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For those who don’t know what Sketch is actually is, It’s an application for Designers that been made by the software company Bohemian Coding. Sketch app has caught widespread attention from both web and graphic designers all over the world as it is very intuitive, easy to learn and comes with many features that makes it a lot easier to create a web and apps prototype, plus it may also be because it’s very extensible i.e. you can add new features to the app by easily adding plugins to it..

You will see below that I’ve collected 12 Best Sketch Plugins today’s list is diverse as it range from content generators, colour palette selector, and they can help you to display layer measurements or automatically add padding to a layer.

1. Sketch Notebook Plugin


Sketch Notebooks is a handy plugin that let’s you create a sketch for your design, it will add an additional sidebar to your workspace, which contains comments you add to any element on your design. You can reorder comment, realign, delete and toggle comment visibility.

2. Material Design Colour Palette Sketch Plugin


This plugin will generate colour palettes in a matter of seconds without getting you to close your workspace. With this plugin you can choose from Hue, Value, or Swatch which generate a colour palette that is suitable for your project.

3. Typographic Scale


The Typographic Scale plugin generates a typographic scale from selected text layers. The produced scales are meant to serve as general starting points for building your own scales. You can select a text layer, multiple text layers, mixed layers containing at least one text layer or groups (only root will be processed), hit the plugin.

4. Content Generator for Sketch


The Content Generator for Sketch plugin generate type of dummy data for almost anything such as from avatars, names and plain text content. Just select the layer that you want to filled with dummy data, select the type of data you want from the plugin dropdown menu and there you go.

5. Sketch Style Inventory


Style Inventory helps brings structure to the chaotic nature of design. This Sketch plugin that has the most sub features by using Style Inventory you may easily select layers by either the colour, name and style.

6. Easy Share Plugin for Sketch


Easy Share Plugin for Sketch is the easiest way to share your work in progress directly from Sketch, This plugin uploads your artboards to a private that you can share via email & instant messaging.

7. Color Contrast Analyser for Sketch


Color Contrast Analyser for Sketch is a  Sketch plugin that calculates the colour contrast of two layers and evaluates it against the WCAG. The test may pass AAA, AA or fail because of a lack of contrast. And even when you do not need to meet those requirements, you can get a feeling for the contrast when you get used to the values. This might help you design accessible content.

8. Duplicator


Duplicator is a small Sketch 3 plugin that takes the currently selected layers and copies them once or multiple times in a specified direction.


nudg-it is a companion app for sketch to adjust your nudge settings you can simply give it a small of big nudge and apply it… It’s really that simply

10. SketchDistributor


Sketch plugin that distributes selected objects vertically or horizontally with a specified spacing. The Sketch app allows you to distribute selected objects evenly, which is very handy. But sometimes you just want the objects distributed with a fixed spacing and that’s when you turn to SketchDistributor.

11. CSS Buddy


CSS Buddy allows you to add the CSS to your layer in the Sketch workspace. Basically, you can apply width, height, opacity, box-shadow, border, and background to the layer using CSS.

12. Sketch Sort Layers


Sorts the selected layers or artboards. Note: This plugin will also reorder the layers in the layer list to match the visual order. For best results, group your layers before sorting. There are also plugins to reverse the order of the layers in the layer list and a plugin that reverses the position of the selected layers on the artboard.


12 Best Plugins For Getting More out of the Sketch App