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Score 5.5 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Abstract

  • Large teams with dedicated design operations support
  • UX managers that want a facilitated workflow for their teams
  • Disciplined teams of individual contributors that want to adopt a process in their UI workflow
  • Cross-discipline teams that want a central collaboration space for reviewing and critiquing UI artifacts
  • If your files are named "FOR-REALS_FINAL_FINAL_FINAL_Super-Important-Project (copy).sketch"
  • If you're managing multiple pattern libraries
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin is, overall, really great for what it’s known for: design handoffs to development teams. Thus, it’s an excellent tool for scenarios in which the design and development teams do not work very closely. Because it allows users to use the tool on various platforms, it’s also great for teams in which there are in-house and remote (or contract) staff working on a single project. The tool is pretty lightweight once users are on-boarded, so it’s also great for larger teams. However, it can take significant time to onboard people to it, so it might not be great for more rushed projects. It also doesn’t have a ton of functionality beyond supporting design handoffs, so one might choose a more inclusive tool, such as Figma, to support more steps in the design process. Finally, Zeplin is costly and its rates are pretty inflexible, so this might not be the most ideal tool for more cash-strapped teams who want to use Zeplin for more than one project at a time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Abstract
7.7
Zeplin
Workflow Automation
Abstract
7.6
Zeplin
Mobile Access
Abstract
7.0
Zeplin
Search
Abstract
8.6
Zeplin

Communication

Abstract
8.7
Zeplin
7.0
Chat
Abstract
10.0
Zeplin
Notifications
Abstract
9.2
Zeplin
7.0
Discussions
Abstract
8.0
Zeplin
Internal knowledgebase
Abstract
7.6
Zeplin

File Sharing & Management

Abstract
8.1
Zeplin
8.5
Versioning
Abstract
10.0
Zeplin
Document collaboration
Abstract
8.5
Zeplin
9.0
Access control
Abstract
6.9
Zeplin
8.0
Advanced security features
Abstract
6.2
Zeplin
Device sync
Abstract
9.1
Zeplin

Pros

Abstract

  • Versioning for desginers
  • Collaboration between team members
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • Provides dimensions across iOS, Android and Web which saves developers from a lot of guess and check when implementing designs
  • Allows for easy download of digital design assets for developers to easily organize and implement
  • Great user experience in terms of the product itself and a great value for your money
  • Automatically generates CSS for web designs which is AMAZING!
Brad Henderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Abstract

  • Asset exports are not as great as Zeplin and others.
  • Filtering within files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • It would be better if it has a dedicated web application
  • It's not the easiest tool to learn and start working with
  • It would be awesome if it had more features turning it into an all-around tool for mockups and prototypes
Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Abstract

No score
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Zeplin

Zeplin 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Hernán Silva | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Abstract

Abstract 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Abstract has a difficult learning curve. If a feature-branch workflow is new to you, then it will take some getting used to. They make a lot of updates to the interface and these feature releases get ahead of their documentation. They rely heavily on an excellent customer support team and are present on various Slack channels to help design professionals with issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Zeplin is not a fully functional prototyping software system, but having the ability to add notes to help explain what actions are expected allows me to rate it high.
Ray Flores | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Abstract

Abstract 8.4
Based on 5 answers
Abstract by nature is complex and has to respond to whatever changes in Sketch. So there are frequent issues. Support can be slow to respond and are not always helpful, but they are quick to find and patch the bugs. Overall, it's not the best support, but it hasn't been detrimental.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin 8.5
Based on 7 answers
Zeplin has classic support with a chat from the website. It's working fine, and we're also getting the support needed when needed. However, Zeplin is very good at closing the incidents and moving on. It was a while ago we had a case with their support so that it might have improved since then.
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Abstract

I purchased and administer Abstract. It was requested by our design department who evaluated it.
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin is great to inspect and share user interfaces, specifications and assets, perfect for developers. Tools like InVision and Marvel are much better to create prototypes for both developers, coworkers and even stakeholders, but they don't have this kind of feature (inspection) as Zeplin does.So each of them can be used for different purposes, offering different approaches to share and interact with layouts for apps and websites.
Carlos Eduardo de Souza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Abstract

  • Single source of truth for the team.
  • Could quickly get expensive with corporate accounts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • Development time has reduced as the design updates are communicated in real time to developers and they don't have to write the boilerplate code as it's already generated.
  • Employee engagement has improved as every stakeholder is aware about the design changes from the beginning and can give their inputs.
  • Designers save a lot of time as they don't to explicitly communicate when the update or publish their designs and also it just takes a couple of clicks to publish their designs. Also, lot of rework is saved as every stakeholder is involved right from the beginning.
Annie Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Abstract

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Abstract Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Zeplin

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Zeplin Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$01
Organization$121
EnterpriseContact sales team
Team$63
  1. per user per month
  2. none
  3. per user per month
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