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Protégé Alternatives

Protégé is described as 'free, open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are six alternatives to Protégé for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is yEd Graph Editor, which is free. Other great apps like Protégé are TheBrain, Visual Understanding Environment, CmapTools and 3D Topicscape.

Protégé alternatives are mainly Mind Mapping Tools but may also be Diagram Editors or Personal Information Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Protégé.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Protégé is a free, open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework.

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Auto LayoutyEd Graph Editor supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    ⚫︎ PortableyEd Graph Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    TheBrain

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    TheBrain helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ PortableTheBrain can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. The Visual Understanding Environment or VUE is a free, open source concept mapping application written in Java.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 3.3.0, released in October 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website and from GitHub.

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    CmapTools

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPad

    concept maps on servers, edit their maps synchronously (at the same time) with other users on the Internet, and search the web for information relevant to a concept map.

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    3D Topicscape

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    3D Topicscape is a Personal Information Manager that provides a template loosely based on mind-mapping or concept mapping. It presents the mind map as a 3D scene where each node is a cone (or pyramid, or variation on such a shape). It can also display in a 2D format.

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  6. Unilexicon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Unilexicon™ a visual editor and taxonomy manager for authoring controlled vocabularies with a content tagging extension.

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