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What is a DRAWIO file?

A DRAWIO file contains a diagram created by diagrams.net draw.io, an open source diagramming program. It stores the content of the diagram, which may include text, shapes, icons, and images, along with formatting information. DRAWIO files are used to save various types of diagrams, such as organization charts, process diagrams, and flowcharts.

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You may encounter DRAWIO files if you use the draw.io tool to create diagrams or you may receive a DRAWIO file from a coworker or friend utilizing the program. draw.io is available online for use in various web browsers, such as Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox. It can also be downloaded and installed on Windows, macOS, and Linux systems.

In both the desktop and online versions of draw.io, select File → Open... to open the DRAWIO file. If you are using the online version, you will need to upload the DRAWIO file in the "Open" prompt if it is saved on your computer.

To create a diagram, select File → New... and select File → Save or Save as.... If you are using the web version, you can save the diagram to Google Drive, OneDrive, or to local storage on your computer. Click Download in the "Save as" prompt to download the DRAWIO file to your computer.

NOTE: To export a DRAWIO file to another format, such as .JPG, .PNG, .PDF, or .VSDX, select File → Export as in draw.io.

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Programs that open DRAWIO files

Updated 6/2/2020

About DRAWIO Files

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