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Gliffy vs Lucidchart: What are the differences?

What is Gliffy? Online diagram creation tool. Make flowcharts, network diagrams, uml diagrams, org charts, mind maps, wireframes, and more.

What is Lucidchart? Collaborative diagramming solution for your entire organization. Solution for visual communication. Create online flowcharts, diagrams, UML sketches, and ER models.

Gliffy and Lucidchart can be categorized as "Diagramming" tools.

Some of the features offered by Gliffy are:

  • Diagram with ease
  • Share with anyone
  • Collaborate instantly

On the other hand, Lucidchart provides the following key features:

  • Nothing to install
  • Drag and drop
  • Dedicated support
Decisions about Gliffy and Lucidchart
Julien DeFrance
Principal Software Engineer at Tophatter · | 1 upvote · 176.7K views

When starting my new role at #Stessa, I needed a solution to start diagramming some of my #Architecture so I'd be able to share my views on #SystemArchitecture with the rest of the team.

Visualization is key. Especially when working with complex/distributed systems. You want to make sure everybody's got the same understanding of your approach, so you can better communicate, and start delegating more.

In the past, I had worked with #VisualParadigm for #UML, in both desktop and #SaaS version of the product. Also worked with #LucidChart We also looked at potential alternatives such as Microsoft Visio for instance.

Ultimately, my recommendation was & we closed on Lucidchart, as it won on couple of key aspects : #Team #Collaboration, #Integrations with #AWS for instance, and certain specific visualizations we were looking for / others didn't have.

This isn't just for #Engineering. I've seen Lucidchart being used by #Product Teams, #Network #Engineers, #IT Departments, #DevOps, or non-Engineering related teams.

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    What is Gliffy?

    Make flowcharts, network diagrams, uml diagrams, org charts, mind maps, wireframes, and more.

    What is Lucidchart?

    Solution for visual communication. Create online flowcharts, diagrams, UML sketches, and ER models.

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