For years, designers, engineers, and other business professionals have used diagrams to help explain complex ideas and theories. The problem with most conventional software programs used to create flow charts, wireframes, and diagrams, however, was that more often than not they were extremely difficult to understand how to use. LucidChart is a revolutionary new application that makes it easy for just about anyone to create flow charts, wireframes, UML models, sitemaps, and business diagrams from scratch, which can then be shared with others in a collaborative environment.
To start using LucidChart, you don’t need to download any software or add any plug-ins. Just visit the application’s website and create a free account. When you want to make a new diagram to explain an idea to colleagues or clients, click “Create New Document” and choose between making a flow chart or an organization chart. To draw up a new diagram, drag the shapes from the toolbox that you’d like to use—or images from your desktop, if you prefer—onto your canvas. You can then add text and draw lines to better illustrate your point. In a matter of minutes, you will have created a functional diagram that your coworkers can use to execute the ideas you’ve thought up. Using the application’s collaboration tools, you can also work together with colleagues to create group diagrams in an online environment.
When it comes time to share your diagram with outsiders, you can publish it as a PDF or image file and save it on your desktop. LucidChart also allows for one-click diagram publishing on websites, blogs, or wiki pages. For individuals who are looking for a basic yet effective way to create all types of diagrams and charts, LucidChart is a worthwhile application that makes it easy to get complex thoughts down on paper.
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