SmartDraw vs Microsoft Office® Drawing Tools

SmartDraw is More Powerful and Easier to Use

SmartDraw is more powerful than the Office® drawing tools. Its unique design combines smart templates, tools, and automation; making it incredibly easy to use. First-time users are amazed at how much drawing power they have, without even having to draw.

Plus, SmartDraw makes it incredibly easy to insert any SmartDraw diagram into Office. Just click a button. It's that simple!

See how SmartDraw compares to the drawing tools in Microsoft Office:

SmartDraw MS Office® Drawing Tools
Breadth
Pre-Installed Templates 4,500+ 100+
Built-In Symbols 34,000+ 1,800+
Works Anywhere
Mac
Online
Behind Firewall
Intelligent Formatting
Flowcharts
Org Charts
Cause and Effect
Decision Trees
Network Design
Project Charts
Integrations
Import and Export Visio® Files
Import Visio® Stencils
Easily Share with a Simple Link
Export to Microsoft Office®
Save to Google Drive
Save to Dropbox®
Save to Box®
App for Confluence®
App for Jira®
Power-Up for Trello®
Add-On for G Suite®
SmartDraw
Breadth
Pre-Installed Templates 4,500+
Built-In Symbols 34,000+
Works Anywhere
Online
Behind Firewall
Intelligent Formatting
Flowcharts
Org Charts
Cause and Effect
Decision Trees
Network Design
Project Charts
Integrations
Import and Export Visio® Files
Import Visio® Stencils
Easily Share with a Simple Link
Export to Microsoft Office®
Save to Google Drive
Save to Dropbox®
Save to Box®
App for Confluence®
App for Jira®
Power-Up for Trello®
Add-On for G Suite®
MS Office® Drawing Tools
Breadth
Pre-Installed Templates 100+
Built-In Symbols 1,800+
Works Anywhere
Mac
Online
Behind Firewall
Intelligent Formatting
Flowcharts
Org Charts
Cause and Effect
Decision Trees
Network Design
Project Charts
Integrations
Import and Export Visio® Files
Import Visio® Stencils
Easily Share with a Simple Link
Export to Microsoft Office®
Save to Google Drive
Save to Dropbox®
Save to Box®
App for Confluence®
App for Jira®
Power-Up for Trello®
Add-On for G Suite®

Insert SmartDraw Diagrams into Microsoft Office®

You may already have the drawing tools available in Office, but using SmartDraw will save you time in the end. It will also provide you many more diagram options and a professionally produced result—every time.

And you can easily insert your professional diagrams into Office in a single click. SmartDraw is the easiest way to add flowcharts, floor plans, organizational charts, and other diagrams to any report or presentation.

Diagram examples

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SmartDraw vs Microsoft Office® drawing tools? There's simply no comparison. SmartDraw lets anyone create rich, complex, great-looking visuals with ease. Even for simple diagrams, SmartDraw is the smarter choice.