In this article, we’ll show you how to create high-fidelity code-based prototypes in Figma, then export those prototypes as developer-friendly code in just a few clicks.

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What can you do with Anima and Figma?

1. Make your websites and web apps live with Advanced Prototype features

2. Add Media (Videos, GIFs, Lotties)

Add Media to your design from Youtube or a local file!

3. Add responsiveness to your website

Use Figma Constraints/auto-layout and Anima's Breakpoints to make your website look great on all devices.

4. Design with live Component Library

Save time with ready-to-use React components from Ant-Design, MUI, Bootstrap and more, right inside Figma.

5. Bring Storybook components into Figma

Manage your design systems automatically by syncing your Storybook with Figma.

6. Embed Code

Embed your custom code onto a layer, frame or project level.

7. Convert websites to Figma

Anima will Convert any Website into a functional Figma design, including auto layouts!

8. Translate Design into Code

Translate your Figma designs into clean, reusable HTML/React/Vue code.

9. Publish your Figma design as a live website

Use Anima's Public link or Connect your Domain and go live in minutes.

10. Collaborate

The whole Team can play, comment and generate code.

Let’s Get Started!

Step 1: Install Plugin

  • Sign up for free or login here

  • Install Anima for Figma

  • Open your Anima plugin in Figma and login

Step 2: Build

  • Use your existing Figma design and turn its static elements into interactive components using Anima.

  • Insert ready-to-use React components into Figma designs.

  • Turn your design into responsive prototypes using Figma's constraints, auto-layout and breakpoints.

  • Bring your Storybook live code components — along with all of their variants — into your existing Figma design.

Step 3: Preview, Sync and Share

Time to see it come to life! 👌

Hit Preview in Browser or Sync directly and see your design live in the browser. As soon as your file is synced to your project in Anima, you can share it with your team, stakeholders, and clients, and collaborate with comments.

Step 4: Get Code

Take it to the next level, and hand off code to engineers. 🚀

Anima allows you to convert any Figma design into HTML & CSS, React or Vue.js code in a few simple steps! 😎

Step 5: Publish

You can host your website with Anima, or apply your custom domain and set it live.

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