OmniGraffle and OmniGraphSketcher Bring Hands-on Productivity, Diagramming and
Graph-Drawing Tools to iPad
The Omni Group today announced the availability of its OmniGraffle and
OmniGraphSketcher Apps for iPad on the App Store. OmniGraffle is a popular
diagramming and concept visualization program, while OmniGraphSketcher is a tool
for fast, simple graph drawing and data plotting. Originally available
exclusively for Mac, OmniGraffle and OmniGraphSketcher have been redesigned to
take full advantage of the advanced capabilities of iPad.
“We think iPad has amazing potential as a productivity tool, and we wanted to
make sure our apps really leveraged its strengths rather than simply copying the
features we’d built in our Mac apps,” says Ken Case, founder and CEO of the Omni
Group. “Everything’s designed with iPad in mind; tools stay out of your way
until you need them, and you interact directly with the elements in your
document. It’s a very focused, superior mobile experience.”
OmniGraphSketcher combines the quantitative power of data plotting with the ease
of touchscreen drawing. OmniGraphSketcher helps people make elegant and precise
graphs in seconds, whether from specific data to report or a concept to explain.
It lets users create lines and data points, draw curves, and shade in important
areas as easily as though they were using a basic drawing program, and they can
add new data or change existing information simply by touching their graph.
OmniGraffle makes quick work of creating a diagram, process chart, page layout,
website wireframe, or graphic design. Use simple Multi-Touch gestures and
OmniGraffle to draw shapes, drag in objects, and style everything until it’s
just right. OmniGraffle keeps lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved,
and includes smart guides, automatic layout, and a full set of built-in
stencils, with the ability to download thousands more.
Both apps are compatible with the Mac desktop versions, and include the ability
to send and receive documents through email or share documents via PDF export.
“As a company, we’re very excited about iPad,” says Case. “We believe
Multi-Touch is the future of computing, and we plan to bring all of our
productivity applications to the iPad.”
The OmniGraphSketcher App for iPad is available for $14.99, and the OmniGraffle
App for iPad is available for $49.99 from the App Store on iPad or at
About the Omni Group:
One of the first companies to develop software for the Mac OS X platform, the
Omni Group is today a leading developer for Apple products and has designed
several productivity applications for Mac OS X, iPhone, and now iPad. Founded in
1993, the Omni Group is located in Seattle, Washington.
Naomi Pearce, 510-528-0824
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