Figma is an online browser-based design tool that was launched in 2012. It has gained a lot of attention since its launch, as it provides a powerful and intuitive platform for creating and collaborating on designs.
The tool is free to use, and it is used by many designers and teams around the world. But now, there are rumors that Figma is going paid.
The move to make Figma a paid service has been met with mixed reactions from the design community. Some have welcomed the change, saying that it will enable Figma to offer more features and better support for its users. Others have expressed concern about the cost of using Figma for their projects.
The rumors about Figma going paid started when the company announced plans to add new features such as exporting designs to SVG or Adobe Illustrator format, exporting assets such as images or fonts, and adding support for plugins in the future. These features would all require users to subscribe to a plan in order to access them.
It is unclear at this point if Figma will actually go ahead with their plans and start charging for access to its services. There are several factors that could influence their decision, such as how many users would be willing to pay for these extra features and whether they would be enough of an incentive for people to switch from other design tools like Photoshop or Sketch.
Figma has made it clear that they are committed to providing access to their services for free, but there may still be some changes coming in the future. If they do decide to make some features available only through subscription plans it could have an impact on how many people choose to use Figma in the future.
At this point, it is difficult to say whether or not Figma will actually go paid in the near future. However, whatever decision they make will likely be met with both praise and criticism from the design community as well as from those who rely on the tool’s current free services.
The decision of whether or not Figma will become a paid service remains unclear at this point in time. It appears that there may be changes coming soon which could affect how many people choose to use Figma in the future but until then it remains uncertain if they will actually go down this route.