Does the number of layers (pages) affect the speed of a Figma file? The more layers, the slower the figma?

For now I have about 35 Mb Figma file with 3 layers. When out team are switching from layer to layer (page to page) in one Figma file there is a delay of about 3-5 seconds. To speed up the work, what is the best thing to do:

  1. make another new layer (page) in this Figma file and transfer some of the content there

  2. or, conversely, not to increase the number of layers (pages)?

Hey @RayNi,

FYI, every browser has its own active memory limit. This can differ across devices but the general understanding is there’s an active memory limit of 2GB for each tab in a browser.

Numbers of pages are not the main impact into Figma performance. If you’re working with large files and libraries in Figma you may run into these limits.

To continue to use affected files, you will need to reduce your memory usage. This can involve splitting up large files, removing hidden layers, or reducing large assets.

You can find some tips in our article to reduce memory usage in files: here

Hope it helps!

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