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drawio vs Excalidraw: What are the differences?

What is drawio? An Open source diagramming tool. It is a free online diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, UML, ER and network diagrams. It is an open platform where you can create and share diagrams. It’s integrated with the tools you already use.

What is Excalidraw? Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams. It is a whiteboard tool that lets you easily sketch diagrams with a hand-drawn feel.

drawio and Excalidraw can be categorized as "Diagramming" tools.

drawio and Excalidraw are both open source tools. drawio with 17.7K GitHub stars and 3.67K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Excalidraw with 9.24K GitHub stars and 619 GitHub forks.

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      It's really convenient to use as a virtual whiteboard
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      Collaborative work is very simple
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      Low fidelity tool
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      Open source
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      End-to-end encrypted

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    What is drawio?

    It is a free online diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, UML, ER and network diagrams. It is an open platform where you can create and share diagrams. It’s integrated with the tools you already use.

    What is Excalidraw?

    It is a whiteboard tool that lets you easily sketch diagrams with a hand-drawn feel.

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    What are some alternatives to drawio and Excalidraw?
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    Lucidchart
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    Microsoft Visio
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    FigJam
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    XMind
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