Convert VSD to PDF

Many users have trouble when integrating Visio with other software programs. If you're trying to toggle between Adobe and Microsoft software, Lucidchart is an excellent intermediary. Lucidchart takes the headache out of moving VSD files to PDF and provides a seamless native solution for print or digital display.

Use Lucidchart to convert Visio files into PDF formatted files

How do I convert VSD file to PDF document?

Lucidchart makes the conversion of VSD Visio file types to PDF quick and painless.

To convert a VSD to a PDF:

  1. Export your Visio file in the .vsd format.
  2. Open your Lucidchart document folder.
  3. Import your .vsd format type file to create a new document.
  4. Verify that the Visio diagram is displaying properly in your document.
  5. Select the “Download” option from the menu.
  6. Choose “PDF” and click Download.
  7. Wait for the document to download.

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Who can use the Visio import?

Any Lucidchart user can use the Visio import feature to see their diagrams in Lucidchart. However, editing and saving imported .vsd files is a premium feature, so only Pro and Team users can save and edit Visio docs. Remember that users of any level can import .vsd files and export them to PDF.


Converting Visio files to PDF format in Lucidchart

Currently, Lucidchart can seamlessly import VSD formats. Documents in this format will have a .vsd at the end of the filename (e.g. diagram.vsd). Users of any account level may import .vsd documents and export them to PDF without upgrading their account.

Exporting your VSD file

  1. Open the document in Visio.
  2. Select "Save As".
  3. Choose *.vsd from “Save as type".
  4. Click "Save" and close the file.

Importing Visio files to Lucidchart

To begin importing Visio files:

  1. Log into your Lucidchart account.
  2. Click the "Import" button on your Documents page.
  3. Select a Visio file (.vsd, .vdx, or .vsdx) to upload.
  4. Wait for the document to import and open in Lucidchart.

Export back to PDF

To export a Lucidchart document in PDF format:

  1. Open the Lucidchart document.
  2. Select the “Download As” option from the menu.
  3. Visio export
  4. Choose “PDF” and click Download.
  5. Visio export
  6. Wait for the document to download.