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Open Source Miro Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Miro is diagrams.net. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Miro and 11 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Miro are OpenBoard, Excalidraw, Lorien and tldraw.

Miro alternatives are mainly Whiteboards but may also be Mind Mapping Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Miro.
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  1. diagrams.net icon

    diagrams.net

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    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Notion
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • PortableApps.com
    • Google Drive
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Google Slides
    • Google Drive - Sheets
    122 alternatives to diagrams.net 

    diagrams.net (previously 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, .

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    1.  Works Offlinediagrams.net can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Support for Layersdiagrams.net supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  Dark Modediagrams.net supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Lightweightdiagrams.net consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Support for LaTeXdiagrams.net supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Use the diagram editor in dark mode. Go to app.diagrams.net/?splash=0&ui=dark
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    Some users think diagrams.net is a great alternative to Miro, some don't.
    kuchengrab

    not a whiteboard app to collaborate online, but a diagram drawing tool

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    EpicLPer

    While it isn't the same as Miro (and tbh no other tool comes as close to what Miro does so far) but it's a good "start" which is fully free. Collaboration via Google Drive/Workspace works fine, but again not a proper Miro replacement but the best we got so far.

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    sildoenfein

    Not an online real-time collaborative white board.

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    Guest

    Miro is a whiteboard app for online collaboration, while diagrams.net is just a diagram drawing app

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    OpenBoard

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    59 alternatives to OpenBoard 

    OpenBoard is a cross-platform (Linux / Windows / macOS) interactive whiteboard application. It is currently maintained by the Education Department (DIP) of the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesOpenBoard supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in OpenBoard simultaneously.
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    Excalidraw

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    23 alternatives to Excalidraw 

    Excalidraw is an open-source whiteboard tool that lets you easily sketch diagrams that have a hand-drawn feel to them. Available directly online as a web app and also through CodeSandbox to easily see how the code works, and the app is available for self-hosting.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Excalidraw without registration.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Excalidraw simultaneously.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionExcalidraw has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Dark ModeExcalidraw supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    KrullTheWarriorKing

    Click and play : Simple and encrypted.

    Also, it is open-source and can be installed on your server.

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    alternativeto7tuner

    No membership needed to collaborate on a diagram. Very easy to use. Unfortunately doesn't work with Fireforx 90.0.1.

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    yamatt

    Open source, free, end-to-end encrypted. Libraries of shapes to import.

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    Lorien

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    • Linux
    25 alternatives to Lorien 

    Lorien is an infinite canvas drawing/note-taking app that is focused on performance, small savefiles and simplicity. It's not based on bitmap images like Krita, Gimp or Photoshop; it rather saves brush strokes as a collection of points and renders them at runtime (kind of...

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    1.  Dark ModeLorien supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Pressure SensitivityLorien can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
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    tldraw

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    • Self-Hosted
    14 alternatives to tldraw 

    A tiny little drawing app.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in tldraw simultaneously.
    2.  Dark Modetldraw supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in tldraw without registration.
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  6. scrumblr

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    • Online
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    • Cloudron
    15 alternatives to scrumblr 

    scrumblr - Collaborative Online Scrum (whiteboard + kanban) Tool Using Websockets, Node.js, jQuery, and CSS3

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in scrumblr without registration.
    2.  Kanban Boardscrumblr allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
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    kuchengrab

    if you just need an intuitive app to collaboratively arrange columns and cards on a whiteboard, this analogue-feeling open source tool might come in handy. no accounts needed.

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  7. Peer.School

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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    8 alternatives to Peer.School 

    Virtual classroom even for elementary school students. Video chat and whiteboard. Real time interaction. Anonymous, secure and privacy-friendly. No login required. Free and open source.

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    1.  Privacy focusedPeer.School is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Spacedeck

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    11 alternatives to Spacedeck 

    Spacedeck is a web based software that lets you easily combine all kinds of media on virtual whiteboards: text notes, photos, web links, even videos and audio recordings.

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    whitebophir

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    • Self-Hosted
    15 alternatives to whitebophir 

    WBO is an online collaborative whiteboard that allows many users to draw simultaneously on a large virtual board. The board is updated in real time for all connected users, and its state is always persisted.

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    kuchengrab

    currently the only viable open source collaborative whiteboard tool – if you don't need something as advanced as miro.

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    Guest

    lack of features... mindmaping, etc.

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    TeamMapper

    • Self-Hosted
    4 alternatives to TeamMapper 

    Mindmapping made simple: Host and create your own mindmaps. Share your mindmap sessions with your team and collaborate on mindmaps.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in TeamMapper simultaneously.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Ad-freeTeamMapper doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  No TrackingTeamMapper will not track you or use your personal data.
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