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Create quick, beautiful, and portable charts, graphics, designs, mockups, and more. Use your iPad and iPhone screen as your paper, canvas, and whiteboard—all in one. It comes with thousands of searchable objects via Stenciltown, like server racks, space planning stencils, iconography, and more.
OmniGraffle provides a thoughtful, professional interface for creating everything from basic wireframes to polished interface sketches, tools to construct SVG graphics for your next website, or designing the layout for your next hundred-server project.
A thoughtful sketch or professional diagram communicates far better than words. When you need a clear understanding of how information needs to be presented or how processes are carried out, OmniGraffle 3 for iOS is the tool to help you organize your thoughts visually, document them beautifully, and communicate them to the world. OmniGraffle 3 has features and functionality you won’t find anywhere else, and it behaves exactly how you’d expect an iPad and iPhone app should with multitouch gestures, Share Sheet integration, and more.
NEW IN 3:
- Redesigned interface to make common tasks readily available.
- Canvas Size Modes: choose between Fixed, Flexible, or Infinite.
- SVG Import
- Unified Sidebar List of Canvases, Layers, and Objects
- Group Visibility
- Artboards and Artboard Layers (PRO)
- App Lock
- Hot Keys for Tools
- Convert Text to Shape (PRO)
- Zoom to Object, Scroll to Selection
PRO features (in-app purchase):
- Visio Import and Export
- Blending Modes & Fill Effects
- Artboards and Artboard Layers
- Shared Layers
- Shape Combinations
- Shape Tables
- Automation Plug-Ins and Actions
STANDARD features (in-app purchase) include:
- Automatic Layout
- Unit Scaling
- Shape Recognition
- Bézier Lines & Shapes
- Point Editing
- Full Screen Split View
- Smart Guides
- Free Stencils via Stenciltown.com — search and download on the web or in the app
- OmniOutliner Import & Export
- Freehand Sketch
- Automatic Diagram Layout
- Create Multi-Page (canvas) documents
- Share pages quickly with PNG, PDF Export
- Wrap text within custom shapes
- Quickly change a shape’s style with the Style Inspector
- Save Documents to Photos
Subscription Terms of Service: https://www.omnigroup.com/legal
OmniGraffle 3.16 is a compatibility update for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15.
• Keyboard Shortcuts: Prevent keyboard shortcuts from being sent to the document browser when it is not visible on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15.
If you have any feedback or questions, we’d love to hear from you! The Omni Group offers free tech support; you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 1–800–315–6664 or 1–206–523–4152, or tweet @omnigraffle.
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Ratings and Reviews
The UI updates are very good and intuitive (especially if you are familiar with previous versions). But this latest version has huge problems with the gestures I’ve used from earlier versions. For example I use “Duplicate” very often. I touch and hold the object and then two-finger tap where I want the duplicate to be. Instead of duplicating the object, the original object displays it is selected. The older versions would have selected the original object as soon as it was touched. If I two-finger tap a second time the object will be duplicated. This is very awkward.
Another problem is that if I tap and hold an object and then two-finger tap (which selects the first object) and then remove my finger from the original object and tap-off to unselect the first object a selection circle is displayed randomly on the screen. If I tap-off again then a selection bubble is displayed. It takes 3 tap-offs to fully clear the selection.
I use an iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and this issue displays regardless of the proximity of the Apple Pencil. I use this tool professionally and this is costing me time. Please fix the gesture issues and I will bump this back up to 5 stars because the new UI is great.
Frustrating to use
I want to like this app. I want to USE this app. But it’s very clunky. I try to position shapes but they snap to weird positions that aren’t even on the grid. Creating custom stencils was brutally non-intuitive (apparently they don’t show up if you save them in the cloud?) Sometimes it gets into a mode where I can’t even add text boxes. That was the tipping point for me, leading me to write this review. I know there’s a powerful tool underneath here, it’s just HARD to use, especially compared with the desktop version. Not what I would expect from an app for which I’ve paid so much, nor from a company with so much experience. I don’t want to have to carry my laptop with me just to make some basic diagrams—that’s why I though the iPad app would be useful. I’m sorry, but this app is just really not quite there.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for letting us know your points of frustration! The bug with being unable to add text should be fixed in the latest updated, 3.11.2. The problem was with certain gestures resulting in our gesture system getting stuck in a bad state after our iOS 13 update. As for stencil locations, currently they need to be saved in the local OmniGraffle application folder or the OmniGraffle folder in iCloud that is created by the app. In an upcoming feature update we will be adding the ability to link arbitrary folders for templates and stencils so they appear in the app.
The issue with shapes snapping off grid is not something we have an obvious explanation for. We would love to talk with you about this issue to figure out what's going on. Our support team can be reached at email@example.com or by phone Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm Pacific at 1 (206) 523-4152. Thanks!
Frustrating, in need of a rewrite
Same application, same frustrations, same bugs as the other versions going back to 1.0. Clearly this application has never been rewritten, as identical bugs and frustrations have been carried forward. Objects are difficult to select, hard to move around, occasionally it’s unresponsive to taps and drags, and performance is laggy as the number of objects grows, even on an iPad Pro with M1. Sometimes your changes are saved, sometimes they’re not – I just now returned to my documents to find that my saved drawing was a much earlier version, and all of my work since that point was lost. Well, Omni Group, I’ve lost my work with your application for the last time. It doesn’t help that it is published by the greediest company on the App Store except maybe Apple themselves. There’s absolutely no way that this application is worth the extreme price! Stay away from this app, and while you’re at it, the rest of the software from this developer isn’t so great either.
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- 185.5 MB
- Graphics & Design
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
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