Microsoft Office Visio Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for Windows. Explore 52 Windows 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: 5/28/2018 8:01:00 PM

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Visio for Windows with any license

  • 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, organization charts, mind maps, and many other kinds of diagrams, graphs, and networks. Choose from a wide range of highly sophisticated layout algorithms to automatically arrange diagrams in no time.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web BSD

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    • good functionality, when all custom pallets are in place, over the years. Guest • Mar 2018 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 4 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 4 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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  • Edraw Max

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    • It has table tool with merging,splitting and other table functions and collapsible trees Guest • Jan 2016 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has the same UI and software features. Guest • Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The similar UI and less learn curve. Cross platform, good job. Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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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  • 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.

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • CmapTools

    This software empowers users to construct, navigate, share, and criticize knowledge models represented as Concept Maps. The toolkit is platform independent and network enabled, allowing the users to build, and collaborate during the construction of concept maps with colleagues anywhere on the network, as well as, share and navigate through others models distributed on servers throughout Internet.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux 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 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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  • 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 OS X 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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  • 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 OS X Windows Web

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  • ProcessOn

    ProcessOn provides an easier way to create diagrams.It's completely FREE OF CHARGE .Drag and drop shapes, icons and other usuful elements in your logic thinking or following your procedure, then optimize your diagrams’ color, style,so everyone even the beginner will become a diagram rockstar just in a minute. ProcessOn also has a diagram library where you can choose tons of shapes and objects then share them through social network.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

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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.

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Web Android Android Tablet

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

    Free Windows

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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 OS X Windows Linux 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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