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OmniGraffle Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to OmniGraffle for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is diagrams.net, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OmniGraffle and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to OmniGraffle are Pencil Project, yEd Graph Editor, LibreOffice - Draw and Dia.

OmniGraffle alternatives are mainly Mind Mapping Tools but may also be Diagram Editors or Wireframing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OmniGraffle.
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  1. diagrams.net icon

    diagrams.net

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • 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.
    Example AWS diagram using draw.io
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    Most users think diagrams.net is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.
  2. Pencil Project icon

    Pencil Project

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    79 alternatives to Pencil Project 

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

    Discontinued

    The last release/commit was in October 2019.

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    Most users think Pencil Project is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.


  3. yEd Graph Editor icon

    yEd Graph Editor

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    104 alternatives to 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...

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    1.  Auto LayoutyEd Graph Editor supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    2.  PortableyEd Graph Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think yEd Graph Editor is a great alternative to OmniGraffle.
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    LibreOffice - Draw

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    89 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Draw can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for LayersLibreOffice - Draw supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  LightweightLibreOffice - Draw consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Auto LayoutLibreOffice - Draw supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice - Draw can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Import CSV DataLibreOffice - Draw can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    7.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Draw can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Dia

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD
    • Xfce
    • DragonFly BSD
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    92 alternatives to Dia 

    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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    1.  LightweightDia consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDia can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportDia integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
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    XMind

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    109 alternatives to XMind 

    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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    1.  PortableXMind can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with XMind.
    Fresher Look
XMind 8 has a fresher look and feel. When editing, you can quickly open, close and switch views with just one click. This feature increases your work efficiency and improves your mind mapping experience enormously.
    Slide-based Presentation
With our new slide-based presentation, creating, presenting and sharing presentation become easier than ever. Mind mapping and presenting are harmoniously integrated in one software now. The Walk Through mode is still available.
    Brainstorming
With XMind, you can start the individual brainstorming easily and quickly. The Idea Factory records and collects inspirations further and faster. A timer enables you to control the brainstorming session time. You can switch between day mode and night mode.
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    Doesn't serve the same purpose. It's mindmapping app.

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    Xmind only does mind maps. Omnigraffle does many other types of diagram.

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  7. PlantUML icon

    PlantUML

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    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    110 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  PortablePlantUML can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for MarkDownPlantUML supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Common PlantUML JAR GUI application that will render text file into image.
    Text file that will be rendered into image.
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    Adobe XD

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    55 alternatives to Adobe XD 

    Adobe XD (Experience Design) is a vector-based tool developed and published by Adobe Inc for designing and prototyping user experience for web and mobile apps.

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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Create UI ComponentsAdobe XD allows you to create and define groups of reusable UI elements/materials across your design.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Adobe XD
    5.  Design handoffView and share snippets of generated code and design specs from your design in Adobe XD
    6.  Auto LayoutAdobe XD supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    7.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAdobe XD can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    8.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Adobe XD simultaneously.
    9.  Smart AnimateAdobe XD create detailed transitions through previously connected micro-interactions
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    MindNode

    • Mac
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    • Apple Watch
    • Apple Messages
    86 alternatives to MindNode 

    Visual brainstorming tool for quickly capturing and organizing your thoughts and ideas on desktop and mobile.

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    Graphviz

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
    47 alternatives to Graphviz 

    Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. Graph visualization is a way of representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks. It has important applications in networking, bioinformatics, software engineering, database and web design...

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