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Find out what your peers are saying about Lucidchart vs. Visual Paradigm and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Pros
"Easy to work on.""Lucidchart is a lovely tool for creating visual representations of any process or organization.""Lucidchart's capabilities for visualizing and understanding process flows or workflows is excellent. The way that you put together the parts of charts and edit the chart are all very intuitive and easy to use."

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"Using the Component Diagram, Visual Paradigm helps with design and control, reusing components.""I like the fact that this solution is complete.""The solution is stable. It hasn't crashed, stopped or caused any issues in any way.""The solution is very user-friendly. It's easy to just open it and start working.""The pricing model is attractive.""The initial setup is straightforward.""It is easy-to-use and it helps understand its data modeling structure through the intuitive user interface."

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"I don't know if I will be able to add some animations if I want to. I believe the problem may be the program's process flows but if I want to transfer it into a PPP or any other document, I can only do image transfer.""When you want to add text to a connector arrow, I have not figured out how to position the text vertically. It always wants the text to stay horizontal.""Sometimes, I have created charts with a lot of layers, which locks down parts of the chart and hides parts of the chart to edit it. If they have a better way to deal with specific layers when it gets complex, then that would be helpful. I would like to see something like an illustrator program, where they have a pallet of these layers that I want and don't want as well as being able to see each layer individually. That is the one thing that could be helpful."

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"I would like to see the ability to easily export to groupware, such as Atlassian Confluence.""I would like to see something for visualizing innovation work maps.""The solution is not user-friendly. It uses a lot of memory and CPU. You have to have a good computer to use it.""The solution could be more compatible with other products in the future.""There are some connectivity issues that crop up rarely when used with SQL Server.""The solution can be heavy on resource usage."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Pricing comes in at about $100 for a year's subscription, which is very reasonable if this is a tool that you will use more than once.""The pricing and licensing are fine, though I wish they didn't require you to buy the licenses in batches of five."

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"Over the years I've seen an increase in price, and it makes it difficult for a single person company, like me, to decide whether to extend the license.""You can use Paradigm on a subscription basis and you can choose from different tiers of subscription.""You can move between the tiers from month to month so you are not restricted to one pricing model."

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Overview

Our online diagram application makes it easy to sketch and share professional flowchart diagrams.  From brainstorming to project management, we support all of your communication needs. 
That’s why millions of users choose Lucidchart.

Visual Paradigm is a UML tool. The tool is designed for a wide range of users including software engineers, system analysts, business analysts and system architects, or for anyone who is interested in reliably building large-scale software systems using an object-oriented approach. In addition, Visual Paradigm supports the latest standards of UML notation.
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Sample Customers
Google, Salesforce, Adobe, Whirlpool, Uber, Wal Mart, Pearson, Twitch, Riot Games, Western Union, Trimble, StarbucksAdobe, Apple, at&t, Caterpillar, Intel, NASA, Nokia, Toyota
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company21%
Government7%
Educational Organization6%
Company Size
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Small Business73%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise9%
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Small Business56%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise22%

Lucidchart is ranked 2nd in Mind Mapping Software with 3 reviews while Visual Paradigm is ranked 10th in Business Process Design with 5 reviews. Lucidchart is rated 9.0, while Visual Paradigm is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Lucidchart writes "A faster way to do architecture; you don't have to reinvent the wheel every time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Paradigm writes "Data modeling through an interface that makes it easy-to-use and understand". Lucidchart is most compared with Visio, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Bizagi, Lucidspark and ARIS BPM, whereas Visual Paradigm is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio, ARIS BPM, Bizagi and No Magic MagicDraw.

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