Edraw is a comparable tool to Visio for Linux. Easy to create flowchart, org chart, mind map, electrical schematics, P&ID, UML diagram, charts, gantt chart, infographics, etc. The usage and functions are similar to Visio, but it's easier and less expensive.
Linux OS has various distributions. Edraw Max supports the most popular Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mint, Knoppix, RedHat, Gentoo and More.
Users who have used Visio might need to continue working on the old Visio files. Like everyone expected, Edraw allows users to import and edit old Visio (.vdx, .vsdx) files. The imported Visio files are still in vector format which is editable for every aspect. Also, the Edraw documents can be exported to Visio format. This is convenient for collaborating with Visio users.
Compared with Visio, Edraw includes richer diagram symbols and templates. It's an all-purpose information visualization tool that you can find comprehensive symbol packages for different diagrams. Also, it has more templates than Visio, which enable users to start faster and save time.
Save and share Edraw documents to your computer or Cloud. 1 click you can export files to different formats such as Word, PDF, PPT, PNG, etc. Open files from any place through online browser viewer. 1 button to generate a social sharing link.