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6 must-have Figma plugins to supercharge your workflow

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Plugin addition in Figma is one of the reasons for it’s increasing popularity. In this article, I’m sharing my top Figma plugins.

I always search for tips, articles, and tools to improve my workflow and productivity as a product designer. I switched from Sketch app to Figma a year back and the availability of plugins is one of the main reasons for this. So, I’ve compiled a list of the some best Figma plugins that will help you in improving your design workflow and productivity.

1. Content Reel – Apply real content into your design

Content Reel
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Adding real content in your design is not an easy task. Content Reel helps you easily add text strings, avatars and icons into your designs. Select one or more layers in your design, then choose a content type from the Content Reel palette to apply.

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2. LottieFiles – Drag and drop Lottie SVG animations into your design

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Access to the library of 1000s of free Lottie animations. You can drag and drop your very own dotLottie (.lottie) and Lottie JSON (.json) files into your design directly. Also, you can insert Lottie files as GIF animations.

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3. Unsplash – Add Unsplash images directly into your designs.

Unsplash
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This plugin allows you to insert beautiful images from Unsplash straight into your designs. You can use Unsplash images freely for both commercial and personal projects.

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4. Chart – Create popular charts from real data

Chart
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The plugin 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), local CSV and JSON files.

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5. Stark – Contrast Check your designs right within Figma

Stark
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Design products that are accessible, ethical, and inclusive with a contrast checker, colorblind simulator, education and more. All based on WCAG guidelines.

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6. Remove BG – Remove the background of any image 100% automatically

Remove BG
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Remove the background of images automatically with just a single click – using the remove.bg API. Note: You will need a “remove.bg” account for this plugin

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I hope you find this article helpful. 

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