SmartDraw Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to SmartDraw for Windows, Mac, Web, Linux, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to SmartDraw.

Instead of starting with a blank screen, SmartDraw gives you the exact template you need. Then use simple commands to add your information and SmartDraw does the rest. There's no other drawing software like it. If your looking for more info about SmartDraw like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 11/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Alternatives to SmartDraw for all platforms with any license

  • draw.io

    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, .vsdx, Lucidchart and Gliffy import and real time diagram sharing.

    • Good alternative for circuit diagrams and SLD for electrical networks. Guest • Sep 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Smartdraw allows automatic addition of blocks in flowchart in a simpler and with less clutter than draw.io Guest • Feb 2016 • 2 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted Chrome

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  • Pencil Project

    Pencil is a standalone app or Firefox extension 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com Electron / Atom Shell ... Firefox

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  • Dia

    Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for Linux, Unix, Mac OS X and Windows released under the GPL license. Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program Microsoft Office Visio, though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams. It currently has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams.

    • Discontinued No new versions since 2011. Last release, 0.97.2, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com FreeBSD ... Xfce DragonFly BSD NetBSD OpenBSD

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  • 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, organization charts, mind maps, and many other kinds of diagrams, graphs, and networks. Choose from a wide range of highly sophisticated layout algorithms to automatically arrange diagrams in no time.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web BSD

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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  • Microsoft Office Visio

    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. Instead of static pictures, create data-connected Visio diagrams that display data, are easy to refresh, and dramatically increase your productivity.

    Commercial Windows Windows RT

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  • Lucidchart

    Lucidchart is an online diagram and flowchart software that supports Microsoft Office Visio import and can work on any operating system. The easiest way to draw flowcharts, wireframes, UML diagrams, network diagrams, mind maps, iPhone mockups, site maps and more.

    Freemium $ $ $ Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Microsoft Office Word ... Google Drive Google Drive - Docs Google Apps Google Drive - Sheets Microsoft Office Suite

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  • 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. Mostly based on Graphviz. Can render various diagram syntax such as PlantUML, Dot, and Ditaa.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Chrome OS

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  • OmniGraffle

    OmniGraffle 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. Create flow charts, diagrams, UI and UX interactions, and more. Whether you need a quick sketch or an epic technical figure, OmniGraffle and OmniGraffle Pro keep it gorgeously understandable.

    Commercial Mac iPad

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  • Google Drive - Drawings

    Google Drawings, part of Google Drive , allows users to collaborate creating, sharing, and editing images or drawings. It can be used for creating charts, diagrams, designs, flow-charts, etc. It contains a subset of the features in Google Slides but with different templates. Its features include laying out drawings precisely with alignment guides, snap to grid, auto distribution, and inserting drawings into other Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentations.

    Free Web Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Axure RP

    Axure RP is the leading tool for rapidly creating wireframes, prototypes and specifications for applications and web sites.

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  • Gliffy

    "If they could see what Im thinking, they'd get it!" People just understand faster with pictures. It helps them see how information is connected, whether it is complete, and how a shift in one element impacts something else. Its simpler to grasp when you can see the connections and test "what if" scenarios. Take complex information and organize it visually with simple drag and drop ease.

    Commercial Web Chrome OS

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  • Diagramo

    Diagramo is an online flowchart software - diagrams (create, edit and share) - organization charts (create, edit and share) - network diagrams (create, edit and share) - graphs (create, edit and share)

    Free Open Source Web

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  • Calligra Flow

    Calligra Flow is an easy to use diagramming and flowcharting application with tight integration to the other Calligra applications. It enables you to create network diagrams, organisation charts, flowcharts and more.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Shapes

    Shapes is an elegant Diagramming app for Mac OS X, that is both simple and powerful. Shapes gives you all of the most important features you need in a Diagramming tool without all the extra cruft, at an affordable price. Shapes is great for Programmers and Web Designers looking for a simple tool for quickly designing Charts, laying out Wireframes, or visualizing Model Relationships.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Diagram Designer

    Simple vector graphics editor for creating flowcharts, UML class diagrams, illustrations and slide shows.

    Free Windows

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  • ClickCharts

    Create flowcharts easily with this flowchart and diagram maker software. Whether you're mapping out ideas, laying out the structure of your organization or creating UML diagrams, ClickCharts is the perfect user-friendly program to get you going. Simplify complex processes, troubleshoot bottlenecks and find areas for improvement. Organize your ideas visually and make even the most complicated process easier to understand.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Android Kindle Fire

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  • ARIS Express

    ARIS Express is based on the proven ARIS methodology and industry standards. Its intuitive user interface and the latest improvements in modeling assistances enable instant results. This free version will appeal to universities and vocational schools, as well as BPM beginners and occasional users. ARIS Express is not a limited demo or trial version but a free of charge modeling software which is a reasonable replacement for other drawing tools.

    Free Windows

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  • IYOPRO

    IYOPRO, Improve your Processes, is a professional online BPM and workflow system that utilizes the BPMN 2.0 standard. Run it in less than one minute - without installation - always in the latest version. IYOPRO offers modelling, simulation and workflow automation in three editions. There are various operating modes available: SaaS within the browser, installed out of the browser and on premise.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • PathVisio

    PathVisio is a free open-source pathway analysis and drawing software that allows drawing, editing and analysing biological pathways. It provides a basic set of features for pathway drawing, analysis and visualization. Additional features as plugins.

    Free Open Source Web

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  • Oqto Diagram

    Oqto is a powerful diagram creation and editing tool available on your tablet or smart phone. With Oqto Diagram you can create flowcharts, organization charts, mind maps, finite states machines, complex graphs and more. It is easy to propagate your work thanks to the multiple supported export formats (PNG, JPEG, SVG and OQTO). Supported features: - Basic shapes, Flowcharts, Arrows. - Multiple graph connection type: straight, orthogonal and curve.

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.2.2 , released in June 2015, can be still bought from Google Play Store.

    Commercial Android Android Tablet

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  • TouchDraw

    TouchDraw is a vector drawing application that gives you everything you need to create structured 2D vector graphics such as flow charts, graphs, diagrams, illustrations, logos and floor plans just to name a few. What makes TouchDraw especially valuable is that it allows you to not only create complex graphics, but to change them easily as well. TouchDraw differs from a paint program in that objects are always managed independently of the drawing they're in.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Android iPad

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  • ProcessMaker

    ProcessMaker is a cost effective and easy to use open source business process management (BPM) or workflow software application. Workflow software such as ProcessMaker can assist organizations of any size with designing, automating and deploying business processes or workflows of various kinds. ProcessMaker workflow software features an extensive toolbox which provides the ability to easily create digital forms and map out fully functioning workflows.

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Grapholite

    Grapholite is a powerful online solution for the creation of flowcharts, org charts, mind maps, Venn charts, web site structures, etc. Can be used online and offline

    Commercial Windows Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

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