Microsoft Office Visio Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for Windows, Mac, Web, Linux, iPad and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Microsoft Office Visio.

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: 8/23/2018 10:59:00 PM

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for all platforms with any license

  • Gliffy

    "If they could see what Im thinking, they'd get it!" People just understand faster with pictures. It helps them see how information is connected, whether it is complete, and how a shift in one element impacts something else. Its simpler to grasp when you can see the connections and test "what if" scenarios. Take complex information and organize it visually with simple drag and drop ease.

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  • StarUML

    StarUML is a program to develop fast, flexible, extensible, featureful, and freely-available UML/MDA platform running on Win32 platform. The goal of the StarUML project is to build a software modeling tool and also platform that is a compelling replacement of commercial UML tools such as Rational Rose, Together and so on.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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  • Grafio

    Grafio allows you to make flow charts, org charts, Venn diagrams, mind maps, take notes, sketches and do other diagrams. Everything is custom and modifiable. Grafio's shape recognition algorithm can detect basic shapes and redraw them. You feel free sketching your idea, as if your Device is a cocktail napkin but the result is smooth and professionally looking. You can even record an audio note to each shape. Afterwords You can easily share it with your friends.

    Freemium iPhone iPad

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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 Windows Linux BSD

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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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  • Software Ideas Modeler

    Lightweight, powerful, easy to use, UML tool Software Ideas Modeler is a lightweight and powerful CASE tool. It supports UML 2.2 diagrams and a lot of other ones. Software Ideas Modeler is freeware (for non-commercial use). Commercial user may use this software only after buying a license. - Easy and fast drawing: auto alignment, layouts, grid, auto scrolling - UML 2.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Lovely Charts

    Browser based Chart and Diagram tool. Requires sign up. Free account allows one diagram to be saved. Very easy to use, professional looking. Main advantage is that diagrams can be shared with collaborators easily, in the same way as Google docs etc.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web iPad

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  • Diagram Designer

    Simple vector graphics editor for creating flowcharts, UML class diagrams, illustrations and slide shows.

    Free Windows

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  • Shapes

    Shapes is an elegant Diagramming app for Mac OS X, that is both simple and powerful. Shapes gives you all of the most important features you need in a Diagramming tool without all the extra cruft, at an affordable price. Shapes is great for Programmers and Web Designers looking for a simple tool for quickly designing Charts, laying out Wireframes, or visualizing Model Relationships.

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  • Visto

    Visto is a tool which provides efficiency to your business and your team through flows and forms. Visto turns every process in a step-by - step verification, facilitating the execution of each step, and avoiding noise in understanding the steps. Visto app is driven to boost your and your team productivity, organizing processes and increase the efficiency of your business.

    • Visto can turn visual workflows into real automated workflows. eduardobrazdovaleFeb 2016 Disagree   Agree

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  • SmartDraw

    SmartDraw is the only alternative to Visio® that runs on a Windows desktop (behind the firewall), on a Mac, and online. With the best Visio® import and export capability in the industry, SmartDraw is the easy, powerful and affordable Visio® alternative. SmartDraw is the more powerful addition to Office® drawing tools. Any SmartDraw drawing can be inserted into Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® with one click.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Web

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  • VisiTouch

    ~ Simple way to view, annotate and share Microsoft Office Visio diagrams ~ VisiTouch helps mobile workers to view and annotate on MS Visio diagrams on their iPhones and iPads. Use it to open .vsd, .vdx and .vsdx files, convert them to PDF, make notes, remarks and highlights. Share original and resulting PDF files via cloud storages, by email and output them to print.

    Commercial $ $ $ iPhone iPad

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.9.0, released on August 2013, can be still bought from the Appstore.
  • Creative Docs .Net

    Creative Docs .NET is a vector-based graphic design tool with support for rich text, ideal to quickly write short documents, manuals, posters, illustrations, schemas, plans, flow charts, and much more. The interface is tailored for high productivity: it does never get in your way. Creative Docs .NET tools are simple, yet powerful. All styles and attributes can be modified interactively with a minimum number of mouse clicks.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.3.6, released in October 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • ProcessMaker

    ProcessMaker is a cost effective and easy to use open source business process management (BPM) or workflow software application. Workflow software such as ProcessMaker can assist organizations of any size with designing, automating and deploying business processes or workflows of various kinds. ProcessMaker workflow software features an extensive toolbox which provides the ability to easily create digital forms and map out fully functioning workflows.

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • TouchDraw

    TouchDraw is a vector drawing application that gives you everything you need to create structured 2D vector graphics such as flow charts, graphs, diagrams, illustrations, logos and floor plans just to name a few. What makes TouchDraw especially valuable is that it allows you to not only create complex graphics, but to change them easily as well. TouchDraw differs from a paint program in that objects are always managed independently of the drawing they're in.

    • It supports stencils, and most importantly provides a tool that convert visio diagrams to Touchdraw format Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree

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  • ClickCharts

    Create flowcharts easily with this flowchart and diagram maker software. Whether you're mapping out ideas, laying out the structure of your organization or creating UML diagrams, ClickCharts is the perfect user-friendly program to get you going. Simplify complex processes, troubleshoot bottlenecks and find areas for improvement. Organize your ideas visually and make even the most complicated process easier to understand.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Android Kindle Fire

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  • ARIS Express

    ARIS Express is based on the proven ARIS methodology and industry standards. Its intuitive user interface and the latest improvements in modeling assistances enable instant results. This free version will appeal to universities and vocational schools, as well as BPM beginners and occasional users. ARIS Express is not a limited demo or trial version but a free of charge modeling software which is a reasonable replacement for other drawing tools.

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  • Ardoq

    Ardoq is a data-based documentation platform with a focus on connecting the business and IT sides of your organization. Our auto-generated visualizations help you understand your systems at a conceptual or strategic level. This makes Ardoq a powerful tool for organizing unstructured data – something that is becoming more and more necessary at the enterprise planning level.

    Commercial Web

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  • IYOPRO

    IYOPRO, Improve your Processes, is a professional online BPM and workflow system that utilizes the BPMN 2.0 standard. Run it in less than one minute - without installation - always in the latest version. IYOPRO offers modelling, simulation and workflow automation in three editions. There are various operating modes available: SaaS within the browser, installed out of the browser and on premise.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web

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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 Windows Linux

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  • BP Simulator

    BP Simulator Purpose: • Find performance bottlenecks • Test process improvement • Get performance indicators App Features: • Visual model mapping • Import from BPMN, EPC, Visio • Discrete-event simulation • Productivity dashboard • Make the responsibility matrix • Operating time and cost calculation • Cloud file storage Applying: • Products and services development, optimization, reengineering, productivity, lean manufacturing and ABC-costing.

    Freemium Windows Web

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  • Oqto Diagram

    Oqto is a powerful diagram creation and editing tool available on your tablet or smart phone. With Oqto Diagram you can create flowcharts, organization charts, mind maps, finite states machines, complex graphs and more. It is easy to propagate your work thanks to the multiple supported export formats (PNG, JPEG, SVG and OQTO). Supported features: - Basic shapes, Flowcharts, Arrows. - Multiple graph connection type: straight, orthogonal and curve.

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.2.2 , released in June 2015, can be still bought from Google Play Store.
  • xMap

    What xMap brings to the table that no one else does: == xMap reduces the time spent creating learning programs. == • The easy-to-use visual interface minimizes design time • Quick-start libraries of past projects reduce start-up time • The cloud-based workspace simplifies reviews • An intuitive interface with simple drag-and-drop interactivity speed up the approval process == xMap improves the efficiency and effectiveness of learning programs.

    Freemium Web

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