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Timeline for Sketch

Create beautiful timeline animations in Sketch

Timeline for Sketch is the first ever Sketch plugin for creating timeline animations.

No more jumping between several tools for creating GIFs.

This simple and powerful tool lets you animate within Sketch for your websites, mobile apps, newsletters, banners, ads and more.

YouTube
Timeline for Sketch is a plugin that enables timeline animations in Sketch. Check out our Pre-Sale: https://timeline.animaapp.com See more
Twitter
Creating animations inside @sketchapp 🚀 Testing the alpha version of "Timeline" from @AnimaApp Looks promising! https://t.co/qvUjOh06dg
Medium
📣 We are delighted to announce that we are launching a pre-sale for a very exciting product that will empower designers, change the everyday workflow of many of you, and bring us one step closer to fulfilling our vision. 💪 Our mission is to bring design and development closer together.
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Flow

Animate Sketch designs and generate production-ready code.

Built for designers and developers, Flow lets you easily animate designs and generate production-ready code that a developer can use right away. Import Sketch Designs. Make Animations. Export Dev-ready Code.

Nicolás Prieto- Lead Designer @Flow
Best animation - code export app in the neighborhood :)
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Frames for Sketch

Create awesome websites & apps using powerful design system

Hello Product Hunt!

Want to introduce you Frames for Sketch - carefully crafted components and Sketch best practises combined into a powerful web design system, that will supercharge your design workflow.

Discover how to get started with Frames Design System - Read article on Medium

Medium
You can use gradients globally as well, just convert their layers to symbols and set new symbols size to x . To add more colors go to the Symbols page and simply copy any color artboard Copy/Paste it and assign a new color for it.
Medium
You might have noticed that sometimes your fingers, bypassing the thought, manage to come up faster with a name for a new layer or style, so you might have noticed such menu options in your project as Title-2, subheader-small, header- 3 etc so lets stop making and distribute poorly organised styles.
Medium
Hi, we are here to add some Tables to the list of things that give us pain in the lower back. It's might get pretty messy when you try to build a table using lines or shape groups, making so you need...
Medium
Sketch Tutorials This is part of Frames for Sketch - series of short tutorials about best practices we used to make Frames Kit truly useful tool. We'll cover on how you can make every change less painful and generate unlimited variations for your designs on the example of a simple button.
Medium
Sketch Tutorials Building a well structured asset collection is very popular duty among the designers, this non-material form of life can grow wild along with your brand, constantly generating a variety of different challenges for you or your team.
Medium
Sketch Tutorials Last week we added a small but very interesting symbol to the component list we would like to share with you. Material  - is a primary building block for design libraries in sketch app, that store and share same universal rules across the design system components.
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Sketch Icons

Generate a dynamic icon library in less than 5 minutes

A Sketch plugin that allows you to import a set of icons and automatically apply a color mask.

Prototypr
As basic as it sounds, selecting and dropping a group of icons in Sketch does not work. If you want to create symbols for each of your icons, you will have to import manually. With Sketch Icons plugin, just go to Plugins -> Sketch Icons -> Import icons...
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Adele

Open repository of design systems & pattern libraries 👨‍🎨 🎨

Adele is an open source repository of publically available design systems and pattern libraries. Adele lets you browse systems by technology, data structures and parts of systems quickly providing insights and inspiration to all those building design systems.

Medium
Building things was always my passion. As a kid I spent countless hours playing with weird Russian metal construction sets (I guess only kids from the former Eastern bloc know what I'm talking about), wooden blocks, LEGO... I was the kind of kid that disappeared into his own world for hours, completely consumed by creating the next great thing.
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Dotgrid

A simple vector illustration tool.

Dotgrid is a simple vector glyph illustration tool, that works by adding control points and drawing different line-types between them. The tool was created to design logos and glyphs for various personal projects, and made available as a free and open source application.

Exports to SVG, PNG and DOT.

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Nested Symbols & Styleguides for Sketch

Huge freebie of custom symbols & auto-updating style guides

Symbols & Styleguides for Sketch is massive package of Nested Symbols and Predefined Text-Styles all together with 4 beautiful Auto-Updating Styleguides to keep you up to date with any design change you make!

Landing Page + All features: http://symbols.janlosert.com

Check all screens: https://marvelapp.com/6e0i56e

7 Alternatives to Nested Symbols & Styleguides for Sketch

Reduce by Flawless App

Compress huge Sketch files in an instant

Elegant macOS app to compress your heavy Sketch files to a light one. Keep things small even with 1K UI elements in your designs.

David Adamu- Maker.
Reduce lets you compress huge Sketch files. I'm currently working on a Design System and Reduce comes in very handy in compressing the final size, as it will be pretty large. Asides, the Flawless App team are really great product owners!
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Flowkit

Sketch library for user flows/content maps/annotations

Flowkit is a Sketch library that allows you to quickly build out high-level flows to tell the story of your designs—perfect for presentations and documentation. You have full control over intelligently-named symbols and endpoints, making complex flows a walk in the park.

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Space Icons

77 hand-drawn space icons in multiple graphic versions

77 Hand drawn icons in multiple graphic versions (outline, color and sticker) carefully handcrafted. A must have for every Sci-Fi fan

Smashing Magazine
When you were small, haven't you ever dreamt of becoming the commander of a space mission? Of exploring outer space and seing the Earth from above? Well, you might not have made it into an actual space shuttle, but maybe you still carry this fascination for everything extraterrestrial inside of you.
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Creative Market Pro

Unlimited downloads of 260k+ curated design assets

Creative Market Pro is a new design asset subscription built to help professional designers and teams deliver great design work fast. With Creative Market Pro, these designers can download high-quality, curated fonts, graphics, templates, add-ons, photos, and themes to elevate their work.

Medium
The past few months since spinning out from Autodesk have been a pretty exciting time for Creative Market. Not only have we established ourselves as an independent company again with our own brand new office space, grown the team by nearly 50%, and surpassed 4 million members in the community, we've also been hard at work on our most ambitious project since … See more
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Monsters for Sketch

Create your own monster character in seconds.

A pay-what-you-want Sketch library for building your own army of cartoonish monsters. Zero learning curve, no design skills required. Works in Sketch only.

Webdesigner Depot
Build your own army of monsters with this smart Sketch template designed by Sliday! How to use Monsters for Sketch: 1. Open Monster.sketch in the latest Sketch 2. Install as a library: Go to menu "Sketch / Preferences." or ⌘ + , Select the "Libraries" tab.
11 Alternatives to Monsters for Sketch

Bootsketch

Ship products instead of renaming layer groups

Bootsketch saves you time when desiging by giving you Bootstrap components in Sketch format.

In Bootsketch I've created each symbol to be resizable, intuitive, and extendable

All colors are linked to layer styles and symbols so updating branding is extremely quick and easy. Updating text styles is just as easy

👇 MORE DETAILS BELOW

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Sketch Syntax Highlighter

Highlight the syntax of any code snippet in Sketch

Syntax Highlighter is a plugin for Sketch that highlights code snippets directly in Sketch Text Layers.

It supports 170+ languages and comes with more than 70 themes, including popular ones like Monokai, Tomorrow Night or Solarized.

Happy Highlighting!

Twitter
Check out this great Syntax Highlighter plugin designed and built at #DesignToolsBLN Hackathon https://t.co/kKnDieejLf
Twitter
Create abstract code in #SketchApp with Flow and Sketch Syntax Highlighter by @danielguillan and @vieron https://t.co/Rs1Q7lNBd3 See more
9 Alternatives to Sketch Syntax Highlighter

Straple

An end to end design system in Sketch and ReactJS

Straple is a design system which focuses on going from Brand all the way to product development. We want to empower teams by minimising production and resource requirements to help focus on creating great things. Built using Sketch and ReactJS with more variations and platforms in the future.

14 Alternatives to Straple

Merge Duplicate Symbols

Automatically find and act on duplicate symbols in Sketch

Merge Duplicate Symbols is a Sketch.app plugin to merge symbols with the same name. Choose the one you want to keep and press OK. The other symbols will be removed, and all of their instances will be replaced by the one you chose to keep.

Medium
Ever worked in a brand new Sketch project, and realise that you can import somehow artboards or symbols from another project to save some time? Or collaborating with some other designers in different Sketch files, and willing to integrate your work? Sounds like a good idea. Copy/Paste. Nothing could go wrong.
8 Alternatives to Merge Duplicate Symbols

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