Creately Reviews


Diagramming Software for Super Fast Interactive Visuals

3.64/5 (14 reviews)

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Creately is an intuitive and easy to use Visual Collaboration platform that is used by distributed teams around the world to communicate more effectively. Creately's unique and powerful contextual interface is easy to use and it works with the full capabilities of a Desktop application. Creately is accessible anywhere, draw and design right in your browser. No downloads or messy security configurations required. It is a completely interactive web-based software built for collaboration. You can now invite your team, clients and customers to securely review, comment and update business, technical and scientific diagrams. This is particularly valuable in globally dispersed teams, saving them time and costs. With a great library of Shapes and easy start Templates, Creately offers unlimited possibilities with the types of diagrams that can be created, including UML, Flowcharts, UI Mockups, Sitemaps and other business and educational diagrams. We’re always listening to our customers and adding to our fast-growing library of Shapes. Also, with multiple revisions, don’t worry about letting your clients & customers collaborate on your diagrams. With multiple version support, you’ll never lose your work and always have a great audit trail for your designs. It’s simple to export your designs in PDF, JPG, PNG formats for presentations, proposals or formal documentation.
Creately has the most sophisticated and raved about Flex application that rivals most desktop based diagramming tools. Our main differentiator is our patent-pending KObject technology that allows Creately to validate your diagram as you create it, just like 'Spell-Check' for diagrams. Besides the smart KObject technology, our innovative use of social media platforms makes collaboration easier and faster. With 1-click buttons for web-publishing and posting to Twitter, your diagrams can now reach everyone that matters.

Creately Reviews (14)

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 Save your money for a better app 
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Creately is a fairly intuitive and easy to use app. And it is quite inexpensive compared to the competition Unfortunately, it is by no means presentation quality at all. Professionally, it would be suicide to present anything that comes out of this app. I purchased Creately for flowcharting ...

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Reviewed 8th of January, 2015 by


 Simple and powerfull

I used the free version to make a few diagrams. The app has a nice set of features, it is easy to use and export your work. I would recommend and use it again.

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Reviewed 22nd of September, 2014 by

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Creately Screenshots (4)

Creately screenshot: Projects to easily manage and organize your diagramsCreately screenshot: Community browser to quickly pick templatesCreately screenshot: Powerful text based editor for quick changesCreately screenshot: Beautiful uncluttered interface

Security and privacy


Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn


Intended Users
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profits, Public Administrations, Small Business
Devices Supported
Linux, Mac, Windows, Web-based
Supported Countries
Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom, United States
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
Support Options
FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials

Creately Pricing

Starting from: $5.00/month
Pricing model: Freemium, One-time License, Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Creately offer both personal and team accounts.

Personal plans are 5$/month or 49$/year (20% savings)
Team 5 : 25$/month or 249$/year
Team 10: 45$/month or 449$/year
Team 25: 75$/month or 749$/year
Team 50: 125$/month or 1229$/year
Team 100: 200$/month or 1999$/year

Public : Free , 3 collaborators / 1 Project / Limit of 5 public diagrams

Competitors Pricing

Pricing model: Freemium


Starting from: $197.00
Pricing model: One-time License, Subscription
Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)


Starting from: $3.99/month
Pricing model: Freemium, Subscription

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Key Features of Creately

  • Easy to Use Interactive Interface
  • Real-Time Collaboration for Team Work
  • Professionally Designed Templates to Get Started Fast
  • Extensive Shape Set Grouped into Libraries
  • Export Diagrams as PDF, JPG or PNG
  • Desktop Application for Offline Drawing
  • Integrated Google Image and Icon Finder Search
  • Code Generation to Embed Diagrams to Websites
  • Works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS
  • Community Browser to Quickly Find Diagrams
  • Ability to Import Images
  • Single Sign On
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • Image Library


The diagramming interface is designed with simplicity and convenience in mind. Shapes are grouped into libraries and only the necessary libraries are loaded so the interface wont get cluttered with shapes.
With real-time collaboration many users can work on together on the same diagram. Everyone can see the changed made by others instantly, making it easy to react and make decisions.
Our innovative features include contextual tool bars and 1-click create and connect. In 1 single click you can create the next object and the necessary connectors as well.

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