ConceptDraw PRO Compatibility with MS Visio


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Powerful business graphics and diagramming tools are the norm and not the exception for today’s businesses. For these important visual communication tools to do their job it is often important that they be compatible with a file format that can be easily shared with others. For years the de facto standard file format for business has been Microsoft Visio™. Many people involved in visual communication need software tools that will read and write using the Visio file format.

For those who are migrating from MS Visio to ConceptDraw PRO, or for those who have colleagues and clients who use Visio, ConceptDraw PRO is compatible with MS Visio .VSDX formatted files .VSDX is Visio′s open XML file format, and it can be easily imported and exported by ConceptDraw PRO.


Can ConceptDraw PRO work with MS Visio files?

ConceptDraw PRO can import and export MS Visio files (.VSDX, .VDX), they can easily be converted to be used in ConceptDraw PRO.

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List ConceptDraw Pro MS Visio Professional
Features
Last version to sale 10 2016
OS Win/Mac Win
General Features
Multi-page Documents + +
Presentation mode + +
Sample diagrams supplied with program + +
Smart Connectors + +
Spline tool +
Shape Sheet + +
Dropper tool +
Locking various object properties from changing + +
Ability to edit a group (set text, fill, set line properties and etc.) + +
Library navigator window + +
Find objects in libraries + +
Set of predefined units of measurement + +
Alpha Channel support (opacity/transparency) + +
Built-in scripting language + +
Extend application possibilities with plug-ins + +
Extended hyperlinks + +
Background pages support + +
Texture fill +
Layers + +
Guide Lines + +
Corner Rounding + +
Customizable tools
Ability to create objects with userdefined behavior + +
Userdefined actions with objects + +
Supports Custom (or user-defined) Properties for shapes + +
Integration and sharing
Support Visio XML (vdx, vsdx) + +
Import PowerPoint documents +
Export to PowerPoint documents +
Export to EPS +
Export to PDF +
Supports own XML format + +
Export to HTML +
Export to SVG + +
Integration with mind mapping tool +
Integration with Project Management tool +
Libraries
OS X interface libraries +
Ribbon interface library +
Building, space, and floor plans + +
Directory services diagrams + +
Engineering diagrams—electrical, chemical, and more + +
Logical network diagrams + +
Network rack diagrams + +
Software diagramming + +
Value stream maps + +




Video. ConceptDraw PRO Compatibility with MS Visio

Use thousands of Templates and Examples:

  • Flowcharts
  • Business Process Models
  • UML
  • ERD
  • Building Plans
  • Network Diagrams
  • Gantt charts
  • Org Charts
  • Mind Maps
  • Business Infographics
  • Dashboards
  • Engineering diagrams
  • Graphs and Charts
  • GEO Maps
  • SWOT Matrix
  • Marketing Diagrams
  • TQM Diagrams
  • Science and Education diagrams
  • Software Development diagrams
  • Finance and Accounting flowcharts

Pic.1. IT Assets Management

This example illustrates how MS Visio 2016 diagram (VSDX file format) has been converted into ConceptDraw PRO diagram.

All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, PowerPoint Presentation, image or MS Visio)











Use Product:

  • Diagramming Software
  • Business Diagramming Tool
  • Professional Infographics Tool
  • Technical Drawing Tool


Use Products:

  • Flowchart Diagram Software
  • Technical Diagramming Tool
  • Business Diagramming Tool
  • Professional Business Graphics Tool
  • Export to vector graphics files
  • Export to Adobe Acrobat® PDF
  • Export to MS PowerPoint®
  • Import/Export Microsoft Visio™
  • ConceptDraw PRO native Mac app
  • Easier to use than Microsoft Visio® and more powerful
  • With free support and thousands of templates

Required Solutions:







Compatibility

    Windows™
  • MS Windows 7
  • MS Windows 8
  • MS Windows 10

  • OS X™
  • OS X v10.9 Mavericks


See also Samples:


TEN RELATED HOW TO's:


MS Visio Look a Like Diagrams
No need for any special drawing skills to create professional looking diagrams outside of your knowledge base. ConceptDraw PRO takes care of the technical details, allowing you to focus on your job, not the drawing. ConceptDraw PRO delivers full-functioned alternative to MS Visio. ConceptDraw PRO supports import of Visio files. ConceptDraw PRO supports flowcharting, swimlane, orgchart, project chart, mind map, decision tree, cause and effect, charts and graphs, and many other diagram types.  Read more... →
Visio Look a Like Diagrams
Picture: MS Visio Look a Like Diagrams


Visio Files and ConceptDraw
Visio Files and ConceptDraw. ConceptDraw PRO is compatible with MS Visio .VDX formatted files.VDX is Visio’s open XML file format, and it can be easily imported and exported by ConceptDraw PRO.  Read more... →
Example of document conversion from Visio to ConceptDraw
Picture: Visio Files and ConceptDraw


Emergency Plan
Fire emergency plan need to be in every building on each floor. The evacuation plan preliminary designed in ConceptDraw PRO software will help employees or family members when natural disasters, fires, hazardous leaks and other disaster events happen. Start drawing emergency blueprint from floor bounds, then put the inner walls and doors, and finally use arrows to show evacuation directions to fire exits.  Read more... →
Emergency Plan
Picture: Emergency Plan
Related Solution: Fire and Emergency Plans

Flowchart Symbols Accounting. Activity-based costing (ABC) flowchart
This flow chart example represent activity-based costing flowchart (ABC flowchart): resource-catagories, resource cost drivers, activities, activity cost drivers, cost objects, direct materials, direct labour. This sort of accounting flowcharts intended to explain how costs distributed between company units and departments. There is only way to clearly explain activity-based cost distribution - create cost diagram demonstrating cost distribution relations and logics. ConceptDraw PRO is special software with accounting flowchart symbols and flowchart stencils for effective drawing activity-based cost flowcharts (ABC-flowcharts).  Read more... →
Flowchart Symbols Accounting. Flowchart Design
Picture: Flowchart Symbols Accounting. Activity-based costing (ABC) flowchart
Related Solution: Accounting Flowcharts

In searching of alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC with ConceptDraw PRO
Visio for mac - ConceptDraw as an alternative to MS Visio. ConceptDraw has been developed to satisfy all your needs as a fully-functioned alternative product to MS Visio for Mac.  Read more... →
ConceptDraw as an alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC - Network-Diagram
Picture: In searching of alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC with ConceptDraw PRO


ConceptDraw PRO
ConceptDraw PRO is a powerful business and technical diagramming software tool that enables you to design professional-looking graphics, diagrams, flowcharts, floor plans and much more in just minutes. Maintain business processes performance with clear visual documentation. Effectively present and communicate information in a clear and concise manner with ConceptDraw PRO.  Read more... →
Business Process Diagram Solution in ConceptDraw Solution Browser
Picture: ConceptDraw PRO


How to Exchange ConceptDraw MINDMAP Files with Mindjet MindManager
ConceptDraw MINDMAP has impressive import and export capabilities includes following formats: OPML Mindjet™ MindManager™ Microsoft™ Office products: PowerPoint™ Project™ Word™ FreeMind (import only) XMind (import only)  Read more... →
Mind Map Exchange - Mindjet MindManager
Picture: How to Exchange ConceptDraw MINDMAP Files with Mindjet MindManager
Related Solution: Mind Map Exchange

ConceptDraw PRO 9 Comparison with Omnigraffle Professional and MS Visio
ConceptDraw PRO 9 Comparison with Omnigraffle Professional and MS Visio. All source ConceptDraw documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats: PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats.  Read more... →
Dynamic Presentations
Picture: ConceptDraw PRO 9 Comparison with Omnigraffle Professional and MS Visio
Related Solution: Business Process Diagram

ConceptDraw PRO ER Diagram Tool
ER-diagram is a tool used for database modeling which allows to determine data and relationships among the data. These diagrams help to detail data storages and to document all the properties of designed system. ER-diagram contains entities, attributes of the entities and the relationships between them. Chen’s notation and Crow’s foot notation are commonly used to represent elements in ER-model. To create such diagram you should use specific software, such as Entity-Relationship Diagram solution for ConceptDraw Pro.  Read more... →
ER Diagram Tool. Chen ERD
Picture: ConceptDraw PRO ER Diagram Tool
Related Solution: Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD)

Electrical Diagram Software
Electrical Diagram Software will assist you in drawing your electrical diagrams with minimal effort and makes it very easy for beginners. Electrical symbols and smart connectors help present your electrical drawings, electrical schematic, wiring diagrams and blue prints. Electrical Engineering Solution for ConceptDraw PRO provides the 26 stencils libraries of ready-to-use predesigned vector symbols, templates and samples that make your electrical drawing quick, easy and effective.  Read more... →
Electrical circuit diagram - Personal pocket pager
Picture: Electrical Diagram Software
Related Solution: Electrical Engineering

Compatibility: Apple® OS X 10.10 or later
Microsoft® Windows® 7/8.1/10

Price: ConceptDraw PRO US$199
 
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