I have the opportunity to give back to the design community and help other become better designers.

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