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diagrams is described as 'Diagrams is a powerful, flexible, declarative domain-specific language for creating vector graphics, using the Haskell programming language' and is a Vector Graphic app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to diagrams for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Windows S. The best alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like diagrams are LibreOffice - Draw, Dia, Lucidchart and Microsoft Office Visio.

diagrams alternatives are mainly Vector Graphic Apps but may also be Diagram Editors or Mind Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of diagrams.
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Diagrams is a powerful, flexible, declarative domain-specific language for creating vector graphics, using the Haskell...

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  1. Lucidchart icon

    Lucidchart

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    • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
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    • Jira
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive
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    • Quip
    • Microsoft Teams
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    • Microsoft Azure
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Google Drive - Sheets
    • Microsoft Office Suite
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    • Microsoft Office Excel

    Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, collaboration, and data visualization to accelerate understanding and drive innovation. With this intuitive, cloud-based solution, everyone can work visually and collaborate in real time.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Lucidchart simultaneously.
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    Lucidchart Templates and Examples: With hundreds of template examples to choose from, you can start diagramming in no time.
  2. Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersInkscape supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineInkscape can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeInkscape doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableInkscape is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingInkscape supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    License is CC-By-SA 3.0, as it's using Rizky Djati Munggaran's image (https://inkscape.org/~ridjam/%E2%98%85freedom-machine)


  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableLibreOffice - Draw can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersLibreOffice - Draw supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ LightweightLibreOffice - Draw consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Auto LayoutLibreOffice - Draw supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice - Draw can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Import CSV DataLibreOffice - Draw can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineLibreOffice - Draw can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Dia

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

    ⚫︎ LightweightDia consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDia can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. Lucidchart icon

    Lucidchart

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • bambooHR
    • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Jira
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Quip
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Salesforce.com
    • Google Apps
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Google Drive - Sheets
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • LinkedIn
    • Confluence
    • Microsoft Office Excel

    Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, collaboration, and data visualization to accelerate understanding and drive innovation. With this intuitive, cloud-based solution, everyone can work visually and collaborate in real time.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Lucidchart simultaneously.
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    Lucidchart Templates and Examples: With hundreds of template examples to choose from, you can start diagramming in no time.


  6. 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 information at a glance.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Office Visio simultaneously.
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    Sample document of Visio 2013
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    Apache OpenOffice Draw

    • FreeOpen Source
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    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.

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

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    MyDraw is an easy to use, yet powerful diagramming software that lets you create a large number of diagrams like flowcharts, organizational charts, mind maps, network diagrams, floor plans, family trees, business model diagrams, and many more.

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    MyDraw Flyers and Certificates Brochure Teddy Bear Brochure
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    PGF and TikZ

    • FreeOpen Source
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXPGF and TikZ supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  10. Ipe

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    Ipe is a drawing editor for creating figures in PDF or (encapsulated) Postscript format. It supports making small figures for inclusion into LaTeX-documents as well as making multi-page PDF presentations that can be shown on-line with Acrobat Reader.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXIpe supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ PortableIpe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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