# Getting Started with HyperCrop

HyperCrop

# Introduction

HyperCrop (opens new window) lets you batch crop/resize multiple images into multiple sizes with presets, smart cropping and face detection.

# Features

  • Insanely simple batch cropping multiple images to multiple sizes.
  • High precision manual crop tool for individual image cropping.
  • Automatic content aware and face detection smart crop features.
  • Specify the anchor focal point per image (eg. "Bottom/Center")
  • Includes quick size presets for social networks, platforms and devices.
  • Add your own custom crop sizes to the crop presets library, per Figma page.
  • Crop sizes, selections and options automatically saved in between uses.
  • Export to JPG/PNG with optional image compression for smaller file sizes.
  • Custom, dynamic filenames and subfolders (eg. "#{name}/#{width}x#{height}).

# Installing HyperCrop

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

# Install with your Web Browser

  1. Navigate to the HyperCrop 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 HyperCrop plugin details
  5. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the HyperCrop plugin.

# Install with the Figma Desktop App

  1. Open the file browser in Figma.
  2. Click the Community page in the sidebar.
  3. Enter HyperCrop 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 HyperCrop plugin details
  8. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the HyperCrop 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 HyperCrop

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 HyperCrop 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 HyperCrop plugin

# Quickly re-running the plugin

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

# Activating your account

After using the trial version of HyperCrop 15 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 HyperCrop License?

You can purchase a license key for you or your team by visiting the HyperCrop (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.