When comparing Google Web Designer vs Figma, the Slant community recommends Figma for most people. In the question“What are the best high-fidelity website design tools?” Figma is ranked 2nd while Google Web Designer is ranked 16th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Multi platform
Google Web Designer supports Mac, Windows and Linux.
Pro Works in the browser
Pro Allows for real time collaboration
Pro Has all the core functionality you'd expect from something like Sketch
Pro Integrates with Slack
Provides integration with Slack.
Pro Provides a free version
Does not require a paid subscription for use. Can be used freely with a lot of features. The free use allows very limited collaboration.
Pro Live previews for mobile
Mirrors your designs to your phone in realtime.
Con It is not a tool for website design
It's only for animations, banners and so on.
Con Currently in Beta
Google Web Designer was launched in 2013, and still remains in beta.