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Open Source Adobe XD Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Adobe XD is Pencil Project. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adobe XD and seven of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Adobe XD are Penpot, Akira, Alva and Wireflow.

Adobe XD alternatives are mainly Prototyping Tools but may also be UI Design Tools or Vector Graphic Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe XD.
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  1. Pencil is a standalone app that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

    Discontinued

    The last release/commit was in October 2019.

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    Most users think Pencil Project is a great alternative to Adobe XD.

    Clunky UI, no prototyping capability, static only designs.

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    Not maintened, and dont have similar functions

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    Pencil doesn't carry a good enough user experience to match with xd. It also doesn't seem to be well maintained

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    Penpot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Penpot is the first Open Source design and prototyping platform meant for cross-domain teams. Non dependent on operating systems, Penpot is web based and works with open web standards (SVG). For all and empowered by the community.

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    Akira

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • GTK+

    Akira is a native Linux Design application built in Vala and GTK. Akira focuses on offering a modern and fast approach to UI and UX Design, mainly targeting web designers and graphic designers.

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    Almost everyone thinks Akira is a great alternative to Adobe XD.
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    Alva

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Alva works with your production frontend components, adding up-to-date, responsive, and interactive designs to your living styleguide.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained: https://github.com/meetalva/alva/issues/852 Last version, 0.9.1, released in January 2019, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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    Most users think Alva is a great alternative to Adobe XD.
  5. Wireflow is free, online, real-time collaborative, open source tool for creating beautiful user flow prototypes.

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    mydraft.cc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Open source wireframing tool written in typescript, react and redux.

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  7. Vuo lets media creators make interactive animations, exhibits, performances, and professional-grade media projects by connecting up simple building blocks.

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