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Visio is a powerful tool mainly used for applying diagramming and vector graphics in your documents. Visio enables you to create professional diagrams with tools that are easy to use and understand for anyone. The list of things you can create is only limited by your very own imagination. Make professional flowcharts and diagrams, floor plans, engineering designs, org charts and more. The offered shapes and templates enable you to create appealing designs for any purpose you need to use Visio for.
Additionally, you can work together on your designs with other people, as with Office 365 multiple team members can work on a Visio project at one, all in real time. You have the option to update your data with real-time information as well, if selected, this formatting automatically updates your data to reflect a change as it happens in the world.
Visio is available in more than one edition as well as different plan options, as Microsoft currently offers two different online plans in addition to a Standard and a Professional version of the software. Each version contains the base capabilities of Visio, but high-end editions such as Visio 2019 Professional offer more features that tend to meet the needs of more demanding customers that run small to medium-sized businesses or organizations.
Why buy Microsoft Visio 2019 Professional?
Visio is the ideal tool for creating complex processes, illustrating diagrams, workflow charts, sales history and projection, and business relationships. It has a toolset that lets you take a plan from concept to completion and build visual presentations for any project. Visio 2019 Professional continues to empower users to put detailed concepts into charts and diagrams that can be shared with your employees.
Communicate and share your ideas with complex flow charts, timelines, maps, organizational structure, IT architecture, or sales figures and company progress. You can even use a browser with Visio Services in Office 365 or SharePoint to further develop and share your ideas. As your data refreshes, your diagrams refresh instantly in the browser. This means you can work together as a team on the same diagram at the same time and easily see comments in both Visio and Visio Services.
Visio is extremely easy to use for everyone from IT professionals all the way over to entry-level customers. Familiar functions such as drag and drop, aligning positions of assets or text, and auto-connecting for shapes or other elements make building your diagrams more efficient and fast. Give your work a more professional, visually appealing design with the pre-made templates, effects, and shapes. To access your data anywhere, use Visio Online, which allows you to view all of your data from anywhere, at any time you might need it.
The versatile templates and thousands of shapes in Visio 2019 Professional boost your productivity with ready-made shapes. Use visual cues to represent metadata embedded in Visio shapes. Metadata such as dimension changes, the visualization updates automatically. You have the ability to import DWG files and add shapes to imported AutoCAD designs and simplify or enhance advanced visualizations on the fly.
In short, Viso 2019 Professional brings you powerful tools, advanced features, new templates and stencils, and innovative ways to capture your concepts. Simplify and communicate complex information with data-linked diagrams that you create with a few clicks. Visio 2019 makes diagramming easier than ever before. Capture a flowchart you conceived on a whiteboard, map an IT network, build an organizational chart, lay out a business process, or draw floor plans, Visio helps you work the way people work best, by seeing it.
Visio 2019 integrates with other Microsoft products to help you work smarter, easier, and more successfully. Let Visio help you plan and develop business information and share it throughout your company.
Microsoft Visio 2019 Professional is ready to design and distribute complex information and plans company-wide. Create campaigns, illustrate important concepts, and communicate more effectively with the powerful features of Visio 2019 Professional.
More and more people utilize the cloud on a daily basis. Visio 2019 Professional now includes a way to view your diagrams in the cloud by using a web browser. This is possible thanks to Visio Online, which is available to all users with an Office 365 subscription. View your diagrams on the go from any device using a native web browser.
This feature is helpful to view diagrams quickly as well. If you receive a Visio diagram in Outlook, you can immediately view the file in your browser without having to download it first. The Microsoft team is also working on bringing editing into the web-based interface sometime in the future.
Give your projects a head start with templates
Sometimes we need to get things done quickly, which templates can help you with. The use of templates became popular as people are looking to accomplish great results in a short amount of time. Templates can help you start a project, or give you design ideas and solutions to progress faster. Visio 2019 Professional comes with a large library of templates in plenty of different categories to assure you find what you're looking for, or at least something similar. Additionally, users have access to new starter diagrams in the Organization Chart, Brainstorming and SDL templates.
Wireframe diagrams for website designs
If you're a web designer, your life will be much easier with Visio 2019 Professional. You're able to create website or application wireframes that act as the blueprint of your user interface, functionality, and content. Designers can plan ahead in an effective manner on both website and mobile platforms with corresponding wireframe templates for each category. These templates are perfect for presenting ideas and carefully planning out the layout and functionality of your projects.
When choosing to work with Wireframe diagrams, you can either start a blank drawing or pick a starter diagram to get you going faster. Within each template, you can find five stencils: controls, containers, text, media, and navigation. Each stencil is a pre-formed group of shapes and smart shapes, making it quick and easy to work with Wireframe diagrams. Smart shapes are fully customizable, as they're linked to control points and right-click menu actions. This lets you modify numeric values, ranges, and visual styles with ease.
Each Wireframe template can be used for different browsers and mobile devices, as they're made generic and easy to customize for your very own needs. Visio 2019 Professional also comes with 8 different templates and starter diagrams for wireframes, which all offer a different look and different functionality. Choose which one you prefer and begin designing within seconds of opening Visio!
Unified Modeling Language tools
You now have the ability to create Unified Modeling Language diagrams that display components, ports, interfaces, as well as the relationship between these elements and diagrams. New UML communication diagrams show the interactions between lifelines which utilize sequenced messages in a free-form agreement, and the UML deployment diagrams show the architecture of deploying software artifacts to nodes.
Better support for AutoCAD
If you are someone who uses AutoCAD, the new Visio 2019 Professional release has a lot in store for you. Support for files that originate from AutoCAD has never been better before. Importing and handling these files has been made a lot easier, however, other enhancements also found their way into Visio. Better scalability, increased importing speed and immediate shape overlaying all allow you to work with AutoCAD files a thousand times better than before.
Communication and sharing
In-app communication with Visio 2019 Professional gives you the opportunity to write or read comments on other people's works that have been shared with you. Comments allow you to share your thoughts with your team or relevant stakeholders a whole lot easier. You can also reply to comments, and associate them with specific diagram shapes, making it easier to distinguish them from the actual project. Ask and answer questions, start discussions or give your team ideas, all within Visio itself.
Sharing your work with others and editing alongside the members of your team has never been easier before Visio 2019 Professional. The added co-editing tools make it possible for multiple people to work on the same project at once. You can easily share diagrams directly from Visio, add shape-specific comments and even add in-app presence through the Skype for Business service.
All of these communication and sharing features aim to make your team work better, while also increasing the ability to share files outside your team.
Leave feedback to Microsoft
Despite Microsoft endlessly working on Office products and improving them with each release, they can never be perfect. There is now a way for any user to leave feedback and suggestions about the product they're using. Within Visio 2019 Professional, you can easily leave feedback to Microsoft about things you like or dislike in the application, let them know your thoughts about features that you'd rather see gone, or even leave your very own suggestions for future improvements. Who knows, your idea might just make the cut and appear in a new update
- Computer and processor 1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, 2-core
- Memory 4 GB RAM; 2 GB RAM (32-bit)
- Hard disk 4.0 GB of available disk space
- Display 1280 x 768 screen resolution
- Graphics Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update).
- Operating system Windows 10, Windows Server 2019
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- .NET version Some features may require .NET 3.5 or 4.6 and higher to also be installed
- Other Internet functionality requires an Internet connection. Fees may apply.
- A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. But, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Note that touch features are optimized for use with Windows 10.
- Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.
- Cloud file management features require OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint.
- Microsoft account or Microsoft organizational account required for license assignment.