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To make flowcharts more accessible, we did away with all complicated and unnecessary features. The result is a thoughtfully simple, yet fully capable interface design.
Your content is what matters most, so we put that front and center. No sidebars. No floating icons. No distraction.
Create a new node with a single click, or link separate nodes easily with smart connectors. Your flowchart is just clicks away!
Customize your chart with simple styling options: pick a node color, style your texts or your lines. Get creative with our flowchart maker!
Download your document as a PNG file or publish a live document which automatically updates any changes you make. Sharing your work is that easy!
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What is a Flowchart?
In simple terms, flowchart or flow chart, is a type of diagram that describe processes. These diagrams compose of blocks, often rectangular, connected by arrows. The blocks contain information of a step in a process. In such way, flowcharts help keep the information of a process clear and concise.
It's not clear who was the original inventor of flowcharts, but the first standardized documentation on flowchart was first introduced by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth. In 1921, the couple presented the graphic-based method in a presentation titled: “Process Charts: First Steps in Finding the One Best Way to do Work”, to members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Learn more about Flowchart's History, Tutorial, Symbols, Tools, Examples and much more in our Introduction to Flowchart.
About Zen Flowchart
Zen Flowchart is the simplest tool to create flowcharts, org charts, process charts, sitemaps, and more. With a minimal and intuitive user interface, creating diagrams with our flowchart maker is very easy and delightful. Our online software also has Export and Publish features, which allow users to easily share their work. Create your free account now!
How to use Zen Flowchart
Read this short article for some tips in using Zen Flowchart