Many web workers rely on diagram and flow charts to design processes and workflows. However, the current set online diagram creation programs can be too generic or extremely complex. Enter Creately, a free powerful online diagramming and design editor that is built with simplicity and collaboration in mind. This web app lets you create flowcharts, wireframes, organizational charts, sitemaps, SWOT, and more in an easy-to-use interface.
Creatly has all the simple and advanced tools needed to create useful diagrams. Beginners can use smart objects and shapes with contextual toolbar to help you complete diagrams. Whether you have a technical or design background the object tools are more than enough to let you design and anything. In addition, the app is speedy despite the browser-based interface, thanks to the 1-Click Create-N-Connect Button and keyboard shortcuts to increase your productivity.
Creatly adds another layer to the usual collaboration tools found in this type of apps. In addition to sharing your diagrams so that your team can work on them together, you can also add comments and post-it notes for effective collaboration. Each revision of your diagrams is visible to your team for easy backtracking. You can then embed the final version to your website or publish into your wiki account within Creately.
Creately shines with its flexible and familiar interface. You can basically sit down and create diagrams without having to relearn a new program. Browse through several templates from simple block diagrams, business graphics, and k-12 education to complex SWOT Analysis and web mock-ups. You can also choose pre-set styles and color themes to make your work stand out. Other customization options include transparency, gradient fills and more. Other killer features include smart drawing, export design properties to XML, spell-checking, and linking of multiple diagrams.
There are free and paid plans available. The Public account lets you create unlimited diagrams and collaborate to up to 3 users while the paid Plus and Pro accounts give you unlimited storage, unlimited collaborators and lets you remove the Creatly watermark.
If you are looking for a simple, easy-to-use diagramming tool that packs a powerful set of features, then you should try Creately. This nifty tool is a worthy addition to businesses that rely on cloud applications.
To see Creately in action watch demo video below:
- Link multiple diagrams together.
- Checks your work for design or connection mistakes.
- Save design properties in XML format.
- Figures out what you are drawing and provide pointers to complete your work.
- Several color fills and transparency options available.
- Share diagrams to your team online.
- Add post-it notes and comment for effective collaboration.
- View revisions done by you and your team.
- Choose from a large selection of shapes and objects.
- Keyboard shortcuts to increase productivity.
- Simple and flexible interface.
- Free and Paid Options Available.
Check out Creately @ www.creately.com