AutoCAD Alternative

Is AutoCAD overkill for the diagrams you're working on? Consider using Lucidchart for your next 2D diagram project. Lucidchart is perfect for 2D diagrams, including network diagrams, P&IDs, and server rack diagrams.

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AutoCAD vs. Lucidchart

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Easy diagramming solution

If you need to create a quick, easy diagram in 2D, Lucidchart will suit your needs perfectly. It's easy to use, making it an excellent option for engineers and manufacturers who don't have AutoCAD licenses or experience for every employee.

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Word together in real-time

Lucidchart's real-time collaboration and sharing features make it easy to share and interact inside documents. Make comments, chat, and view other users in the same document.

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Better than Visio

Lucidchart has all the shape libraries that you'll need, not only beating out AutoCAD, but other programs like Microsoft Visio as well. We work on any operating system and any device—convenient for users on the go. The application is also compatible with Microsoft Visio.

Featured Highlights

Lucidchart's intuitive features offers a diagramming tool that's easy from start to finish.

  • Lucid Features

    Easy diagramming

    Keep the process of diagramming simple. Lucidchart cuts through the learning curve to deliver a product that’s immediately accessible. Enjoy the advantages of themed layouts, customizable templates, drag-and-drop technology, and a clean, intuitive interface.

  • Lucid Features

    Visio compatible

    Lucidchart is not only Mac compatible, it’s also Visio compatible. That means that you can import your VDX, VSDX, and VSD files directly into the editor. You can also export files back to Visio if you need to deliver them to users who aren’t on Lucidchart yet.

  • Lucid Features

    Fully integrated

    Our numerous integrations make Lucidchart the perfect solution for your team. If you are using Google Apps, you can integrate your domain with Lucidchart and organize your team from there. We also offer an easy-to-use team admin panel.

  • Lucid Features

    Simple sharing

    Since Lucidchart is hosted on the web, sharing is that much easier. Try posting a funny flowchart on social media, or share a sensitive document securely through email. You can also download your diagrams in a variety of image formats for web sharing or printing.