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Import from Sketch App

Using our Sketch plugin, you can copy your Artboards, Groups, Assets, and Layers from the Sketch App directly into Kodika.

Install Sketch Plugin


  • You will need to have Kodika Studio on your Mac. Kodika on iPad is not supported yet.
  • You will need to have Sketch App on your Mac. Sketch Cloud does not support plugins.


You do not need to install anything in Kodika Studio, but you will need to install our Sketch plugin into the Sketch app.

  1. Download the latest release of Export to Plugin.
  2. Unzip it.
  3. Double click on the extracted sketch-kodika-plugin.sketchplugin and follow the steps in the Sketch App to install the plugin.
  4. Ready to use it!

How to Import your designs

In Sketch App:

  1. Select the element(s) that you want to import/copy. Check also Supported Elements
  2. Go to Plugins > Export to > Copy Selected Elements.
    Tip: You can use the Shift+Command+K shortcut.

In Kodika Studio:

  1. Open the Screen or the Cell that you want to paste into.
  2. Optional: Select the Group that you want to be the parent of the pasted Views. Root/Top view will be used if nothing is selected.
  3. Right-click and select Paste.
    Tip: You can use the CMD+V shortcut.

Supported Elements


You can copy only one Artboard each time. Artboards are pasted as a new Group.


You can select one or more Groups. Imported groups will keep their size and position.


Every Sketch Element that has been marked as Exportable, will be imported as Image Asset and then will be displayed using an Image View.


You can select one or more Texts. Texts inside Groups will be copied automatically. Each Text element is imported as a Label and its text style is applied in the Label’s properties.

Imported properties

  • Font. If you do not have a Font installed in the Kodika Studio, an alert will be displayed. Tip: You can Install custom fonts from the Install Fonts feature in Application Info.
  • Text Color
  • Horizontal and Vertical Alignment
  • Auto size


Sketch Symbols are handled similar to Groups. You can copy both Symbols and Symbol Instances.


Shares and Shape-Paths are pasted either as Views (if possible) or are imported as Image Assets.

Imported properties

  • Fill Color
  • Opacity
  • Border
  • Shadow
    Note: If Fill Color can not be imported into Kodika, an Image Asset will be imported instead.


If you have enabled Resizing Constraints in Sketch, they will be imported as Pin Constraints in Kodika.

What’s next?

After you have successfully imported your Designs you can connect your Screens using Screen Navigations and populate them with data from Kodika Server using a Datasource.