Nevron Software

MyDraw


4.5 / 5
107 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Software & IT, Engineers, Software developers, Business Consultants, Students & Universities, Government Organizations


Average Ratings

107 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $69.00/one-time/user
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Nevron Software
  • www.nevron.com
  • Founded 1998
  • United States

About MyDraw

Diagram software for drawing flowcharts, org charts, mind maps, network diagrams, floor plans, general business diagrams, drawings and others. Including libraries with hundreds of diagram shapes and symbols, templates, powerful drawing tools, automatic diagram layouts, advanced printing and exporting capabilities, and many more, MyDraw is the right diagramming solution for your business, or personal projects.


MyDraw Features

  • Collaboration
  • Data Import / Export
  • Drag & Drop
  • Flowchart
  • Mind Map
  • Organizational Charting
  • Templates

MyDraw Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great diagramming alternative to Visio at a fraction of the price!

Feb 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: If you've used Visio before, you'd have an easy time transitioning to MyDraw, as the interface and the features are highly-similar. The program can even handle loading and saving of files in Visio format. Not only that, it is able to handle the GEDCOM format for family tree diagrams, making it ideal for genealogy enthusiasts. You can also choose from a large library of drawing shapes, symbols, and templates. Layout isn't a problem, too - the program has auto layout options that allow you to play around with the best presentation for your drawing. If you can't find an appropriate drawing shape for your needs, you can even request the development team to program one for you, though that comes at a cost, of course. If you're done with your drawing, you can also save it as a PNG, JPEG or BMP file, or even as a vector file. Other printing options are also available as well - high resolution, margins, orientation, you name it, the program has it. The best thing about printing is that you can also specify shapes to be non-printable, allowing use of comments within your diagram. Rich text support, spell-check, and the ability to send a drawing to an email contact from within the program are other great features of MyDraw. I didn't regret downloading this program - it's well worth the effort, without the hefty price tag of Visio.

Cons: I wish I could use this on my Linux box, as I want to use just a single program on my machines. However, only Windows and Mac OS are supported. Chances of the developer putting a Linux version is slim, as there are also open-source alternatives to the program on Linux, so not really hoping that they'll address this issue, which is probably a non-issue to them. Another, albeit minor, issue is that there's no help file within the program itself - you have to download a PDF or CHM file. Other than these two things, I've found the program quite useful for my diagramming work on Windows.

Overall: With the help of MyDraw, I was able to complete a network diagram for a client without much effort. I'd ordinarily use one of the free, but limited, diagramming tools available online, as I find Visio really too expensive for project-based work.

An incredibly versatile application that does indeed make working on graphic tasks a true pleasure!

Feb 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Nowadays there are literally tons of programs and apps that aim at enhancing productivity and making the user's life easier -now HOLD THAT THOUGHT- the question is, is that really so?

Well, not really no... Much of the software out there seems very promising on the "spec sheet" but when one looks "under the hood", little substance is actually there and in some situations even if the software is totally sleek, the provided Customer Support often leaves much to be desired! There are a few exceptions though and Nevron developed a gem called MyDraw that is most definitely enhancing productivity and makes the user's life a whole lot easier... All that combined with a superior Customer Service!

Whether you are a professional or you just occasionally work on graphic jobs such as brochures and pamphlets, flyers or newsletters, MyDraw with its intuitive interface is the right instrument to have in your "toolbox".

I frequently compile and edit business flowcharts of different types but last week, while I was enjoying the glare of my desktop late at night, my wife passed by with a nice cup of herbal tea and she discovered that the software I was using happens to include great templates for bar, restaurant and drinks menus and right on the spot she "commissioned" a job for the Valentine party... Creating great looking menus was a breeze with MyDraw!

Cons: One really need to look very hard to find cons in MyDraw as the list of pros is quite long, in my case I have never been a fan of ribbon interface, however I must admit that in this particular application the ribbon layout makes sense as it permits easy access to the vast array of features packed in a relatively small footprint!

Overall: Well, you can read all about that in my review which reflect real facts, not fictional ones.

I truly enjoy working with MyDraw and it gets the job done in a fraction of the time if I were to use alternative utilities.

I more than one year periodically use a program MyDraw when I create block diagrams, tables, charts.

Feb 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: MyDraw is a very convenient and prostock to use software to create diagrams and instrument for drawing vector graphics. This program has a wide range of functions which pozvoljajut to create flowcharts, organization charts, hierarchy charts, relationship diagram, network diagram, business chart, business diagrams, floor plans of buildings and floors, family tree, certificates, drawings and more. And to learn how to work with the program is not difficult even for the average user.

The program has a ready set of page layouts and sizes, intuitive interface - switching between the classic mode of the panel (as in Office 2003) and the modern Ribbon interface.

MyDraw supports multiple pages for a single drawing, a ready-made set of page layouts and sizes, allowing you to customize different aspects of its appearance and behavior.

It is possible to display a virtual grid for accurate mutual orientation of diagrams, figures and diagrams.

Charts can be printed or exported to a graphic format (PNG, JPEG, BMP etc.) or in PDF and SVG.

When you output a document to PDF, you can still edit and format the document.

There is a convenient function of copying and pasting into the document complements and makes the process of creating the fastest and most convenient.

Cons: There is no function to export the created forms to Word and Excel with the possibility of formatting.

Professional, features laden and affordable flowchart software that is easy to use

Feb 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use and self-contained. A large number of templates and libraries of shapes suitable for both professionals and non-professionals alike. You start with a predefined shape or from a blank drawing. From there you have a lot of options to arrange, insert, manipulate, review and mail your flowchart. The interface customization allows for different UI Themes and languages. You can even alternate in between the trendy ribbon and command bars. I personally prefer the clarity of the ribbon look. The finished work can be completely or partially saved in many popular formats such as Visio, AutoCad, GEDCOM, PDF, Raster( like PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF), SVG, HTML and others. MyDraw is responsive, easy to use and it gives me a professional result whether I produce a quick or a more detailed flowchart combining many elements. it is available for Windows and Mac. Highly recommended.

Cons: Really, not much at all. With the latest version 2.0.3, I still wish the software would load a bit quicker but overall that does not affect its performance in any way. Also, I wish I could load the external AutoCad, PDF and HTML files into the MYDraw and not just save the internally made work in before mentioned formats but I hope the next versions will address that issue if possible.

Overall: A real-time saver. I am able to quickly create flowcharts for different purposes, ranging from personal to highly professional presentations. I benefited from the ability to export my work in many different formats I work with on a regular basis. The HTML and PDF formats are especially helpful. It is important to me to be able to use predefined shapes and templates along with my own media and to easily edit and combine them into a finished product that really incorporates within the rest of my professional and personal Eco-system.

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Easy, Simple and Get Results Fast!

Feb 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The learning curve is trivial. Especially for someone like me who used Visio for many years. I love the fact that unlike Visio, I do not have to wrestle with MyDraw all the time in order to achieve the effects I want. I took some old existing Vision drawing and MyDraw imported them with just few minor issues that I was able to fix quickly. Then, continuing with MyDraw was a lot easier than with Visio. Since I mainly do simple graphing, MyDraw is the best tool for me. I checked some of the alternatives but they were more expensive and I thought they were an overkill for what I needed and that they required much more learning and were more complicated to use.

I also like the fact MyDraw is installed on my Mac and is not a web app such as some of the alternatives.

Cons: Few issues I found:

* I couldn't find an easy way to connect lines or arrows from some locations to some other locations in the graph (it works well for most obvious locations you'd expect).

* There were few incidents that the software crashed. It happens often after I exported the drawing to another format. However, the export itself succeeded and reopening MyDraw works well and in most cases, (I learned that it's best to save the drawing before trying to export so the last operations are not lost).

* Starting MyDraw (compared to other apps on my Mac) takes a relatively too long.

Overall: Being able to draw diagrams quickly and attach them to my documents.

Easy Transition from Visio

Nov 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: If you have used visio before, MyDraw will be fairly simple to use. It has many features that are very handy such as still being able to edit when exporting to PDF. I love that feature and others in the company love that too when being sent the document. It is great in being able to export from your mind to an app.

Cons: You are not able to export into an excel or word format.

I had a little flow chart to do and was glad to be able to test MyDraw and did much more then.

Feb 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: A long time ago I knew Visio and kept quite a bad memory about it.

With MyDraw I found some example charts and only had to modify some ! It was so fast to do that I did much more charts than I planed to. For the first time I made a nice network diagram and thrown away my old paper drawing. I saw then that I was able to import Gedcom files to have my own family tree from an online site, a nice use of this backup file.

I'm only at the beginning of my use of this soft, there are a lot of tools I didn't used yet.

I plan to use it for some internet pages as I can export as html, maybe I will be able to start some Autocad project to with .dxf export. Visio format is there too if I find this soft again ...

There is even a mailing function, maybe a good idea for flyers diffusion.

I feel like it is a fusion of Viso, Corel Draw and Word, I think I like it.

Cons: The main negative thing for me is because I'm french ... and for now I have to stay with everything in english ...

Overall: At first it toke me such a little time to do what I wanted to do that I use it much more than I thought I will.

Now I take time trying to go "deeper" and always find something else to do, even a set of lights diagrams for my DSLR photo studio.

It will now help me to make the complete domotic diagram I have to do for home.

After all I will spend a lot of time on the software, maybe as much I was "afraid" I would have to, but doing much more drawing than I thought I ever would.

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Fantastic solution for diagrams and simple DTP

Apr 10, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software have a ribbon user interface that is immediately understandable. There are plenty of options regarding design and it's elements (as "format geometry" and bar-code generator). Templates and libraries already included in it are more than enough for some 85-90 % of usual requests/needs. Libraries and dictionaries can be added if necessary. Some options can be used only in companies (for example connection with Oracle servers).

Cons: The first installation of this program was some year and half ago. During this time I improved my PC with more RAM (from 4 to 8 GB) and better CPU (from 2 cores to 4 cores) and still loading of this software takes some time. Preferences for at least some customization are needed.

Overall: Fantastic software solution for diagrams, mind maps, sketches and similar (even simple floor design). Even for simple DTP needs as simple posters and similar.

MyDraw is a great design tool, I used it to create a beautiful logo for my new online businesse.

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros:

"I find MyDraw a great graphic design tool. It has everything you need to create whatever kind of visual idea you might have. It comes with some pre-designed shapes and objects, but you can customise just about everything, or simply create your own from scratch with the professional tools built within.

The text element comes with many beautiful and interesting font settings, but I especially love the gradient colours customisable features. You can create some amazing shades and colour combinations.

With this program, literally the sky is the limit. It's relatively user friendly, which cuts the learning curve short ther than expected.

After trying many other programs to create a logo for my new businsse, I quickly created one that I found overall satisfying to my vision, it looks beautiful.

This is a program I would definately recommend.

Cons: If you are not a professionally trained graphic designer/artist, you need to dedicate some time to learn about the professional terms and expressions to successfully operate the software. I found the most complications i had with saving and importing various file types, that took me a little bit of researching and trial and error before getting the hang of it. Occasionally I wasn't able to recover from an error and had to restart my project. However, like with everything new, I expected some time needed for learning the full operation of the software. In overall, I was glad I did and I was happy to have a truly professional tool to work with.

Overall: I finally achieved my goal, which was to create a beautiful and functional logo for my new businesse's upcoming website.

Great app for construction and network drawings!

May 09, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: I have found that MyDraw is a remarkably easy to use application. I was able to use it without going into help on my first usage. The user interface is very friendly and comes with myriad templates (which is a gift when you first startup!).

I use the application for creating construction details as well as network related technology diagrams (many that are very complex). Thus far, I have not had any performance problems, no crashes, or any quirky problems. I can say that I am very happy user!

Cons: If there is an AutoCAD import/export coming, that would be great!

I can happily say that I have no problems and issues! We all know how rare this is.

Overall: Primarily, I use MyDraw mainly for construction details as well as network related technology diagrams. I have not used it for process applications thus far.

Great and affordable Visio and Smartdraw replacement

Apr 10, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's fully of functionalities, and easy to use. Its features are always found in much more expensive software, or simply they don't exist (i.e.: Visio for Mac). The library is huge, and fits all professionals' needs

Cons: Nothing in particular. Maybe the interface is not particularly attractive - more colors and a better function separation would have been appreciated - but this is not an issue

Overall: I use it everyday, it's enough?!

Was looking 4 a Visio 4 Mac, and nothing satisfied me. Then along cam my draw. Never looked back.

Jun 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Extremely easy to use. Professional look and feel for the user. Easy to produce equally professional charts and graphics. Despite easy and intuitive user interface the software can do any sophisticated trick I can think of and then some.

Cons: It is rare that I cannot offhand come up with some cons. Nut seriously: in the roughly one year I am using my draw I have never found it wanting in any respect.

Overall: I have lots of graphs and charts to do, especially to visualize decision trees and workflwos and the like. my draw makes it extremely easy to construct very professional charts. So the software saves me time AND gives me better charts then I had befor, with less effort. I can focus on the content I wish to visualize and need not bother with an unwieldy tool. my draw handles like adream.

Great tool for drawing diagrams!

Feb 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: MyDraw is a very nice program. Works fast and has tons of options to configure your drawings in every aspect. It satisfies all my diagram drawing needs. Great alternative of MS Visio at a reasonable price and also works on MAC!

Cons: I would love to see additional templates and there is really a need for more shape libraries.

The easy to use MyDraw, great for university course work!

Apr 15, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Above all, the ease of using this software is the best. I know that I can go in and either find a preset layout to use from the many templates available, or I can easily build my own. While I may not need to use this software often, I know that when I do need to build a flowchart or graph of some sort, I will come to use this program due to it's ease and versatility in the various charts available. Also - exporting your document is super easy with the easily found "export to PDF" and other options which can be found on the main menu. This is a bonus compared to other programs that may be more difficult for people to find. I also love that I can export my documents easy as a raster image!

Cons: I have not found anything that I dislike of this software yet. I feel that it really is easy to use, which is awesome!

Overall: I have used MyDraw for various assignments in my university courses. It has been helpful in allowing me to present my information for projects that require me to design an easy to follow chart.

I am an oldschool senior sofware engineer, i can use the C# after many long years C/C++.

Oct 25, 2017
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Huge precreated library of illustrations, excellent drawing features, easy usage, great support, usable features.

Overall: When I purchased the MyDraw license, I didn't guessed what is the application real power, I think it was just a schema drawing app for low budget, why not. But after few hours of usage, I experienced the knowledge of Visio, the flexibility and many good features of some serious vector drawing applications. The next surprise was the huge library of predefined illustrations. I don't need to use other sources from the internet for planning my house interior and the network cabling design.

I am a software engineer, and I use MyDraw every week to my job, with absolute satisfaction. This software is value for the money. At the moment I am excited about the new version and the new features.

Very easy to use

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This chart designer is very easy to use, even though it offers really professional options.

Already the diagram templates should be enough in most cases to begin immediately with the insertion of the pictures and dates.

If you prefer to create your own diagram, you can do it in a very short time thanks to the very clear interface.

By dragging and dropping, you can drag all sorts of shape templates, of which there are plenty, onto the surface, insert text or graphics, and

Let's go to the next field. Even animation forms are available. This allows you to post its results in many different formats like

e.g. storing all common image formats and html documents, there are many possibilities for the result, e.g. also to install in a homepage.

For me, this program is definitely recommended !

Cons: For me, the functionality is quite sufficient. Quite nice would be maybe a few 3D shapes. But you can also import your own forms.

Overall: The easiest way I know to create a pedigree.

Very easy and useful application

May 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Creating graphs and generally simple diagrams can be easily handled by this software. In addition, the program is understandable to laymen, too.

Cons: The graphical interface is adapted from Word, in my opinion. An own interface would make the software more individual. Maybe the font of the interface could be adapted, too.

MyDraw, versatile software for desktop publishing.

Sep 08, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The good amount of geometrical features as the main options make this program very valuable to build an assortment of tasks like brochures, network charts, etc. Also the ease to work with and the fast way to get things done, simplistic but well laid out and effective.

Cons: I believe, my gripe will be the fact that it lacks image editing functions, although understandable since it is not an image editing software, it should have some tools to work on the detail basis of the images.

Overall: As I mentioned before, the versatility and speed you can reach finalizing a task is obviously wonderful, being able to complete your work in a lot less time than imagined.

A well designed software package and is available at a very fair price for a perpetual licence.

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: MyDraw is a fully featured software package that should prove invaluable for those who need to produce diagrams and charts for both offline and online use. It contains all the usual drawing tools and chart types and is easy to use with built in help and online support available.

The installer is only about 43MB in size and installation is straightforward with an initial 30 day trial.

Outstanding features are:

- A large range of templates (flowcharts/org charts/network diagrams etc.) are available from either the software itself or from download from the MyDraw web site: https://www.mydraw.com/templates/

- Diagrams and Charts may be imported from Visio and exported to PDF/PNG/JPG/SVG formats.

- A mail merge facility to import data from ODBC/Excel data sources and then send directly to a list of mail recipients.

Cons: There could be some additional import options for the diagrams/charts (apart from importing from Visio).

Personalized Diagrams Made Easy

Oct 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: For my flowchart needs, I use MyDraw. It has different templates which allow the creation of different diagrams. Data transfer is possible, allowing me to use my created chart and diagrams in another medium, such as Microsoft Word. The interface is simple and easy to understand which is perfect for beginners and people who are not highly inclined with current software. I highly recommend this software for your visual representation needs.

Cons: I use this on Microsoft but a friend of mine wanted to use the product and was not able to do so, apparently, the software is not supported by Linux.

It is an advanced diagramming software and a vector graphics drawing tool.

Jun 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: * I like the easy conversion to VSD and VSDX files, used by Microsoft Visio.

* I like that the files can be easily printed and exported to PDF and PNG, JPEG and BMP type images.

Cons: * The program does not have the Windows top menu bar, so at the beginning it takes some time to discover where things are.

* Registration and activation are not intuitive.

Overall: This software helps me monthly in the realization of my flow charts and flowcharts for the planning of my work as a graphic designer.

I was looking for a Mac alternative to Visio and discovered MyDraw. It worked perfectly!

Oct 31, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I like that it has good functionality at a great price. When I changed computers and had a license question, I received an email from a real person! Their customer service is unbelievably good. Any time I've written with a question, I have received a quick, personal reply!

Cons: There was a little bit of a learning curve at first, since the software worked differently than Visio. However, I was able to complete my project fairly quickly with a little experimentation.

Overall: I needed to create a somewhat complex flow chart and would have used Visio, but I now have a Mac, so Visio wasn't an option. Happily, I was able to complete that project (and others since) using this software.

Works like a charm

Sep 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: MyDraw has all of the features that I was looking for in a product that I use to draw whatever pictures that needs to be done. It works very well to accomplish this for a reasonable price.

Cons: The only thing that I am not sure about with this product is the connection lines. Sometimes it just won't go where I want it to. I will have to say that it is not really bad, because I never contacted customer support for this issue. I eventually get it to work.

Overall: I am building the architecture plan for a new company and was looking for a way to create excellent graphics at a lower cost. We do all of our diagrams in MyDraw

A Visio from the 90's

Sep 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: In many ways it provides basic drawing functionally and helpful examples of different templates across some different functions.

Cons: More icon types; more templates (I'm lazy!).

Overall: I use MS Visio on a PC regularly doing workflows charts, fish-bone diagrams, etc.

Have a Mac Book Pro and use it on the road constantly, but can't connect to use company MS app. So it's pen and paper until I get back to the office.

As it is source data for presentations, don't need to connect with Win-Visio.

Fit the bill.

A bit cumbersome in grabbing the right object I need in a diagram, but not earth-shattering.

Urge you to keep developing the product out and you'll have a following.

Perfect for my needs

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Mydraw is a surprisingly powerful program that allows you to do a lot more than you would initially think possible. If you have the time and the skills, it's capable of producing highly detailed professional layouts. And with all the templates included it's possible for any beginner to jump in and accomplish simple projects in a very quick and easy way, making it great for any level of use. The library of premade vectors is also very useful, and for the price it's a great alternative to other programs.

Cons: I think the only real con that I've noticed is that there is a little bit of a learning curve, especially if you're used to other programs. But once you've taken the time to explore the program and play around with its different functionalities, it becomes fairly intuitive and straight forward.

Overall: The program helped me create layouts and flow sharts very easily, without over complicating the process.

An extremely under-rated and under-marketed program for an Apple Mac

Apr 10, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Just about everything but especially the ability to import Visio documents on my Apple Mac.

Cons: Small inconveniences such as no 'Recent Documents' menu which I'm used to and is a great time saver with the number of files I use for work. Also, a lack of font mapping when importing Visio documents so all text boxes need to be revisited and reworked.

Overall: There is so much to this program so I've only used the parts which are most useful to me - mostly Visio documents at the moment. Good working layout but another learning curve to cope with!

Is it worth all this effort - oh yes!

Easy, functional and intuitive in creating my departments flowcharts

May 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: All functions I'd ever need are already a part. Since I started using mydraw I've been able to think more about my flowcharts rather then to think about how I'll be able to get them in a easy to read form

Cons: I didn't encounter any problems with creating more then 100 flow charts and similar draws. No real cons so far

Overall: Easier realizing for the flow charts I had to do

Good alternative for simple drawings

May 29, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The price is a good value for the money. The support team is very responsive and seems to care about what you think or are having difficulty with doing. They are continually improving and getting better each time.

Cons: Some of the features are difficult to understand without a lot of fussing around. The NDX protocol is not recognized by any other programs but there is a good EXPORT function. There are not [properties on objects to link them back to a database or spreadsheet. (They did tell me this was coming.)

Great software with a lot of features

Oct 31, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like the ease of integration into my existing thought process and documentation workflow. Becoming acquainted with the software is intuitive, and it has become a very useful tool for me.

Cons: I work with other project managers / technology leads, who provide files in other formats. I'd like to see more interoperability with other popular software.

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Why PowerPoint Fails And MyDraw Succeeds!

Apr 30, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The main benefit of MyDraw is its simplicity. But don't let that fool you, the application is tremendous powerful. We used PowerPoint before to make some organisational charts, but we always struggled and often ended up just using pen and paper and would take a picture of what we had drawn. Not efficient and we are sure there are some valid use cases for PowerPoint. But now using MyDraw, what a big difference. It just works. Easy and fast.

Cons: Is it fair to say this is a con? There are so many features and templates it was overwhelming at first. We would recommend taking the time to go over the long list of what MyDraw offers. Once you have gone over the list, you will know what you will and will not use fast enough.

Overall: If you need a diagram of any kind, MyDraw should be in everyone's arsenal of tools. Value for money for sure. Recommend!

MyDraw review - Replaced both Visio and Powerpoint for my figures and diagrams

Sep 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - the variety of stencils

- the easiness of creating complex figures

- the auto glue / connect options

- the extended set of configurations variables per object

In general, is considered a professional level figure drawing tool.

Cons: Nothing in particular. MyDraw should add more advanced functions for figure alignment. A good idea should be to add the ability for virtual ruler marks when moving objects as Microsoft PowerPoint has to help you with alignment in real time.

Awesome alternate to Viso and it just works!

Feb 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: MyDraw is light and fast, it also comes with built-in icons but you can also import stencil packs too! I can even e-mail my work to another user. MyDraw has just the right amount to not overwhelm you yet allows you to create great charts or anything else you want to visually display.

Cons: I would like to have a way of importing more stencil pack formats. I also would like to be able quickly auto-discover a network and have MyDraw reflect it.

The program is pretty good for creating diagrams or charts and easy to use after some time.

Feb 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I really like the feature for network diagrams, with its symbols, it is really easy to understand, even if you show the diagram to people who are not too familiar with computers. You can also create flyers or certificates pretty easy, the selection is not too large but it should be enough for most flyers or certificates. I also like that you can create your own chart starting with a blank document.

Cons: I think that the program is a bit hard to understand at first, especially because there are so many charts you can choose from. If you don't really know what chart you have to use, you will have to take a look at every chart to find the best one for your purpose. Overall, I don't have many things to complain about when using this program.

An amazing technical drawing application with incredible ease of use at a very affordable price.

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: 1) Very intuitive to use and low learning curve.

2) Amazing templates included that can be reused over and over for multiple project types.

3) Drawings can be saved into various file formats including PDF.

4) Can be used to draw multiple types of drawings (e.g. flow charts, business processes, family trees, organization hierarchy)

5) Application cost is so reasonable that it can be purchased by my clients and they can modify the processes on their own as needed.

Cons: 1) A bit difficult to import to other business processes software.

2) Was not able to save to generic XML format file (.xml)

3) No option to add attributes to each relevant diagram object.

Overall: Ease of use and value for the money. Provided templates saved many hours of work.

Mostly good experience; a couple of minor issues

Oct 25, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Works well as a Mac solution for drawings and for sharing PC created Visio assets. Workflows are productive and can in some cases be more efficient than initial appearances.

Native Mac operation is probably the single biggest point; no need to run a VM to work on drawings.

Cons: There are a few V 1.0 teething issues; the selection of property states does not seem to persist on some of the shapes menus and the bounding box for clipping is not honoured. Nothing I would describe as being bad enough to abandon the product.

Support was friendly and willing to listen and improved the overall perception of the product.

Overall: Able to create both simple and layered designs and leverage investment from PC platform without having to run through extra steps and system modifications.

MyDraw software has been wonderful! Simple to use and easy to learn.

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very simple software to learn along with many templates to allow you to do whatever you may need or want to do. MyDraw is wonderful software and anything from Blank Drawings to Network diagrams are simple to create and it takes so little time to learn that it is

Overall: It is a new software for me that allows me to be so much more productive than before when creating things took so much longer before..

The 2.0 version makes this a viable Visio option on the Mac

Jun 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Reasonably simple to use, good Visio drawing compatibility, can also consume Visio templates, reasonable price for this type of software, the vendor really cares about their product and keeps the software up-to-date

Cons: Feature-wise, it doesn't have the same level of sophistication as Visio, but it's a 90% match, and good enough for almost all my drawing needs.

Easy to use design program with many great features.

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have enjoyed using MyDraw since it has many templates to help you get started on creating your design. Then the program has numerous pre designed shapes to help continue with your project.

The titles on the tabs at the top clearly label the different functions inside them, and the layout of tools are placed well, making working on a design very easy.

I like the barcode and QR code creator, it is a nice feature for someone wanting to try them out.

MyDraw has various export options, which give you choices on how to use your creations.

Cons: The program loads a little slow.

I would like to see more color in the design of the "Home" page.

More templates would always be a plus.

Excellent Software

May 09, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy and logically manageable, editable program. It is cubic to use. Price is good.

Cons: More pictograms in each category. There could be another category.

Overall: Easy and logical use. More pictograms would help work.

This is the drawing program I've been waiting for - brilliant

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Features are as good or better than many high-end drawing programs.

The ribbon interface is intuitive and familiar.

Works offline.

Simple diagramming or complex technical drawings - it's easy to use and produces great results.

Visio import is accurate, so my existing library of Visio drawings can all be used.

Support is first class friendly, helpful and prompt.

Cons: One license covers only one computer. It would be great if one license covered two computers (desktop and laptop). Currently I have to deactivate/reactivate each time I need to use a mobile platform.

It doesn't appear to have 3-D capability for shapes (extrude, edge bevel) and text (embossing, engraving), but I'm still exploring.

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Replacing Visio with MyDraw

Feb 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Found it easy to replace most of the MS Visio functionality. It comes with a large set of preset templates that cover most uses.

Cons: Does not have swim lanes by default. However I found it easy to create a few templates that work just fine.

Overall: I do not have to buy a subscription to the new MS-Office to keep my software current. This is a viable alternative to their drawing products

I always assumed that Visio was the benchmark, but MyDraw is just as good.

May 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It runs on my Mac and I can paste MyDraw diagrams into MS Word documents.

Customer support is superb.

Cons: I have had difficulty importing Visio drawings, but other than that, MyDraw works well.

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MyDraw made my job a lot easier

Feb 16, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I work with systems analysis and use MyDraw to create my flowcharts, I think he is very competent in what he does, since the day I started using it, I did not feel the need for another tool. I create my own items and reuse them very easily in other projects. I can even put a QR Code with the address where my flowchart is so that it is easily found when it is necessary to edit it.

Cons: The only drawback I had with MyDraw was ease of use, initially I had a little trouble using it, but after a few hours I got used to its features.

Overall: MyDraw has streamlined my day-to-day work of creating my flowcharts.

Great tool, lots of capability

May 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Has all the features and functions I need - I use swim lane charts a lot to do process flows and once I was able to understand how to move things around and add/delete swim lanes, the tool made quick work of the tasks I had to accomplish.

Cons: The templates are hard to use - there was a lot of experimenting with the controls on what you could delete or move or resize - it would be great that if I wanted to develop a new artifact based on a template, the template would give me a blank version without all the protections - much easier to use.

Overall: I got a fully functional tool at a very reasonable price.

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Very Handy and Supported App

Sep 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I loved how the customer care team offered short response time and valuable information which I made me confident using the software. The value of the software where you could use it offline and save your work without using the internet was a plus!

Cons: I found it hard to control the stencils and edit them for connection and wiring. However, I look forward for better UI soon.

Overall: Very valuable software, offline where i don't have to use the internet, I can import and export to many formats to share with my colleagues and friends.

Maybe a small efforts to add some tools and features to use them with the stencils...

usable functionality at an appropriate price

Apr 10, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: MyDraw more than meets the needs of the vast majority of diagram tool users.

the ability to import and export Visio is a definite plus

Cons: not terribly keen on the "new document" opening screen... I can see it's quite descriptive, but it makes My Draw look more "low end" than it is

Overall: Whilst I've used Visio for decades as an IT professional and whilst doing my MBA. I don't believe I ever used 10% of it's very sophisticated functionality. Doubtless the feature list was to justify the price.

But Whilst I was doing the latest set of Network diagrams, My Draw did everything I needed without the distractions (or extortionate price)

Good design tool and great alternative to Visio

May 30, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: MyDraw makes it easy to draw what you want, it has an easy to use interface that most people should grasp very quickly as it is similar to any of the Microsoft Office products. You can download a free trial to see if this works for your needs. There are a lot of templates and examples to get you up and running which is super useful.

I love how you can purchase this for a one off price as well.

Cons: It would be handy if there were more 3D shapes available, but this is a small complaint for something that is a rock solid piece of software.

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Create Quick and Easy Workflow Diagrams

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I needed it for creating process and workflow diagrams and it has all the options I was hoping for that I had been unable to locate in other software. Good intuitive interface design and layout makes it easy to dive in and start seeing results quickly. Great range of charting options available.

Cons: Perhaps some kind of getting started tutorial would help less technical minded people get up to speed with so many options available to them.

Overall: Enabled me to document workflow processes in a quick, clean and efficient way.

Excellent app for all Mac users

Apr 10, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: MyDraw has a good selection of templates that make jumping into the application easy. It has a short learning curve, especially coming out of other software apps like SmartDraw.

Cons: Haven't found much to complain about although I would appreciate some additional flexibility in the connector tool.

Overall: I draw some pretty complex flow chart diagrams and have been using SmartDraw for a number of years. Transitioning to MyDraw was easy and allows me to replicate the flowcharts on a Mac-centric app with little difficulty. Very pleased overall.

Full featured flow charting utility for a very reasonable price.

May 24, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software is leaps better in term of usability that the open source or the freeware software I tried. As a Visio replacement it does the job well and even does a better job of some features (ie. electrical schematics).

Cons: The licensing system had an error at first and I could not register until I did an update Overall the licensing system is overly cumbersome. A simple license key probably would have sufficed given the cost of the software.

Overall: Perfect Visio alternative