Adobe XD: Feature Requests

We love to hear feature requests for Adobe XD from you! UserVoice works best when you file a single idea per submission, but feel free to file as many submissions as you’d like!

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  1. Add Interactive Native Widgets/Controls to Prototypes

    Support for native device functions (e.g. Cordova).

    Example dropdown selection, media players, maps, etc.

    This would increase the demo's effectiveness and allow for a more real-world prototype.

    384 votes
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    feature-in-the-backlog  ·  16 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Export Animated GIF

    Give option to select which screens to simulate/animate/and export, give exact width/height options, speed, then options per format, i.e for GIF will give GIF options, for AVI will give video options and thus ...

    383 votes
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    45 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I’ve tweaked the title so it covers only exporting animation to GIF format. This will help keep our feature list fine-grained so we can get a better picture of which are the most important.

    For the other formats that were originally mentioned here:

  3. PDF Export - compression options to reduce file size

    Exported PDF are too big. Please add compression options like InDesign.

    379 votes
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    feature-in-progress  ·  133 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Customer Journey map

    Since it's an UX design app, why not add a customer journey map tab? UX designers could start from it, designing the user experience, defining channels, touchpoints, personas, actions and feelings... and then going deeper into visual designs and prorotypes.

    378 votes
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    feature-under-review  ·  12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Integrate with Adobe Comp CC

    Allow adobe comp app the capability to export to experience design. Also allow users to select a new project or add to an existing one. This would allow users to create on the go.

    373 votes
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  6. Parallax and other effects while scrolling

    Add parallax and other effects for masked areas

    366 votes
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    18 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 347 votes
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    feature-under-review  ·  50 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Option to publish all screens even without prototyping

    If I started prototyping and publish design specs without the prototype linking all the screens the design spec shows only the screens that are linked in the prototype. The specs link doesn't get updated even if I remove all the links.

    342 votes
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    feature-under-review  ·  89 comments  ·  10: Developer Handoff  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. More slide transitions

    Few more nice slide transitions wouldn't kill anyone, would it :)

    342 votes
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    22 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Specify drag direction

    You've entered a new feature that is great but now we want more :D

    Could you please provide the drag direction?
    Thanks

    339 votes
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    34 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Repeat Grid overrides / inheritance (some styles differ in an item, rest still sync with other list items)

    It will be great if repeat grid work in way like this:

    I want to show how recommended item will look like. I'm double-clicked wished element title and turn off "Fill" checkbox in "Inherit" panel. Now I can change color only for this title, but if I will change font-size, for example, all titles will change it, because "font-size" checkbox is active. If I click "Fill" again, my title will be back to gray.

    All checkbox is active by default — so behavior will be just like now and it will take full control and understanding what and when happens.

    338 votes
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  12. 320 votes
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    26 comments  ·  02 : Prototype mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Tabbed design view for multiple files

    Similar to Photoshop or Illustrator (See attached file), it would be valuable to allow for multiple files to be opened and arranged in the design pane using tabs. This would give users a quick way to switch between their projects and will provide a much better workflow in general.

    This is a must for me!

    317 votes
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    feature-under-review  ·  72 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Simpler way to Crop Photos

    There should really be a tool to crop photos by selection (maybe by double clicking on it and using the control points) but it took me a while just to figure out that i have to mask by shape just to crop a photo.

    315 votes
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    22 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’ve begun working on an easier way to crop your images without using an image mask and will be releasing this in an upcoming release!

    Hoyle
    Product Manager, Adobe XD

  15. Allow multiple people to share a link to the same URL (multiple owners of a prototype or design spec)

    Collaborative work: Updating 'share link' of an .xd file not possible on another machine

    System: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
    XD-Version: 0.8.22.17 Beta

    We are working with different people on the same .xd file. Updating the prototype link is only possible on the machine with wich the .xd file was created. The other people can only create new links.


    1. Create an .xd file

    2. Publish prototype

    3. Save the .xd file

    4. Open the same .xd file on another machine

    5. Updating the published prototype link not possible (only creation of new link)

    308 votes
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    99 comments  ·  04 : Sharing on the web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Nested Symbol Overrides: swap inner symbol in different copies of outer symbol

    So I started playing with Symbols Override for the June Update, but I feel this feature is still a little limited to what we can do.

    Like I want to create a master nav bar with active and default states. But the override doesn't allow me to have that flexibility.

    Same thing applies to a tab bar for iOS apps.

    Right now I feels this Symbols Override feature only works for Buttons when you want to keep the same button styling but have different text. Or maybe cards with bitmap images, but not in a repeated grid list view format.

    308 votes
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  17. 306 votes
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    62 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Line/stroke ending in arrows

    Line start and end should allow arrows, triangle, or circles


    Original request:
    (this covers some topics already tracked elsewhere on UserVoice: please upvote those other suggestions if you're interested in dotted lines and CSS-driven styling).

    In CSS and other adobe tools we have Stroke or Border options like type or style (dotted, dashed) start and end (arrows, triangle, circles). In XD we do currently have weight and color options, though it will be amazing to add these options to reflect dotted arrow line or dashed border around a rectangle etc.

    302 votes
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    15 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Several of the items originally mentioned here are covered by other feature requests already:

    The only suggestion I think we don’t have listed yet is arrow-head line endings. To keep the request list tidy, I will change the title here so it is specifically focused on that one idea. Please upvote the other links above so your interest in those features is captured too.

    Thanks for your feedback!

  19. "Scaling Tool" (scale stroke weight, shadow effects & corners when resizing)

    Ability to scale attributes proportionately. When creating shapes, buttons, or icons within XD sometimes they need to be scaled to different sizes. Currently when scaling these shapes, buttons, or icons created within XD we can no scale some of the attributes proportionately.

    As an example I create a container box with a stroke, border-radius, shadow, and paragraph text. If I need to scale proportionately, like say 50%, the stroke, border-radius, shadow, and paragraph text don't scale proportionately.

    (Currently using Windows Beta Version: 0.6.8.6)

    299 votes
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    68 comments  ·  01 : Design mode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. CONVERT TO CODE

    We seriously need to be able to convert our designs into code, just like sketch and invision can both do. This is the only thing holding people back from joining xd.

    297 votes
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    42 comments  ·  05 : Asset exporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, all-

    “Convert to code” is fairly ambiguous, and I’m looking for more specifics as to what you’re hoping to get out of this. We already have a number of stories that go to specific technologies: HTML/CSS, XCode, Android Studio, etc. I’d like to close this one out in the interest of having more specific export paths.

    -Elaine

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