About draw.io

draw.io is a free diagramming application that allows users to create and share diagrams within a web browser. The online tool works with G Suite/Google Drive and Dropbox, and is deeply integrated and audit-friendly in Atlassian's Confluence and Jira products. Users can also work on diagrams offline and save locally using draw.io’s desktop app for macOS, Windows and Linux.

draw.io provides an intuitive interface with drag & drop functionality, customizable diagram templates, and an extensive shape library. Users are able to create and edit a variety of diagrams including flowcharts, org charts, process diagrams, ER diagrams, UML, network diagrams, and more. draw.io’s rich functionality allows users to track and restore changes, import and export various formats, and automatically publish and share work.

BPMN diagrams help users present complex processes and workflows, useful for onboarding new employees, or when a business process needs to be audited. UML diagrams help document all aspects of software engineering projects, whether behavioral or structural. Flow charts can be created using the drag & drop interface, including a variety of shapes to define and depict complex workflows.

Mind maps help visually brainstorm concepts or problems by organizing information into related topics, useful for making decisions or preparing a complex document. Network diagrams allow users to visualize their IT infrastructure by creating a detailed illustration of their network with all of its devices. Users can plan the layout of a website or user interface using wireframe models, while mockups help prototype interfaces during application development to optimize their usability.

Pricing starting from:

€5,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free Version
  • Subscription
  • Open Source

Key benefits of draw.io

  • Users can create diagrams online through their web browser, and access draw.io offline through the native applications for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS.

  • Integrations with Atlassian Confluences and JIRA allows users add, change and share diagrams and collaborate with their team.

  • draw.io offers a range of built-in diagram templates, and predefined shapes and scalable SVG images for a range of diagram types included in the shape library.

  • Diagrams which users create with draw.io can be used in any publication type without legal restrictions, including for commercial purposes, with no watermarking.

  • Diagrams can be saved to Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Trello, GitHub, or users' devices, with XML, HTML, and SVG file formats supported.

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    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch and 20 others, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

    Pricing starting from:

    €5,00/month

    • Free Trial
    • Free Version
    • Subscription
    • Open Source

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    Create flowcharts, process diagrams, organization charts, UML diagrams, ER diagrams, network diagrams, and more
    UML diagrams help document all aspects of software engineering projects
    draw.io supports all of the shapes used in flow charts of various types
    Tree diagrams illustrate any situation where there is a hierarchy of elements
    Create mind maps to organize information into related topics
    Create a detailed illustration of a network with all of its devices
    Use wireframe models, also known as page schematics, to plan the layout of websites or user interfaces
    Create mockups of application interfaces and mobile websites to optimize their usability
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    Features

    Total features of draw.io: 24

    • Collaboration Tools
    • Content Library
    • Customizable Templates
    • Customization
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Transformation
    • Diagramming
    • Drag & Drop
    • Flowchart
    • Gantt/Timeline View
    • Image Library
    • Metadata Management
    • Mind Maps
    • Multiple Format Support
    • Offline Access
    • Organizational Charting
    • PDF Conversion
    • Process Modeling & Designing
    • Revision History
    • Template Management
    • Templates
    • Text to Chart
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Watermarking

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,6 /5
    (526)
    Value for Money
    4,7/5
    Features
    4,4/5
    Ease of Use
    4,5/5
    Customer Support
    4,2/5

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    Olga B.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Indispensable for Studies!

    Reviewed on 2020/08/29

    That's just Splendid. Spectacular. Studious. Superb.
    Really remarkable. I cannot imagine how I...

    That's just Splendid. Spectacular. Studious. Superb.
    Really remarkable. I cannot imagine how I would have done without this thing.
    User-friendly, responsive, adaptive, trustworthy, reliable, relieving! Easy-to-use and flexible. Comfy and effortless. Efficient and Effective. The best tool I have ever used for my studying, working and research activities! Powerful and simple.

    Pros

    Well, this service reminds me about the most memorable, pleasant and amazing time in my life. I was doing my first Master's at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and my daily studying routine included using different apps for creating presentations, slides, docs. I had not known any good app for creating block schematical diagrams and one of my group mates (she actually had a Bachelor's degree in Programming) advised me to use this app. The app turned out to be an inspiring and useful thing for brainstorming, analyzing and summarizing lots of data. It let me do my homework and research tasks fast and easy, without painstaking efforts and excessive pressure. In this service you can easily make any kind of precise diagrams, beautiful schemes, pie charts, block chains and many more. You can save your drafts, download in a suitable format and work on them later. Learning and studying process has never been so easy, comfortable, ergonomic and time-saving. The tasks which were shamefully time-consuming and complicated in the past have become now as easy as apple pie. Even if you just need to analyze, describe, summarize or explain lots of data to your colleague, grandma or friend, this service can become the best solution for you.

    Cons

    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.

    Edgar R.
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    • Industry: Performing Arts
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Flow Chart and Diagram Design for the Masses... for Free!!!

    Reviewed on 2020/09/24

    I'm impressed and still diving in to all it's features. I really like the amount of templates...

    I'm impressed and still diving in to all it's features. I really like the amount of templates available to start any kind of project.
    There are tons of predesigned symbols to use also for free!
    Also, you have a bunch of export options from image files to svg for vector editing that other apps don't have.

    Pros

    Draw.io is an open source project for everyone. It's a robust team formerly known as diagrams.net but now it's made a really big app for both online and offline (Windows, macOS, Linux) use for FREE!!!!
    I've used many other diagramming tools with great results, but I'm really impressed with this tool, no registration needed onless you want to save your work online but all is done in the cloud (Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.)
    On the desktop version (a 74 MB download for Windows) can be downloaded through their Github project mini site, as well as the other versions. No payment whatsoever!

    Cons

    On the online version some editing and drawing functions are a little clumsy, but nothing that some patience can't solve.

    Robert S.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Monthly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Draw.io

    Reviewed on 2021/03/16

    I'm useing this tool avery time I need to describe a process, a flow chart or a network diagram,...

    I'm useing this tool avery time I need to describe a process, a flow chart or a network diagram, it's semplifing my working life, moreover the desktop app is available for windows, mac and linux, so I can use what I want.

    Pros

    draw.io allow the user to prepare diagrams very easly, a huge amount of shapes alresdy prepared simplify a lot the activity.
    You can prepare a diagram about process by BPML, you can prepare a mouk-up, you can desing a UML diagram for your SW implementation, network diagram with the google/aws/office symbols and also a simple flow chart. So, is very flexible, moreover you can use the web site to build your diagram or the desktop app, export it as an image and include it in your documentation

    Cons

    As an improvement I'd like to have the symbol librarry already colored instead of black and white, of course you can put the color that you want , anyway if if is already in the prebuilt library will be perfect

    Shawn A.
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    • Industry: Banking
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    Easy to use but...

    Reviewed on 2020/02/05

    overall a good experience, easy to pickup. Customer service response however is poor. Takes a long...

    overall a good experience, easy to pickup. Customer service response however is poor. Takes a long time to get back. Had a few incidents of lost maps, customer service took 4-6 weeks to respond, and at times didn't even respond

    Pros

    Easy to use, Easy to search. Ability to have collaboration between users. Workflow enabled to have process approved

    Cons

    Hard to maintain from an enterprise perspective.

    To an extent hard in create a standard within an organization, Hard to Audit and update versions

    Lost maps on occasion

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Great application for drawing software models and flowcharts

    Reviewed on 2021/02/18

    We use Draw.io to build different UML diagrams like class diagram, user diagrams, schema diagrams...

    We use Draw.io to build different UML diagrams like class diagram, user diagrams, schema diagrams and flowcharts etc to help us visualize the requirements of our projects. We also use it for understanding and visualizing algorithms.

    Pros

    Draw.io is a completely free software which is used to draw flowcharts and all kinds of UML models. The UML models are really necessary in Software industries to understand the structure of the project and requirements. Draw.io tool makes it very easy to understand and visualize those requirements. You can create different models and save it in different formats like png, jpeg, pdf etc. You can also share the diagrams and links with your team members.

    Cons

    Sometimes it is hard to move around the different types of shapes in the diagram. Apart from them the saved file metadata also gets corrupted which makes us work again on the same diagram.

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    • Starting from: €5,00/month
    • Pricing model: Free, Subscription, Open Source
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    draw.io online is a free-to-use web application with no premium paid-for functionality, watermarking, or other limitations. To use draw.io with Atlassian Confluence and JIRA, monthly or annual fees apply.

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    draw.io has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

    draw.io supports the following languages:

    Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

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    Confluence, Dropbox Business, GitHub, Google Drive, Google Workspace, Jira, OneDrive, Trello

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