# Getting Started with TinyImage


# Introduction

TinyImage (opens new window) is a premium Figma plugin that lets you export compressed JPG, PNG, SVG, WebP, AVIF, GIF and PDF files from Figma, reducing image file sizes by up to 95%, or downsize and compress image fills in your Figma file for faster performance.

# Features

  • Use instantly inside Figma; no extra websites, apps or APIs required.
  • Create and export animated GIFs or WebMs from selected layers.
  • Downsize and compress your Figma image fills to their layer size.
  • Supports SVGs and transparent PNGs.
  • Convert JPG and PNGs to WebP, AVIF or Progressive JPEG.
  • Use percentage based compression, or maximum KB file size targets.
  • Set specific compression level overrides per image.
  • Merge Figma frames into a single compressed PDF file.
  • Add custom password protection to exported PDF files.
  • Export PDFs as RGB, CMYK or Greyscale.
  • Exports images up to 95% smaller than the default exports from Figma.
  • Supports compressing/exporting multiple sizes and formats per layer.
  • Advanced custom filenames (eg. "#{name}#{width}x#{height}#{date}).
  • Automatically saves multiple images as a .zip file.

# Installing the plugin

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.

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

# Install with your Web Browser

Navigate to the TinyImage Figma plugin (opens new window) page in your web browser, then click the Install button in the top right hand side of the page to install TinyImage.

# Install with the Figma Desktop App

  1. Open the file browser in Figma.
  2. Click the Community page in the sidebar.
  3. Enter TinyImage into the search bar at the top of the page.
  4. Click the Plugins tab to filter results to plugins only.
  5. Click the Install button on the right-hand side of the TinyImage search result.

# Running the plugin

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.

Browser Support

Due to browser compatibility issues, TinyImage isn't supported in Safari. Please run the plugin in another browser (like Chrome (opens new window)) or the Figma Desktop App (opens new window) instead.

Once you've installed the TinyImage 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. Click on the TinyImage plugin

# Quickly re-running the plugin

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

# Activating the plugin

After using the trial version of TinyImage to compress images 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 TinyImage License?

You can purchase a license key for you or your team by visiting the TinyImage (opens new window) plugin 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.