OmniGraphSketcher
OmniGraphSketcher
1.2.4

4.6

OmniGraphSketcher free download for Mac

OmniGraphSketcher

1.2.4
01 August 2012

Create elegant and precise graphs easily (discontinued).

Overview

Note: OmniGraphSketcher was discontinued in late February 2014. The Omni Group has generously allowed Open-Source developers to take over the project.

OmniGraphSketcher (formerly Graph Sketcher) helps you make elegant and precise graphs in seconds, simply by sketching what you want. Specifically designed for reports, presentations, and problem sets where you need to produce sharp-looking graphs on the fly, OmniGraphSketcher combines the data plotting power of charting applications with the ease of a basic drawing program.

Add as many lines as you like to represent goals, cutoffs, or other boundaries. Shade in areas, connect and align objects, and add labels anywhere on the graph as you go. Enter data visually with a click of the mouse, and if your data is already in a spreadsheet or database program, just copy and paste it right into OmniGraphSketcher.

OmniGraphSketcher has an intuitive and simple interface so that you can quickly find what you want, while behind-the-scenes algorithms take care of all the details. It's an ideal solution for anyone who needs to make plots and graphs without the hassle of using a complicated data visualization program.

What's new in OmniGraphSketcher

Version 1.2.4:
  • OmniGraphSketcher 1.2.4 is a minor update that fixes problems with the Japanese and French localizations restored in version 1.2.3.

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    18 OmniGraphSketcher Reviews

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    Pablito
    26 March 2009

    Most helpful

    I am wondering to buy this software, but 30 bucks! sounds expensive, once OmniGraffle is a more complete software, even iWork with all the features. Well, let's see. Omni do a good job always. To me is one of the best software-houses, and this software shows potential. But it is expensive at moment.
    Like (7)
    Version 1.0b1
    open sourced Releases · graphsketcher/GraphSketcher · GitHub https://github.com/graphsketcher/GraphSketcher/releases 2.0 v45 now.
    Like
    Version 1.2.4
    Thresher-the-Shark
    10 July 2012
    Attention MacUpdate admins. The current version is 1.2.3.
    Like
    Version 1.2.2
    3 answer(s)
    MacUpdate-Nick
    MacUpdate-Nick
    10 July 2012
    Thresher-The-Shark, Thanks for the info. The listing's been updated to reflect the newer version.
    Like
    Dano45
    Dano45
    08 November 2013
    As of July 2013 this app is updated to 1.2.4 but it has been EOLed by Omni Group and disappeared from their website.
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    bumper314
    bumper314
    22 January 2014
    Omni made GraphSketcher open-source: http://www.omnigroup.com/blog/setting-omnigraphsketcher-free
    Like (2)
    Libertyforall1776
    17 August 2011
    rc1 is BETA! Not too clear from VT...
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    Version 1.2
    1 answer(s)
    Penguirl
    Penguirl
    01 June 2012
    VT? Did you mean Version Tracker? 'cause this is the vaunted MacUpdate, not that other site. Which died and was absorbed by CNET. Good riddance I say.
    Like (1)
    Brookhaven
    17 January 2011
    In general I like this app with its uncluttered approach, however, when importing excel data to produce some simple line charts (like the inverse sine curve) it produces some strange kinks in the curve which looks really odd especially as a sine curve is supposed to be nice and smooth. Increasing the number of data points doesn't necessarily help either. Datagraph does a nice job but is pricy.
    Like (1)
    Version 1.1.3
    M-Rick
    26 November 2009
    Can't draw pies charts.
    Like (6)
    Version 1.1 beta 2
    5 answer(s)
    Bluestar
    Bluestar
    06 May 2010
    Use Excel, Numbers or PowerPoint
    Like (5)
    Version 1.1.1 beta 4
    M-Rick
    M-Rick
    06 May 2010
    so in this case, i use them for all the other tasks too !
    Like (7)
    Version 1.1.1 beta 4
    Aus
    Aus
    21 May 2010
    Hey, m-rick - what part of 'graph' do you not understand?
    Like (10)
    Version 1.1.1
    myschizobuddy-1
    myschizobuddy-1
    26 November 2010
    @CKM. bar graphs and pie charts are both used for quantitative relationships. graph term and chart term are used interchangeably as well next thing you'll say that it doesn't do plots cause the name of the program has the word graph in it. its surprising you got 4 points for your idiotic explanation.
    Like (5)
    Version 1.1.2
    rspeed
    rspeed
    11 February 2011
    Myschizobuddy: I think people voted it up because it was funny.
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    Dremwkr
    24 November 2009
    Wow! This app is so intuitive. I wish Numbers could be this way. (For that matter Excel). It is innovative and raises the bar for data visualization. Um, data visualization for the rest of us! And,... the price is right! Even as a beta it proved to be stable. My guess is Omni still has some more features to add, which is OK with me.
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    Version 1.1 beta 2
    Pablito
    23 April 2009
    I bought it two weeks ago. No regrets. Works smooth, even being a beta. I work with sheets with more than 2k lines, and the plot here happens. Faster and more beautiful than using Numbers. I am excited about the software evolution. I hope it keeps the track. I recommend it.
    Like (1)
    Version 1.0b3
    Pablito
    26 March 2009
    I am wondering to buy this software, but 30 bucks! sounds expensive, once OmniGraffle is a more complete software, even iWork with all the features. Well, let's see. Omni do a good job always. To me is one of the best software-houses, and this software shows potential. But it is expensive at moment.
    Like (7)
    Version 1.0b1
    2 answer(s)
    mswfujowdffyc
    mswfujowdffyc
    26 March 2009
    I demo'd graph sketcher about a month ago and absolutely and was so impresssed that I ended up purchasing it within the hour. Yesterday I received a free upgrade for OmniGraphSketcher, and although it's very similiar to GraphSketcher, the upgrades are mostly tweaks that enable quicker graphing by way of shorter-shortcuts. I use this software while taking in-class econ notes, meaning this software is fast and user friendly enough where I can create graphs as quick as the teacher can put them on the blackboard. I can't even tell you how much easier it is to comprehend these graphs as opposed to the dozens of pencil-drawn messes in my spiral notebook when reviewing!
    Like (2)
    Version 1.0b1
    Pablito
    Pablito
    26 March 2009
    Thanks for the reply. I am really encouraged to test - I will do it this weekend. Omnigroup is very gentle and attentive. This software looks great, but unfortunately, as I said, a little bit expensive to me. I hope it keeps evolving and more integrated with iWork (specifically Numbers).
    Like (3)
    Version 1.0b1
    Maher
    01 May 2008
    Thanks to the Developer, he fixed the incompatiblity and everything is back to normal. Great job and support
    Like (1)
    Version 1.5.2
    Maher
    01 May 2008
    Finally I found why this version is crashing when launched. The problem is an incompatibility with Default Folder. I just add it to the excluded application in Default Folder and everything is working perfectly. May be the developer could check why it's incompatible with Default Folder
    Like (2)
    Version 1.5.2
    Free

    4.6

    App requirements: 
    • Intel 64
    • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later

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