The SmartDraw Development Platform

SmartDraw is more than a diagramming app, it is also a development platform and reporting tool with powerful features for developers and IT professionals.

SmartDraw Extensions

Generate diagrams from data automatically including class diagrams, database diagrams (ERDs), sitemaps, and more using built-in extensions. Learn more.

SmartDraw Open API
Open API

Create apps that generate diagrams from data without using coordinates. See what makes SmartDraw's API uniquely easy to work with. Learn more.

Developer documentation

Learn how to use SmartDraw's API, get familiar with SDON, and build your own extension. Learn more.

Jira and Confluence integration
Jira and Confluence

Add diagrams to the Atlassian stack using SmartDraw's fully integrated app for Confluence and Jira (Cloud, Server, and Data Center). Learn more.


VisualScript is a programmable app that allows you to generate diagrams directly from your data in Jira and Confluence. Learn more.

Technical diagrams
Technical Diagrams

Create wireframes, network diagrams, UML diagrams, and other technical drawings with built-in templates. Learn more.