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    Penpot Alternatives

    Penpot is described as 'is the first Open Source design and prototyping platform meant for cross-domain teams. Non dependent on operating systems, Penpot is web based and works with open web standards (SVG). For all and empowered by the community' and is a Prototyping Tool in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Penpot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Penpot are Figma (Freemium), Pencil Project (Free, Open Source), yEd Graph Editor (Free) and LibreOffice - Draw (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 5, 2022

    1. Lucidchart

      • 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)
      • 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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    2. (previously 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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      superluminar is excellent, but it is not focussed on UI design. If used in UX it is more for page flows or quick wireframes.
      Negative comment 5 months ago


    3. Figma is a vector graphics editor and prototyping tool which is primarily web-based, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows.
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      superluminar Penpot seems to be created to be easy to use for people switching from figma.
      Comment 5 months ago

    4. Pencil is a standalone app 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.
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    5. 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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      superluminar yEd is not focussed on UI design. If used in UX it is more for page flows or quick wireframes.
      Comment 5 months ago


    6. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FreeBSD
      • Xfce
      • DragonFly BSD
      • NetBSD
      • OpenBSD
      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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    7. 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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    8. Sketch is a vector-based design tool for Mac with a focus on screen design. It’s used primarily by screen designers who create websites, icons, and user interfaces for desktop and mobile devices.
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    9. 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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      superluminar PlantUML creates ULM diagrams, Penpot is for UI design
      Negative comment 12 months ago

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