Flowchart Alternative to Microsoft Visio for Mac

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Is there a flowchart program that can be used on Mac similar to Visio? Try this popular Visio alternative for making flowchart and other drawings on Mac OS X system.

There are lots of Visio alternative products for Windows, but only a few could also work on Mac. To benefit Mac users, Edraw has newly released a flowchart Mac version allowing users to create flowchart easily on OS X system.

Flowchart Visio Alternative

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Visio-Like Flowchart Software

Edraw is a vector-based diagramming software containing similar features with Visio that helps easily create a flowchart with built-in symbols and templates. The flowchart symbols are extensive, accurate, and customizable. It has a similar Microsoft's Ribbon interface, which is not hard to get accustomed to quickly. With this Visio-like tool, users can develop professional flowchart in a way faster than you imagine.

Comparison of Flowchart Features

OS Comparison
Overall Comparison
Flowchart Symbols
About 700 symbols
About 1300 symbols
Flowchart Examples
About 10 examples
More than 200 examples
$297 +
$99 +
User Manual
Video Tutorial for Flowchart
Flowchart Types Comparison
Basic Flowchart Templates
Data Flow Diagram Templates
Cross-Function Flowchart Templates
IDEF0 IDEF1 Templates
Workflow Templates
SDL Diagram Templates
BMPN 2.0 Flowchart Templates
Highlight Flowchart Templates
Event Flowchart Templates
Flowchart Features Comparison
Drag and Drop
Layers & Background
Snap and Glue
Grids & Guides
Automatic Spacing & Alignment
Replace Existing Flowchart Shapes
Multiple Connector Points
Change Connector Path
Add and Edit Connector Texts
Add Connector Points to Symbols
Junction Jogs
Multiple Pages
Add Hyperlinks
Expandable Drawing Page
Create Charts from Data Source
Expand & Collapse Shapes
Team Cloud Collaboration
Text and Graphic Tools Comparison
Character Formatting
Paragraph Formatting
Theme and Effect
Quick Style
Quick Action
Define Default Connector Style
Clip Art Gallery
Automatic Text Extend
Create Own Flowchart Symbols

Why Edraw is a Perfect Visio Alternative for Flowchart on Mac

A lot of solid reasons prove that Edraw is an effective replacement of Visio.

  • Drag-and-drop based interface to draw any kind of flowchart and other diagrams.
  • With complete collection of flowchart symbols, in vector format.
  • Automatic alignment for neat, crisp drawings.
  • Connect shapes automatically with action buttons.
  • Can produce professional and visual-pleasing diagram by applying built-in themes.
  • Capable in printing or sharing. Support export for PDF, Html, Word, Visio, PNG, JPG, PPT, EPS, and many other formats.
  • Support large size and multiple-page flowcharts.
  • Massive diagram types supported. Ready for more than 200 diagrams, more powerful than Visio.
  • Offers advanced service with a much cheaper price.
  • Support cloud data storage

How to Create Outstanding Flowchart

Creating a flowchart on Mac is just a few steps away. Free download the trial version and discover its amazing convenience in making flowcharts. To help users with a quick start, many practical flowchart templates are ready to use in the software, together with useful tutorial materials that help develop a perfect flowchart smoothly. Here is the video tutorial and the step-by-step guide:

  1. Start Edraw, open a flowchart drawing page.
  2. A flowchart symbol library containing the whole set of standard flowchart symbols will open automatically on the left.
  3. Drag useful shapes and drop onto the canvas to start drawing.
  4. Connect shapes using action buttons, and customize the shapes by applying colors or quick styles.
  5. Drag and drop "Titles" and "Backgrounds" from the predefined libraries to make the flowchart more visual enticing.
  6. Apply a theme for professional quality result.
  7. Export the diagram to other formats by clicking the Export and Send button on File menu.

For more information about Visio alternative flowchart software, please click Edraw Flowchart Maker.

Use the Software as Other Visio Alternatives for Mac

Besides flowchart, the software also does well on mind map, org chart, floor plan, infographics, fishbone diagram, timeline, network diagram, and so on.

Software Feature Comparison Between Visio and Edraw

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