Why switch to
Whether you’re trying Sketch for the first time, or coming back after an extended holiday (we missed you!) — we have so much to tell you.
Sketch is a Mac app.
And a web app.
Sure, we have the best native editor with an experience that feels right at home on macOS, but that’s not the full story. You can also work offline and save your files locally, but that’s still only scratching the surface.
It’s true. Real-time collaboration in the Mac app is included at no extra cost with your subscription — and you can invite anyone else who’s got one, too.
Not everyone has a Mac. So, with our web app, you can browse your documents, inspect designs, export assets, comment with annotations, manage users, and invite guests for free. In any browser. On any device.
Sketch on your iPhone and iPad
With our View & Mirror app, you can view documents on your iPhone or iPad, test out prototypes on the go, and mirror designs as you edit them on your Mac.
A space for everything
Your Sketch Workspace helps you keep all of your documents together and your design systems distributed, in sync and available wherever your team is. You can be part of multiple Workspaces, have one just for you, or share it with other people.
Future-proof your files
Thanks to our completely open file format, your documents are future-proofed — no matter what. They’re your files and you’re in control to read, edit, and move them as you please. You can even automate actions in your documents without plugins — even without Sketch.
You’re in safe hands
We're committed to keeping you and your documents safe. From extra security with completely private draft documents, Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), secure URLs so nobody can force their way into your files, Single-Sign-On (SSO) for business plans and ISO 27001 certification.
We do things our way
And our way works. We’re independent — and we like it like that. We’ve been in control of our own product since we started 12 years ago, and have no plans to change that.Read more about our stance
Getting started has never been easier
Leave your imposter syndrome at the door. We know that looking at a blank page in a new platform can be daunting, but we’ve got you covered.
Try our cheat sheets
Our documentation acts as your A-Z for Sketch. No matter how experienced you are or what you want to achieve, it should cover everything you need to know.
Our free beginners' course is everything you need to get started. Get comfortable with our UI, learn about styling layers, working with text and much more!
Our blog is a fantastic place to keep up to date with insights, inspirations and deeper dives into our latest and greatest updates.
Learn with Joseph
Sketch is a fully integrated platform for design and collaboration, combining the best native Mac editor with tools that work in any web browser — on any operating system. Joseph explains the details.
Learn about our Mac app
Our native Mac app is at the core of our mission to make the best possible tool for designers. Want to hear something wild? It's had real-time collaboration for almost two years. And that's not all...
What about Sketch in the browser?
Myth-busting time! Turns out some people still think that Sketch is “only a Mac app”. That might’ve been the case when we launched 12 years ago, but it’s a very different design tool today.
Our standard plan is just $12 a month. That covers everything. Sure, you could spend that on an extra large fancy coffee or two — maybe an extra small popcorn. Or, you could also use it to open up a world of design possibilities, your choice.
Guests go free
You only pay for Editors — the people in your team who need to design. Viewers and Guests are free. That means you won’t bump into any hidden costs when you share your file with the wider team.
All the tools for one price
What's more, you'll find everything you need for prototyping and developer handoff included in that price. That means you don't need to pay for additional plugins like Zeplin or Abstract.
Free for Education
Are you a student, teacher or academic institution? We have a free tier exclusively for education, so Sketch is free for you!
Reactivate your account
If this isn't your first rodeo, picking up where you left off is easy. If you’ve cancelled your subscription and want to reactivate it, just follow these simple steps.
I used to have a license. Do I need to renew it?
If you have an existing legacy license, you’re likely running on an older Mac app version. This means you won’t have access to our latest features.
To enjoy the full Sketch experience, we recommend starting a subscription-based account. You’ll get access to the Mac app, the web app, the iPhone app, and all the other great features we’ve recently released.
If you’re unsure about your license, please contact our support team for help.
I want to give Sketch another try, but I already had a free trial in the past. Can I try it for free again?
Yes! Even if you’ve had a free trial in the past, you can try Sketch for free one more time.
I’m a student. Can I get a free Sketch subscription?
Absolutely. Sketch has a free tier for students, teachers, and academic institutions.
Can I collaborate with other designers in real time?
Yes! We’ve been supporting real-time collaboration right in in our Mac app since 2021. And when you and your collaborators work on a document, all your changes save automatically to our servers. That means you don’t need to manually save your document every time you make an edit for other collaborators to see it.
I want to share my work with teammates, developers, and clients. Can I do that for free?
Yes, you can invite people to view, comment and inspect your documents from any browser, on any operating system, for free. Just make sure they have a Sketch account first!
I already have the Mirror app. Do I still need to download the new iPhone app?
Our new iPhone app is a major upgrade from our old Mirror app. You get to view all your documents and projects in every Workspace you’re a part of — on the go. And there’s more to come! So we’d love for you to give it a try.
Kickstart your Sketch journey
With our 30-day free trial, we’ll have you set up and ready to do your best work in minutes. Even if you’ve had a trial before, you can start another one today.