Powerful prototyping. On Mac and Windows. All part of Creative Cloud. Learn why designers choose Adobe XD vs. Sketch for UI/UX design.

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Design on Mac and Windows.

Design on Mac and Windows.

Sketch can only design on Mac and preview on iOS. XD can design on Mac and Windows, preview mobile prototypes on iOS and Android, and test voice prototypes on Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant devices. Choose Adobe XD vs. Sketch for creating experiences for whatever platform you prefer.

Prototypes that feel real.

Static designs are just the beginning. With XD, you can make your designs look and feel like the real thing. Create interactive prototypes for websites, mobile apps, voice assistants and more with XD’s leading prototyping tools. Learn more

Prototypes that feel real

“We needed a solution that worked across all parties – designers, developers, and product managers. The cross-platform abilities of XD provided the answer we needed.”

Martin McCully

Martin McCully

UX & UI Design Consultant at Posterscope

Prototypes that feel real.

McCann

Consolidate tools. Move faster.

Gone are the days of flipping and syncing between Sketch, InVision, and Zeplin. Adobe XD combines the capabilities of multiple tools, bringing design, prototyping, developer handoff, and sharing features into a single, all-in-one UI/UX design tool.

Consolodate Tools. Move faster.

“Being able to do everything in Adobe XD — wireframe, design, prototype, present, and share — has allowed us to iterate so much faster than we were able to before.”

Rachel Wells

Rachel Wells

Creative Director at MullenLowe

Go further with Creative Cloud.

Sketch is all on its own. XD integrates with apps and services across the Creative Cloud suite. Edit images in Photoshop, import graphics from Illustrator, animate in After Effects, and bring it all together in XD. Plus, you’ll have access to other Creative Cloud services like Adobe Fonts or Adobe Stock — all from the same account. Learn more

Go further with Creative Cloud.

“XD gives us a powerful tool to help clients see what’s possible.”

Matt Sanders

MATT SANDERS

Lead Digital Designer at McCann

FEATURES

Compare XD with Sketch.

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ADOBE XD


SKETCH


Platform available

macOS and Windows

macOS only

Language support

English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese,
Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese

English and Chinese
(simplified)

Symbols

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Smart Layout

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Import from Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch

x mark
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Includes Photoshop, Illustrator,
After Effects, Adobe Fonts, and more

x mark
x mark

Voice Prototyping

x mark

Keyboard & gamepad support

x mark

Device preview

iOS and Android

iOS only

Sketch Cloud

Sketch Cloud Inspector

Sketch Cloud

Includes Slack, Jira, Zeplin, Dropbox Paper,
Microsoft Teams, and more

x mark

Platform available
macOS and Windows


Language support
English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese


Components


Component States


Repeat Grid


Content-Aware Layout


3D Transforms


Import from Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch


Responsive Resize


Creative Cloud Integrations


Auto-Animate


Voice Prototyping


Keyboard & gamepad support


Device preview
iOS and Android


Real-time collaboration


Shareable prototype links


Developer handoff


Shared libraries


Plugins


App integrations

Platform available
macOS only


Language support
English and Chinese (simplified)


Components
Symbols


Component States

x mark

Repeat Grid

x mark

Content-Aware Layout


3D Transforms

x mark

Import from Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch

x mark

Responsive Resize

x mark

Creative Cloud Integrations

x mark

Auto-Animate

x mark

Voice Prototyping

x mark

Keyboard & gamepad support

x mark

Device preview
iOS only


Real-time collaboration


Shareable prototype links


Developer handoff


Shared libraries


Plugins


App integrations

x mark

Ready to get started with XD?

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FAQ

Adobe XD is one of the top Sketch competitors for wireframing because if it’s ease of use, built-in prototyping tools, and integration with Creative Cloud.

Adobe XD is available for free with the Adobe XD Starter plan and is one of the top Sketch competitors.

Adobe XD allows designers to create wireframes and layouts in seconds. Designers often say that Adobe XD is easier to use and offers faster performance than Sketch.

Creative Cloud

Creativity for all.

Photography, video, design, UI and UX, 3D and AR, and social media. Creative Cloud has everything you need, wherever your imagination takes you.