Timeline Software

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Make timelines, timetables, chronologies, and more!

Easy Timeline Maker

SmartDraw's timeline software is the quickest way to create timelines and other historical charts.

Start by choosing the timeline starter template, then add timeline events or historical milestones. You can even add photos and images in just a few clicks.

Timeline Example

Top reasons SmartDraw is the ideal timeline program:

  • Powerful Formatting
    You can create a timeline online by highlighting important events in just a few clicks. You can click to type text and connect it to your timeline with a line or arrow.

    With SmartDraw's downloadable timeline program, you can space events automatically. Simply click to add events and SmartDraw timeline software builds your time line for you, automatically. Add or remove events, and SmartDraw realigns and arranges all the elements in your timeline for you so that everything looks great.
  • Quick-Start Templates
    Dozens of timeline examples make you instantly productive. Choose a timeline template and customize it to suit your needs with just a few clicks.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
Add timeline event

Smart Integration

You can create timelines with SmartDraw on any device with an Internet connection and enjoy a full set of features, symbols, and high-quality output.

Share your timeline in a variety of common graphics formats such as a PDF or PNG, or export it to any Office® application in one click. SmartDraw also works with popular services such as Dropbox®, Google Drive, and OneDrive®.

Export to Office

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Create a great-looking timeline fast with SmartDraw's easy-to-use timeline maker.