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Open Source Figma Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Figma is Pencil Project. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Figma and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Figma are Penpot, Akira, Dotgrid and Alva.

Figma 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 Figma.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
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  • Windows
  • Online
  • Chrome OS
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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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 Figma.
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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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    CorrectSyntax

    It is constantly getting better and is a viable alternative to other design software like Figma.

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    It is just as capable as Figma and nice to use as Figma, but is open source and free so I can collaborate with others without worrying about subscription plans or owning my own data in the future.

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    Zeeslag

    It's free and open-source!

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    randomperson

    It's open-source and self-hosted

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    Penpot has most basic Figma features, and it's growing at an impressive rate. It's finally a good free software tool for software design.

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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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    Dotgrid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A simple vector illustration tool.

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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 Figma.


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    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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    ReacType

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ReacType is a visual prototyping tool for developers employing React component architecture alongside the comprehensive type checking of TypeScript. In other words, you can draw prototypes and export React / Typescript code!

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    Sketch Measure

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Sketch Measure facilitates spec creation for developers and teammates. It's an open source tool featuring a friendly user interface with an intuitive way of making marks.

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