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Overview

Easily visualize your ideas and concepts using our powerful diagramming tool. Create flowcharts, process flows, mind maps,...

draw.io is a free diagramming application for creating and sharing diagrams within any web browser, with integration to G...

  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials
  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials

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Pricing

Starting from
$

5

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  • Free trial available
  • No credit card required
  • Free account
  • Subscription based
Starting from

5

/momonth
  • Free trial available
  • No credit card required
  • Free account
  • Subscription based

User reviews

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4

  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
96%
would recommend this app

5

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  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
99%
would recommend this app

Pros

I loved the finish of the design, and the fact that they had the gridlines to guide placement. Alignment of the shapes were so easy, and loved how customizable it was.

VS

Vaishnavi S.

Very easy to use with excellent collaborative features. Nice bright and modern UI.

AB

Arun B.

This was a great product if you're looking for something to do very simple flows and charts in. Price point is great, and the free version still allows to use most features.

Lisa T.

Pros

Not in every way, but it's a more than capable program. Draw.io has a wonderful support team that is dedicated to making a capable product that can rival a giant like Visio.

MG

Michael G.

Well, this service reminds me about the most memorable, pleasant and amazing time in my life.

Olga B.

Good tool in the price range to collaborate on collectively and deliver great results. Easy to integrate on the cloud and can be shared as a Google document as well as edited within the shared file.

Simisara J.

Cons

Lack of features advertised would be included. Lack of tutorials in the software.

VL

Victoria L.

Sometimes the lines between connections didn’t land where I wanted them or changed shape and that was frustrating.

EB

Erika B.

Occasionally, when I'd try to "tweak" a little place on my project it would mess up the whole thing.

LF

LoRisa F.

Cons

This generates compatibility problems between both applications. Also, I found problems using some Visio templates from my colleagues in the software.

Daniel T.

If there is an error with Goodgle Drive, then draw.io is out of our reach, which can be very inconvenient if we need access to our charts.

JH

Julianne H.

Well, if you did not save and download all of your drafts in several formats before turning your device off, you would experience unpleasant problems with recovering your drafts then.

Olga B.

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Key features

  • Total features29
  • API
  • Brainstorming
  • Charting
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Content Management
  • Customizable Templates
  • Customization
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Linking
  • Design Management
  • Desktop Interface
  • Diagramming
  • Document Embedding
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Drag & Drop Editor
  • Employee Photos
  • Feedback Management
  • Flowchart
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Image Library
  • Mind Maps
  • Mockup Creation
  • Network Diagram
  • Offline Access
  • Organizational Charting
  • Process Modeling & Designing
  • Publishing / Sharing
  • Revision History
  • Screen Capture
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Text to Chart
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Version Control
  • Wireframe Creation
  • Workflow Management
  • Total features19
  • API
  • Brainstorming
  • Charting
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Content Management
  • Customizable Templates
  • Customization
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Linking
  • Design Management
  • Desktop Interface
  • Diagramming
  • Document Embedding
  • Document Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Drag & Drop Editor
  • Employee Photos
  • Feedback Management
  • Flowchart
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Image Library
  • Mind Maps
  • Mockup Creation
  • Network Diagram
  • Offline Access
  • Organizational Charting
  • Process Modeling & Designing
  • Publishing / Sharing
  • Revision History
  • Screen Capture
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Text to Chart
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Version Control
  • Wireframe Creation
  • Workflow Management

Integrations

  • Total integrations2
  • Asana
  • Box
  • Datadog
  • Dropbox Business
  • Facebook
  • GitHub
  • Google Drive
  • Jira
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Azure
  • NetSuite
  • Opsgenie
  • PagerDuty
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud
  • ServiceNow
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Twitter
  • Zapier
  • Zendesk
  • Total integrations16
  • Asana
  • Box
  • Datadog
  • Dropbox Business
  • Facebook
  • GitHub
  • Google Drive
  • Jira
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Azure
  • NetSuite
  • Opsgenie
  • PagerDuty
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud
  • ServiceNow
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Twitter
  • Zapier
  • Zendesk

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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draw.io - Create flowcharts and diagrams easily online

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

* Easy to use WYSIWYG(What You Say Is What You Get) editor to create flowcharts/diagrams. * Completely web based and is very fast and responsive. * Many templates are provided to kick start our mockups and flowcharts. * Can export to HTML, PDF and other formats. * Works with major file storage and file sync providers like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive etc. * One the best tool to create UML diagrams which helps software architects and engineers. * All diagrams are SVG based and we can zoom in to great extent.

Cons

* Not possible to create UI mockups. It would be great if we get option in future to create UI mockups.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Freebie to create the Process Flow or any other diagrams

Reviewed 2 years ago

Mostly used to create Software specification documents, UML, Process Flow, Activity, solution architect diagrams, you can create almost anything from Draw.io.

Pros

It's free and online tool to create any kind of diagrams, huge libraries of shapes to create any kind of diagrams.

Cons

We can't save the diagrams on cloud in account on draw.io as it's directly asks to open file from - Google drive, One drive, drop box or from local storage of PC.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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UML is easy

Reviewed 3 years ago

We use this software for creating mockups, uml diagrams, algorithms and many, many other.

Pros

Easy creating of UML diagrams for our applications and projects.

Cons

Also allow to create mockups for websites and apps.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great Tool for Creating Diagrams

Reviewed 2 years ago

I mainly use draw.io for database design and for creating class/domain diagrams for large-scale projects. I also use it for creating sequence and communication diagrams.

Pros

The thing I like the most about draw.io is the fact that it is super-easy to use. The interface is simple and intuitive and the layout is very clear and straightforward. There is no need for reading documentation or learning numerous keyboard shortcuts - everything is easy and simple. One can create diagrams from templates or start from scratch, either way draw.io is great for both prototyping and design. It can be integrated with Dropbox/Google Drive (and the diagrams can be directly saved over there). Another thing I like about draw.io that the vector graphics inside can be scaled without the loss of quality.

Cons

The only con is that draw.io lacks the amount of tools and customization options when working on more elaborate diagrams. Other than that, it perfectly suits my needs.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Easiest and best diagramming tool

Reviewed 2 years ago

Quickly create, share and edit diagrams and flows

Pros

This free online tool (and desktop client) is a very underrated Product in my opinion. I use it to do all my flow diagrams, swim-lanes, even screen flows. It allows you to do almost anything. My favourite online app by far.

Cons

the software takes some getting used to, but after spending half an hour with the software, I fell more than competent in it.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Diagrams draw online easily

Reviewed 2 years ago

Create some software related diagrams and share with others

Pros

We can make diagrams and save in our drive.

Cons

Some times some graphical arrows are not able to find.

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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draw.io Review

Reviewed 2 years ago

Good tool to use when quickly wanting to create diagrams

Pros

Easy to use web based tool, makes creating and sharing architecture diagrams easy Not subscription or licencing cost for individual use

Cons

Not ideal for use within a large organisation or enterprise Not widely used, however, is much more user-friendly than Visio

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Make diagram easily

Reviewed 2 years ago

I use this applications to create diagrams of our company.

Pros

we can easily drag and drop icons and make diagrams easily.

Cons

Offline changes did not apply on online diagram.

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Good overall

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

That is free and its easy to use. Also fonts can be added

Cons

Sometimes i got an error when attempting to save what i was creating

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Easy Drawing tools

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Create any Flow chart using Draw.io also there library is huge by which you can create any type of Images.

Cons

Creating new tabs for new projects, where it should be opened in same window.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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draw.io

Reviewed 2 years ago

I have very good experience by using this product .it resolved many of my problems that should match the client requirement.

Pros

Best software to create flowcharts .It has various features and control to create dynamic online flowchart.

Cons

It is really complicated to use it one should have some knowledge of how to create it and have knowledge of tools in it.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Awesome tool

Reviewed 2 years ago

To create any outline, schema, diagram for any project all the time.

Pros

very useful to create wireframes or Mock-Up, with many kind of schemas and diagrams to use it on many kind of projects,also is capable to use it using google drive.

Cons

I consider that needs an offline version, you need internet all the time to use it, the good news is that you you can connect with google drive to save anytime.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Best tool to create diagrams

Reviewed 2 years ago

It helped to create the use-case for our software engineering project.

Pros

It helped to draw the diagrams, download the diagrams as an image file(jpg or png) and no need to continuously draw the whole diagram at once. (we can save and continue)

Cons

We can’t use it without internet connection

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Super tool for Flow Charts

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall perfect free tool to create beautiful flow charts with no effort

Pros

Perfect tool for creating complex flow charts for free. I love how easy it is to handle, choose the saving mode and start right away!

Cons

I do not like the arrows - sometimes they are a nit tricky to drag or tag them with names. this could be improved

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Good

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Draw.io saved my day. I was trying to find some product to design diagrams and I couldn't find one single free good product to do the job. It's very simple, you can export your work for more than one format, you can share your work with another people and even save it. I said "even save it" because before draw.io I saw some free softwares that didn't have this option.

Cons

You have to know what you are doing. Draw.io doesn't help you to organize and create your diagrams, they don't give tips and explanations for learners. People who are using it can either create very good diagrams and bad diagrams.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Easy to use diagram tool

Reviewed a year ago

I really like to create simple diagrams with draw.io. It does the job!.

Pros

There are many templates and shapes available out of the box. The tool can be used within the browser of with a standalone app. It's easy to start and create beautiful diagrams.

Cons

It could be easier to create connections between shapes. The possibility of drawing by hand and then converting it to "nicer" shapes would be a killer feature! :)

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great for quick creating diagrams online

Reviewed 3 years ago

Great for online creating diagrams, download and continue your work on another computer.

Pros

It's great for creating entity relationship diagrams online, and to share them with your colleagues. You can download or import diagrams and continue working on them.

Cons

One thing that I don't like is the lack of diagram templates, like more advanced data-flow or use case.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very useful diagram software at a great price (FREE)

Reviewed 8 months ago

Convenient, free, and full of flexible features that make creating diagrams a snap!

Pros

Plenty of useful features that make creating diagrams a snap! Each option has a lot of customizability, so you can really bend this software to create any kind of chart you need. Plus, the backward compatibility and integration with existing platforms (g suites, git etc) is very convenient. We use this for all of our system diagrams and charts. The desktop version is the best way to go, IMO, but the web version is convenient for on the go.

Cons

There isn't too much to complain about! I wish it were a little easier to edit grouped items. The UI can be a little dense in some areas.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Good for what it does!

Reviewed a year ago

As I said, it's good for what it does. If you need to create a quick flowchart to work through a problem, it's perfect.

Pros

- It's free! - It works well with Google Drive. - Easy-to-use interface. - Offers many types of graphs and diagrams.

Cons

- Can occasionally slow down the web browser. - Not enough in-depth tools for creating complex designs.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Best browser based free diagrams creator ever !!!

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall great tool for all software development related diagrams

Pros

Vast set of icons are available for flowcharts, UML diagrams also gantt diagrams and many more. Various export formats are supported like JPG, PNG, PDF also HTML and many more. Desktop clients available for windows and linux also for mac so that we can work offline also. Very good feature, suffices basic needs.

Cons

3D icons are missing, looks very old school need to be more creative while creating diagrams.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Flowcharts online and easy

Reviewed 2 years ago

With Draw we create the diagrams in my work and share them easily with the rest of the team without any problem thanks to their sharing option, which makes it very attractive when choosing a software to create diagrams.

Pros

Draw.io is the best alternative to create diagrams online, has a powerful graphical interface and tons of options to create the diagrams effectively. As it is online you do not need to install an application on your desktop computer and it also connects with Drive, which allows you to always have at hand and safely the documents you have created and share them with your friends or colleagues.

Cons

Draw is an excellent tool, however I would like to see more icons to create more visually friendly diagrams.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Intuitive vector diagrams

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall, draw.io is a nice little tool for creating diagrams and mindmaps. Definitely recommend.

Pros

I like how simple, yet effective draw.io is. I create all types of diagrams and flow charts I need when visualizing how a certain feature should work. The export feature works great which makes draw.io rather versatile and diagrams re-usable.

Cons

The one thing that I don't like about draw.io is how some elements are difficult to edit after the fact. For example arrows.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Easy way to draw UML diagrams

Reviewed a year ago

It is a best tool for creating and implementing UML diagrams fro any projects.

Pros

it provide all the necessary tools and structures to draw an UML diagram. It has an default scratch to start the diagram for the beginners.

Cons

Exporting the diagram to other applications is quite complicated. Diagrams cannot be viewed in text editing applications.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Draw.io for all your drawing needs

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall I was impressed with the draw.io. I often use this program because it is costly to procure other programs.

Pros

Ease of use, web-based, user-friendly interface, the ability to export created schemes to multiple formats and create different templates

Cons

Since Draw.io is a webbased program, users will need a strong web connection. It has a lot of features but is a bit lacking compared to other drawing programs. But we can't complain because it is free.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best Flowchart Application

Reviewed 2 years ago

It makes creating flowcharts relatively easy to demonstrate environments that are important to your company.

Pros

This application is a great flowchart for the value. Presenting complex work diagrams has never been easier.

Cons

This program does take some time to getting use too just like any other flowchart software however time invested is well worth it!