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Lucidchart Comments

The interface is not very user friendly

Negative Comment by elraymonds1
about Lucidchart Jun 2016

Oh man its so hard to use and the grid is frekin ugly. Please fix that immediately


changed Lucidchart from freemium to commercial

Comment by mekineer
about Lucidchart Jan 2016

Someone listed LucidChart as freemium. However, you only get to try it for a limited time. Unless I am mistaken, I don't think that is "free with limited functionality"


Second best after Mindomo

Comment by TimothyD
about Lucidchart and Mindomo Dec 2015

If you want to work with mind maps in your classes,Lucidchart is a good choice but Mindomo is the best. They have something new called assignments which makes students' maps come to you with no sharing. Also, the possibility to turn maps into presentations is great for class debates.


The best one

Comment by artembeloglazov
about Lucidchart Aug 2014

The best one!!


Too bad it's web-based

Negative Comment by User6916094
about Lucidchart May 2012

I don't like the idea of the software being web-based. By assuming every person making a flowchart is working with a global network of colleagues in a world where Internet is accessible everywhere, the simple use of a flowchart software is omitted.


Thanks and Brilliant Software

Comment by yohan
about Lucidchart Sep 2011

Hi Guys

I just started using this for my dissertation and loving it.. It has all the features required and just doing my UML diagrams and never felt this easy to do it - and I have used Visio and Smart Draw both before..

Continue the good work, all the best


Thanks for the student free account!

Comment by tomcolling
about Lucidchart Jul 2011

I thank the LucidChart team for the the support they give to students like me.
I've started to try this tool for a while now and it seems promising!


Thanks so much for the education account :), .... This appl ...

Comment by si_tacuisses
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

Thanks so much for the education account :), .... This application rocks, .... thanks again


Very good for studentsAll my mates using Visio are jealous ...

Comment by spawnpoint
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

Very good for students
All my mates using Visio are jealous that they can't use Visio anywhere they want and still be able to make as or more powerful charts


What a wonderful service! You won't ever want to install Vi ...

Comment by malor
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

What a wonderful service! You won't ever want to install Visio anymore!


I'm very impressed by the possibilities and intuitive inter ...

Comment by tbschade
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

I'm very impressed by the possibilities and intuitive interface. Perfect for students!


Powerful and yet very easy to use and manipulate. Our team ...

Comment by App_Diehard
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

Powerful and yet very easy to use and manipulate. Our team has migrated from Visio.


Really well executed. Much, much better than Visio and oth ...

Comment by MarhWinder
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

Really well executed. Much, much better than Visio and other web apps for this. The recent introduction of Visio import really opens up the possibilities for my company.


Lucidchart is great, as it is an online form of Visio 2003. ...

Comment by versatileninja
about Lucidchart Jun 2011

Lucidchart is great, as it is an online form of Visio 2003. I like being able to do flowcharts in the cloud, and not be restrained by my computer system.