Draw.io Alternative

Lucidchart is a Draw.io alternative for those who need a more adaptable, full-featured diagramming program. It’s in the cloud, so no installations are required.

Draw.io vs Lucidchart

Experience better collaboration and dramatic product improvements on a regular basis. We also offer superior customer support, even for free users.

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Operating systems

MacWindowsLinux MacWindowsLinux

Sharing, chatting, and real-time collaborating

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Flexible upgrade/downgrade options

Visio import & export

(including Visio stencils)


Premium iOS app


In-editor presentation mode



Lucidchart’s interface and editing options are expertly designed. Enjoy sophisticated options like layers, linking and copying between pages, easy line drawing, and granular text formatting. The editor feels natural and unconstrained, regardless of your account level.



Both Draw.io and Lucidchart are hosted online, so they’re available from any operating system or browser. But only Lucidchart provides its own secure collaboration platform. Switch to our program to try comments and video chats that sync instantly.


Free tools are wonderful, which is why Lucidchart offers a completely free version to all users and premium free accounts to students and educators. Do you need top-notch security and team management features? Lucidchart lets you easily upgrade your account.

Feature Highlights

Lucidchart’s intuitive features bring you a diagramming tool that’s easy from the start. You can outfit your entire organization with Lucidchart for about half the cost of running Visio. Not only will you save money, you’ll also experience productivity improvements! With Free, Basic, Pro, and Team accounts, you'll find a plan that fits your needs and budget.

Drag and drop

Easy diagramming

Making diagrams shouldn’t be difficult. 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.

Visio Import and Export

Visio compatibility

Our product is the clear leader when it comes to Visio interoperability. In seconds, users can import and export Visio documents and stencils—including .vsd, .vsdx, .vdx, .vss, and .vdx files. Large organizations will also appreciate our bulk Visio import feature.

Google Drive

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.

Share via print or digital

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.

Over 8,000,000 users

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