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How to Export Figma to React2 min read

Reading Time: 2 minutes Get component based React code from your Figma design

How to covert Figma to React

How to Export Figma to React2 min read

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Overview 👀

Anima is a plugin that gives you the power to create high-fidelity prototypes in your own design tools (Sketch, Adobe XD, and Figma), and export developer-friendly code for your designs in a matter of a few clicks. The final result is an improved, constant workflow, a better handoff process, and clean code that developers love to use.

In this article, we guide you through how you can easily get React code for Figma designs.

Get code: export React code from Anima’s Web app

You can download React code for your Figma designs from Anima’s web app.
With this option, you can get code for a specific component (just like option 1), but you can also get a full React code package for the entire design.

Here’s how:

  1. Sync your Figma design to your Anima project
  2. Select the screen you want to get React code of
  3. Select code mode, select an element and simply get React code

Select an element and copy React code

4. You can also download the full code package to your desktop by selecting “Download Code” on the Anima web app.

Get the full code package by selecting “Download Code”

Get the full code package by selecting “Download Code”

What do you get in the Code Package?

Once you have downloaded the Code Package and saved it on your computer, you get a zip file. The zip file is made up of all the files for your design, including React code, image, and font files.

The Code Package for the entire design from the Anima Web App

The Code Package for the entire design from the Anima Web App

Once unzipped, you can preview the files locally in the browser. You can also see all the Smart Layers and interactions for the design, just like the actual product!

Get developer-friendly React code from Figma

Get developer-friendly React code from Figma

Curious to see a sample Code Package? No worries, we’ve got you covered, click here to download!

Get started with Anima:

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