# Getting Started with Convertify

Convertify

# Introduction

Convertify (opens new window) lets you automatically convert your designs from Figma to Sketch, Adobe XD or After Effects with one click.

# Features

  • One-click, automatic conversion from Figma to Sketch, Adobe XD or After Effects.
  • Converts each artboard (layer-by-layer) to a real .sketch or .xd file.
  • Simple pages converted in seconds; larger pages in minutes.
  • Converts almost all layer styles and properties (see below for details).
  • Includes color and text style libraries from Figma.
  • Convert your Figma Components to Sketch Symbols (BETA)
  • Natively export artboards to After Effects from Adobe XD with converted .xd file
  • Includes all supported prototype links from Figma.
  • Download the exported .sketch or .xd file to your computer from Figma.

# Installing Convertify

Ensure you're logged into your Figma account, then follow the steps below to install the Convertify Figma plugin.

# Install with your Web Browser

  1. Navigate to the Convertify Figma plugin (opens new window) page in your web browser
  2. Click the Try it out button in the top right hand side of the page
  3. Select your Figma account from the pop-up window
  4. Figma will create a blank Figma file and pop-up a prompt with the Convertify plugin details
  5. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the Convertify plugin.

# Install with the Figma Desktop App

  1. Open the file browser in Figma.
  2. Click the Community page in the sidebar.
  3. Enter Convertify into the search bar at the top of the page.
  4. Click the Plugins tab to filter results to plugins only.
  5. Click the Try it out button in the top right hand side of the page
  6. Select your Figma account from the pop-up window
  7. Figma will create a blank Figma file and pop-up a prompt with the Convertify plugin details
  8. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the Convertify plugin.

Watch video tutorial for installing Figma plugins

Follow along with this step by step YouTube video tutorial (opens new window) if you need a visual guide to installing Figma plugins in 2022

Figma Organization Users

Anyone with a Figma account can install plugins; however, users in a Figma Organization may only be able to install approved plugins.

# Running Convertify

Edit Access Required

Anyone with Edit access to a file can run a plugin in that file, anyone who only has View permissions won't be able to run any plugins in that file.

Once you've installed the Convertify Figma plugin, you can switch back into any Figma project file, then follow the steps below.

  1. Right-click anywhere on your Figma project canvas
  2. Hover your mouse over Plugins ▶
  3. Hover your mouse over Installed Plugins ▶
  4. Click on the Convertify plugin

# Quickly re-running the plugin

After you've run the Convertify plugin once in a Figma file, you'll be able to quickly re-launch it by clicking the Convertify icon in the right-hand side Figma column (under the "Plugin" subheading).

# Activating your account

After using the trial version of Convertify 10 times, you'll be asked for your license key to continue using the plugin. Simply enter your key, select your plan and click Activate.

Need a Convertify License?

You can purchase a license key for you or your team by visiting the Convertify (opens new window) product page on the Hypermatic website.

VPN may be required in China

Please note, if you're in China, the license server may be blocked by "The Great Firewall of China". If you're seeing a license error, despite using a valid key, you will likely need to use a VPN (opens new window) to resolve the issue.