As you probably already know, Figma is going to limit their free (Starter) plan on April 21st. If you’re unaware of all this, and you’re a Figma user, here’s what’s changing:
Now, I’m not a Figma user (or even a fan), but I wanted to take a closer look at this, as many people were caught by surprise. The same thing, however happened to Adobe XD — a free, very capable plan first, and once you’ve done a lot of projects and created a lot of files — boom — the free plan is free no more. (there is a free plan in XD, but also pretty limited)
I made two videos on this topic.
This one explains why this was completely expected:
And this one about potential alternatives and how you can possibly go around those limitations (not proven to work).
Let me know what you think 😊