OmniGraffle Reviews

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Jeff Eaton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Omnigraffle is great for documentation, mapping, flowcharting, and other technical diagramming scenarios. It's simple enough to bang out a quick illustration and powerful enough to build complex blueprints for complicated technical systems. If you need cross-platform compatibility, though, you're probably better off looking elsewhere. If you want complex integration with data sources (ala Visio's SQL Server integration for shape metadata), OmniGraffle also falls short — but those scenarios are few and far between in my experience.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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OmniGraffle is great for teams that seek a diagramming tool to create wireframes, process workflows, family trees, software class maps, and pretty much any type of diagram (I have even used it to map out my novel!). The learning curve is low and is a great tool for designers who want to collaborate with non-designer colleagues. However, it’s a less robust tool for design-specific teams who seek a solid wireframe solution. OmniGraffle is great for low-fidelity wireframes, but it would make more sense to use a different tool that enables users to create both lo-fi and hi-fi wireframes in the same tool. It would be even better if that tool could allow designers to create prototypes as well! But if diagramming is your main focus, then OmniGraffle is a solid, robust solution.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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As I said earlier in this review, OmniGraffle does an excellent job with arcs if they are created in OmniGraffle. The same is not true if the drawing I'm working on was imported from Visio. In that case, I need to just start all over with the arc lines, and that is not often a reasonable option.
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John Rougeux | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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OmniFocus is great for when you want to map out an idea or process and then share it with others. I makes it very easy to link content together and create clean looking hierarchies. However, if you're looking for a tool that will let you collaborate on design, look elsewhere.
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Ash Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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If you're used to using Visio and similar tools on the PC then OmiGraffle for the Mac is a seamless transfer.
Has the same level of capability as any other modelling tool on the market but is more cost effective and has the added bonus of also being functional on iOS devices.
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Matt Railey | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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I think it is best suited if you're looking for a Mac native alternative to MS Visio. It does static diagrams and workflows well. It is also a good tool to quickly draw out a basic wireframe to use a quick first draft to convey an idea. However, I've moved on to using tools like Sketch, UXPin, and Proto.io for creating interactive prototypes and wireframes that can then be fleshed out into full high fidelity mock-ups within the same software.
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Kirk Brote | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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If you have an extremely deep UI with many layers and subtlety OmniGraffle is excellent for being able to detail all of the nuance and details. In cases where you have many instances of a single object with minor differences OmniGraffle affords the ability to easily identify the different individual instances and what the differences are.
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Fred ALPI | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Omnigraffle is a good tool for organizing ideas and thoughts, and visualize them easily and quickly. It is not a complete tool for the creation of texts, so you need to use other tools in addition to it. An interaction with writing tools could be an interesting feature.
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Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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I am a big fan of dynamic wire framing tools like Axure and iRise. OmniGraffle is great for static wire frames, which is often not enough to simply hand to a developer. Although most prototyping tools are more expensive than OmniGraffle, I'd still prefer the more dynamic tool. That being said, OmniGraffle is really good at what it does, and if you're using a Mac, OmniGraffle can't be beat.
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Jeffrey Young | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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If my colleague is planning to create work flows and / or diagrams, then I will definitely recommend Omnigraffle. It excels for those use cases. If they only need make a simple wireframe, I can recommend Omnigraffle as a decent dual tasker to supplement flow charts. However, if the need is to create more detailed wireframes or prototypes, there are other tools better suited in my opinion.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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If you're looking to do rough wireframing or diagramming, this is a great tool for you!

If you're looking to create really beautiful deliverables, this probably isn't the best tool for the job.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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It has never been my go-to tool for prototyping or wire-framing. I find other tools do that better. I use it almost exclusively for work where I need to map flows, information, charts etc. For wireframing it feels like too many clicks etc. I'd rather use sketch for scenarios like that.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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OminiGraffle is well suited for the planning phase (diagramming, wireframing) of product development or sharing ideas or brainstorming different flows or customer journey. It's easy to create a technical flow chart to show complex interactions with an easier and clear way for the better understanding of audiences.

However, it's less appropriate to create high-fidelity mock up screens to share final designs and ideas in design phase.
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About OmniGraffle

OmniGraffle is a wireframing tool for Mac users.
Categories:  Prototyping,  Diagramming

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