Alternative to Visio Mac OSX

Lucidchart is a perfect alternative to Visio for your Mac OS X. It's affordable, easy to use, and it offers amazing accessibility with cloud-based collaboration.

Lucidchart is a perfect alternative to Visio for your Mac OS X. It's affordable, easy to use, and it offers amazing accessibility with cloud-based collaboration.

  • Choose from 120+ templates
  • Drag and drop shapes, lines, and images
  • View and edit Visio files with a Mac or PC
  • Easily share and collaborate

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"Less expensive than alternatives, you can make very professional process maps and charts using it, easy to use, good customer support."

—Diana B

"Where do I start? Price is great. Functionality is great. Company is great. Overall system is awesome and evolving."

—Jonathan M

"Lucidchart is a great app for creating diagrams and flowcharts. It also allows multiple users to work on the same chart at the same time."

—Eric S

"It's simple and intuitive; very easy to use quickly. It doesn't require you to choose lots of options or fiddle around to get things to look good."

—Elizabeth B

"I really enjoy using this program for collaborative projects. The ability for everyone to collaborate in a single space is great."

—David H

"What I like the most about Lucidchart is that it 's easy to use and helps me bring visualization to my work with other teams."

—Kimberly V

"Whenever our sales team needs to mock up something we use LucidChart. The ease of exporting to a pdf is really helpful when it comes to sharing with our team."

—Allyssa C

"You don't have to know what you're doing before you start. It's easy to adjust and move items int he chart."

—Brett F

"Has plenty of objects and templates. Very responsive, easy to use. Professional look. It supports real time collaborative editing. Impressive outcome."

—Simon G

"This is a very intuitive application for flow charting. I think it is much easier to use and has a better end product than Microsoft Visio"

—Aubrey B

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Work quickly

HTML5 makes Lucidchart's online flowchart maker fast and fluid. You'll never go back to plugins like Flash when you see how smoothly Lucidchart runs. Now you can connect shapes, add interactivity, and style your diagram in record time.

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Real collaboration

Our app offers real-time collaboration that really works. Engage your team members to cut down on iterations and wasted time. Since Lucidchart is web-based, there's nothing to download or install. Signing up is super fast; once you select a username and password, just log in.

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Easy to use

Lucidchart is effective, visually pleasing, and easy to use. Even if you're a diagramming novice, you'll have a great-looking flowchart within minutes. From brainstorming with a mind map, creating a mockup for a website, or designing a site map, Lucidchart does it all.

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Feature Highlights

Make your own professional diagrams. We make flow charts simple, intuitive, and even fun.

  • Drag and drop

    Works on Mac

    Have you considered installing a virtual box on your Mac OSX operating system in order to access Visio? Lucidchart allows you to diagram on a Mac without running a virtual machine, plus it's much more intuitive than Visio.
  • Visio Import and Export

    Visio import

    Whether you're creating a new diagram or importing an existing Visio diagram into Lucidchart, experienced Visio users will be pleasantly surprised by our intuitive technology and ease of use. Sign up free!
  • Google Drive

    Google Docs + Visio

    Whether you're a novice or a pro, you can experience the benefits of real-time collaboration with Lucidchart's instant syncing of edits and changes. You can even merge Lucidchart with your G Suite account for extra ease.
  • Share via print or digital

    Cloud based

    Since Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming solution, we don't require any downloads or hardware updates. Simply sign up and get started immediately, then share your work online. Or download a PDF for clear printing.
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