Alternatives to SmartDraw for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

  • draw.io icon

    draw.io

    draw.io is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams. No login or registration are required and features include the ability to save locally (including svg), a range of...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

    • Smartdraw allows automatic addition of blocks in flowchart in a simpler and with less clutter than draw.io
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    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

  • Pencil Project icon

    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

  • yEd Graph Editor icon

    yEd Graph Editor

    yEd is a powerful diagram editor that can be used to quickly create diagrams manually or import external data for analysis and auto-magically arrange even large data sets by just pressing a button. You can use yEd to quickly create...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

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    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

  • PlantUML icon

    PlantUML

    PlantUML is an open-source tool that uses simple textual descriptions to draw UML diagrams. The generator can be run anywhere within JVM and integrated with various application such as wiki, text editor, IDE, programming language...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS

  • 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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    Gliffy

    "If they could see what Im thinking, theyd get it!" People just understand faster with pictures. It helps them see how information is connected, whether it is complete, and how a shift in one element impacts something else....

    Freemium Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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    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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    Diagram Designer

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

    Free Windows

  • 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

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    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

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    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

  • ProcessOn icon

    ProcessOn

    Free html-5 based on-line diagrams design, an ideal tool for visual communication .

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

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    IYOPRO

    IYOPRO, Improve your Processes, is a professional online BPM and workflow system that utilizes the BPMN 2.0 standard. Run it in less than one minute - without installation - always in the latest version. IYOPRO offers modelling...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Moqups

    "The most stunning HTML5 App for creating high fidelity, resolution independent SVG mockups and wireframes!" The Free Plan includes 2 projects (limited to 300 objects) and 5MB of storage.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    PathVisio

    PathVisio is a free open-source pathway analysis and drawing software that allows drawing, editing and analysing biological pathways.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Creately

    Creately makes diagramming and design easy. We do this with an access anywhere, online application that is purpose built for collaboration. Creately allows teams to solve problems and collaborate visually. It stands out from the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • ProcessMaker icon

    ProcessMaker

    ProcessMaker is a cost effective and easy to use open source business process management (BPM) or workflow software application.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • ADONIS:Community Edition icon

    ADONIS:Community Edition

    ADONIS:Community Edition is a free version of the BPM toolkit ADONIS aimed both at users new to the business process management, who need an intuitive tool for documenting processes and publishing them as HTML and Word, as well as BPM...

    Free Windows

  • hohli

    Online Charts Builder based on Google Charts API

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Flowchart.com

    Online real time collaboration Flow chart software service. Flow charts made easy with online service Flowchart.com. A easy flowchart maker. A easy online diagram software maker

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    WriteMaps

    WriteMaps is a web application that allows you to create, edit, and share your sitemaps online.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Graphity icon

    Graphity

    Graphity is a diagram editor that can be used to quickly and effectively generate drawings and to apply automatic layouts to a range of different diagrams and networks.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Prototype Composer

    Serena Prototype Composer - the best agile application prototyping tool is now free! View the demo, take the product tour, or download it free today.

    Freemium Windows

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    Workflow Designer

    Workflow Designer leads the world in workflow, process and standard operating procedure (SOP) design with features and benefits not found in other tools. Draw a flow chart as you may be familiar with other tools. Add meaningful...

    Free Windows

  • PlantText icon

    PlantText

    PlantUML based on-line UML editor (text to UML) with optional Google registration and document saving.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • PowerDraw icon

    PowerDraw

    PowerDraw, made by using PowerCad, is a 2D vector draw application.

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued PowerDraw is not available on the official website anymore, but you can still download it from Wayback Machine.