• Dia Alternative

    Lucidchart is built by professionals, for professionals. Menus, shape libraries, and other interface elements are designed for utmost efficiency.

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  • Free and Paid Options

    We offer free and paid account levels to accommodate students, freelancers, and large organizations. Real-time collaboration makes it easy to work with a team.

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Dia

Lucidchart

Operating systems

WindowsLinux MacWindowsLinux

Sharing, chatting, and real-time collaborating

(without any additional products)

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No downloads or updates

(allowing users to always have the most up-to-date version)

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Visio import & export

(including Visio stencils)

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Web-based software

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Free licenses for lite users

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Extensive shape libraries

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FAST COLLABORATION

Only Lucidchart offers real-time sharing, chatting, and collaboration. All edits sync instantly, making our program preferable to Dia in a team environment.

Lucidchart also features an unmatched level of Microsoft Visio interoperability.

WEB-BASED SOFTWARE

Access your diagrams from any modern browser or device. With Lucidchart, there’s no need for lengthy installation processes.

Use our iPad or offline app to view and edit documents anywhere.

EXTENSIVE SHAPES

Sample a wide variety of shape libraries, including those for mocking up websites and mobile applications.

Dia lacks shapes for floor plans, org charts, wireframes, Venn diagrams, and other staples.


RANGE OF PRICING OPTIONS

PROFESSIONAL LOOK

Lucidchart’s interface is polished and thoughtfully designed by experts.

We help users style their diagrams quickly and easily. It’s an affordable way to create impressive documents.