Customize XD to fit your workflow with app language settings, sharing tools, and in-app tips.
‘Toggle State’ shortcut
Design interactive toggle states for your components with a single click.
April 12, 2021
New Triggers for Component States
Make clickable, interactive prototypes that feel real. Now you can use voice commands, keyboard input, and gamepad input to trigger between states of components in your prototypes.
March 15, 2021
New Layout APIs
Create new types of plugins, instantly. Now you can access and edit Responsive Resize, Stacks, and Padding data right from the XD Plugin APIs.
Learn Adobe XD
Get helpful tips, tricks, and tutorials in experience design from product experts and evangelists. Check out new collection of XD learning content.
Updated Windows app
Navigate just as easily on Windows as you would on macOS with the new top bar app menu.
February 16, 2021
Bug fixes & Improvements
Adobe XD team is hard at work resolving issues. Learn more about fixes and enhancements in the latest release.
January 12, 2021
Auto-Animate for dash and gap patterns
Now you can use Auto-Animate to animate stroke dash and gap values plus, create rich animations for borders and lines.
New view options for XD mobile apps
Preview prototypes using the XD mobile app (iOS and Android) and scale them to fit the height or width of any screen.
CC Libraries improvements
Share design systems. Work with assets between apps. Get more from Creative Cloud Libraries with key bug fixes and performance enhancements.
November 17 2020
Identify shared flows
Click the icon next to any flow in Share mode to copy the latest version of a published link to your clipboard.
October 20, 2020
Rotate objects in 3D space. Present in perspective. Layer in depth and create a realistic outlook in seconds.
Coediting is out of beta. Start collaborating in real-time from the same document, wherever you are.
Auto Height Text
Use the text layer’s content to automatically adjust the height, while its width remains fixed.
Make changes to components within other components and seamlessly sync changes only in the context you need.
Component States in Design Specs
Give developers the full picture with a detailed view of every state for any component.
Enhanced Creative Cloud Libraries integration
Work directly from the Libraries panel to access colors, components, and more from your Creative Cloud Libraries. Easily create and share design systems with your team as Libraries.
August 24, 2020
Author multiple prototype or interaction flows in a single XD document and publish unique shareable links for each flow.
New keyboard shortcuts for Design, Prototype, and Share modes
Toggle between modes with keyboard shortcuts. Press ⌥+1 (Mac) or Alt+1 (Windows) for Design mode, ⌥/Alt+2 for Prototype mode, and ⌥/Alt+3 for Share mode.
Components that define styling and properties of all instances of the component have been renamed to Main Components.
July 20, 2020
Quickly access tutorials, videos, articles, and other resources from directly within XD.
Folders for cloud documents
Create folders to organize your cloud documents for different projects and clients.
Social Media Artboard Presets
Select new artboard presets for designing for social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
June 16, 2020
Add custom names to colors and character styles and then share them with developers in your Design Specs to make sure everyone has a common frame of reference.
Create activity feeds, image carousels, product listings, and more by defining areas that scroll independently from the rest of your designs. Groups can scroll vertically, horizontally, or both.
Maintain alignment and spacing between objects on your canvas even as your design changes. Insert new objects or reorder objects in a stack and everything adjusts automatically.
Durable shared links
Publish a shared link from XD and then change the access settings from private to public or vice versa without having to create a new link.
Support for Italian and Russian
XD now supports Italian and Russian in addition to English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, and Spanish.
May 19, 2020
Offline support for Coediting
Work on shared documents even when you’re not connected to the internet. Your changes will automatically become visible to other collaborators as soon as you connect.
Zoom controls in shared links
Now you can zoom in and out on designs when viewing them via shared links. Zoom controls are available in both desktop and mobile browsers.
March 10, 2020
Add sounds to your prototypes with a new action that lets you play sound effects and other audio files in response to triggers.
Add links to your prototypes with a new action that lets users jump to different points on the same artboard.
Shortcut for resizing area text to fit content
Double-click the bottom resize handle of an area text box to automatically adjust the height of the box to match the text inside.
Multiple actions on a Tap trigger
You can now add both a transitional action (e.g., Transition, Auto-Animate, and Overlay) and a non-transitional action (e.g., Audio Playback and Speech Playback) in response to a Tap trigger when prototyping in XD.
Recipients of a privately shared link can now re-share with other reviewers while preserving read-only permissions.
February 10, 2020
Support for macOS Voice Control
Now you can access XD design and prototyping features using dictation and voice commands.
Enterprise customers can sync groups and distribution lists to XD from their organizations’ address books. Then they can select these groups when inviting editors to cloud documents or providing access to private shared links.
Publish All Artboards
Unset a Home artboard in Prototype mode to publish all the artboards on your canvas to a shared link, whether they’re wired together or not.
Create heart shapes using the Polygon tool. Simply type “<3” in the Sides/Corners field and your polygon will turn into a heart.
January 28, 2020
Quickly create common UI design elements without tedious manual work. In its initial release, Content-Aware Layout lets you control the padding of a group and preserve these values as the group’s layers change.
Drag-and-drop in XD Plugin APIs
Enhanced plugin APIs now let you drag assets from a plugin in the Plugins panel and drop them right on your design canvas. To add drag-and-drop support for your plugin, please see developer documentation.
Add star shapes to your designs using the Polygon tool. Simply adjust the Star Ratio on the canvas or in the Property Inspector to draw anchor points and create your shape.
You can select a single artboard and publish it to a shared link in Share mode.
November 4, 2019
Collaborate in real time with other designers. Coediting lets you and your team work together in the same document at the same time, speeding up your workflow and eliminating duplicative or conflicting work.
Add interactive elements to your prototypes without unnecessary work. With component states, you can design variations of a component for different scenarios, like Hover or Pressed. You can also use states in Prototype mode.
See the evolution of your documents over time. Document history lets you browse previously saved versions of a document, bookmark and name specific versions, and open a version in a new window to see changes.
Bring new levels of interactivity to your prototypes. Use the new hover trigger in Prototype mode to specify interactions for when a user places a cursor over a particular design element.
Design for a variety of user inputs without duplicative work. In Prototype mode, you can now drag multiple wires from a single element to add interactions for different inputs. For example, add different actions for “tap” versus “drag” without having to duplicate artboards.
Redesigned Plugin Manager
Get even more value from XD with plugins. The redesigned Plugin Manager makes it easy to search and browse plugins, explore curated collections, see detailed profiles with screenshots and ratings, and install plugins to use in your workflow.
Get feedback, present your work, share with developers, and more. The new Share mode lets you keep shared links to your designs in sync, see which artboards and user flows are shared, and configure settings like password requirements.
Enhanced Creative Cloud Libraries integration
Work with assets in your Creative Cloud Libraries directly within XD. Now you can access and use assets from your Libraries, or upload assets from XD to your Libraries.
October 8, 2019
Enhance images and graphics in your designs with blend modes, which blend together a selected layer and a color using preset blending algorithms like Lighten or Multiply. Blend modes are also preserved when importing from other tools.
Nudge and resize keyboard shortcuts
Quickly move and resize objects using keyboard shortcuts. Precisely control the size and position of elements, or snap to a layout grid, using the arrow keys in combination with the Shift and Cmd keys.
Select through overlapping layers on the canvas
Using a simple keyboard modifier, select through all the layers under the cursor so you can access hidden or covered layers on the canvas.
Select covered layers in Design Specs
Easily select specific layers in a design even if they can’t be directly clicked. Now, right-click an artboard in a Design Spec and cycle through the complete list of layers.
August 12, 2019
Edit in Photoshop
Now you can open and edit images in Photoshop directly from XD. When you’re done editing, simply hit “Save” and images will be automatically updated in XD in real time.
Access your favorite plugins right in the XD interface. The Plugins Panel puts a world of new capabilities and connections to other apps and services at your fingertips, without breaking your workflow.
CSS Snippets in Design Specs
Design Specs now includes automatically-generated CSS code snippets that developers can copy and paste right into their code, so it’s easier than ever to bring your design vision to life.
Improvements to component bounds
Based on feedback from our community, we’ve changed how component bounds are defined and set to make resizing and aligning components easier.
July 15, 2019
Unified development links
Now you can share a single link with developers that includes both prototype interactions and design specs, saving your developers time as you better communicate your design intent.
Grid view in shared links
Quickly navigate a shared prototype or design spec links using the new grid view. Stakeholders can easily see all artboards in a project, or jump to a specific screen to view linked artboards or actual artboard content.
See when other designers are working on the same document to avoid conflicting edits and duplicative work. When you see your team member’s’s avatar in XD, it means they’ve opened the same doc.
Commenting on mobile
Stakeholders can now easily review and add comments to a shared web prototype, right from their mobile device.
June 17, 2019
Access and interact with plugins right in XD. All your installed plugins appear in one place, and you can add more at any time.
XD for Jira 2.0
This new integration makes additional information about XD documents — like the number of artboards or avatars — available in Jira, so it’s even easier to collaborate.
Create text symbols for trademarks, copyright, and more by adding superscripts and subscripts into your design.
Property Inspector improvements
Now Prototype mode supports the Property Inspector, which lets you show property options for a selected object and perform operations at scale across multiple artboards.
May 13, 2019
Create and maintain a design system
Keep everyone on your design team in-sync with linked assets, components (formerly symbols), and cloud documents that can be shared and updated in real-time.
Components with overrides
Now it’s quick and easy to create multiple variations of a design element with components. Change any property while keeping the ability to override any of the common properties across the set.
Responsive resize for components
No more ungrouping components to resize them for multiple artboards. Now responsive resize works on components the same way it does with groups of objects on the design canvas.
Import components, colors, and character styles into your current document from your or any shared XD cloud document. You’ll be notified of any changes made so you can accept or ignore updates.
Keyboard and gamepad triggers
For the first time ever you can bring your prototypes to life using keyboard and gamepad triggers. Interact with your prototypes using your keyboard as well as Xbox One and DualShock 4 controllers.
Simply drag guides from the top or left side of your artboard. They’re easy to copy and paste on multiple artboards allowing you to align elements and position them consistently.
Quickly create a variety of shapes directly within XD — triangles, pentagons, hexagons, and more.
Improved type control
XD now includes support for uppercase, lowercase, title case and strikethrough, in the XD design application and in web and mobile previews.
Voice prototype notifications
When a prototype isn’t responding to a voice command, you can troubleshoot that interaction in the desktop preview app — with a visual preview of what Adobe XD is hearing.
Request access to private prototypes and design specs
Now you can keep work moving by requesting access to a privately shared prototype or design spec and the owner can approve or deny access.
March 11, 2019
Editable vectors in Illustrator
Now when you copy and paste vector content from XD into Illustrator, it’s fully editable instead of being converted into pixels.
Select objects across groups
It’s easy to select multiple objects in different groups and change the attributes they all share in the Properties Inspector. Just use ⌘+Shift+Click (Mac) or Ctrl+Shift+Click (Win).
Drag gesture in web browser
You can now see drag gesture animations when viewing your prototypes and design specs in your browser.
Usability testing control
Disable navigation controls in your web prototypes and create a more controlled environment for user testing.
Mark for export
Objects will automatically be marked for export when you import images from Photoshop and Illustrator. You can also select an object on your artboard and mark it for export in the Properties Inspector or use the right-click menu.
Improved font management
No more missing fonts. Adobe Fonts are now automatically activated when you open your XD document. And other missing fonts are easier to see in your doc so you can batch replace them.
Improved Jira integration
Go from design to development faster. In addition to Jira Software Cloud, teams can now access shared XD designs on Jira Software Server and Jira Software Data Center.
February 8, 2019
Now it’s even easier to change object colors. Just select the object on the canvas and tap the “i” on your keyboard to pull up the eyedropper in one click.
Record interactions with audio
The desktop preview app now allows you to record your own voice along with any click-through interactions and share it as an MP4 file (Mac only).
In addition to English, French, German, Japanese, and Korean, Adobe XD now supports Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish.
January 28, 2019
Auto-animate in the browser
The Auto-animate feature we introduced in October is now supported in the browser, so you can preview animations between artboards in your prototypes.
View all comments across artboards
Turn on “View all comments” in the commenting panel to see stakeholder feedback across multiple artboards. Click on a comment in your prototype or design spec and go right to the affected artboard to reply, resolve, or delete.
Voice language and accent support
Voice now supports all Adobe XD languages for both commands and speech playback. Speech detection has been optimized for accents. And speech playback offers a wider variety of voices with accents based on your region.
December 16, 2018
Save your work as cloud documents and Adobe XD will automatically update them so you never lose your work.
Work from anywhere
Quickly find all your documents, including shared documents, from inside XD. Save them as cloud docs and you can access them from any device.
Sharing documents with collaborators and team members is faster when you save them as cloud documents.
Search in layers panel
Working with layers is a lot easier when you can find specific assets or filter by text, shapes, and image categories.
Flip objects on the design canvas horizontally, vertically or both. The ability to toggle between flip options makes designing faster.
Linked symbol updates
Preview design changes to linked symbols on your canvas before you update your file.
Improved mobile viewing
Now you can view your prototypes on mobile in full screen view and it’s easier to navigate between artboards using the previous, next, and home buttons.
Import control improvements
Get full editing control when you convert smart objects in Photoshop and Illustrator to fully editable elements in Adobe XD. Just use File > Import or File > Open.
October 15, 2018
Voice triggers and speech
Interact with your prototypes like never before. Voice triggers and speech playback let you take users beyond the screen.
Extend the functionality of Adobe XD for workflows and integrations with the growing collection of plugins created by our developer community. Easily discover and manage those plugins from within the app to automate tasks, integrate with other tools, design with data, and more.
Adobe XD now integrates with more of your favorite collaboration and productivity apps, including Slack, JIRA, and Microsoft Teams.
Auto-animate microinteractions across artboards. When you duplicate an element and change its properties (such as size, position, color, and so on), XD bridges the differences to automatically generate an animation.
It’s easier to stay on top of changes when symbols that are copied from one document and pasted into prototypes remain linked. Now when changes are made to the source file, you’ll be notified and have the option to accept updates.
Easy integration with Illustrator
Bring your Adobe Illustrator designs and assets into Adobe XD in a snap. Just open your Illustrator file from right inside XD, and it will automatically convert into a new XD file, retaining artboards, layers, and editability.
Export to After Effects
Export your designs and take your animations even further with Adobe After Effects, the industry-leading animation tool.
Prototype drag gestures
Now you can include drag gestures in your prototypes to simulate user experiences like dragging cards or screens.
Redesigned home screen
Access plugins, UI kits, app integrations, and more — all from one screen.
September 17, 2018
Now it’s easy to resize groups of objects on your artboards for different size screens and maintain placement and scalability. Powered by Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning, XD automatically calculates placement based on the proximity of individual elements.
Get greater control over the timing of your transitions between artboards. Create looping animations with delays for auto-fade effects, spinners, loaders, progress bars, and more.
Quickly spot spelling errors while designing in XD.
Web prototypes viewed in the browser now include an improved full-screen option, so you can see your design at actual size for a more accurate representation.
August 21, 2018
Asset extraction from Design Specs
Save time and give developers the ability to extract and download assets from Design Specs. Mark layers as assets for export and send as a Design Specs link. Developers can download all the assets in the file format they need.
Reordering in the Assets panel
Organize your colors, character styles, and symbols in the Assets panel. Simply drag to reorder them in the list view.
Private sharing (beta) from the web
Safely share XD prototypes and Design Specs with reviewers or stakeholders by sending an invite using your web browser the same way you do in the XD desktop application.
July 16, 2018
Control the stroke of dotted or dashed lines, and set the look of end caps and corners. For even finer control, you can copy complex strokes from Illustrator and apply them to objects in XD.
Now you can label colors, character styles, and symbols right in the Assets panel for better organization and easier access.
Design Specs commenting
Design Specs now has the same great commenting feature as prototypes. Developers can comment on specs, and you’ll be notified. Any updates, changes, or replies you make will automatically show up when they refresh their browsers.
June 18, 2018
Now you can save time and effort by creating overlays to stack content in prototypes — no more need to duplicate artboards for keyboards, menus, and dialogues.
Fixed position setting
Keep elements set in the same position so they stay put as viewers scroll. This new prototyping feature is great for fixed headers, footers, and more.
Private Invites (Beta)
Share and track your prototypes and design specs with invited team members or stakeholders, so you control who sees, reviews, and comments on them.
Better control for image fills
Designers can now crop and reposition images dragged from the desktop to fill shapes.
Get exact values for your designs by using math calculations in the Property Inspector to determine column sizes, images, grid layouts, and locations of elements.
May 14, 2018
Symbol replacement in a snap
It’s now easy to find and replace every occurrence of a symbol all at once. Just drag the new symbol from the Assets panel and drop it onto the symbol you want to replace.
Pasting to multiple artboards
Copy and paste an object onto multiple artboards, and it retains its original position and settings. Along with symbol improvements, this allows you to quickly and consistently manage multiple artboards.
Improved Photoshop integration
Get better fidelity on Photoshop files that you bring into XD. The latest updates also let you transfer stroke and image effects and import PSDs faster.
Sketch file enhancements
We’ve improved the way Sketch files open in XD so they retain more of their original features, including better text position accuracy, page and symbol separation, and global color styles.
Password-protected Design Specs
Now you can control who sees your design specs by making them password protected.
April 3, 2018
Add password protection to your public prototypes when you publish and share with reviewers (coming soon in Design Specs).
Filtered search in Assets panel
Quickly filter assets by color, character styles, or symbols. Use search to find specific font families, hex values, or symbols.
Find and highlight assets
Select “highlight” in the Assets panel to see all the elements on your canvas that use a specific color, character style, or symbol. Right-click an element on your canvas to reveal its colors, character styles, or symbols.
Improved Photoshop integration
Now it’s even easier to bring Photoshop designs into XD by either right-clicking on your Photoshop file and choosing “Open with XD” or dragging and dropping a file over the XD icon (Mac only).
Sketch workflow enhancements
Sketch files opened in XD now have improved fidelity. And you can preserve color adjustments for images, character styles, document swatches, and more. Bring your Sketch files into XD by either right-clicking on the file and choosing “Open with XD” or dragging and dropping the Sketch file over the XD icon (Mac only).
March 12, 2018
Easy integration with Photoshop
Bring your Photoshop designs and assets into XD by simply opening a PSD file from right inside the app. Your file will automatically convert into a new XD file, making it faster and easier to design and prototype.
Copying symbols between documents
Now you can copy and paste symbols between XD documents in one step. No need to paste first and then manually convert to a symbol.
Style grouped elements
Speed up your design process by easily changing properties like fill and stroke of grouped elements.
Scrolling artboard enhancement
When prototyping, it’s faster and easier to edit the viewport of a scrollable artboard right on the canvas without having to go to the Property Inspector.
Work with Sketch files
Now you can bring your Sketch designs and assets right into XD. Open your Sketch file from within XD, and it automatically converts into an XD file so you don’t have to start from scratch.
February 12, 2018
Vector graphics from Creative Cloud Libraries
View and drag linked and unlinked vector graphics from Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries into XD. Changes you make to icons, illustrations, and other graphics in Illustrator update seamlessly to XD through Creative Cloud Libraries.
Preserving scroll position
When clicking on a wired element, you can now control your position to maintain that place on the next screen without having to scroll from the top.
Pen and touch support on Windows 10
Use basic pen and touch features as a companion to your mouse and keyboard to create artwork, wire prototypes, navigate layers, and more.
Layout grids in Design Specs
View layout grids in the Design Specs web app so developers can see column grid attributes such as margins and gutter widths.
Eyedropper in Property Inspector
Based on your feedback, we’ve put the eyedropper back in the Property Inspector so it’s easier to sample colors.
January 22, 2018
Third-party workflow integrations
XD now integrates with popular design-process tools like Zeplin, Avocode, Sympli, ProtoPie, and Kite Compositor. Start your designs in XD, and then bring them into your favorite tool to speed up developer handoffs and create advanced animations. Available for Mac only.
Better zoom performance
Zoom in and out of your canvas and between screens without slowing down, whether you have 10 or 1,000 artboards.
Dropbox preview for XD files
Preview XD files saved to Dropbox without having to download an XD file.
Switching between color models
Quickly switch between HEX, RGB, or HSB color models from the color picker drop-down menu.
Create and apply radial gradients to simulate a light source, create unique image masks, and more. Gradients are available in the color picker under Solid Fill.
Improvements to Design Specs
Now it’s faster and easier to read measurements, navigate and access UI elements, and work with masked layers.
Artboard display at 100%
View designs in shared prototypes at actual size when you’re in full screen mode.
Export options now include batch export, which you can access through the File menu. Right-click in the Layers panel to mark objects for batch export.
December 11, 2017
You can now quickly apply an underline to text with a keyboard shortcut or a button in the Property Inspector. Underline maintains fidelity with characters that have descenders such as y and g.
Options for stroke align type
Toggle between stroke align types (inside, outside, or center) on a closed object like a rectangle or circle to modify weight and alignment and control the appearance of your design.
Adobe Stock licensing
Right-click on an Adobe Stock raster image in the Creative Cloud Libraries window to begin licensing.
Graphics editing in Photoshop
Right-click on a raster graphic in the Creative Cloud Libraries window to edit it in Adobe Photoshop.
More prototype publishing options
Quickly enable and disable hotspot hints to see which areas of your prototype are interactive, and then publish to share with your team. Set to open in full-screen mode to view without comments or other distractions.
Design Specs improvements
Get started quickly with user tips and improvements for navigation and properties. Design Specs now also supports English, French, German, Korean, and Japanese.
November 13, 2017
Speed up the development process by sending developers a link to automatically generated design specs from your interactive prototype. Specs include the sequence and flow of your artboards, colors, character styles, and measurements (currently English only).
Use customizable column grids with margins and gutters to give your designs a consistent, organized look and to manage the proportions between elements. Toggle between Square and Layout grid in the Property Inspector.
Easily export assets and artboards from XD in JPG format without the need to convert from another app. You can control the export quality level from 1–100 percent.
Switch from point text to area text and vice versa with a simple click. Now when you create a new text object, your last used text properties such as font family, size, weight, alignment, and colors are preserved.
Improvements for Windows 10
The latest updates for Windows 10 make designing in Windows even faster. Use two-finger touch to pan and zoom, copy and paste design elements from Adobe InDesign into XD, and import SVG files with externally linked files.
Octomber 13, 2017
Switch from design to prototype mode with a single click, and connect artboards to communicate the flow and paths of multiscreen apps. Connect design elements from one artboard to another, including Repeat Grid cells. Add interactions with intuitive visual controls to test and validate the experience.
Prototype publishing for feedback
Generate shareable web links to get feedback on your designs, or embed them on Behance or a web page. Reviewers can comment directly on your prototypes and specific parts of your design. You’ll get notified when they make comments, and they can simply refresh their browsers to see your changes.
Fast, versatile artboards
Whether you’re working with one artboard or a hundred, XD gives you the same fast performance. Design for different screens and devices. Pan and zoom without lag time. Choose from preset sizes or define your own, and copy between artboards without losing the placement of your design elements.
Select items in your design, such as a contact list or photo gallery, and replicate them horizontally or vertically as many times as you want — all your styles and spacing stay intact. Update an element once, and your changes will update everywhere.
Adobe XD natively supports Windows 10 (Universal Windows Platform) and Mac, with companion mobile apps for Android and iOS.
Make colors and character styles easily available for reuse by adding them to the Assets panel (formerly the Symbols panel), which automatically includes symbols. Edit any color or character style in the panel, and the changes will be reflected throughout your document.
Save time with symbols, reusable design elements that eliminate the need to find and edit each instance of an asset across a document. Update one and they’ll update everywhere, or choose to override specific instances. Symbols can be vector graphics, raster images, or text objects, and they can also be used as objects within Repeat Grids.
Creative Cloud Libraries
With Creative Cloud Libraries integration, you can access and apply raster images, colors, and character styles created in Photoshop, Illustrator, and other Creative Cloud applications from inside XD and reuse them anywhere in your documents.
Contextual Property Inspector
Work in an uncluttered space thanks to the context-aware Property Inspector, which only displays options for the objects you’ve selected. Modify properties like border color and thickness, fill colors, shadows, blurs, opacity, and rotation, and access options for alignment, dimensions, and Repeat Grid.
Smart canvas navigation
Easily zoom in on a specific area of your design, or make a selection on an artboard and use a shortcut to zoom right to it. Pan or zoom with your mouse, touchpad, or keyboard shortcuts. And get great performance even if you have hundreds of artboards.
Stay organized and focused while managing complex designs thanks to a contextual approach to layers. XD highlights only the layers associated with the artboard you’re working on, so you can quickly and easily find what you need.
Layout guidance tools
Seamlessly draw, reuse, and remix design elements using snap-to grids and other intuitive layout tools that help you create relative measurements between objects, mask with shapes, group, lock, align, and distribute design elements, and more.
Quickly blur a specific object or an entire background to change the focal point of your design, giving it depth and dimension.
Versatile linear gradients
Create beautiful linear gradients using simple yet precise visual controls in the color picker. You can also import gradients from Photoshop and Illustrator.
Modern Pen tool
Draw shapes and paths easily with the Pen tool. Use custom paths, add or remove anchor points, easily manipulate lines, and switch between curved and angled paths — all with the same tool.
Boolean group editing
Create and experiment with complex shapes by combining groups of objects using nondestructive Boolean operators.
Style text with precise control to enhance the user experience. Easily adjust typographical elements like font, typeface, size, alignment, character spacing, and line spacing. Change the appearance of your text the same way you change other elements in XD like opacity, fill, background and blur effects, and borders.
Streamlined color control
Pick colors by entering exact values or by sampling from inside or outside XD with the eyedropper. Create and save color swatches, and use shortcuts for hexadecimal codes in the color picker.
Quickly design and prototype for Apple iOS, Google Material Design, and Microsoft Windows devices using high-quality user interface components.
Copying and pasting from other design apps
Bring artwork into XD from Photoshop and Illustrator.
In-context iOS and Android previews
Preview your designs and all interactions on the actual devices you’re targeting. Make changes on the desktop and then test them on your devices for fidelity and usability.
Automatically highlight the hotspots in your prototype so users can see which areas are interactive and clickable.
Create multiple URLs from the same file to share different versions of your prototype. Share an unlimited number of prototypes, and easily access and delete them from your Creative Cloud account.
Recording prototype interactions as videos
As you click through your preview, record an MP4 file to share with your team or stakeholders (Mac only).
Artwork, asset, and artboard export
Export images and designs in PNG and SVG formats, which you can configure for iOS, Android, web, or your own custom settings. Export an entire artboard or individual elements. And share assets and artboards by exporting them as individual PDF files or as a single PDF file.
Supported languages include English, French, German, Japanese, and Korean.
Email notifications for comments
Get email notifications when stakeholders comment on your web prototypes. Emails can be sent individually or batched in a daily digest.