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Lucidchart: Diagram drawing tool

There are many drawing tool. And it is difficult to choice one from such drawing set. Because there are many different features.

Several years ago, I used OmmniGraffle (
It is also good tool for drawing. Because OmmniGraffle has many pre-provided object not only UML diagram but also room-design, circuits-design, chemical diagram, etc, etc..... And ommnigraffle has good and easy to use UI. So, it is not so difficult to drawing diagram as me who is awkward. (^_^ ;;;) However, it is not easy to share data with several computers.You need several installation of ommigraffle onto individual mac, and you need to share your graph data using some way as using e-mail, network storages, dropbox,, or some other way. If you forget to make data onto such storage, then you need to remake from zero.

Recently (this 3 - 4 years), I switch to use Lucidchart. Lucidchart has more simple interface and objects than ommnigraffle. So, it is much easy to use. The UI is simple but well designed for using.  However, I don't need to install any software on my computer, because Lcidchart works on web browser as GoogleChrome. So, you don't need to consider operation system choice. You can install Lchidachart from chrome store. And you can save your data onto google drive. So, you can edit and use your data on any place if you have the Internet connection. And you can export your diageams as PDF, PDN, JPEG, and so on.  Pricing of Luchdchrat is not cheep but not expeincive. it is same level with other software. 5USD per month. So, you need 60USD per year. A drawing software life time is 2 years to 3 years. So, 60 USD is not so cheep and expensive. But, Lucidchart also have free user account. It have many limitation from payed version. However, it is also enough usable.

And, it is also good point for me. Lucidchart can inport data of Ommnigraffle. So, you can use old data, if you used omminigraffle.


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