Dia : cross platform diagramming software

Dia is a general purpose diagramming software. Dia can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams like Flowcharts, Network Diagrams, Circuit Diagrams etc. You can create add support for new shapes by writing simple XML files, using a subset of SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) to draw the shape.

Version 0.96 includes Visio VDX import and export as well as much improved text rendering. 0.96.1 fixes several critical bugs and improves on the VDX import.

  Opensource cross plateform diagramming software with visio support

Dia supports export of diagrams in various formats including below :

  • EPS (Encapsulated PostScript)
  • SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
  • DXF (Autocad's Drawing Interchange format)
  • CGM (Computer Graphics Metafile defined by ISO standards)
  • WMF (Windows Meta File)
  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
  • JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • VDX (Microsoft's XML for Visio Drawing)


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