Video: Gliffy vs Microsoft Visio


Gliffy.com is a web-based diagram editor. Create and share flowcharts, network diagrams, floor plans, user interface designs and other drawings online. Gliffy free alternatives are: Google Drawings, Creatly, DrawAnywhere, Diagramly
Create professional diagrams to simplify complex information with updated shapes, collaboration tools and data-linked diagrams. Simplify complex information with professional diagrams you can create in just a few clicks. Visio makes diagramming simple - whether you want to quickly capture a flowchart that you brainstormed on a whiteboard, map an IT network, build an organizational chart, document a business process, or draw a floor plan. Microsoft Visio free cloud alternatives are: Gliffy, Google Drawings, Creatly, DrawAnywhere, Diagramly
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2017 - Microsoft launches Visio Online editor to take on Gliffy



Microsoft Visio was the first popular tool for building schemes and diagrams, designing software and site interfaces. But then a lot of online Gliffy (like Gliffy, OmniGiraffe) appeared with collaboravite features, and most users forgot about the heavy Visio. For some reason Microsoft didn't release the online version of Visio together with other Office editors (Word, Excel...). Then, some years later (in 2016) the company launched just Visio Online viewer. And only now Visio Online becomes full-featured app that allows to build and edit diagrams in browser and organize teamwork on them. It costs $5/month per user. The free Visio Onilne viewer is available in almost all Office 365 plans. Thereby Microsoft Visio gets as cloud-friendly as Gliffy

2008 - Gliffy - Microsoft Visio online alternative

Gliffy
Gliffy, as well as MS Office Visio - is a tool for drawing various charts, diagrams, interfaces, plans, etc. For many years, MS Office Visio was the only normal solution in this niche and Gliffy - is it's first worthy competitor, which also can become its killer. Gliffy provides all the functionality that you can find in Visio. The fact that the Gliffy is an online services, but not the desktop app - does not affect the speed and convenience of the interface. But Gliffy also has some advantages over Visio. First of all, it offers free single-user version, which in many cases is sufficient. Since Gliffy is a web service - it is very convenient to share and collaborate on a diagram. Unlike Visio, the service provides the version control system, which allows you to track the changes and roll back the older versions.