Win 5 Free Licenses from LucidChart

by on 04/12/11 at 9:43 am

[Note: This giveaway is over!]

LucidChart has offered to give away 5 Professional licenses (each worth $99.95/year) to UX Movement readers for free. LucidChart is a HTML5 diagramming application you can use to create website wireframes, iPhone mockups, site maps and more right in your browser. With LucidChart’s real-time collaboration, it’s easy to work together with team members or invite your client for a quick demo.

Create an interactive prototype and collaborate with clients.

Through an intuitive system of ‘hot spots’ and ‘states,’ designers can go from a static wireframe to a prototype that show the interactions that will take place on a website. This helps designers improve the user experience and helps clients effectively visualize the result through the demo mode.

When working on a document, the owner can invite others to collaborate and set permissions for each collaborator – own, edit or view. As others make edits to the document, these changes merge and sync in real-time with group chat making it easy to communicate.

Mockup your iPhone application

With mobile becoming an increasingly important channel for designers, LucidChart provides templates and common elements for iPhone mockups. Similar to a website wireframe, adding ‘hot spots’ and ‘states’ inserts interactivity and brings the mockup closer to reality.

Only web application with Microsoft Visio import

In the past, Microsoft Visio has been the default tool for many designers. This often resulted in e-mail overload as iteration after iteration goes back and forth to the client. With LucidChart’s most recent release, designers can now import these documents from Visio and transition entirely to the cloud.

5 licenses up for grabs

All you have to do to win is post a comment below and tell us why you would like to win this wireframing software. We’ll choose five winners randomly from the comments. So leave your name, e-mail and comment for the chance to win!

About David Grow:
Dave Grow worked as a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies for a number of years before finding his passion in entrepreneurship. He is currently the VP of Business Development for LucidChart.

41 Responses to “Win 5 Free Licenses from LucidChart”

  1. Geert

    Apr 12th, 2011

    Visio has been my tool of choice for quite some time and now I am experimenting with Axure so I wouldn’t mind giving Lucid a decent go because their free version lacks in some areas.

  2. Matias

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I want to taste something different from Mockingbird!
    Give me my license please ;)

  3. Edward Coombe

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I am 22, a UK graduate, had my first job with a UK based tech start-up over Winter. This placement gave me a taste for UX design, and I want to develop some skills.
    BUT, all this software is VERY expensive so trying to learn this skills is getting pretty limited from software trials ending!
    Getting a LucidChart license would help me get involved in the UX community :)

  4. Michiel Besseling

    Apr 12th, 2011

    Our UX team is looking for a new prototyping tool that fits our needs. Non of the tools we’ve used so far, is the perfect tool. All of our interaction design specification are in Visio. The documents are hard to read. Marketing people do not understand how the document is set up. We need a tool that communicates design effectively and would like to try Lucid­Chart.

  5. Jeff

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I already have a Pro account so I’m not entering to win but will throw in my two cents…

    Having used Omnigraffle for years, I can say that LucidChart is very Omnigraffle-esque meaning that it’s sleek and just makes sense. And then it’s got all the perks of being online. Love it and recommend it – good luck to everyone else.

  6. Charles

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I’m starting to work as a freelance webdesigner. I have made a few websites without wireframing software. Since my last project I’m thinking to try one. It could improve the workflow with the client.


  7. Mithun John Jacob

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I would like to win LucidChart because it reduces the distance between the raw ideas and the reality !

  8. Lucas Picoli

    Apr 12th, 2011

    Hey, always nice to test a new application for wireframing :)

  9. Pablo

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I really need it! is the only way to prototyping my life and create the perfect interaction of my goals!

  10. Richard

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I really want to win because I’m a huge UX fan and will work a lot using LucidChart :)

  11. Lisandro Manteca

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I need the soft for prototyping distinct to visio.

  12. Ginger Li

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I have been using the free version. Would like to try out the full version.

  13. Tomasz

    Apr 12th, 2011

    I will use it to mockups in my startups :)

  14. Devon

    Apr 12th, 2011

    We have a team of 60 between designers, developers and UX. A tool like this would help us immensely.

  15. Jason

    Apr 12th, 2011

    Seems like it could be quite useful for my freelance work!

  16. Pradeep

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I used the demo now :) I never expected to be a cloud application . Great interface and user friendly. Hope to win this :)

  17. Oll

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I would like to win because it’s a beautiful tool that will save me from using MS Visio!

  18. s4l1h

    Apr 13th, 2011

    Good designer tool

  19. Redinpeople

    Apr 13th, 2011

    De las herramientas disponibles para wireframing, LucidChart me parece la más clara y sencilla en interfaz, y las posibilidades que otorga la adición de librerías y plantillas le da grandes posibilidades para proyectos variados. Y cuestión importante: colaboración de varias personas en el mismo documento. Más ágil no se puede.
    Antes utilizaba Gliffy, que es más elemental que LucidChart pero útil para los objetivos. La abandoné porque en las versiones posteriores es bastante inestable y da muchos problemas, lo cual no es bueno cuando llevas un rato trabajando y da error al guardar.
    Actualmente estoy con LucidChart y contemplaba la posibilidad de la suscripción para seguir sacándole partido, pero si me cae como regalo mucho mejor :)

  20. Tony Wu

    Apr 13th, 2011

    We at Weboo are looking for a fast and easy tool to wireframe on multiple operating systems. We would love to have get out hands on a LucidChart license!

  21. Rose

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I’d like a license so I can have better ways to prototype my features!

  22. Eduardo Arguijo

    Apr 13th, 2011

    Hello there!

    Well, the software looks very good and I would like to test the tool to mock up an iPhone app.


  23. Sebastian

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I’d love one. Love to give it a whirl

  24. Rachel T

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I hope I win because I am laid off and can’t afford to buy the license!

  25. Chris F

    Apr 13th, 2011

    Use MS Visio at work for all my wireframing needs. Starting to do work on my own @ home and MS Visio professional is ridiculously expensive since I can’t use my work laptop for personal use. Would like to try the full version of Lucid out after trying the free version for a few days.

  26. Adam

    Apr 13th, 2011

    I’d love one so I can get more serious about wireframing as part of my process.

  27. Joe

    Apr 14th, 2011

    I’ve been looking for a wireframe tool for myself and Lucid­Chart looks great!

  28. Olga

    Apr 14th, 2011

    Gran idea! Deseando testear la herramienta gracias a esa licencia que me va a tocar seguro, jejeje ;-)

  29. Santos

    Apr 15th, 2011

    ouh yeah! Just what I was looking for. Great!

    Der Hammer!! ganz genau was ich suche!

    Señores, esta herramienta me haría tan fácil mi vida ;-)

  30. Silvia

    Apr 15th, 2011

    Muy buena, estoy desando probarla cuando me toque!

  31. Diogo

    Apr 16th, 2011

    Well, this will be another step ahead over the paper.
    Thank you!

  32. TJ

    Apr 16th, 2011

    I’d love to check it out!

  33. Pertti Pitsinki

    Apr 18th, 2011

    I would really appreciate an opportunity to get a professional tool to use on our non-profit project.

  34. Cary

    Apr 19th, 2011

    Starting up a new project and would love to try some new tools for designing the UI.

  35. Ron

    Apr 20th, 2011

    Looks like a great tool. I typically use a pen and paper, so this would be neat to try.

  36. Mark Skinner

    Apr 21st, 2011

    Looks a great tool that could be very useful, would love to try it without restrictions of the free account

  37. Rob Iver

    Apr 21st, 2011

    I have been playing with the free version of this software for only a couple of days and it has blown me away!

    I’m hoping to get a chance to introduce it as a way to collaborate on our next project.

  38. Kurt Stremel

    Apr 21st, 2011

    Our software team has been using Axure for all wireframing and concepting for the past two years. Since many of our devs are remote, we would love to find a replacement collaboration tool that can be shared and edited regardless of your location. Our UI team also lacks a solid way to wireframe mobile apps. LucidCharts sounds great!

  39. Kara

    Apr 23rd, 2011

    Trying to get out of my Axure groove…

  40. sharada

    Jan 27th, 2012

    best tool for designing wireframes

  41. satish

    Jan 27th, 2012

    very much suitable & comfort to use to build a wireframe.

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