Create shapes in one click
KBar 2+
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Primitives is made to be used with KBar version 2 and up. You can’t create shapes without it.

Creating Shapes

Clicking one of the shape buttons will prompt for the size, fill and stroke settings. The shape will be added to the selected shape layers, otherwise it will create a new shape layer.

Using the Shift or Ctrl shortcuts will create the shape immediately.


By default Primitives adds a parametric shape. However, you can use and combine:

If you press both Shift Cmd / Ctrl, it will fill the shape to the comp.

Import into KBar3

  1. In the KBar settings, click on the arrow next to Add Toolbar

    Step 1 of how to add Primitives to KBar3

  2. Click on Import from .kbar file and locate primitives.kbar from the zip file you just downloaded.

    Step 2 of how to add Primitives to KBar3

Add Buttons to KBar2

  1. In the KBar settings, create a Run JSX/JSXBIN File button

    Step 1 of how to add Primitives to KBar2

  2. Click on Browse and locate the primitives.jsx file you just downloaded

    Step 2 of how to add Primitives to KBar2

  3. In the argument field write either Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon or Path

    Step 3 of how to add Primitives to KBar2

  4. To add an icon, click on Icon and Browse to locate the icon in the icons folder

    Step 4 of how to add Primitives to KBar2

License Agreement

Please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) before you download Primitives.

By purchasing and using a copy of Primitives you agree without reservation to be bound by the terms of the EULA. If you do not agree with the terms of the EULA, please do not download or use a copy of Primitives.


Contact support if anything is unclear or you’re running into issues.


1.1.0 – 2022-08-12


1.0.1 – 2018-04-20


1.0.0 – 2017-11-28

Initial Release