Before you Start
Who can use this feature
Supported on all plans
Anyone can import files to their drafts
On the Starter and Professional plans, anyone with can edit access to a project can import files to the project
On the Organization and Enterprise plans, anyone with the Editor role and can edit access to a project can import files to the project
This article is specific to Figma design. Learn more about imports and exports in FigJam →
There are a few different ways to import files into Figma design using the file browser.
You can import the following file formats from the file browser:
✅ Sketch files (.sketch)
✅ Figma files (.fig)
✅ FigJam files (.jam)
✅ Static image files (PNG, JPG)
Tip: Additional static image, GIF, and video file formats are supported when importing them directly into a Figma design file. Learn how to add image and video to design files →
Tip: Learn more about supported Sketch features in our Import Sketch files article.
Import files using the file importer
The file importer allows you to select local files from your computer and import them to your file browser.
- From the file browser, click open Recents, Drafts, or any project.
- Click Import at the top right of the page.
- Select the file(s) from the dialog window and click Open to start the import process.
- Depending on the file size this can take a couple of seconds to import. Click Done to return to the file browser.
Import files via drag and drop
You can drag a file from a folder on your computer, or from your desktop, right into Figma's file browser.
- Open the page in Figma you want to add the file to. This could be the file browser, or a specific Figma file.
- Locate and select the file(s) you want to import. These could be on the desktop or in a folder.
- Drag the file(s) over to Figma. A blue box will appear in Figma to show that your files are ready to import.
- Release your mouse to start the import process. Depending on the file size, this can take a couple of seconds.
- Once completed, click Done to return to the file browser