yEd Graph Editor Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to yEd Graph Editor for Windows, Mac, Web, Linux, iPad and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar 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. If you're looking for more info about yEd Graph Editor 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: 9/17/2019 6:20:00 PM

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS ... Self-Hosted Chrome

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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.

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

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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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  • Freeplane

    Freeplane is a powerful and free software for building mind maps. It is a redesigned version of the well known FreeMind , and is created by one of FreeMind's key developers. The software is written in Java, and supports any platform capable of running current versions of Java.

    • Freeplane is an excellent mind mapping tool, not a diagram and flowchart drawing tool. Guest • Mar 2018 • 11 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Java

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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 S

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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.

    • web based aplication vs software Guest • Jul 2015 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    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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  • MindMeister

    MindMeister is the market-leader in online mind mapping. Unlike traditional mind mapping tools, MindMeister allows for real-time brainstorming sessions between an unlimited number of users and requires only a standard web browser. MindMeister's intuitive editor is perfect for taking notes, brainstorming ideas, planning projects and outlining all sorts of texts.

    • A mind mapping application is not an adequate replacement for a graph editor. A tree and a graph are fundamentally different types of data structures. Guest • Apr 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • TheBrain

    TheBrain helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map. Items are linked in a visual network that is designed to mimic the way you think. PersonalBrain's interface is a graphic map, similar to a mind map, but enabling any item to become the central topic. The product allows organization of information in a network, overcoming the limitations of hierarchical storage and thinking.

    • A mind mapping application is not an adequate replacement for a graph editor. A tree and a graph are fundamentally different types of data structures. Guest • Apr 2017 • 11 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Graphviz

    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. Graph visualization is a way of representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Mindomo

    Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome Safari Firefox

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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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  • MindManager

    MindManager’s flexible mind maps promote freeform thinking and quick organization of ideas, so creativity and productivity can live in harmony. Capture ideas. Manage meetings. Create strategic plans. Organize anything. Watch the video to see how you can do more with MindManager. VISUAL FRAMEWORK Seeing is understanding. Mind maps are virtual whiteboards where you can visually capture your best thinking. Just drag and drop to organize and prioritize tasks and information.

    • A mind mapping application is not an adequate replacement for a graph editor. A tree and a graph are fundamentally different types of data structures. Guest • Apr 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... 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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  • Gephi

    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. Use Gephi to explore, analyse, spatialise, filter, cluterize, manipulate and export all types of graphs.

    • Gephi is not a utility for drawing general graphs Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Visual Understanding Environment

    The Visual Understanding Environment or VUE is a free, open source concept mapping application written in Java. The VUE project is focused on creating flexible tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research. VUE provides a flexible visual environment for structuring, presenting, and sharing digital information.

    • Discontinued The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on October 8th, 2015.

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  • ThinkComposer

    Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models. Users can: - Define their own types of nodes and connectors, to reuse nomenclature, symbols, details structure. - Add Details to your Ideas (attachments, links, custom-fields, tables) - Ideas can have a whole new diagram inside (multilevel/composable) - Can generate a report for the whole Composition document. - Reports are exportable as PDF/XPS and to HTML.

    Free Open Source Windows

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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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  • CmapTools

    This software empowers users to construct, navigate, share, and criticize knowledge models represented as Concept Maps. The toolkit is platform independent and network enabled, allowing the users to build, and collaborate during the construction of concept maps with colleagues anywhere on the network, as well as, share and navigate through others models distributed on servers throughout Internet.

    Free Mac Windows Linux iPad

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  • Umbrello

    Umbrello is a Unified Modelling Language (UML) modelling tool and code generator. It can create diagrams of software and other systems in the industry-standard UML format, and can also generate code from UML diagrams in a variety of programming languages.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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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  • SmartDraw

    SmartDraw is the only alternative to Visio® that runs on a Windows desktop (behind the firewall), on a Mac, and online. With the best Visio® import and export capability in the industry, SmartDraw is the easy, powerful and affordable Visio® alternative. SmartDraw is the more powerful addition to Office® drawing tools. Any SmartDraw drawing can be inserted into Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® with one click.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Web

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  • Flowgorithm

    Flowgorithm is a free application that helps you create programs using simple flowcharts. Typically, programs are written using a text editor. Depending on the programming language, this can be either easy or quite difficult for a beginning programmer. Many languages require you to write lines upon lines of confusing code just to get it to display "Hello, world!".

    Free Windows

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