OmniGraffle Alternatives

    OmniGraffle is described as 'can help you make eye-popping graphic documents—quickly—by providing powerful styling tools, keeping lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved, and magically organizing diagrams with just one click' and is a very popular app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to OmniGraffle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is diagrams.net, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OmniGraffle are Pencil Project (Free, Open Source), yEd Graph Editor (Free), LibreOffice - Draw (Free, Open Source) and Dia (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 1, 2021

    1. Lucidchart

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      Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, collaboration, and data visualization to accelerate understanding and drive innovation. With this intuitive, cloud-based solution, everyone can work visually and collaborate in real time.
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      Some users think Lucidchart is a great alternative to OmniGraffle, some don't.
    2. 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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      Most users think diagrams.net is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.


    3. Pencil is a standalone app or Firefox extension* that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

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      It's Discontinued and no longer maintained.

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      Most users think Pencil Project is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.
    4. 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.
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      Most users think yEd Graph Editor is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.
    5. 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.
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      Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows released under the GPL license.
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    6. XMind is a brainstorming and mind mapping application. It provides a rich set of different visualization styles, and allows sharing of created mind maps via their website.
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      XMind vs OmniGraffle opinions
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      Xmind only does mind maps. Omnigraffle does many other types of diagram.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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      Doesn't serve the same purpose. It's mindmapping app.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    7. 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.
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    8. Microsoft Office Visio makes it easy for IT and business professionals to visualize, explore, and communicate complex information. Go from complicated text and tables that are hard to understand to Visio diagrams that communicate information at a glance.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Zapier
      • bambooHR
      • Amazon Web Services
      • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
      • Microsoft OneDrive
      • Jira
      • Microsoft Office Word
      • Google Drive
      • Slack
      • Google Drive - Docs
      • Quip
      • Microsoft Teams
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Salesforce.com
      • Google Apps
      • Microsoft Azure
      • Microsoft Office 365
      • Google Drive - Sheets
      • GitHub
      • Microsoft Office Suite
      • LinkedIn
      • Confluence
      • Microsoft Office Excel
      Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, collaboration, and data visualization to accelerate understanding and drive innovation. With this intuitive, cloud-based solution, everyone can work visually and collaborate in real time.
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      Some users think Lucidchart is a great alternative to OmniGraffle, some don't.
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