Microsoft Office Visio Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is diagrams.net, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio are Dia (Free, Open Source), yEd Graph Editor (Free), LibreOffice - Draw (Free, Open Source) and Pencil Project (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 28, 2021

    1. Visual Paradigm for UML (VP-UML) is a UML design tool and UML CASE tool designed to aid software development. VP-UML supports key modeling standards such as Unified Modeling Language (UML) 2.4, SysML, ERD, DFD, BPMN 2.0, ArchiMate 2.0, etc.
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    2. Whimsical is a collaborative visual workspace for creating flowcharts, wireframes, virtual sticky notes, and more!.
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    3. 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.
      CmapTools vs Microsoft Office Visio opinions
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      Easy to use. Very professional look.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    4. 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.
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      UMLet vs Microsoft Office Visio opinions
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      you can draw stuff by writting simple scripts!!!!
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      Easier to use, more flexible, individual tool set for every type of diagram.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Umbrello is a Unified Modelling Language (UML) modelling tool and code generator. It can create diagrams of software and other systems in the industry-standard UML format, and can also generate code from UML diagrams in a variety of programming languages.


    5. An online diagramming tool with built-in productivity features to create diagrams faster. Draw flowcharts, mind maps, org charts, network diagrams, Venn diagrams and 50+ other diagrams types. Readymade templates to get started fast.
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      Creately vs Microsoft Office Visio opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Creately is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Visio.
      milindayu Availability (desktop and online tool), Visual Collaboration (in-app video conferencing with team members), Price
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      elraymonds1 Visio Import, More Diagram Types Than Visio, 1000s Templates and Examples
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    6. Instead of starting with a blank screen, SmartDraw gives you the exact template you need. Then use simple commands to add your information and SmartDraw does the rest. There's no other drawing software like it.
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      Most users think SmartDraw is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Visio.
    7. StarUML is a program to develop fast, flexible, extensible, featureful, and freely-available UML/MDA platform running on Win32 platform.
    8. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM v14 is the only product that supports Visio legacy, runs on macOS and Windows, and is a perpetual license. Import/Export VDX, VSDX, VSSX and Import VSD, VSS files.
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      Almost everyone thinks ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Visio.
    9. Simple vector graphics editor for creating flowcharts, UML class diagrams, illustrations and slide shows.
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