Open Source Microsoft Office Visio Alternatives

Popular open source Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for Windows, Linux, Mac, Web, PortableApps.com and more. Explore 15 apps like Microsoft Office Visio, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Microsoft Office Visio makes it easy for IT and business professionals to visualize, explore, and communicate complex information.. If your looking for more info about Microsoft Office Visio like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/8/2018 5:46:00 AM

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for all platforms with Open Source License

  • 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 stencils, .vsdx, Lucidchart and Gliffy import and real time diagram sharing.

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted Chrome

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    • It is very convenient and contains many features. makerjMar 2017 • 8 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's really easy to use, and has so many features for a web app. Guest • Jun 2017 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's free and includes many of the same features. Guest • Sep 2017 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's free, ease of use, I can use it online Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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 making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com Electron / Atom Shell ... Firefox

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    • Does not map network layout easily enough, which is what Visio was designed to do from the start Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Visio is a native application while Pencil is a webpage disguised as an application, with the usual drawbacks, like poor performance and OS integration, etc... Guest • Jul 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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 diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams. It currently has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux PortableApps.com FreeBSD ... Xfce DragonFly BSD NetBSD OpenBSD

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    • Discontinued No new versions since 2011. Last release, 0.97.2, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • Dia has no cross platform copy paste capability. Guest • Oct 2016 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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    • Can draw flowcharts and diagrams with almost all the features of Visio. You can drag a box, press F2, and start typing, for example. Guest • Sep 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's free and open source, while Visio is proprietary and expensive. Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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. Mostly based on Graphviz. Can render various diagram syntax such as PlantUML, Dot, and Ditaa.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Android ... Chrome OS

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  • UMLet

    UMLet is an open-source UML tool with a simple user interface: draw UML diagrams fast, export diagrams to eps, pdf, jpg, svg, and clipboard, share diagrams using Eclipse, and create new, custom UML elements. UMLet is a UML tool aimed at providing a fast way of creating UML diagrams. UML elements are modified using text input instead of pop-up dialogs. Elements can be modified and used as templates; this way, users can easily tailor UMLet to their modeling needs.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Easier to use, more flexible, individual tool set for every type of diagram. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • ThinkComposer

    Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models. Users can: - Define their own types of nodes and connectors, to reuse nomenclature, symbols, details structure. - Add Details to your Ideas (attachments, links, custom-fields, tables) - Ideas can have a whole new diagram inside (multilevel/composable) - Can generate a report for the whole Composition document. - Reports are exportable as PDF/XPS and to HTML.

    Free Open Source Windows

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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)

    Free Open Source Web

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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  • Umbrello

    Umbrello UML Modeller is a Unified Modelling Language diagram programme for KDE. UML allows you to create diagrams of software and other systems in a standard format.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • PathVisio

    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.

    Free Open Source Web

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  • diagrams

    Diagrams is a powerful, flexible, declarative domain-specific language for creating vector graphics, using the Haskell programming language.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • UMLGraph

    UMLGraph allows the declarative specification and drawing of UML class and sequence diagrams. The current features are part of an ongoing effort aiming to provide support for all types UML diagrams.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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