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Open Source ARIS Express Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ARIS Express is Penpot. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ARIS Express and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ARIS Express are LibreOffice - Draw, Dia, PlantUML and Apache OpenOffice Draw.

ARIS Express alternatives are mainly Diagram Editors but may also be Mind Mapping Tools or UML Modeling Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ARIS Express.
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  • Windows

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  1. Penpot icon

    Penpot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Penpot is the first Open Source design and prototyping platform meant for cross-domain teams. Non dependent on operating systems, Penpot is web based and works with open web standards (SVG). For all and empowered by the community.

    Penpot artboard
  2. 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 technical drawings, general posters, and much else.

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  3. Dia icon

    Dia

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

    Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows released under the GPL license.

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  4. 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, documentation generator, and others.

    Common PlantUML JAR GUI application that will render text file into image.
  5. Apache OpenOffice Draw icon

    Apache OpenOffice Draw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.

    For technical drawings with integrated graduation function (not available in PowerPoint)


  6. Bonita BPM icon

    Bonita BPM is a BPM-based application platform that is designed to help users build highly engaging, personalized business applications that can be continuously updated to adapt to business changes in real time.

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    Modelio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse

    Modelio is an open source modeling tool supporting natively UML, BPMN and model exchange with XMI. It allows to draw all UML2 diagrams and specific diagrams for business process modeling. It is easy and powerful with the capacity to add new functionalities to the application.

    Class diagrams
  8. PathVisio icon

    PathVisio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    PathVisio is a free open-source pathway analysis and drawing software that allows drawing, editing and analysing biological pathways. It provides a basic set of features for pathway drawing, analysis and visualization. Additional features as plugins.

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  9. Archi icon

    Archi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Archi® modelling tool is targeted toward all levels of Enterprise Architects and Modellers.

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  10. jBPM icon

    jBPM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    jBPM is a flexible Business Process Management (BPM) Suite. It makes the bridge between business analysts and developers. Traditional BPM engines have a focus that is limited to non-technical people only.

    Authoring
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