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Can You Import Figma to Principle?

Can You Import Figma to Principle?

Pierluigi Giglio
September 17, 2023

In this guide I will show how you can easily import a Figma file to Principle.

If you are a designer, it’s very likely that you’re working on Figma to create the base of your design and then use Principle to animate those designs.

The good news is that these two softwares work well together, so the process is quite simple.

Can You Import Figma to Principle?

Yes, Figma allows you to import the design files directly to Principle.

We recommend you to check out this figma guide on the official Figma website and follow the steps as they are outlined in that page.

Alternatively, continue reading this guide for a summary of the steps needed to import your Figma files to Principle.

It will show you exactly how to connect and import your designs from Figma to Principle for Mac.

How to Import a Figma file to Principle

1. Open Principle for Mac

2. Go to File > Import from Figma

3. Select Figma

4. Click on Connect to Figma

5. Sign In to your account and allow access to Principle

6. Click on the dialogue box that will bring you back to Principle

This process should work on both Mac and Windows systems.

In Conclusion

Here you go, after you complete all these steps you should be able to have your Figma file in Principle!

Principle app is a fantastic tool to animate and add motion to your web or digital design solutions, so this integration with Figma will give you superpowers within your design workflow.

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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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