When comparing Fireworks vs Figma, the Slant community recommends Figma for most people. In the question“What are the best mockup and wireframing tools for websites?” Figma is ranked 5th while Fireworks is ranked 7th.
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Pro Can be used for the entire life-cycle of the design
From lo-fidelity wireframe, into clickable prototype and then assemble the images for the final hi-fi build as well.
Pro Layer Sharing
Features such as 'Layer Sharing' allows you to quickly update shared components such as headers across multiple pages. Other mockup tools such as Mockingbird will require you to manually propagate changes across all the pages.
Pro PSD compatible
Open PSD files
Pro Awesome Symbol Libraries
A significant advantage over web-app style mockup tools are the symbol libraries for Fireworks.
Both symbols, styles and vector shapes can be saved for re-use and collected into useful library resources. In addition Fireworks ships with a common library of useful objects including buttons, browser and application elements for both Mac and Windows look and feel.
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 Is being phased out
Adobe is ditching Fireworks. So those nasty bugs will never get fixed.