FOSS: Flowcharting Software

I finally found a free and open source flowcharting software. And I found it by accident! The name of the software is DIA, and I found it by browsing through the SchoolForge.

Publisher's Description of DIA:

Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program 'Visio', though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams. It currently has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams. It is also possible to add support for new shapes by writing simple XML files, using a subset of SVG to draw the shape.

It can load and save diagrams to a custom XML format (gzipped by default, to save space), can export diagrams to a number of formats, including EPS, SVG, XFIG, WMF and PNG, and can print diagrams (including ones that span multiple pages).

Flowcharting is very helpful for accountants specially in analyzing an organization's workflow. Now, I have the tools to creat a decent flowchart!

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