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Why EdrawMax to Make Your Swimlane Diagrams?

Swimlane diagrams for every need

Classification: Identify the shortcoming, leaks, and bottlenecks. Use swimlane diagrams to classify your process by departments, designations, or others to see where the process is lacking and creating flaws.

Responsibilities: Divide the process into departments to make isolated changes. Make parts of your diagram independent of other components so the changes do not affect other parts or teams.

Visialization: Visualize the critical parts of your process. Visualize the essential elements of your operation and see how they affect your work.

for every need

Creating swimlane diagrams is a breeze

Quick-start templates: Get an accelerated start with top-quality professionally designed templates for all types of management, industrial, scientific, and process diagrams.

Extensive symbol library: EdrawMax has well-managed symbols libraries with all types of standardized shapes, symbols, and icons.

Visio compatibility: EdrawMax offers backward and forwards compatibility for Visio files. You can import your Visio files and work on them.

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Collaborate and share with team on the fly

Team collaboration at par: Assign tasks to team members or groups and make them responsible for particular outcomes. Clear assignment of tasks removes ambiguity or confusion in the team to promote effective communication and work environment.

Free sharing: Share with everyone without a platform or file format restrictions. Export into pdf, ppt, jpeg, or gif to distribute efficiently.

Version history: Manage changes to your swimlane diagram software files and always get a chance to go back to any breakpoint.


Search & present
with ease

Quick access to nodes. : Use the universal, full-text search to conveniently find specific nodes and information in large, complex swimlane diagrams.

Full screen show: Go fullscreen with a click on the F5 key or print right from the EdrawMax interface. EdrawMax is an all-in-one solution, indeed.


More Features Of Swimlane Diagram Software

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

I like the swimlane feature in the EdrawMax software because of its intuitive layout, easy formatting, ease of use, and smooth.

We prefer EdrawMax over other drawing software because it helps us create awesome diagrams with full functionality without compromising on the aesthetics aspect. It allows importing data and converting it into charts and graphs, and then we can add swimlanes to classify the diagrams. A good job is done, indeed.

EdrawMax is an excellent drawing software that is amazing because of its platform independence. It works on Linux, Mac, Windows, Online, and we can use it anywhere anytime with complete access to cloud files.

How to Make a Swimlane Diagram?

Edraw Swimlane Diagram Templates

Swim Lane Process Map
Swim Lane Process Map
The swim lane process map divides the process map into different departments or teams. Swimlanes add clarity to diagrams and make them more readable.
Swimlane Flowchart
Swimlane Flowchart
Swimlane flowchart combines swimlanes and flowcharts to make the diagram easy to understand by dividing it into sections.
BPMN Swimlane
BPMN Swimlane
Business process modeling notation with swimlane is a combination of BPMN and swimlanes, and it is a simple BPMN but with several sections.
UML Swimlane
UML Swimlane
UML swimlane adds visual sections element in process flow diagrams or flowcharts. It helps in assigning responsibilities within the UML diagram.
Swim Lanes Project Management
Swim Lanes Project Management
Swimlanes project management is an excellent tool for making your project management diagrams more readable and efficient.
Swimlane Workflow Diagram
Swimlane Workflow Diagram
Swimlane workflow diagram template gives you a quick start to make functional, efficient, and easy-to-understand diagrams.

Swimlane Diagram FAQs

Except for the pre-made swimlane diagram templates in EdrawMax, you can download and customize swimlane diagram templates from our Template Community. All the community-made swimlane diagram templates are free to use for Edrawers.
When your swimlane 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, SVG, PNG and JPG. EdrawMax is dedicated to delivering a superior user experience.
No worries. You can find swimlane diagram symbols by searching in the preset symbol libraries. You will see and use all the pre-made swimlane diagram symbols in EdrawMax.
You can create a swimlane diagram from scratch by dragging and dropping symbols from the libraries and customizing colors, fonts, lines, etc. All the symbols in EdrawMax are vector, editable, and catered to different types of swimlane diagrams.
YES! It is free to create different swimlane diagrams in EdrawMax. There are free templates, symbols, and editing tools for making swimlane diagrams. Just download it and try EdrawMax now. You will love it right now.

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