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Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013

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TRIAL

Microsoft Office Visio Professional is an office tool which is specialised on making diagrams easily for your projects.

If you are used to download the tools included in it, this free trial of the ms software won’t be a problem. But just in case the Help section will be very useful for you since it includes complete information about the program. Besides, the first time you open it you’ll find a fine tutorial.

Microsoft Office Visio Professional offers powerful solutions for diagrams. Use it for your own personal projects or for professional reasons, it will be useful for explaining your thoughts and ideas.

This Office utility offers a wide range of templates for you

If you don’t know how you should start a diagram, it offers different templates which would serve as a guideline. Then it is all yours, feel free to display your own ideas into your scheme.

The vector drawing allows you to keep an accurate sketch on your sections. It includes a feature which you can drag & drop each component to organise it the way you need tidily.

Interface and tools

The interface is very similar to other MS software, something that is not strange for usual computer users. In case you are new to this kind of programs, the visual style hides nothing, making it very intuitive in order to keep increase the program’s performance.

This software checks your diagrams to correct some possible mistakes on your projects. This Diagram Check is very useful in case there would be discordances on your drawings.

You can include hyperlinks to your flowcharts to make them more interactive with external information. Select the way you route the main ideas and add macros or include your own projects made on Microsoft Visual Basic Express.

Alternatives

There are more basic alternatives like Gantt Chart that possesses the same finalities as this software. It is similar on its functions but not in its functionality, which makes Microsoft’s one more complete.

Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013 Features

These are the unique features of this diagramming tool:

  • Access faster to most used tools
  • Updated shapes and themes
  • Improved standards support (Unified Modeling Language 2.4)
  • SharePoint 2010 and 2013 support
  • Improved performance for touchscreen devices, something that, for example, Microsoft Office 2010 Suite did not include
  • Linking options to dynamic data
  • Improved teamwork: users from the same company have the possibility of adding comments at the same time in the same flowchart
  • Office 365 or SharePoint support to share your projects to others even if they don’t have the program installed

For further information, visit the developer's site .

Conclusion

It is a diagram designer powered by CAD features and full of useful tools to make your flowcharts more attractive for your audience.

Some functions are restricted.

Pros
  • Variety of uses
  • Macros integration
  • Complete chart edition
Cons
  • Sometimes it is tricky to use

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • microsoft word because i need to work on some charts that i cant edit and will be really helpfyll if i can just use this feature to be able to finish my job

  • I am going to use this software to create process flowcharts of various processes that are present in the company and used by it in its day to day operation

  • create diagram for presentation project so need visio tool this will help me a lot as visio gives platform to descrive business flow using actors

  • I need to make a flow chart for my projects.its part of my work assignments and the special charts given by Word 2013 are just not enough for me

  • I am going to use it for home studies and self - educating. No commercial, or what so ever outside of private usage for only study purposes.

What similar programs have you used?
  • i have been used previously Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer earlier and now eager to used this program as i need to complete task given to me in short period

  • i have not used any other similar program to create flowcharts etc. this would be my first experience to use such type of tool. lets hope for the best

  • there is no other problem like this one and his is the first time that I am going to install it. So i want you to give me good instruction for use it.

  • I'm an industrial engineering student, and my professor obliged us to use this microsoft visio to do our homework. and also in our research study.

  • i had used in the past microsoft office visio professional 2003 witch the same program but i think that this version of visio is more practice and useful for me and thank you

What do you like most about this program?
  • what i like most about visio is being able to draw charts easily and make own designs based on the ideas gathered from both internet and books

  • Wide variety of shapes, Better designing tools for data modeling. easy to use. Very helpful to bussiness process implementation. Workflow diagrams

  • everything about it. it user friendly frontend and the easy to use tools. i would certainly recommend it to my colleagues and friends who uses drawing alot

  • I like this program, because it allows me to make the necessary diagrams needed for systems analysis which is what my homework assignments require me to do.

  • it is easy and userfriendly program and non professional understand quikly,so i am alwayes try to show new models flow charts and diagrams,

USER REVIEWS

themes and diagrams here are much more clearer thanks to microsoft office visio 2013

By Benson Mutwiri

On Friday, November 20, 2015

This latest version of the Microsoft office Visio professional has some 3d diagrams and tools thus making your work to look as though it is real and all this you will be getting to present to people. It is free to download and it comes with a tutorial to show all the intended users on how to go about in this project so that you can achieve maximum use with it. Very many tools are available for use with lots of diagrams to add on to make your project very presentable before you present it to your colleagues at work.

Visio is kind of hard to use for the first time users but as you get used to it you will just be having fun using it.

Features

A tutorials is at the beginning to help the first time users

More tools have been added from its predecessors.

Conclusion

You can do a lot with this program.

Pros

  • tools have been added compared to its predecessors
  • it has a tutorial to help the beginners

Cons

  • not all the features are included here
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get a proffesional way of presenting your projects as the diagrams have been improved

By John Joe

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015

This is the latest Microsoft office visio professional 2013 and it has some new and improved features. It is mainly used to doing projects and has an interface just exactly for that but In a more enhanced manner that even simplifies the whole diagrams being presented to the spectatators.There is a tutorial that is at the beginning of the program that will help the first users to know how well to use the program it is simple to use when you are already used to it but it can get challenging for you as a first time user because it is a little bit complicated. Comparing it to it predecessors that is version of 2010 this one is more detailed in terms of diagrams and themes also as they look very real.

Features

Has a simple interface for easy understanding

Develop diagrams for easy comprehensions

Has a tutorial to help the first time users wherever they are stuck.

Verdict

Aseome office visio professional.

Pros

  • they have improved the diagrams a lot
  • the themes have been improved tremendously

Cons

  • the interface has not changed much
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PRESENT YOUR WORK TO YOUR COMPANY OR INVESTORS IN NICE AND SIMPLE DIAGRAMS WHICH ARE NEAT

By Martin Maguna

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015

REVIEW

This is the latest software in the market concerning Microsoft office and its main objective that it was formed to is to be able to look the diagrams that are being created by Microsoft office professional to be more appealing to the eye and also seem like real. Also when I downloaded it and then I started it I realized that it had a lot of improvements more that its previous versions and which include the themes on the interface have also been improved and also the shaped here they look very appealing and I would therefore encourage all the project managers or those people that present projects in an organization to download professional 2013 because all the people will just have to love your work and you will also enjoy it.

FEATURES

The features are

Improvements have been made compared to its predecessors for example the diagrams here they look more easy to use

The interface is very easy to use

CONCLUSION

Everything about it is just perfect no complains

Pros

  • Themes and also shapes of the diagrams have been improved
  • It is easy to use

Cons

  • it is very related to its predecessors
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