Webgraphviz Alternatives

    Webgraphviz is described as 'WebGraphviz is Graphviz in the Browser'. There are seven alternatives to Webgraphviz, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is PlantUML, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Webgraphviz are Penpot (Free, Open Source), Graphviz (Free, Open Source), OmniGraffle (Paid) and mermaid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 20, 2019

    1. 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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    2. Penpot 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Online
      Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. It has several main graph layout programs. It also has web and interactive graphical interfaces, and auxiliary tools, libraries, and language bindings.
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    3. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
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      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • Node.JS
      Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools like Visio when explaining your code? This is why mermaid was born, a simple markdown-like script language for generating flowcharts, Gantt charts and sequence diagrams from text via JavaScript.


    4. Gephi is an open-source software for visualizing and analyzing large networks graphs. Gephi uses a 3D render engine to display graphs in real-time and speed up the exploration.
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    5. Theory Maker is a free web app by Steve Powell for making any kind of causal diagram, i.e. a diagram which uses arrows to say what contributes to what.
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