Why are You Paying 10x More by Using Visio?

Only $4,995 for 500 users annually and $9.95 for each additional user per year

Are you moving your organization to the Cloud? Have you been waiting for the right time to replace Visio with a more modern Visio alternative? SmartDraw gives you all the features you expect from an enterprise-class diagramming software for a fraction of the price of Visio. You'll get all the power to communicate, innovate, and move your organization forward at a much more affordable price and available on any device PC or Mac.

SmartDraw's Visio Alternative Checks Every Box


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Price for 500 Users
$4,995 $90,000

Replace Visio and Get All the Enterprise-Grade Features at an Unbeatable Price

Licensing 500 Visio users can cost $90,000 annually and your Mac users are still out of luck. With SmartDraw, you'll pay a fraction of that and anyone can get the power to create diagrams for reports and presentations.

Pricing in Detail

Prices start at 500 users and are $9.95/user per year for additional users.

Users: 500 1,000 2,000 5,000
Price: $4,995 $9,950 $19,900 $49,750

Trusted by Millions of Users and the Fortune 500

SmartDraw adds over 300,000 new users per month and is trusted choice for diagramming at universities, government agencies, and over 75% of the Fortune 500.

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See Why SmartDraw is A Better Microsoft Visio® Alternative

Compare Visio® and SmartDraw

If you've ever tried to create a diagram with MS Visio®, you know how hard it can be. You start with a few rudimentary tools and if you need to change anything—move a shape, delete a shape, or add a new shape—you're on your own.

SmartDraw automates all of this for you. Click simple commands, and SmartDraw does the rest.

  1. SmartDraw is 10x More Affordable
    Equip your entire organization for less than the maintenance cost on the equivalent number of seats of MS Visio®—save 10x. SmartDraw saves you money on a single license and saves you even more for your team or enterprise. Learn more about our site license here.
  2. SmartDraw Imports Visio® Files and Visio® Stencils
    SmartDraw lets you import Visio® files and stencils even if you don't have Visio® installed on your system. You can even batch convert entire directories of Visio® files at once. Plus, you can keep using any custom made Visio® stencils. Learn more about importing Visio® files and stencils here.
  3. SmartDraw Exports to Visio®
    If you need to continue to collaborate with colleagues who haven't made the switch, SmartDraw makes it easy by letting you export any diagram back to Visio® as needed. Learn more about SmartDraw's Visio export.
  4. SmartDraw Works Online, on Your PC, and Mac
    SmartDraw lets you create and edit diagrams using any modern web browser or on your PC behind a firewall. Whether you're using SmartDraw on your desktop or online, you will have access to over 70 types of diagrams and thousands of symbols and all of SmartDraw's powerful features. You can work on the same diagram in the Windows and online versions of SmartDraw using the same full set of features, symbols, and drawing power in both.
  5. Users Actually Use SmartDraw
    SmartDraw's intelligent formatting makes it so easy for users to get the results they want, that they use it much more. Stop paying for software that is rarely or never used.
  6. SmartDraw Integrates with the Tools You Use
    Easily add your SmartDraw diagrams and visuals to Atlassian's Jira and Confluence, insert diagrams into Microsoft Office® apps like PowerPoint®, Excel® and Word®, add visuals to Google's Google Workspace®, and so much more. Adding visuals to presentations and reports has never been easier. See all SmartDraw integrations.
  7. SmartDraw Gives You Free Support
    SmartDraw is designed for ordinary computer users. Even the most novice users can become instantly productive with SmartDraw. That means they need less support. When they do, direct users to SmartDraw's free help desk for SmartDraw's in-house tech support team.
  8. You Can Collaborate Easily Even with Non-SmartDraw Users
    You and your team can work on the same diagram by sharing it on your included online account or by using your favorite file sharing apps like Dropbox®, Google Drive, Box® or OneDrive®. You can also share files with non SmartDraw users by simply emailing them a link.