When comparing Avocode vs Draw.io, the Slant community recommends Draw.io for most people. In the question“What are the best mockup and wireframing tools for websites?” Draw.io is ranked 4th while Avocode is ranked 30th.
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Pro Offers a 14-day free trial
Allows users to be able to get comfortable and familiar with the service before signing up and paying the subscription fee.
Pro Includes collaboration tools
Allows designers and developers to view revisions and interact on the fly by posting comments on the revisions instead of going through multiple e-mails back and forth.
Usable on Mac, Windows and Linux.
Pro Sketch and Photoshop support
Contains plugins that allow designers to share any designs with developers.
Pro Completely free
Pro Rich functionality for a web-based application
Pro Integrates with multiple cloud storage services
Draw.io offers saving files directly to services such as Google Drive, OneDrive or Dropbox along with saving to to computer.
Pro Good list of different output formats
Draw.io supports export for PNG, GIF, JPEG, PDF, SVG, HTML, and XML.
Pro There is also a Desktop version
Pro Internet Explorer 6-8 and touch device support
Draw.io works with every browser (even IE 6) without plugins.
Pro Real-time collaboration
Con Subscription fee
After the free trial, users must set up your account with an option of their 3 subscription services - Garage, Business, and Enterprise [$8.99, $12.99, or TBD]. The cost is low, but monthly.
Con Behaves strangely for certain diagram types
For example the snapping function for arrows doesn't work properly for the sequence diagram template.
Con Import from Visio .vsd is useless
Even simple diagrams get all scattered.