Alternatives to Apache OpenOffice Draw for all platforms with any license

  • Dia icon

    Dia

    Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows released under the GPL license. Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program Microsoft Office Visio , though more geared towards informal...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com FreeBSD Xfce DragonFly BSD NetBSD OpenBSD

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    Pencil Project

    Pencil is a standalone app or Firefox extension that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features. The Pencil Projects unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Firefox

  • Adobe Illustrator CC icon

    Adobe Illustrator CC

    Design quickly and confidently with Adobe Illustrator software. Sophisticated tools for drawing and typography, along with advanced color controls and creative effects, provide a comprehensive vector graphics environment. Explore more...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Autodesk Pixlr

    Pixlr® makes it easy to transform everyday images into stunning works of art.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • LibreOffice - Draw icon

    LibreOffice - Draw

    Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is a an excellent package for producing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Lucidchart

    Online diagram and flowchart software that supports Microsoft Visio import and can work on any operating system.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPad Chrome Google Apps

  • Microsoft Office Visio icon

    Microsoft Office Visio

    Microsoft Office Visio makes it easy for IT and business professionals to visualize, explore, and communicate complex information. Go from complicated text and tables that are hard to understand to Visio diagrams that communicate...

    Commercial Windows Windows RT

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    Affinity Designer

    Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Whether you’re working on graphics for marketing materials, websites, icons, UI design or just like creating cool concept art...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Photoscape icon

    Photoscape

    Free, but very high quality photo editing software, that enables you to fix and enhance photos.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite icon

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    With vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and tracing software, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 is ideal for professional and occasional designers tackling any type of graphics project. Precision design tools, market-leading...

    Commercial Windows

  • Google Drive - Drawings icon

    Google Drive - Drawings

    Google Drawings allows users to collaborate creating, sharing and editing images or drawings.

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

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    FireAlpaca

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely FREE download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for...

    Free Mac Windows

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    Boxy SVG

    Boxy SVG is a vector graphics editor simillar to Adobe Illustrator®, Sketch™ and Inkscape™. Made with and for the modern Web Platform. Can do illustrations, icons, banners, mockups, charts, buttons and more. Features ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome

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    GimPhoto

    GimPhoto is GIMP binary hacked to emulate Adobe Photoshop gui. with new menu layout, great selection of plugins, and many additional resources for more professional look and feel as digital photo retouching and image editing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Axure RP icon

    Axure RP

    Axure RP is the leading tool for rapidly creating wireframes, prototypes and specifications for applications and web sites.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Edraw Max icon

    Edraw Max

    Creating flowcharts, organizational charts, business diagrams, science illustration, network diagrams, mind map and lots more. Free Examples Download.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Diagramo icon

    Diagramo

    Diagramo is an online flowchart software - diagrams (create, edit and share) - organization charts (create, edit and share) - network diagrams (create, edit and share) - graphs (create, edit and share)

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Vectr

    Vectr is a free graphics editor. Vectr is collaborative like Google Docs, and runs both in your web browser and on your desktop as a native app. With an intuitive interface, Vectr is easy to learn and use.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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  • Diagram Designer icon

    Diagram Designer

    Simple vector graphics editor for creating flowcharts, UML class diagrams, illustrations and slide shows.

    Free Windows

  • Fluid UI icon

    Fluid UI

    Fluid UI is the fastest mobile app prototyping tool available. Design and test your low and high fidelity app mockups on a mobile device with ease. Simple and UX oriented, this UI tool helps unlock creativity and will save your team...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Calligra Flow icon

    Calligra Flow

    Calligra Flow is an easy to use diagramming and flowcharting application with tight integration to the other Calligra applications. It enables you to create network diagrams, organisation charts, flowcharts and more.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Torapp guilloche designer icon

    Torapp guilloche designer

    Torapp guilloche designer is a full-featured web-based vector graphic editor for security printing. It runs in Chrome on all major OSes including linux, OSX and all versions of windows, and is the most innovative and flexible tool...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Windows RT

    • Discontinued The software is not working. Last Activity 2013/02/25. See http://www.torapp.info/en/s/changelog.html
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    RealWorld Paint

    RealWorld Paint is an free portable image/photo/animation editor. It supports layers with styles and can import and export Photoshop, GIMP and Paint.net images with layers. There are all usual drawing tools and some specialized...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2013.1, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Lovely Charts

    Browser based Chart and Diagram tool. Requires sign up. Free account allows one diagram to be saved. Very easy to use, professional looking. Main advantage is that diagrams can be shared with collaborators easily, in the same...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPad

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    Alchemy

    Alchemy is an open drawing project aimed at exploring how we can sketch, draw, and create on computers in new ways. Alchemy isn’t software for creating finished artwork, but rather a sketching environment that focuses on the absolute...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    PGF and TikZ

    PGF/TikZ is a tandem of languages for producing vector graphics from a geometric/algebraic description. PGF is a lower-level language, while TikZ is a set of higher-level macros that use PGF. The top-level PGF and TikZ commands are...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    LaTeXDraw

    LaTeXDraw is a graphical drawing editor for LaTeX. LaTeXDraw can be used to 1) generate PSTricks code; 2) directly create PDF or PS pictures. LaTeXDraw is developed in Java and thus runs on top of Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Pixelitor icon

    Pixelitor

    Pixelitor is a cross-platform raster graphics editor written in Java. It supports image filters, drawing, layers, multiple undo, etc. Currently its main strength lies in the more than 70 image filters and color adjustments, some of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PixBuilder icon

    PixBuilder

    Free Photo Editing Software for PC PixBuilder Studio is a free image editing software program for digital photo editing, images processing, and resizing. For digital photo editing, you can use its many professional quality...

    Free Windows

  • ARIS Express icon

    ARIS Express

    ARIS Express is based on the proven ARIS methodology and industry standards. Its intuitive user interface and the latest improvements in modeling assistances enable instant results. This free version will appeal to universities and...

    Free Windows

  • Vector Paint icon

    Vector Paint

    Vector Paint is a drawing program, with a simple yet powerful interface, that lets you draw points, lines, curves and shapes. Features * Style text * Layer, grid and align objects * Freely export and import files in standard SVG...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

  • QueekyPaint icon

    QueekyPaint

    QueekyPaint is a unique browser-based drawing tool for creating animated drawings online. Visit the massive gallerys and learn drawing by watching the process of your favourite artists. QueekyPaint is free and simple to use.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Project DogWaffle

    Project Dogwaffle lets you be creative without the fear of mom or wifey yelling at you because you messed up your clothes again. No sudden spills, no funny fumes. You can paint, erase it, and try again, and again, and again...... ...

    Freemium Windows

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    InsightPoint

    InsightPoint is a cool multi-scene vector drawing tool for Windows and Linux.

    Free Windows Linux

  • Gnome Paint icon

    Gnome Paint

    gnome-paint is a simple, easy to use paint program for GNOME. It is inspired by MS-Paint.

    Open Source Linux

Apache OpenOffice Draw Comments

More like desktop publishing

Comment by DanMan
about Apache OpenOffice Draw and Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator CC, Scribus Jan 2014

This is more of a DTP software like InDesign or Scribus than for drawing like you do with Illustrator or Inkscape. Of course, not nearly as feature rich as any of the mentioned programs.

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I used first MS Powerpoint for making of drawings for furni ...

Comment by em4020
about Apache OpenOffice Draw Jun 2011

I used first MS Powerpoint for making of drawings for furniture inquiries with joiners. There I had to work out the length true to scale of all dimensions always myself. This cost time. Now I have discovered Open Office Draw, where the length true to scale is determined automatically. This is simply great for such purposes!

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