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Visio

4.5 / 5 156 reviews


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About Visio

Diagram software that helps to create flowcharts, network diagrams, org charts, floor plans, and engineering designs.


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  • Collaboration
  • Diagramming
  • Drag & Drop
  • Organizational Charting
  • Process Mapping
  • Revision Management
  • Templates
  • Text to Chart

Visio Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Could not easily develop my software with Visio

Feb 21, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The ease by which you can create flowcharts and interact them with the database creation process. It is very easy to develop flow charts for any business organization, from software development to employee hierarchy charts. I can see exactly what my final output will be before publishing the changes and correct before deployment

Cons: There are so many chart types, it can be hard to know exactly which chart to use for specific purposes. I have not been able to determine how to link text to direction arrows. I must create stand alone text boxes which do not dock to the arrows.

Overall: Easy to architect any of my software projects. I save tons of time having everything outlined before I begin development

Great for my presentations

Feb 20, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Wonderful program that I use quite often. Helps my create visual pieces for all my presentations at work.

Cons: Learning curve was a bit tough. Took me longer than normal to figure out. Is a little expensive for my taste

A good program for drawing

Feb 20, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I use this editor to draw diagrams. It is convenient for me to integrate it with MS Office. Of course, software will not replace a professional drawing program like AutoCAD, but it is quite possible to execute a simple drawing or draw a diagram in it.

Cons: The functionality leaves much to be desired, it is inconvenient to use the program for professional implementation of drawings. It is very difficult to automate the process.

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Your company or business can improve with Visio

Feb 20, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Making diagramans and mental maps you can easily improve your business and company, because you can manage all the details about the people and the organization and see where are the main limitations and strenghts to improve a get the better of the people and the business. Visio offers a lot of figures, images, icons and so many other features that you can use to make diagrams and start an excellent teamwork, where the communication in the main issue to get better.

Cons: Visio requires constant interaction of the people who is involve in the processes of the organization, if the people is not engage to improve the company you are doing nothing making diagrams and mental maps that it will never be used.

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Make diagramming for anything and in a very easy way

Feb 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Visio it is a software very easy to use, I could do a lot of things with, specially things associated with the steps of agriculture and sowing, with this software I can work with the landowners and explain to them which are the sequence to make a successful sowing every season, this diagramming includes all the details of how the proccesses can be doing and how the people has to use their machinery and tools.

Cons: This software is so useful and friendly, maybe they can add more interactive feature to improve some visual aspects because it sometimes see a little boring, but in other aspects is so good and makes its porpuse.

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It is an excellent tool that helps me in the work to make flowcharts and flow diagrams

Feb 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It helps me to plan and improve my management philosophy projects, also allows me to attach comments to documents to follow up, I can make reminders or notifications or to discuss some aspect, you can also manage these comments, comment on them, eliminate them or link them with others data to work better with my group. I also use it with other Microsoft tools like Word

Cons: Sometimes to make a simple diagram is a little complicated and the price is high. The diagrams are so specialized that sometimes it is difficult to make them

Powerful schema editor

Feb 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: For a long time I chose this program for creating visual diagrams. A huge number of pre-installed templates, easy to learn with an intuitive user interface. An irreplaceable product in the work of an engineer.

Cons: On the functional is inferior to CAD programs. Proprietary license plus installation on Windows OS. There is no compatibility with mobile devices and the mode of working with online services.

Still the best tool for the job

Feb 19, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Easiest option to create network diagrams compared to a couple of alternatives I tried. The amount of shapes available online make for a truly professional looking product.

Cons: Very expensive for what it is. I don't use many advanced features so the high cost is lost on me. Has a steep learning curve for new comers.

What You need to Create Flowcharts

Feb 18, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: In the course of my work, I often have to submit projects to my management and colleagues, to make reports on the work. I'm doing presentations in PowerPoint, but the block scheme I have is most easily done in Visio. So this is a great and convenient program, in which there is nothing superfluous.

Cons: To create complex circuits (for example, basic electrical or drawing printed circuit boards) Visio is not like, since this software is too simple.

Thank you Microsoft for the opportunity to work online!

Feb 17, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I'm very glad that now I can create simple schemes for my presentation and explanatory materials right in the browser! I longed for this opportunity for a long time and finally it appeared.

Overall: Flexible and universal schemes are created easily and simply, almost with one or two mouse clicks. Excellent application with a simple interface and amazing functionality, there are no shortcomings in it!

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Make a flowchart for your work or for yourself

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have never try this app before, but some months ago I decide to open and I have a great surprise, Visio it is very easy to use, so intuitive, so nice and friendly, the menus are for everyone, and every figure has a little description and says what is it for facilitating the job of the people to work with flowcharts. My first experience was great a create a model to analyze spatyal data and share it with partners to know where were the limitations and strenghts, later with modify some features and get a perfect flowchart for spatyal analysis.

Cons: I love everything of this software, in the beggining can be a little overwhelming or you can be a little afraid of what you are going to do but with some practice you can easily handle the tools and make greats flowcharts.

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Network and flow diagrams

Feb 16, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I find the software very intuitive and easy to experiment with. They provide an assortment of templates, but it is very easy to create a new flow chart from scratch, by drawing a starting shape and using connector lines. If you are already familiar with designing powerpoint diagrams, the concept is similar, except with Visio, it is much more effortless to align objects, and the software will automatically expand your figure onto another page if necessary.

Cons: The library for circuit symbols were not included, I have to find a library online,which is not complete. Therefore sometime I have to put a lot of time making library components. Considering other libraries beside electrical engineering, Visio is almost complete.

Overall: All of our business process are diagrammed on Visio, this solution has given to our company the organization for our process documentation, so we keep them structured, esquematizated and in a portrait so anyone can see them.

Wonderful tool for documenting processes

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I really like that I have a lot of different symbols to define and map out systems and processes within our business.

Cons: Sharing visio files is difficult because not everyone has visio software at our company. I often have to print and manually give other employees copies of process flows.

Overall: Easily document processes and systems. Software is flexible and dynamic enough to document complex systems and processes

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Great tool for design and architecture documents.

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use with lot of different shape options
Easy to export into many formats. This will help to send across to many people for review.
Supports different paper formats this helps to take better printouts

Cons: As it is proprietary format, it very difficult to share the file for viewing and give feedback on the actual file. This makes us to move into cloud prototype app solutions

Overall: Great tool for design and architecture documents and get feedback from different people

Great tool for diagrams

Feb 15, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I use Visio to create intuitive flowcharts and illustrations of business processes. All work is very easy, and the interface pleases with clarity.

Cons: I often need to share the diagrams with colleagues in Visio, discuss some nuances, but in order for them to be able to view the information, they also have to install the same program on their computer.

It's easy to work in Visio!

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Thanks to Microsoft for such a simple, convenient and at the same time functional service. With its help, I have been making diagrams, flowcharts and other elements for presentation posters since my student years (that is, about 15 years). The program works clearly, all functions are very important and in demand.

Cons: Sometimes the software hangs and after reboot it is necessary to create those elements that did not have time to save in automatic or manual mode.

Convenient image editor

Feb 09, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: I create diagrams, chartd and other presentation materials from time to time in Microsoft Visio, and I have been using the program for more than 10 years. Pleased with the fact that the creation of the poster takes only 20-30 minutes!

Cons: The cost of this software (like most Microsoft products) is high, so if you are going to use it 1-2 times a month, it is unprofitable.

Easy to use great for creating flowcharts and diagrams

Feb 08, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Get great quality flowcharts and any other business diagrams you may need - eg floor-plans, design layouts etc all can be exported to PDF and easily embedded in other MS Docs -

Cons: Its does what its meant to do and I have been using it for years but for a new user it may take a while to get used to .....

Overall: easy to create diagrams

Great Flow Chart Tool

Feb 07, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: Like the out of the box drawing templates, plus the ability to create your own templates. Very easy to draw flow diagrams. Also easy to do a quick screen mockup.

Cons: To edit the diagrams, you must have the software installed. Not everyone in my group has the software.

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No better way to flowchart

Feb 07, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Gives a variety of different flowchart options or graphics that could be used
Not limited to what is built into the program, differing graphics can be downloaded depending on the type of work being performed
Allows users to continually expand the flowchart to whatever size needed
Easy to use if familiar with other office products

Cons: Navigating to the correct symbol can be difficult if the exact location is not known
The correct way to design a flowchart (if never done before) is not easily explained or guided while designing
Repeatability is difficult when trying to alter a symbol and then repeat that same edit.

Overall: A core app for creating flowchart or schematics
Easy to adapt application (if used to how Microsoft Office products are designed).
A large database of symbols used in creating a variety of different documents or charts

I used Visio for my diagrams and I like that it makes it easy and simple

Feb 07, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I like that Visio allows for these digrams to be drawn easily and quickly by providing simple templates and layouts. With the additional templates on the Pro edition I am able to go beyond just the usual diagrams and sharing with others are quite easy which is a plus.

Cons: I don't have much to say except that because of the additional cost of it not being part of the MS suite at times others that I share the diagrams with does not have the tool and they are not able to edit or view.

Overall: I like that Visio allows for these digrams to be drawn easily and quickly by providing simple templates and layouts. With the additional templates on the Pro edition I am able to go beyond just the usual diagrams and sharing with others are quite easy which is a plus.

Best tool for diagrams!

Feb 07, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Hands down the best tool for drawing and diagramming. Has a wide variety of options and it has a familiar interface.

Cons: Can be a bit challenging for a beginner, however once you get used to working with Visio you can rely on it even if you are in a hurry.

Overall: Easy and fast to use after the initial learning process, no hassle.

A great place start for your diagramming needs

Feb 07, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Microsoft Visio is a very flexible tool to create a range of diagramming outputs and includes means of importing various data to automatically create diagrams.

Diagramming at its best

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: First of all it's a Microsoft product so you can't go wrong with using Microsoft products because they put a whole Lotta R&D into their programs
This software has been around a while but is perfect for diagrams and other business applications where you need to list and make it a great visual for people to see

Cons: Most software of these days comes with a pretty heavy duty instruction manual or at least a pretty heavy duty help feature where you can read and learned how to use the product in a quick and concise manner and this one is no exception it's been around a while but it still takes some reading to figure out how to use it

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Visio, an excellent tool to design and diagram everything you want

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: This program allows the manipulation of variables, the construction of flow diagrams that show the relationships and interactions of the defined elements, their levels of operation range from the spatial placement of objects in a room or dwelling to variables of economic, territorial or social importance. and even chemical processes, within a computer relationship entity model.
In addition, it allows the export of designs to other software specialized in data management. Visio has a button design and a menu of easy manipulation, the connectors are easily manipulated, it has many designs that facilitate interpretation.
It allows linking with project management programs, information systems and even office programs.

useful for educators, engineers, technology enthusiasts, human resources offices, students among others

Cons:
As negative aspects, obviously they are linked to the price of the product, but it is certainly worth the investment, there are not many open source programs that reach to satisfy users as visio does.
The digital output format is not compatible with other software from the same market, you must import the final product visio from the other developments.

Overall: Visio has helped me in the idea storm processes, the mental map of the processes, the problem tree, the solution tree, the causes tree, the organization charts, the stake board and the entity relationship model.

Have used Visio for over 10 years for all my diagramming needs. Easy to learn and use.

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is intuitive and integrated with Microsoft Office. I have been able to create many different types of process flows.

Cons: The cost and the fact that it is not included in the standard Microsoft Office package are things I like least.

Visio helps create Logical Visuals for Network Design.

Feb 06, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I liked how You can download more symbols online to use. it is not just the basics. With that, I can design a network solution for presentation.

Cons: Making lines in this software perfectly straight is a bit of a hassle. Makes my solutions look a bit sloppy.

Overall: Helps with Network Design

The best tool for project management

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio is the best tool for project management. It is easy to use and I used in my school project to design.

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Excellent program for basic drawing or floor plans

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: In the past we were using more complex software packages such as Autocad or Illustrator to do some basic outline drawing for presale sketching (we're in the printing industry). Although we still use those software now for post sale work, we do a lot of presale stekching with Visio. It is simple, and allows to do up-to-scale plans quickly. I have also used Visio to do floor plans (office design, room dimension design) and although it does not have the visual aspect of some design software available today, it is very efficient in terms of planning for space, door placement, windows, furniture, ... Finally, we also have used Visio for flow charts for our quality system (ISO), and others.

Cons: Slightly expensive for personal use. Otherwise for the intended use, I see no real problem with Visio

Overall: Quick diagrams, floor plans and flow charts. Easy interface and well priced for companies.

This tool is easy to learn to provide basic business diagrams.

Feb 06, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: This tool is multi-functional and easy to use. It also interacts well with other Microsoft products.

Cons: Some of the features can be hard to find or are finicky to interact with. I often use it for both engineering drawings and business drawings, and the interface to switch between the two types of shapes is more complex than necessary.

Overall: Simple development process flow diagrams and org charts.

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Diagramming processes on my own

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Visio offers an very easy and intuitive interphase to do diagramming for any issue that you need, I can show to the people the work that I am doing and how the processes are doing. This software is for everyone, and works easily, you a set features in the left side of the screen a blank page to the right, so you can select the figures and just put your ideas on it. This software helps a lot, specially when you do not have a way to explain in detail what you want the people do in a project.

Cons: This software is so friendly, I have a little difficult on the beggining to understand the meaning of some figures, but with some tutorials and practice, in a very short time I become an expert in Visio.

Best drawing tool on the market

Feb 05, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Microsoft Visio makes creating illustration, flowcharts and other types of diagram very easy with the use of templates. The menus are adaptive and users are able to find menu object based on simple categories. The ability to create your own stencils for reuse on other drawing is time saver. This application is right for beginners who may want to create a simple drawing because of it's intuitive interface and drag and drop feature

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The best software for diagramming your task and activities

Feb 03, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio offers a very simple interphase where you can make diagrams of virtually everything: workflows, data base, websites, networks, daily activities, and so many others. There are so many tools in the software that offers precise baselines, draws and the possibility to charge all the information that you need inside the figures. All the features of the software allows you to make a great job in a very little time. For me this is one of the best tools of MS Office.

Cons: Sometimes work with this kind of software can be a little difficult for people that are not get use to manage planning tools, I think is necessary to know a little about planning and organization methods to get the most of this amazing tools, or you can easily be lost, if you do not know what is the meaning of some figures and draws in the diagram

Overall: Visio has help us to do all the diagramming of the activies to develop our market office, through this simple interphase we can model how we are working we our clients, where are the limitations and which areas of the market sector we have to change to improve our company.

I have taught a class in our university with Visio as a tool

Feb 03, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The thing I like most about this software is that it is really easy to use and the fact that everything is clearly viewed.

Cons: What I like least is what Microsoft has in more of its software, is that the things that you can use are fine but if you want to go a bit deeper, options are sometimes limited.

As an engineer I do drawing and visio is really a helpful tool to use and share with my team

Feb 02, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: As an engineer I do drawing and visio is really a helpful tool to use and share with my team. Using Visio has solved this problem for me. You can use Visio For any type of diagramming need. find the software very intuitive and easy to experiment with. They provide an assortment of templates, but it is very easy to create a new flow chart from scratch, by drawing a starting shape and using connector lines.

Cons: The product defaults to blue shaded boxes which are challenge to read and not very good when printed. The other issue is that when you want to save Visio or transfer your image into a different program like powerpoint this is an issue for me.

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Diagramming everything you need to improve your business

Feb 01, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio offers a simple way to diagramming and visualizing workflows in your company and business, this app is make for everyones who wants to draw their ideas in the computer or table, with a very simple interphase Visio allows to show to your bosses or partnerts how the process can work and where are failures of the company, all the diagramming has the intention of show how the company is doing their job and where they must put the effort to a better development.

Cons: Visio use a very simple interphase, but you have to know a little about Project Management and Organization to get the most of the app, in the first time of use can be a little difficult to know where to start with all the option that the software has, but with a little of practice you can become an expert in diagramming.

Overall: Visio has help us to diagramming some processes of our company and know where are the failures or weak points and what processes we have to change to improve our production, all this with a simple interphase where everybody can easily understand what we are trying to explain.

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very good for drawing but need some better documentation

Feb 01, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use, tons of stencil on the web, code support, can use it as monitoring tool on network for basic connectivity status

Cons: Lacks of some documentation in certains topics can difficult automatization some times.
the current database of drawing is kinda ugly

Overall: We use it as basic monitoring tools on small clients.
great to make detailed networking drawing with a lot of info

I use Visio to create diagrams, flow charts, organisation charts, processes...

Feb 01, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The software is fairly easy to use and provide a wide range of visual possibilities with the differents types of inbuilt diagrams

Cons: Though it covers a lot of grounds it is my opinion that this software lacks some advanced functionality and fluidity when it comes to creating flowcharts

Overall: I have been able to create countless flowcharts with this sofware

Good assistant in the visualization of information

Jan 31, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: I've been using Microsoft Visio for almost 10 years now. Of course, during this time I got acquainted with other programs that allow you to visualize information and submit it in a beautiful way, but working in Visio is the easiest.

Cons: Like the most Microsoft products, Visio costs a lot of money, so it's just not for fun to buy software.

The best application for draw diagrams

Jan 30, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is a tool with a variety of options to make diagrams of many topics. It is a very intuitive software.

Cons: Some times is limited in the basic symbols and shapes that are preinstalled, so you have to look for more libraries in the web.

Overall: Variety

I use VISIO to make flowcharts, electric diagrams, schematics and all kind of draws.

Jan 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the variety of shapes that VISIO offer. I use it every time I need to make a draw, no matter if is a electronic, electrical, communication or a flow chart. VISIO offer a long variety of shapes.

Cons: In VISIO you cant stablished an specific distance between objects, you have to do it yourself without a measure. This make difficult to draw accurate things.

Visio is a very successful product from Microsoft

Jan 29, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: With the help of the program I create diagrams, drawings, and also I put various elements on top of finished drawings and photos. I'm actively using these Visio features to increase the information content of screenshots, charts and diagrams. But a particularly informative result is obtained when creating different compositions in Visio.

Cons: It is not possible to create complex schemes that are designed to meet all the requirements in Microsoft Visio. But, probably, the developers did not set themselves the task of creating a universal and at the same time professional software.

Presents nice

Jan 29, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Visio is a staple in our industry and we've been happy with the finished product for our customers. It's been easy to work with.

Efficient

Jan 28, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I am able to work and design nice technical flowchart/diagrams for business processes that my offshore team can follow. Very easy to use and easy to follow. Lots of objects that can be utilized to match diagrams that I need to create.

Cons: Maybe its just that I still need more practice using it, I tend to make erasures to make it more nicely.

Overall: Nice work for flowcharts

With a minimum amount of tasks is doing well

Jan 28, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The program is a collection of already familiar functions - a text editor and a field for drawing. The main task of the software is to help outline various types of schemes: block diagrams, algorithms, floor plans, network topologies, electrical circuits, etc. I, for example, successfully draw the flowcharts necessary for me to visualize the promotion process client sites.

Cons: You can not draw a complicated scheme in Microsoft Visio. Rather, you can draw such a drawing, but it will not be executed according to the rules.

I recommend for creation simple flow charts and diagrams

Jan 27, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I first met Visio more than 10 years ago while writing a diploma and preparing materials for the presentation. What I want to say is that the program has rather poor functionality, but at the same time it allows you to create simple schemas, diagrams, flowcharts and other elements necessary for the presentation of a particular project. I've seen more functional programs in practice, but I still use Visio Microsoft.

Cons: I noticed one unpleasant minus in the program - from time to time it hangs and it has to be overloaded. Naturally, at the same time part of the work is lost.

Drawing can not be done, but to create simple schemes suitable

Jan 27, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: In order to make a detailed and prepared drawing with all the rules and requirements drawing, Visio Microsoft does not fit. But if you need to quickly create a flowchart, draw a poster that is necessary for the presentation, the software from Microsoft will help in this. Working with the program is easy and simple, besides, it has a familiar interface.

Cons: Microsoft recommended retail price is quite high for such a class of software, so before you buy a license, carefully study the capabilities of Visio.

Helps to quickly create visual materials and simple diagrams

Jan 24, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: In our business, we often have to create and demonstrate schemes and other visual materials for customers. Visio does an excellent job!

Cons: The program also has disadvantages - it is a high price and the inability to create more complex schemes, which are often required when designing sites and software.

I utilize this tool to create custom org charts.

Jan 19, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Even though other Microsoft tools allows to you create org charts, Visio shines through with its customization options. The best tool in my opinion is the snap tool, which allows you align your boxes.

Cons: The connectors are hard to see and to click on. Moving them around on the box can be a chore too. Sometimes the connecting lines can be fussy, and you cannot connect more than 2 boxes at a time. I

Visio. A classic and still the "go to" diagram/mapping software

Jan 19, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio is classic. Pretty much everyone has heard of it and it's used by countless people for a good reason. Visio is amazing at what it does. You can keep it simple and use it to just make some basic diagrams, or your can get fairly complex and tag a ton of metadata into your objects. I really built out Visio is much more than just a visual representation, it's a quite robust form of documentation when used to it's full extent.

But! If all you want to do is make a pretty picture, Visio has you covered.

I use Visio just about every week to create diagrams and flow charts for different processes

Jan 18, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like that it is so easy to use. You have all these shapes and lines and you can just put them together and make something clean and professional looking.

Cons: It is not very customizable and does not integrate well with other windows products like Microsoft office. It is kind of segregated.

Visio offers almost all of the features we looked for in our review and is easy to use

Jan 17, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Files, diagrams and presentations can password protected which can help keep your company's proprietary information secure.

Cons: when making pictures ready for journals I have to re-export pictures with very large sizes to make sure the quality is up to par.

Overall: Improved companies production

Visio is a standard software that can be received almost universally. Worst case print to pdf

Jan 16, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Most vendors have Visio packs so you can make accurate network diagrams or rack layouts. It does take some knowledge of the software to make it work, but overall it is easy to use.

Cons: Sometimes the software has rules on how it needs to be used. For instance sizing locks and text in certain places. When connecting devices the AI takes over. You may need to google or learn how to do some of this as it isn¿t always intuitive.

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An idea express on the screen and a help for your business

Jan 16, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio allows to the users to make a conceptual map of their ideas, through the creation of schemes what can show the actual condition of the company, where the changes has to be do, how we can improve our markket sector, how we are spending our money and how we are managing our budget, we can also fixed the key points to evolve or to resolve some probles of our company or business. We can do all this with a massive quantity of elements to show a precise image of our ideas and show how the thing are, and how the things could be in our company.

Cons: The many disadvantage for many companies or little business it is the price, maybe some companies does not want to spend a great amount of money in a software who they think can be replace with a free software, another limitation it is associated with the team work, to represent a perfect image of the company you have to hear a every person involve or even the most of them, if you do not do that you can show a personal image, a personal problem and this cannot be the idea of all the company, that it is going to be your personal opinion of the problems of the company, you have to be beware of this.

Overall: With Visio in our company we can model a basic set of features where the people does not work in the right or maybe they are not in the right condition to have an acceptance performance. So with the software we can determinate which are the conditions that was making the people does not produce the proportion that the administration department had been calculate and we saw that was an incompatibility between the job that the people are doing in the condition of their workplace, we can determinate that with Visio and with direct interaction with the workers.

Easy to use product - looks simple but does so much more.

Jan 16, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ease of use of this product makes you want to use it. Uncomplicated yet powerful with a wide variety of shapes and easily resizable.

Cons: This software is not available for Mac and is expensive for most organizations. There are other available alternatives but not nearly as powerful

Does what it needs to

Jan 16, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: I used it in a limited amount, but it served my purposes well. I created employee seating plans and flow charts and graphs.

Cons: Sometimes .dwg files would not import into Visio. I was required to take screen shots and use a floor plan as an image, which wasn't ideal.

Overall: Easy to use when I wanted to create a document with items on different layers that were easy to move around.

Great Workflow Documentation Product

Jan 13, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This product is great to document any workflow or process. It allows you to customize various steps with different shapes to signify different aspects of the process, as well as customize the flow of the process with arrows going in any direction you need.

Cons: This product is a tiny bit hard to learn, but honestly once you learn it, it is a breeze and so helpful.

It is a good tool for having inside companies!

Jan 12, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: 1. I like you can do a Plan, different types of diagrams, models, BPM.
2. You can work with teams and formal projects.
3. Fast sharing.

Cons: When you are trying to make a diagram you take a lot of time because the forms you have to open It and then drog and drap. It should be better If only the software will allow you to easy make this.

Overall: 1. Easy to use in different environments.

A powerful and useful tool for diagrams and systems, a great tool.

Jan 12, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use, and the most polished diagramming software.
Intuitive interface to learn, and widely-adopted.
Within a few minutes, its very easy to peck around and figure out how to use the tool, it's my preferred diagram tool for systems and network layout.
Labels that can be resized and re-arranged, and it's such a useful flexible option with this application, when you are tracking and describing a complex system.

Cons: Certain features require a knowledge to know how to use properly: anchor points are useful for connectors to objects, and sometimes the default anchors are not desired. This is not really a negative, but knowing how to add custom anchors may not be the most obvious.

Overall: At the beginning of my career, I used this software to propose changes to a network to a small company, and this very tool is what compelled the company to utilize me to perform the work. I owe a debt to this software. Visio is A+ to me!

Quite easy to understand and includes a comprehensive collection of category items to use.

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The way the software is presented makes it fairly easy to get a grasp of it. You quickly find your way around different sorts of categories and can deploy items of your liking to present your diagramm. It was especially easy to create quick electeical circuit layouts, even though that's not the focus of that software tool.

Cons: For my purpose there were no real limits, though support as for all microsoft products is very bad. There could be more ways to create flow charts.

Overall: I could design good basic circuit diagrams for reports on our practical projects.

Visio provides a good base for process flow diagrams

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The layout is very tidy, succinct, and professional offering many different symbols that can be included in all diagrams and plans.

Cons: The software is very difficult to learn when one is new to it and the support seems to be rather inadequate.

absolute best way to get your point across

Jan 10, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: Visio is so easy to use. Visio is so simple to create super high quality presentations. Almost every powerpoint presentation I make has visio diagrams. I use this software to make architectural diagrams, network diagrams, logic diagrams, process diagrams. My kids use visio to make presentations for school.

Cons: Some of the templates are not as flexible as desired. For example, some networking diagrams don't contain enough to diagram cloud based designs.

Powerful but outdated

Jan 10, 2018
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: Has great tools to get stuff done - like stock pictures, UML and DB diagrams, workflow builder, free form diagrams, UI mockups, you can create a high-level diagram first and let users click a button to dig to a detailed view.

Cons: No Visio for Mac, or mobile support, so the competitors like Lucid chart are filling the niche . Ease of use is OK, but there are no improvements in the UI for decades while new complex elements being added.

Deep, powerful software. Not for the faint of heart.

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Visio is powerful software for making very complex charts and graphics. If can imagine it (or even if it's so complex you have a hard time visualizing it in your head), Visio can do it, and make it easy to understand.

Cons: There's a pretty steep learning curve to the more in-depth features of Visio. You can get dropped in and get going right away, but you might need to look up documentation for specialized features.

I often use Visio for producing visual aids in my job.

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Great UI, very feature-rich, and relatively easy to use. Wide range of use cases, and can be learned pretty quickly if new to the product.

Cons: At times, the logic behind how to move the various components of your visuals can be cumbersome and counter-intuitive. You have to work with the software for a good period of time to understand which tools and features to use, when.

What else is there to say... I love it.

Jan 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The Microsoft Visio professional edition has so many templates for advanced diagrams and layouts its unreal.

Cons: I wish that it was offered in the standard Microsoft Office home and business package, but its separate and can be quite costly.

Overall: I once used it to create our family tree for a family reunion and the end results looked similar to that used by Ancestry.com.

Microsoft Visio is a flexibility software that gives the opportunity to develop important activities

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the fact that it's easy to use and almost everyone can learn new things about this software. That is an advantage about it.

Cons: Most of the cases you need to import stencils and sometimes those are expensive. So that is extra money.

Overall: Visio provides flexibility and is easy to use in different environments. Everybody can learn how to use it.

I use Visio for all process flows, documentation, etc.

Jan 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This product is super easy to use, process flows can be created in a matter of minutes. Overall, this is a simple product that has a big impact in process flow improvement meetings.

Awesome piece of software with a ton of functionality!

Jan 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: You can do so much with Visio from floor plans to network diagrams to flow charts. It is a great piece of software that helps me create nice documentation.

Cons: It can be a little tricky to learn the ins and outs of it at first however you get the hang of it rather quickly.

Hard to navigate

Jan 09, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Good for creating diagrams, very clean and clear. Good graphics and has a large selection of lines and other shapes.

Cons: Hard to access the proper shapes needed for particular diagrams. I have a Entity relationship diagram to create and I can not get the entity shapes to load into the paper

Overall: able to create graphics and diagrams for school and work. Easy to print and clear to understand

The best diagram making software around

Jan 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This is an excellent software to create any kind of Diagrams, Flow charts and even production layouts. It helped a lot to draw the organization chart of my company, the production and materials flow chart and even the plant layout. It's easy to use and it can be integrated with other Microsoft Tools as Suite office.

Cons: There is not too much cons, some of the templates seems to be updated as the signs and icons have changed. Also sometimes the draw modifies its size when is exported to another MS program as Power point or MS Word and it means to rework it

Overall: It makes easier my job, also it's a great tool to use their diagrams to teach new employees the plant organization and flow. It helps to manage my job.

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Excellent diagram tool!

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Microsoft Visio advanced layout tools help you simplify complex tasks with dynamic visual elements based on data and new ways to share on the Web in real time. Whether you are creating an organization chart, a network diagram or a business process, you can create them more easily.
An integrated and easy to use environment compatible with other Microsoft Tools and third party

Cons: Some cliparts are old fashion and need an urgent refresh also for templates.
Sometime objects on diagram lost size and need resize again.

Visio 2013 still top notch!

Dec 25, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Visio 2013 has raised the bar for the challengers. While I already enjoyed using Visio 2010, I now really enjoy Visio 2013. The addition of the ribbon interface now makes it easier to set up and enter frequently used features along with providing a very workable interface to add drawings, pictures and any other diagrams needed to make business flow. I use this tool almost every day to produce and refine presentations to staff and managers. I particularly like the workflow diagrams which allow me to get my point across as to where the resources are used most heavily in day to day business.

Although I've looked at other tools, I still believe this tool is the best value for the money and for interoperability with other systems.

Cons: While there is not much to dislike about this software, there are some features which leave something to be desired. An example is the ease of placing headers and footers on the diagram. Now, it seems that we have to use the title feature which only allows headers and footers as background layers for the Visio diagram. I'm not sure I like this feature. I think there needs to be functionality that allows the user more flexibility in designing and entering headers and footer with ease. The current functionality permitted by Visio 2013 is somewhat clunky. There should be an easier way.

A very useful software for flowchart and diagrams in a production plant

Dec 23, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I work in a production plant, so to me it's very important to have the flowchart and diagrams updated at every time. Since I work with Visio, I can keep up to date everything related with flow charts.

Cons: I wish this software would expand its uses and you could create more different types of diagrams of all kinds.

Overall: It makes my work a lot easier. It helps my staff understand the stations in my department so our work is so much more efficient.

Great software to use when you are in a role where you have to create org charts and diagrams.

Dec 21, 2017
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like this software because it provides you with the tools that you need to create different charts and diagrams. I like that you can create dashboards.

Cons: It was kind of difficult to use and it took me a while to learn how to use it. I tried playing around with with it and I had trouble. Once I had a coworker show me how to work my way around, it was easy.

Easily collaborate in process design

Dec 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: 1.The software has a wide variety of diagramming shaping.
2. It includes hundreds of shapes, symbols and decorative objects.
3. You can export your presentation to PDF or HTML documents.

Cons: 1. It is not so extensive clip art gallery.
2. It is not a counter alone that unfortunately does not exist in a version for mac.

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powerful tool for diagramming

Dec 19, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: the variety of formats that are useful when designing and drawing 2d diagrams, having a library saves work and time, besides having it separated by category is a very useful element, especially when working under design standards

Cons: Having diagrams 2d in visio is very useful and making them with this tool makes the work productive, however it would be very useful to establish a link with solidworks in order to relate the 2D work with the work in 3D, and if it is not much ask for it would be very useful to have a link with MATLAB ...

Overall: Working with visio, for us is an experience that can be defined as a productive fact, has a series of characteristics that allow to reduce time and maximize work, is friendly, easy to use, has a series of very diverse and complete libraries , Visio is an excellent solution for 2D design work.

Visio is a great tool for process documentation

Dec 19, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Business process documents and workflows aren't always the easiest thing to document. Visio helps make this easier. Visio is easy to use and make process documenting and flowcharts easy to create, even for those who are design challenged.

Cons: Visio doesn't allow for document collaboration easily. It's local software so in order to share it you need to save it and send it to colleagues.

My experience has been in the work environment, it is a very powerful application, which helps a lot

Dec 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that it is a software with many functions that help professional development at work, it is very easy and quick to make diagrams of different types, the objects are intuitive as well as their respective properties. I like it, as it easily adapts to large diagrams, that is, it is easy to print diagrams on A0 sheets. That allows almost that unlimited work space. I also like it, which is quickly integrated with other office applications, this facilitates the work and the way of sharing information between the work teams.

Cons: I do not like that much, that I can not do automatic things like mental maps, considering that these are diagrams, these must be done manually and it takes a lot of time. I have seen that it is not so versatile to incorporate images in stencils and has limited tools for its manipulation. Sharing information with other applications NO-OFFICE does not work properly, some things do not even look when you open them.

Overall: This software has benefited me at the moment of showing my ideas about the organization or how we should work on certain projects. It is undoubtedly an organizational tool that helps professional advancement at work.

Generating Network topology diagrams

Dec 13, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: IMHO, the biggest advantage in this software is the fact that you can manipulate objects entirely the way you want and creating high quality diagrams based on it.

Cons: Sometimes it is hard to import and find updated 3rd party objects you are able to use and the dot connection tool is not prefect as it has is on life.

Overall: Make network diagram maintenance much easier

Installation was very easy.

Dec 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The thing that I enjoy most about using this software is it's ease of use. It is very easy and quick to install. Also, there seem to be very few issues that arise from the users.

Cons: The thing that I like least about this software is the amount of updates. There seems to be a new version frequently and that makes it difficult to keep the computer labs updated.

Great design tool for process flow diagramming

Nov 26, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I like how easy it is to use Microsoft Visio to create integrated process flow diagrams and other visual representations of business process scenarios and architectural visual depictions.

Cons: At times I found issues with the software crashing but they were rare. Visio is focused on meeting a particular need in process flow diagramming but is somewhat limited in scope of use to that regard.

MS Visio is a good tool for diagram and drawings.

Nov 22, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that is easy to use and navigate. With its flexible layout, the canvas expands as you add content to your diagram.

Cons: I find that Visio is not compatible with Mac computers and iPads. It is also not compatible with Android tablets.

Overall: I was able to create my flow charts easily.
The first I used Visio , it provided me with a step-by-step tutorial and tips with each template to help me get more familiarized with it.

Charting of many kinds and many levels of anal retentiveness

Nov 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Visio allows me to produce a very wide range of graphic charting and mapping with tools and templates ranging from floor plans to flow charts, process maps, org charts.

There is a wide variety of pre-made and editable elements, shapes and borders as well as the ability to create your own.

There is also the ability to layout on a grid to allow for precise placement of the elements for and a very professional look.

Elements are grouped by chart type for convenience, but all groups and elements can be used at any time. It allows much more creativity than PowerPoint, and is nowhere near as clunky.

Cons: Page size/image size/paper size can be a bit confusing.

Also, it would be nice if there were some sort of quick and guided way to convert something created in Visio into a background that could be used in PowerPoint

Overall: I get the freedom to do all of my charts & graphics quickly, but also uniquely. Not being locked into a finite number of design choices

I use visio as an application to present process diagrams and procedures

Nov 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is a good application to show and adjust in meetings with clients the processes and procedures that are submitted to end user approval. It is easy to use, friendly and with good user interface.

Cons: I can only use it for process diagrams, I would like it to be more user friendly for screen designs of the systems that are developed. The interface for the design of screens to show the user is not very friendly

Overall: Optimally supports meetings with internal and external clients on the presentation of new or adjusted processes. It has a clear interface for users and supports decision-making.

It took some time to get familiar with the product and how to create and adjust diagrams.

Nov 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I currently utilize the product to create workflow diagrams and to demonstrate business processes to other internal departments. The diagrams are easy to follow even for a novice.

Cons: My biggest con will be the length of time it took to familiarize myself with the product and all it has to offer.

Overall: I was able to produce diagrams that showed system workflows and business processes that were used by upper management.

Sometimes, you just need to use this. Has everything you need.

Nov 14, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: You can do SO much with this software and it's very well designed. I would recommend to anyone creating designs.

Cons: Since there are so many options, it can be super hard to figure out and learn. But, I guess that's part of any great software.

Impressed

Nov 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: Was impressed with this product. I used it at work for a brief time and found it easy to use and valuable for my position.

Cons: I only used it for a short time. We did not purchase the full year and I was not able to observe any problems.

Fantastic process illustration tool

Nov 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This is one of the easier and most robust illustration tools I've used; it provides for very simple organization of a hierarchy, process, etc. and it is flexible in terms of save types.

Cons: Visio 2010 is horrible and crashes a lot; 2013 is better but very expensive. Additionally, it is very tech-looking and takes a lot of work to "pretty up" a process for non-tech users.

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Visio is a good user-friendly tool for keeping a visual reference for an organization and positions.

Nov 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It is pretty easy to use, allows for distinction of positions, and has a clean look. When you need to make changes, which in our organization is roughly quarterly, it can be done quickly and saved to a .pdf.

Cons: It can be glitchy, especially when you really start to fill in the page with a lot of positions. The lines don't always want to connect exactly where visually you as the designer want to place them and believe they look best.

Overall: A tool to represent our organization in a one-page, picture format. It is fairly easy to use, looks clean and a novice can pick it up quickly.

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There is nothing like it

Nov 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I have tried to find software like this, and there is nothing like it. It's perfect for IT designers, Architects as myself, Project Managers and IT executives. Every project I do begins with Visio.

Cons: Price maybe, I wish it has some serious competition. Visio stencils are sometimes limited. And the new THEMES are simply not my thing.

Overall: Sometimes a thousand words can't explain what a Visio diagram can

Visio makes it easy to create our network topology.

Nov 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Being able to use templates and search for assets for a visio document makes it really easy to find what you need.

Cons: While visio can be easy to get into, the learning curve can be steep. There are a lot of useful features that take time to learn in order to effectively use the software.

I really like this tool to draw flowcharts when I am implementing new processes in our company

Nov 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is very easy to use and thus allows you to quickly and efficiently create flowcharts. The large amounts of Symbols gives you a wide range of different Kinds of Charts that you can create.
The main use I have it for is the creation of work processes and decision-making trees, but other People in our Company use it for seating Arrangements and Things of that nature as well. It is very powerful and beats any other tool of that sort that I have encountered.

Cons: The Connections between boxes sometimes does not do what I would like it to, meaning when I am trying to draw a line a certain way, depending on the Situation at Hand, the System sometimes does it differently and it can be annoying to Change it to what I would like it to be.

Overall: I save a lot of time creating flowcharts for new workflows

Excellent in planning

Nov 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The functionality of Visio allows more multiple planning strategies and formats that are both easy to build and to present.

Overall: Easy

Everything you'll need for Visual Diagrams

Nov 07, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The software takes almost no time to learn as it is intuitive (for the most part) to create network diagrams, flowcharts, or process maps. Scalability functions are nice and the fact that it works much like a vector based image creator removes large print concerns.

Cons: It would be nice to see more file formats on the save option. I've wanted to convert some Visio layouts into other programs to create ladder logic etc. however, I'm not sure that capability exists yet.

Visio has helped bring my organizational ideas to life!

Nov 07, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I use have used Visio many times to help communicate an idea I have in picture form. Visio has also helped when reorganizing parts of our lab and a layout of possibilities was needed.

Cons: Some of the features and functionalities are not as intuitive as I would like them to be but for the most part I have been able to use Visio with no training .

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Visio is a great tool for flowcharting

Nov 01, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: I always used visio at work. I loved it more, when I started seeing BPMN process flows in it. There is a method to error check your process flow too.

Cons: There is no Mac visio. I use a mac at home and since there is no visio for mac, I am forced to look for alternatives.

Overall: It helps me do my work effectively.

The definitive diagram software for power users

Oct 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Hugely power diagram mapping tool- it contains a large library of preset shapes and templates which means it is able to be used for a wider variety of purposes

Cons: Interface is a little more dated than some of the new web based alternatives and use is not quite as intuative- however this is outweighed by its sheer diversity

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Perfect for flow charts

Oct 18, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This is one of the best available programs out there for designing flow charts. Whilst it may not be the most aesthetic of programs, it is incredibly useful for designing.

Cons: I feel the available shapes/design menus can be better arranged/organised, sometimes it can be quite difficult in finding the most appropriate items to suit your needs. There is a search feature but unless you know what name Microsoft has called the shape/design, it can be tricky to find.

It can be quite frustrating to line up the fields, zooming in and out is a frequent requirement that requires some patience.

Very Quick and easy tool for Org Charts

Oct 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Microsoft Visio has made our company org chart creation and maintenance very quick and easy. We also love the great online support and tutorials! We have been using for about 5 years now and will continue to use.

Cons: Can be a little cumbersome when first starting, but once you get the basics down, it does everything you need it to do and more.