OmniGraffle for Mac

OmniGraffle for Mac


Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.7
out of 120 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
6.0.5
File Size:
30.26MB
Date Added:
April 02, 2014
Price:
Update; $99.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.8/10.9
Total Downloads:
20,655
Downloads Last Week:
55
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

Considered by many Mac users a classic diagramming application, OmniGraffle for Mac helps you visually represent ideas, tasks, activities, and other things. The new 6.0.5 version introduces a revamped interface that addresses the dated look of its predecessor while improving on functionality and intuitiveness.

Pros

Great new interface: An approach similar to how Microsoft made the Office ribbon tidier might have been preferable, but Omni Group's revamping of the OmniGraffle interface isn't bad -- the UI now sports dynamic sidebars that appear when needed and disappear when not in use.

Free syncing with OmniPresence: Your projects can be quickly shared with your other Mac or iOS devices through a background synchronization process. You can check what's being synchronized as well as pause the process at any time.

Presentation mode: This mode eases the presentation of diagrams by going fullscreen and making canvases behave like slides. The "canvas-slides" can be moved like a PowerPoint presentation using either mouse clicks or the arrow keys.

Multiple formats for exporting and Visio support: This application can export diagrams or other outputs in a number of formats including BMP, TIFF, PDF, JPG, EPS, SVG, Visio XML, PICT Vector, PNG, and even PSD. It can also conveniently import Visio XML files.

Cons

Designed for single screen use: If you are accustomed to using two screens with the older version of OmniGraffle, you may not like the idea that you can no longer do the same with this new version. This is not a major issue, though, since discovering the new version entails a relearning process that will likely get you to change the way you use the app.

No CAD integration: OmniGraffle lacks support for AutoDesk file formats and cannot provide CAD integration.

Bottom Line

Feature-rich and relatively advanced, OmniGraffle may intimidate some users, even those who have tried its earlier versions. Some adjustment to the new interface will be needed, but this application is not that difficult to figure out. It offers a great range of features and outputs beautiful diagrams, wireframes, and sketches.

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