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Framer vs Sketch: What are the differences?

Developers describe Framer as "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. On the other hand, Sketch is detailed as "Professional Digital Design for Mac". Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles.

Framer and Sketch are primarily classified as "Mobile Prototyping & Interaction Design" and "Graphic Design" tools respectively.

"Great for prototyping" is the primary reason why developers consider Framer over the competitors, whereas "Lightweight alternative to Photoshop" was stated as the key factor in picking Sketch.

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.

StackShare, Avocode, and Startae are some of the popular companies that use Sketch, whereas Framer is used by Facebook, Dropbox, and Twitter. Sketch has a broader approval, being mentioned in 333 company stacks & 108 developers stacks; compared to Framer, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 12 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 Sketch?

Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles.
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    What are some alternatives to Framer and Sketch?
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    How developers use Framer and Sketch
    Avatar of Clarabridge Engage
    Clarabridge Engage uses SketchSketch

    Used for all mockups of new & improved features. Discussing Sketch files happens via InVision, creating style guides of Sketch files via Zeplin.

    Avatar of AmericanBibleSociety
    AmericanBibleSociety uses FramerFramer

    [$99 One time purchase] We are currently learning Framer.js so that we can improve our rapid prototyping capabilites.

    Avatar of Andrew Fielding
    Andrew Fielding uses SketchSketch

    We use Sketch (alongside a bit of Adobe XD) for the majority of our UI design flow and for mockup creation.

    Avatar of Ana Phi Sancho
    Ana Phi Sancho uses SketchSketch

    design app toolkit

    Criar interface visual para um aplicativo móvel (mobile app)

    Avatar of Flutter Health Inc.
    Flutter Health Inc. uses SketchSketch

    The Flutter app is designed with Sketch - the vector graphic design application.

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    Ask Inline uses SketchSketch

    Sketch is used for all of our graphic design needs.

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