Visio® Alternative for Linux

If you're searching for a Visio® Linux alternative, Lucidchart is exactly what you've been looking for. It works right in your browser no matter the operating system.

If you're searching for a Visio® Linux alternative, Lucidchart is exactly what you've been looking for. It works right in your browser no matter the operating system.

  • 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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Linux Visio® alternative

Using Lucidchart as a Visio® alternative for Linux allows you to import and edit any .vdx and .vsd files without any downloads. You can also export any file you create to a PDF, image, or right back into Visio. No matter how you share your diagram, other users can see the most up to date version regardless fo the operating system they use.

visio alternative linux

Visio® Alternative for Linux

Linux doesn't support Visio® software, so there are few diagramming applications for Linux users to choose from. Lucidchart is the one option that allows you to import, edit, and export Visio® files.

Now you can use Linux even in a Windows-dominated work environment.

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Cross-platform compatible

Because Lucidchart runs within the browser, you'll have a world-class collaboration experience whether you're working with fellow Linux users, Mac colleagues, or Windows stalwarts. Don't waste another minute on platform compatibility issues. Try Lucidchart today for free.

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Business integrations

Diagramming with Lucidchart is a seamless experience in G Suite and Google Drive. Access your files securely with Google authentication and never worry about a password again. You can even get the free Add-On and add your diagrams and charts directly into your Microsoft Office documents. Lucidchart is also integrated with other popular business applications, including Confluence, JIRA, and Jive so you can share and publish diagrams on all your favorite apps.

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Featured Highlights

Make your own professional diagrams without being limited to the operating system you choose. We make flowcharts simple, intuitive, and even fun.

  • Drag and drop

    Diagrams made easy

    Our drag-and-drop editor makes it easy to customize and arrange flowchart elements. Click and drag your mouse to position or connect shapes, and then add an image or video to make your flowchart stand out. Our interface keeps diagramming simple.
  • Visio Import and Export

    Visio® compatible

    If you've already made some diagrams in Visio®, you can import those files into Lucidchart. You can even export original Lucidchart diagrams as Visio® files for colleagues and clients who have yet to make the change. There's no reason not to switch!
  • Google Drive

    Fully integrated

    Lucidchart integrates completely with G Suite, so you can use your Google account to login and then sync with Google Drive. Lucidchart also lets you pull content directly from YouTube, Dropbox, and Facebook. It's all here.
  • Share via print or digital

    Publish and share

    Once you've made a diagram with Lucidchart, it's time to make sure it reaches your target audience. That's why we've made it easy to embed or email diagrams. You can even post them directly on social media sites or download them as PDF or image files for extra flexibility.
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