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CmapTools is described as 'concept maps on servers, edit their maps synchronously (at the same time) with other users on the Internet, and search the web for information relevant to a concept map' and is a Mind Mapping tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CmapTools for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. The best alternative is LibreOffice - Draw, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CmapTools are yEd Graph Editor, Lucidchart, Microsoft Office Visio and Google Drawings.

CmapTools alternatives are mainly Mind Mapping Tools but may also be Diagram Editors or UML Modeling Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CmapTools.
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  1. LibreOffice - Draw icon

    LibreOffice - Draw

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    89 alternatives to 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 technical drawings, general posters, and much else.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Draw can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for LayersLibreOffice - Draw supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  LightweightLibreOffice - Draw consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Auto LayoutLibreOffice - Draw supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice - Draw can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Import CSV DataLibreOffice - Draw can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    7.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Draw can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    CmapTools has more space on the screen to draw a flowchart, LibreOffice Draw no. Anyway CmapTools does not work on my version of Windows 10 instead LibreOffice yes.

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    yEd Graph Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    103 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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  3. Lucidchart icon

    Lucidchart

    • 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
    191 alternatives to Lucidchart 

    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.

    Lucidchart Templates and Examples: With hundreds of template examples to choose from, you can start diagramming in no time.
    Connect Lucidchart to all your favorite industry-leading apps.
    Import data seamlessly from your org charts (CSV), entity relationships (SQL), UML sequence markup, mindmaps, AWS architecture diagrams, and process diagrams (CSV). With our data linking capabilities, you can also import data from Google Sheets, Excel, and CSV.
    Lucidchart vs CmapTools opinions
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    Do not open/import cmap files

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  4. Microsoft Office Visio icon

    Microsoft Office Visio

    • Windows
    • Windows S
    110 alternatives to 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 information at a glance.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Office Visio simultaneously.
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    Google Drawings

    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    66 alternatives to Google Drawings 

    Google Drawings, part of Google Drive, allows users to collaborate creating, sharing, and editing images or drawings. It can be used for creating charts, diagrams, designs, flow-charts, etc.

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    Coggle

    91 alternatives to Coggle 

    Coggle is a simple, beautiful, powerful way of structuring information. It's designed to help you understand things, and then share your knowledge by arranging your document in the same way that your mind works.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Coggle simultaneously.
    3.  Support for MarkDownCoggle supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Support for LaTeXCoggle supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Mindomo

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox
    119 alternatives to Mindomo 

    Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams. The following features make it the perfect choice both for business and education:

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    1.  Gantt-chartsMindomo allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Mindomo simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Mindomo.
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    ThinkComposer

    208 alternatives to ThinkComposer 

    Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsThinkComposer can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Discontinued

    It hasn't been updated since 2015.

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    Visual Understanding Environment

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    • Linux
    90 alternatives to Visual Understanding Environment 

    Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is a mind-mapping and concept-mapping tool. It is also a non-linear presentation program.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 3.3.0, released in October 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website and from GitHub.

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  10. Wondershare EdrawMax icon

    Wondershare EdrawMax

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    126 alternatives to Wondershare EdrawMax 

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

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    1.  Gantt-chartsWondershare EdrawMax allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Wondershare EdrawMax simultaneously.
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