Dia, a diagram creation program

Here is a great open source program to make good quality diagrams. I have used this a lot for university reports. The software allows you to create flowcharts but also technical diagrams. It comes with a load of preconfigured shapes and symbols ranging from electronics to civil engineering. There are a couple of ways to export the diagram to another document (eps, svg, png, jpeg, etc.) which is very convenient.

There are versions available for al major operating systems.

Dia website.

Screenshot of the Dia interface

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2 Responses to Dia, a diagram creation program

  1. Frank Binder says:

    Hi @Jochem,

    isn’t that a kind of or the same as a MindMap-Software?

  2. Hi Frank, It can be used to create mindmaps, but can do much more like creating flow charts and technical schematics.

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