Flowdia is an easy to use flow diagram tool that can be used to quickly create professional quality flowcharts, mind maps, BPMN, network and server layouts, Cisco network, Rack diagram, UML activity, business process and process flow diagrams.
The app is designed with ease of use in mind. You can quickly connect flowchart shapes by simply selecting the start and end connection points and quickly add new lanes to a swimlane diagram or new sub-topics to a mind map diagram by using "+" button from the selected swimlane or mind map shape menu. The mind map sub-topics are automatically positioned on the page but can be easily moved as required.
Flowdia supports export of the diagram / flowchart to PNG, JPG, PDF and SVG formats.You can view exported SVG files in Microsoft Visio.
You can import custom PNG and JPG images.
The following diagrams can be created using Flowdia:
- Mind Maps
- Network Diagram
- AWS Architecture Diagram
- Cisco Network Diagram
- Server Layout Diagram
- Rack Diagram
- UML Class Diagram
- UML Activity Diagram
- UML Use Case Diagram
- UML Sequence Diagram
- Business Process Diagram
- Process Flow
- Chevron Diagram
You can quickly select and change BPMN activity, event and gateway types by using the special shape selector available to all BPMN shapes.
The flowchart shapes in this tool are not images can be re-sized without loosing quality. You can customize the look of the shapes by applying background color and also change the font color and size of the text.
**NOTE: Free version of Flowdia is restricted to:
- 4 files.
- 1 page per diagram.
- Cannot remove or duplicate pages.
- Image and PDF exports with watermark
- new language options
Ratings and Reviews
So I’ve tried many a flowchart diagramming app, and thus far this is the best I’ve come across.
I purchased the full version to be able to create multiple pages and some advanced editing.
Not sorry about the purchase, does what I need. It would get a full five stars if you could have the page bar visible all the time without having to click on the three dots at the bottom right of the screen and not have a large part of the screen covered up by the resultant window that opens up, or at a minimum give us the ability to reposition the window as its quite obtrusive.
I like that you can export to a variety of formats and can pick from a few different places to store the file and exports. Not sure why it generates a blank text file when you export a pdf, but am hoping this is a bug that gets fixed in a future update.
I use an external keyboard and when editing text, the directional buttons (up, down, left, right) don’t do anything. You have to click where you want the cursor to be and you cannot reposition it using the keyboard, again hoping this gets fixed in an update.
Would be nice to be able to see all pages at once, when working with multiple pages it would make life easier.
Overall a great little app well worth the $10.
Pretty good on iPad
The actual diagram creation functionality is great. Where I ran into problems (even after buying a license) was in the export/sharing. I used a big cloud to signify, you know, “the cloud” and then put some EC2 objects in it (top layer), a connection between them with a label, and a text call out. When I went to export/share my finished diagram I discovered that only the EC2 images within the cloud were visible. No amount of fiddling would get the link, text, and call out to appear (different export options selected, for example). Eventually I deleted the cloud and just used a group boundary box, and that worked fine. Also the transparency settings didn’t overlap with the selected object underneath well and were unusable. Please fix these issues and I’ll change my rating to five stars.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for the feedback. We cant seem to replicate the layering issue you are experiencing. Could you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with more details on the shapes used and the sequence of steps? Thanks again.
I am really enjoying this app, it is easy to use and has most of the tools that I need to detail out my company’s structure and projects. I’m still learning the features, so I am sure I will enjoy it even more as I learn. My one complaint is that it does not integrate with the iPad’s ability to split screen. Since I am usually pulling info from other sources, this would be an incredibly helpful feature. I really hope that this is an easy add, because it would make all the difference in the world for my productivity.
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- Behzad Gorimar
- 14.6 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
English, Catalan, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- © 2016 Behzad Gorimar
- In-App Purchases
- Upgrade to Premium $9.99