SmartDraw Alternative

If you want a web-based alternative to SmartDraw, Lucidchart has the answer. It’s more affordable, easier to use, and compatible with all operating systems.

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Operating systems

Windows MacWindowsLinux

Sharing, chatting, and real-time collaborating

(without any additional products)


Visio import & export

(including Visio stencils)

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Web-based software


Mockups and wireframes


No downloads or updates

Never again worry about space-stealing downloads or lengthy installations. With Lucidchart, you can begin diagramming immediately in your browser. Product updates are delivered directly, without any work on the user’s end.


Web-based software

Lucidchart lets you experience the convenience of working in the cloud. Enjoy accessing your documents on any device and collaborating on projects in real time. With live chat and edits that sync instantly, it’s easy to work with others.

Works on a Mac

Unlike SmartDraw, Lucidchart is Mac-compatible. You won’t need to download a separate version to use it on a different operating system. It even works on smaller devices like iPads, and on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

Feature Highlights

Lucidchart’s intuitive features bring you a diagramming tool that’s easy from the start.

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 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.

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.

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