Database Design Tool

Quickly create a database diagram online with Lucidchart’s collaborative database design tools. Designing a database has never been easier.

Quickly create a database diagram online with Lucidchart’s collaborative database design tools. Designing a database has never been easier.

  • 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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Database schema design tool

Lucidchart is the database design software your team needs to map out any database. Whether you start from scratch or import existing database files, Lucidchart makes it easy for you and your team to design and maintain a properly functioning database.

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Automatic database design

Lucidchart’s database import and export make it easy to move your work to and from MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL and SQL Server. After importing, just drag your custom tables onto the canvas—the relationships will appear automatically. When you're finished, generate SQL code for a seamless transition. Read our database design tutorial to get started

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Online database design

Lucidchart’s free database design tool runs entirely online, so you can create and edit your database schemas anywhere, on any browser. Plus, you’ll never have to worry about installations or updates again.

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Share and collaborate

With in-editor chatting and commenting, Lucidchart is the perfect platform for diagramming your database as a team. Work together in real-time, or take turns editing—it's up to you.

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Why design a database with Lucidchart?

Lucidchart simplifies the entire database design process

  • Drag and drop

    Database modeling

    Whether you’re a domain architect or a software engineer, Lucidchart makes it easy to organize database tables, including keys, fields and relationships. Check out our guide to database models to get started
  • Visio Import and Export

    Flexible pricing

    Create a entity-relationship diagram with a free account, or upgrade for extra features, including SQL export, Visio compatibility and handy integrations.
  • Google Drive

    Designer friendly

    Whether you’re a domain architect, a software developer or a database administrator, Lucidchart’s ER diagram tool has all you need to lay out and maintain an efficient database.
  • Share via print or digital

    Post or publish

    To keep everyone on the same page, publish your database schema online or download it as an image or PDF. Then share and send it as needed.
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