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EdrawMax:
ConceptDraw Alternative

EdrawMax is a solid ConceptDraw alternative for Windows, Mac, Linux and Web to quickly create flowcharts, mind maps, org charts, engineering diagrams, etc.

Also available for Mac, LinuxWindows, LinuxWindows, Mac, Web.

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Trusted By Over 25 Million Users & Leading Brands

What makes EdrawMax
a superior alternative solution to ConceptDraw?

280+ diagram types

EdrawMax supports 280+ types of diagrams, including flowcharts, mind maps, floor plans, P&IDs, UML diagrams, organizational charts, and more. No matter what you do, who you are, EdrawMax has you covered.

Multi-platform supported

EdrawMax supports Windows, Mac, Linux, and the Web ( EdrawMax Online >> ). Account-based and cloud-based features let you easily switch between devices. Keep your files in the cloud so they are available at all times.

Superior file compatibilities

EdrawMax provides almost all typical file types of importing and exporting, including MS Office, PDF, Visio, Html, SVG, and Graphics (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.). What’s more, convert multiole Visio files into Edraw files from a folder at once.

Template community

EdrawMax online template community has more than 6,000 user-generated templates and ongoing updates. Explore, communicate and upload diagram templates. Get inspired and be involved as Edrawer.

26,000 free symbols

1500+ professional and user-generated templates and 26,000 drag and drop symbols are provided for you to get started easily and highly customized without hassle. Be supported no matter what your drawing level is.

Enterprice-scale Security

Your data is private, safe, and secure with EdrawMax. With enterprise-scale security, all information and file transfers are safeguarded with the highest level of SSL encryption. Security is EdrawMax’s middle name.

Features EdrawMax ConceptDraw DIAGRAM/OFFICE
What it is All-in-One Diagramming Software Software Suite
Platform/Deployment Web, Win, Mac and Linux Win and Mac
Pricing $245.00 one-time/$312 bundle $199.00 one-time/$299.00 one-time + Extra pay for diagram solutions
Subscription Plan Annual/Lifetime Lifetime
Free to use Freemium 21-Day Trial/Demo
Support Email/Help Center/FAQs/Chat Chat
Language English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Korean English
Essentials
Diagram Types 280+ 220
User Interface User friendly; Fashionable Not user friendly; Too old
Flowchart
Process Flow Diagram
Infographic
Mind Map
UML diagram
Concept Map
Data Flow Diagram
BPMN
Floor Plan
Office Layout
P&ID
HVAC Plan
Emergency Exit Plan
Network Diagram
Org Chart
Map
Electrical Diagram
Education
Presentation and Infographic
Gantt Chart (ConceptDraw PROJECT)
Presentation Mode
Cloud Storage
Version History
File Recovery
Import & Export
Import from Visio, Visio Stencils
Import from Text, Microsoft Excel (ConceptDraw PROJECT)
Import from SVG
Export to Graphic Files
Export to PDF
Export to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (PowerPoint only)
Export to Visio
Export to SVG
Export to HTML
Export to EPS
Symbol Library
Unlimited symbols per document Pay extra for some kinds of symbols
Create your own symbols
Create your own symbol libraries
Import symbols from external sources
Create and customize smart shapes
Templates
Free-to-use inbuilt templates Pay extra for some kinds of diagrams
Template community
Create and publish your own templates
Convert diagrams into personal templates
Collaboration
Share diagrams with links
Share diagrams on social media
Online groups within your team
Basic Features
Infinite canvas
Multipage documents
Drag & drop
RapidDraw tool/Smart connector
Live objects (Chart/Smart Shapes)
Position tool
Arragement and alignment tool
Text tool
Shape drawing tool
Diagram formatting tool
Custom themes for your diagram
Custom watermark for your diagram
Insert picture
Insert hyperlink
Insert note
Insert attachement
Insert comment
Different units of measure
Grid and guides
Snap to grid, objects, guides
Layers
Advanced Features
Encrypt files
Auto formatting
Focus mode
Formular editor
Floor plan scale tools
Area auto-calculation (floor plan)
Insert QR code

Why EdrawMax?

Create Everything Efficiently

Create Everything Efficiently

For diagram beginners: You can get started
easily with 1500 built-in professional templates
and 26,000 industrial-standard symbols. Just
drag and drop to fasten your diagram creation.
No design skills are required!

For experienced experts: EdrawMax provides an
online template community for you to explore, get
inspired, and share diagrams. For people with
mature drawing skills, a good idea is what makes
your charts stand out!

Customize Everything Easily

One-click beatification: You can easily polish
your diagrams with preset color themes. Simply
select the diagram and choose a color theme
that catches your eye and your chart is ready in seconds.

Insert anything you want: You can insert pictures,
charts, tables, timelines, shapes, formula, vector
text, font symbols, hyperlinks, attachements,
notes, comments, and event QR codes.

Your own symbol library: Edraw’s highly
customized functions also allow you to import
symbols to create your own symbol library. Using
the same tool doesn’t mean you can’t create
personalized works.

Customize Everything Easily
Communicate Everything Seamlessly

Communicate Everything Seamlessly

Effective Team Management: By adding team
members to an online group, allocating authority
of viewing and editing, all cloud documents sync
automatically to keep your team together for every
stage of your workflow on our infinite canvas.

Superior file compatibility: You can import and
export almost all file types, including MS Office
(PowerPoint, Word, Excel), PDF (PS, EPS), Visio, Html,
SVG, and Graphics (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.). As Visio
equivalent, EdrawMax allows users to import and
export Visio files and even batch convert Visio files
into Edraw files from a folder.

Share Everything Effortlessly

Multiple platform Sharing: EdrawMax allows you
to share your outstanding diagrams to
almost every social media, including Facebook,
Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Line. You can also
share the diagram with the public or private
share link.

Auto-create Presentation: Auto-create your
presentation slides with EdrawMax and no more
exportation and switching between software. Just
click F5 to start EdrawMax’s presentation mode
and show your concept map to the public!

Share Everything Effortlessly

EdrawMax is the versatile diagram software that integrate 100% functionality and libraries of all other drawing products. EdrawMax have better overall options for business presentations and value.

EdrawMax is a powerful drawing tool that has more than enough features, templates, and examples for its users to accomplish any task they set out to achieve. There’s no diagram or chart that EdrawMax can not handle.

EdrawMax provides professional solutions for organizations and individuals. The drag-and-drop functionality makes it easy to draw any type of diagrams. Also, it contains massive free templates, which helped us save time from creation. This software will always let users remain a step ahead of others.

EdrawMax is the versatile diagram software that integrate 100% functionality and libraries of all other drawing products. EdrawMax have better overall options for business presentations and value.

EdrawMax is a powerful drawing tool that has more than enough features, templates, and examples for its users to accomplish any task they set out to achieve. There’s no diagram or chart that EdrawMax can not handle.

Frequently Asked Question on EdrawMax

For only $245 (one-time payment), you will get EdrawMax with all the templates and symbols provided and use the software for a lifetime. ConceptDraw requires users to pay premium diagramming solutions. Thus, you have to pay more than $299 for accessing all the solutions.
The presentation mode in EdrawMax lets you present diagrams as slides directly and display them before your audience. You can also use the inbuilt slide creator to make custom slides and export them as a PPTX file.
EdrawMax will let you export your diagrams in a great number of file types, including PDF, PNG, JPEG, PDF, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, and VSDX for Visio.
Save your diagrams in the personal cloud provided by Edraw. Now, you can work from any device, no matter what OS you use. All information and file transfers are safeguarded with the highest level of SSL encryption.
YES! Except for the pre-made templates in EdrawMax, you can download and customize diagram templates from our Template Community (https://www.edrawmax.com/templates/). All the published templates are free to use for Edrawers.