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Why Creately Is a Better Alternative to Visio?

Get Started with No Learning Curve

Visio’s strengths lie in its diagramming capabilities but is also limited to that. You need to obtain a deeper understanding of Visio’s components to get the maximum benefit out of it.

Creately, however, needs no learning curve. You can simply sign in and get started as everything about Creately’s free form workspaces are easy to understand. What’s more, you can directly import all your data from Visio so that work can be resumed from where you left off.

Do Your Work. Your Way

Creately’s free form canvas enables you to work without bounds, meaning you can simply drag and drop anything into the canvas, import excel sheets and doc (with in-app previews) and visualize plans easily with Plus Create. This means you can visualize and execute workflows and actions plans - all on the same canvas.

Collaborate Seamlessly

While Visio’s collaboration capabilities end at common comment threads, Creately goes a step further, featuring real-time mouse tracking and video conferencing - in the same workspace itself.

Mouse tracking allows you to identify which team member is working on what part of the workspace and identify each other’s contributions. Connect remote teams easily with video conferencing and obtain instant feedback from team members.

Connect a Disjointed Set of Apps

Creately integrates all your favorite apps such as Google Drive, Slack and Confluence which makes it effortless to share diagrams, docs and workspaces across different platforms.

Gone are the days when you needed to manually update all apps related to your work. Creately’s two way syncing and integrations will make sure that changes you made to the central database are reflected across all connected documents.

So Much More Than a Diagramming Tool.

While Visio is predominantly a diagramming tool, Creately combines the power of an intuitive online whiteboard with advanced data linking features, offering so much more. Its visual platform enables smart diagramming, visual collaboration, knowledge management, and seamless project execution in a single place.

Infinite Visual Canvas

Visually create and organize any structure you imagine. Drag drop shapes or datasets and embed external content.

Real-Time Collaboration

Work remote or hybrid with real-time cursor tracking, in-built video chat and advanced in-context comments and task allocation.

Project & Task Management

Use built-in agile project management tooling or integrate with your favorite project management tool to keep work flowing.

Enterprise Scalability

From SSO, SCIM to well-defined employee onboarding and offboarding workflows, Creately can scale to support diverse enterprise needs.

Custom Databases

Create custom databases for any kind of information from tasks, HR personnel records to documentation for law firms.

Data Driven Docs

Create docs and notes to go deeper from high-level visual views. 2 way link to other docs, shapes or data with @mentions.

Professional Diagramming

50+ types of standard diagrams with 1000+ specially designed shapes and connectors enable blazing fast diagramming.

Powerful Visual Modeling

Visuals that are backed by databases, update once, reflect in multiple views of workflows. Unlock true multi-perspective analysis and planning.