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blockdiag is described as *'and its family generate diagram images from simply text file.

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Supports many types of diagrams block diagram (w/ blockdiag) sequence diagram (w/ seqdiag) activity diagram (w/ actdiag) logical network diagra'* and is a Diagram Editor. There are more than 10 alternatives to blockdiag for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is yEd Graph Editor, which is free. Other great apps like blockdiag are PlantUML, Graphviz, Gephi and mermaid.

blockdiag 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 blockdiag.
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blockdiag and its family generate diagram images from simply text file.

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  1. yEd Graph Editor icon

    yEd Graph Editor

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    • Online
    • BSD
    104 alternatives to 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 flow charts, BPMN and UML diagrams...

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    1.  Auto LayoutyEd Graph Editor supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    2.  PortableyEd Graph Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. PlantUML icon

    PlantUML

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    • Online
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    • Chrome OS
    110 alternatives to 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, documentation generator, and others.

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    1.  PortablePlantUML can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for MarkDownPlantUML supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Common PlantUML JAR GUI application that will render text file into image.
    Text file that will be rendered into image.


  3. Graphviz icon

    Graphviz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    47 alternatives to Graphviz 

    Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. Graph visualization is a way of representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks. It has important applications in networking, bioinformatics, software engineering, database and web design...

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  4. Gephi icon

    Gephi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • Linux
    40 alternatives to Gephi 

    Gephi is an open-source software for visualizing and analyzing large networks graphs.

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  5. mermaid

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    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Node.JS
    7 alternatives to mermaid 

    Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools like Visio when explaining your code? This is why mermaid was born, a simple markdown-like script language for generating flowcharts, Gantt charts and sequence diagrams from text via JavaScript.

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    Diagrammix

    • Mac
    74 alternatives to Diagrammix 

    Tool for efficiently building attractive diagrams.

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  7. KeyLines Graph Visualization Toolkit icon

    KeyLines Graph Visualization Toolkit

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    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    36 alternatives to KeyLines Graph Visualization Toolkit 

    KeyLines is a JavaScript toolkit used by developers to build powerful network visualization applications, quickly.

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    Delineato Pro

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    • iPad
    75 alternatives to Delineato Pro 

    Delineato - the italian word for "outline". Designed using the WYSIWYN paradigm - What You See Is What You Need - this carefully crafted application is targeted at creating simple diagrams, mind maps, brainstorming, to-do lists, architectural diagrams.

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    1.  Distraction-freeDelineato Pro has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportDelineato Pro integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    Discontinued

    Website appears to be down. App has not been updated since 2016. See version history at app store.

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  9. Linkurious icon

    Linkurious

    • Online
    38 alternatives to Linkurious 

    Linkurious provides a graph visualization and analysis platform used for fraud detection, anti-money laundering, intelligence or cybersecurity. Easy to deploy and highly extensible, Linkurious Enterprise makes it easy to uncover insights hidden in complex connected data.

    Explore and make sense of graph data through Linkurious Enterprise simple web-based interface.
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    Neoclipse

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    Neoclipse is a standalone workbench application to interact with Neo4j (database directory or server). It supports Cypher, index searches, visualisation, graph updates.

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