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Circuit Diagram Visio Alternative

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Posted by James Freeman | 02/14/2022
Awesome circuit diagram program using on Mac, Windows and Linux similar to Visio. Use large collection of standard circuit diagram symbols and templates to create Visio circuit diagram.

Due to the high price of Visio, many people have turned to Visio alternatives for designing circuit diagram. There are many Visio replacements for Windows, but very few for Mac. That's why Edraw released its Mac version helping Mac users design perfect-looking circuit diagrams.

Circuit Diagram Visio Alternative

Video - The Best Cross-Platform Visio Alternative

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Visio Like Circuit Diagram Software

Edraw is a vector-based circuit diagram desktop software containing similar features with Microsoft Visio, which is used as a solid Visio replacement for making electrical circuit diagrams. It contains 20 libraries of standard circuit symbols and various starting templates. It's simple, fast and extremely easy to use. With it, even novices could make good looking circuit schematics.

Circuit Diagram Features Comparison with Visio

Overall Comparison
Runs on
Windows, Mac, Linux
$297 +
$99 +
Need pay to upgrade
Lifetime License is Available
User Manual
Video Tutorial for Circuit Diagram
Circuit Diagram Features Comparison
Drag and Drop
Snap and Glue
Grids Setting
Automatic Spacing & Alignment
Replace Existing Circuit Symbols and Components
Resize and Re-edit Shapes
Group and Ungroup Shapes
Add and Edit Connector Texts
Add Connection Points to Symbols
Junction Jogs
Multiple Pages
Add Hyperlinks
Expandable Canvas
Add Attachments and Notes
Expand & Collapse Shapes
Cloud Collaboration
Fit Page Size to Drawing then Print
Design Tools Comparison
Text Formatting
Theme and Effect
Quick Style
Quick Action Button
Define Default Connector Style
Automatic Text Extend
Create Own Circuit Symbols
Add Symbols from Images


All-in-One Diagram Software
Create more than 280 types of diagrams effortlessly
Start diagramming with various templates and symbols easily
  • Superior file compatibility: Import and export drawings to various file formats, such as Visio
  • Cross-platform supported (Windows, Mac, Linux, Web)
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Why Edraw is a Popular Visio Alternative for Mac

  1. Drag-and-drop based interface to draw any kind of circuit diagram.
  2. Include a comprehensive collection of circuit diagram symbols, with vector format.
  3. Support automatic alignment and spacing.
  4. Snap and glue feature ensures effective connecting of shapes.
  5. Extensive built-in themes available to choose; easy to make visually pleasing diagram.
  6. Capable in printing or sharing. Support export for PDF, Html, Word, Visio, PNG, JPG, PPT, EPS, and many other formats.
  7. Massive diagram types supported. Ready for more than 200 diagrams, more powerful than Visio.
  8. Affordable price with a better service.

How to Create Perfect Circuit Diagram On Mac

Drag-and-drop is the most convenient way to make circuit diagram. Simply start the drawing canvas, open required symbol libraries and start drawing. Here is a simple guide. To view a detailed instruction, please refer to How to Create Circuit Diagram.

  1. Start Edraw, open a circuit diagram drawing page from the Engineering category.
  2. Some frequently used circuit diagram symbol libraries will open automatically on the left. To open more libraries, click the "Library" button and choose from "Electrical Engineering" category.
  3. Drag circuit symbols and use Connectors to connect the symbols.
  4. Lay out your circuit diagram by using smart guides and quick Align and Distribute buttons.
  5. Add a title and a background for your diagram.
  6. Export the file to a format your want. There are many export options including PDF, Word, Excel, PNG, Html, SVG, Visio, etc.

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