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Framer vs Principle: What are the differences?

Framer: Turn static mockups into prototypes with animation & interaction. Framer is a JavaScript framework that makes creating realistic prototypes a breeze – complete with filters, spring physics and full 3D effects. Framer Generator is a desktop app that imports the resources and folder hierarchy from Photoshop files (Sketch coming soon). Import your design and immediately start to add interaction and animation; Principle: Animate Your Ideas, Design Better Apps. It makes it easy to design animated and interactive user interfaces. Whether you're designing the flow of a multi-screen app, or new interactions and animations, it helps you create designs that look and feel amazing.

Framer and Principle can be primarily classified as "Mobile Prototyping & Interaction Design" tools.

Framer is an open source tool with 5.45K GitHub stars and 506 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Framer's open source repository on GitHub.

Facebook, Dropbox, and Twitter are some of the popular companies that use Framer, whereas Principle is used by Quero Education, NGTI, and Innovaccer Inc. Framer has a broader approval, being mentioned in 27 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Principle, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is Framer?

Framer is a JavaScript framework that makes creating realistic prototypes a breeze – complete with filters, spring physics and full 3D effects. Framer Generator is a desktop app that imports the resources and folder hierarchy from Photoshop files (Sketch coming soon). Import your design and immediately start to add interaction and animation.

What is Principle?

It makes it easy to design animated and interactive user interfaces. Whether you're designing the flow of a multi-screen app, or new interactions and animations, it helps you create designs that look and feel amazing.
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