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Why Choose EdrawMax to Make Your ER Diagrams?

ER diagrams for every need

Quantitative analysis: An ER diagram tool can help in making diagrams that can quantitatively facilitate the analysis. It is more than a pictorial representation of facts and figures.

Incur solutions: An ER diagram can expose major drawbacks of a database. It is substantially an important prerequisite for multiple businesses. These tools are designed to develop possible solutions to the problems and can even accomplish a relational answer for comparing facts and figures.

Create data-based relationships: It can help in establishing distinguishing affiliations amongst the data in the databases, which also helps in creating and detecting similar patterns that are necessary from a business point of view.

for every need

Creating ERDs is a breeze

Choice in templates: EdrawMax offers more than 200 ready-made templates. You can pick the one that is suitable for your analysis of the database. It is faster and convenient. Moreover, it is very easy to make the diagrams in EdrawMax to customize the diagrams as well.

Multiple formats of notations: EdrawMax provides multiple formats of notations in ERDs. There are different types of symbolization which is very useful. It lets you import customized symbols for specific uses. The tag-and-drop tools will help you create diagrams as per requirement.

Auto formatting: The added feature of Auto formatting in EdrawMax facilitates the user to create ER diagrams automatically. It just requires you to fill in the basic information and does the rest of the formatting by itself.

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Collaborate and share with team on the fly

The options to save: Using EdrawMax, the user can save and accomplish file management. The feature of Cloud can help build group files and allows file sharing as well.

File recovery: This ER diagram tool can be a life savior. It saves files in the Cloud, which helps in recovering files when there is an emergency.

Export files: EdrawMax supports exporting files that make it easier to share them. Anyone who is not familiar with EdrawMax can also use the diagrams and edit them as their requirement.


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Full screen: You can use the F5 key and immediately get an unhindered full-screen view of the ER diagram using EdrawMax.

Slideshow maker: The interface allows the user to use the cursor for selecting specific parts of the diagram and make them a part of the ER diagram. This feature is very useful in making presentations.

Easy search tools: EdrawMax has the feature of allowing the full-text search. This aids in finding desired information when ER diagrams are very large.


More Features Of ER Diagram Tool

Visio files import and export
Customized fonts and shapes
Insert images and attachments
Infinitive canvas
Various color themes
File encryption and file backup

As part of my work as a software engineer, I needed a Chen ER diagram tool. EdrawMax satisfied all the requirements I was looking for in an application like this: an intuitive user interface, many templates, and all the ER diagram symbols that I need. There were also a lot of export and sharing options, making it a great tool to use within a larger team.

Using EdrawMax to create diagrams is so simple. Whether I’ve had to quickly render a simple diagram to convey an idea quickly or create a more detailed diagram, EdrawMax makes it incredible to do so. A great productivity tool for professionals of all levels.

The possibilities with EdrawMax are endless - truly a blank canvas with a seemingly infinite number of tools that one can use to create any diagram or chart imaginable. I was able to create a wide variety of charts and diagrams: brainstorms, mind maps, ER diagrams, and UML diagrams.

Edraw ER Diagram Templates

ER Diagram Example
This ER Diagram example depicts entities in a system and their relationships.
Library Management System ERD
This example depicts the ER diagram for library management system which involves various entities and Attributes likes books, publisher, members etc.
Simple ERD Diagram Example
This simple ERD diagram example is used to model simple data relationships.
Example ER Diagram for Hospital
An example of an ER diagram of a hospital and its patients, doctors, and tests run.
Database ERD Example
A school system database ERD example, showing how the different entities relate to each other.

ER Diagram FAQs

Except for the pre-made ER diagram templates in EdrawMax, you can download and customize ER diagram templates from our Template Community. All the community-made ER diagram templates are free to use for Edrawers.
You can create an ER diagram from scratch by dragging and dropping symbols for ERDs from the libraries. All the ER diagram symbols and notations in EdrawMax are industry-standard and catered to different ER diagram types.
You can find ER diagram symbols by looking for "Database Modeling" in the symbol libraries. You will see all the subcategories of ER diagram symbols.
When your ER diagram is complete, you can post it on social media, publish on Edraw Template Community, or export the file as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, PDF, graphics. EdrawMax is dedicated to delivering a superior user experience.
YES! It is free to create ER diagrams for your database and system in EdrawMax. There are free templates and notations for making any types of ER diagrams. Just download it and try EdrawMax now. You will love it.

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