- Adobe XD User Guide
- What's new in Adobe XD
- Common questions
- Design, prototype, and share with Adobe XD
- System requirements
- Workspace basics
- Change app language in Adobe XD
- Access UI design kits
- Accessibility in Adobe XD
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Tips and tricks
- Artboards, guides, and layers
- Shapes, objects, and path
- Text and fonts
- Components and states
- Masking and effects
- Videos and Lottie animations
- Create interactive prototypes
- Animate prototypes
- Object properties supported for auto-animate
- Create prototypes with keyboard and gamepad
- Create prototypes using voice commands and playback
- Create timed transitions
- Add overlays
- Design voice prototypes
- Create anchor links
- Create hyperlinks
- Preview designs and prototypes
- Share, export, and review
- Share selected artboards
- Share designs and prototypes
- Set access permissions for links
- Work with prototypes
- Review prototypes
- Work with design specs
- Share design specs
- Inspect design specs
- Navigate design specs
- Review and comment design specs
- Export design assets
- Export and download assets from design specs
- Group sharing for enterprise
- Back up or transfer XD assets
- Design systems
- Cloud documents
- Integrations and plugins
- Work with external assets
- Work with design assets from Photoshop
- Copy and paste assets from Photoshop
- Import or open Photoshop designs
- Work with Illustrator assets in Adobe XD
- Open or import Illustrator designs
- Copy vectors from Illustrator to XD
- Plugins for Adobe XD
- Create and manage plugins
- Jira integration for XD
- Slack plugin for XD
- Zoom plug-in for XD
- Publish design from XD to Behance
- XD for iOS and Android
- Known and fixed issues
- Installation and updates
- Launch and crash
- Cloud documents and Creative Cloud Libraries
- Prototype, publish, and review
- Import, export, and working with other apps
Learn about the XD interface and how to change the app language from English.
In Adobe XD, you create and manipulate your designs and prototypes using various elements, such as toolbars, panels, and Property Inspector. These elements form the workspace of Adobe XD.
The Home screen gives you quick access to learn tab, cloud documents, cloud documents shared with you and deleted, manage links, artboard presets, and recent files.
A. Home B. Learn C. Your files D. Shared with you E. Manage links F. Deleted G. Recent files H. Artboard presets
The Home screen in XD shows the following options:
Access all the tutorials related to features, tools, and workflows in XD.
View the list of cloud documents that you have saved in XD. You can organize your personal XD cloud documents in folders. For more information on how to get started with cloud documents, see Cloud documents in XD.
Shared with you
View the list of cloud documents shared by different stakeholders for review.
Manage links direct you to assets.web.com. View and access the cloud documents from the Cloud documents section in the Files menu. You can view the documents either in a grid or list view, sort them by name or by date of modification.
Find the complete list of cloud documents deleted. You can choose to restore the documents or delete them permanently.
View the list of recently accessed XD files.
Get started with your design project by selecting one of the preset artboard sizes on the home screen. You can choose from different options that are listed under of iPhone, Web, social media presets, or even define your own custom artboard size. For more information on artboards, see Working with artboards.
A. Main menu B. Design mode C. Prototype mode D. Share mode E. Invite to document F. Preview on device G. Preview H. Property inspector I. Pasteboard J. Artboard K. Plugins L. Layers M. Libraries N. Toolbar
The workspace in macOS includes the following options:
|Main menu||Access File, Edit, Object, View, Window, and Help menus and the submenus within them|
|Design mode||Create and design the artboards that make up your project. You can choose to import assets created using other tools or from the web, or create graphics in XD.|
|Prototype mode||Link artboards together, create video demos of the design (currently only on macOS), prototype your design in a browser or a device, and share them with stakeholders for review.|
|Invite to document||Enable Coediting and invite your fellow designers to simultaneously access and edit your XD document.|
|Share mode||Create and share links for design reviews, development, presentations, and user testing.|
|Preview on device||Connect multiple devices through USB to your desktop machine, set them up to transfer data, and view them live.|
|Preview||Test your prototype within Adobe XD using the desktop preview or the Adobe XD app on your iOS or Android device.|
Define various properties of objects and manipulate them using different options in the Property Inspector. For example, you can specify backgrounds, fills, borders, shadows, alignments, and dimensions of objects. You can also combine objects together to make entirely new objects.
To lay out repeating elements, use the Repeat Grid option in the Property Inspector. Use the Fixed Position option to fix the position of multiple elements on scroll. You can also use the math calculation to create designs with greater precision or move objects to a new location or modify its width and height.
|Toolbar (Plugins, Layers, Assets, and tools)||Access the selection tool, drawing tools, text tool, artboard tool, the Assets, and Layers panel.|
|Access the Design mode, Prototype mode, zoom levels of the canvas, preview, and sharing options.|
|Work area||Contains the canvas or artboards with the assets that you create.|
A. Main menu B. Design mode C. Prototype mode D. Share mode E. Preview on device F. Preview G. Zoom percentage H. Property Inspector I. Pasteboard J. Artboards K. Plugins L. Layers M. Libraries N. Toolbar