New Version: ConceptDraw DIAGRAM 13 What's New » ConceptDraw DIAGRAM A world-class diagramming platform that lets you display, communicate, and present dynamically. Powerful enough to draw everything from basic flowcharts to complex engineering schematics. Live Object technology dynamically displays linked data. Compatible with MS Visio XML files, making it the premier cross-platform diagramming solution. A world-class diagramming platform with dynamic presentation power. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers a professional set of drawing tools, ready-to-use templates, numerous object libraries, and a variety of custom printing and file export options. Furthermore, ConceptDraw PRO prepares and delivers presentations that include dynamic displays of linked data, thanks to integrated Live Object technology. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM contains ready-to-use solutions for project management and corporate dashboards for business management and planning. Trial Buy Reasons to Upgrade What Is It Benefits Strength Drawing Tools Create drawings and other illustrations using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM drawing tools, library objects, and sample documents. Then export your drawing to a variety of the most popular graphics formats, allowing you to exchange documents with other users and print on almost any standard paper size. Diagramming Tools Effortlessly create flow charts, schematics, and other diagrams with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. Smart connectors allow bend as you rearrange your diagrams to flow naturally around objects. Clone Tool lets you quickly add multiples of the same objects. Hyperlinks let you connect your document to external documents, folder, web pages, email addresses, and more. Rapid Draw allows you to quickly and easily create professional flowcharts, block diagrams, org charts, and other diagrams. Libraries and Templates ConceptDraw DIAGRAM templates and their associated libraries enable you to quickly get started making the drawing or diagram you want to make. Library objects can be customized and saved for later use. You can customize the scaling, color, line weight, label, and even the fill pattern of an object to use in later drawings and diagrams. Printing and Exporting ConceptDraw DIAGRAM exports to most popular graphic formats, including Microsoft® Visio® XML (.vdx) and PowerPoint® (.ppt), Adobe® PDF and SWF, as well as .svg, .jpg, .png, and more. Display and Communicate Powerful Presentation Display Create and format dynamic presentations, then collaborate with your audience to incorporate feedback on the fly. And with hyperlinks in presentations, you can quickly navigate to a different part of the presentation, an external website, or even open a different document. Dynamic presentations use Live Objects technology to display external data in your presentation. Changes to the external data are automatically reflected in the Live Objects in your presentations. For a truly dynamic, flexible presentation, you can set up your presentation to display on a secondary monitor, leaving your main monitor free for making edits and changes to the presentation. Extensibility of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Business-Specific Solutions The ConceptDraw Solution Park offers business-specific solutions that go beyond the core capabilities of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. Find solutions that are custom-tailored to your business or activity and discover the value of extensibility! Solution Browser Solution Browser is your window to exploring ConceptDraw Solution Park. Search by solution type or specific ConceptDraw application to find the solutions that are best suited for your specific needs. Integration Technology With the introduction of Live Object technology, you can now create documents and presentations that automatically reflect external data sources. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM supports scripting languages and third-party tools to modify and program the visual behavior of live objects. With INGYRE2, your data easily integrates with the other ConceptDraw Office applications. Create Project Dashboards with up-to-the-minute project status, create on-the-fly presentations of your brainstorming sessions, automatically create a work breakdown structure for your project, and much more. Conclusion ConceptDraw DIAGRAM lets you visualize ideas and data as diagrams, communicate through presentations and varied export options, and meet business-specific needs via the modular extensibility available in the ConceptDraw Solution Park. Multiple built-in presentation modes, easily customized printing options, and powerful export capabilities, allow you to communicate effectively with any audience. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM also supports dynamic presentations that contain live content and can be edited on the fly to reflect input from collaboration or feedback. Presentations can be exported to numerous graphical formats or emailed as a slide show. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM presentations can be displayed in full-screen, automated playback mode, or using dual monitors — display on one, edit on the other — for team collaboration. Dynamic Presentations With Dynamic presentations, you can display your presentation on a secondary monitor or projector, while your main monitor is left open for you to make edits as you move through the presentation. This allows you the unique ability to collaborate with team members in a meeting setting or quickly respond to feedback from your audience. Any diagram or drawing you make in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM can be a dynamic presentation — everything from flowcharts and block diagrams to network diagrams and wiring schematics. Presentation Preparation Creating a presentation, slide by slide, in a multi-page format provides maximum flexibility when presenting and using presentation content. You can take additional control over your presentation by formatting the appearance of each slide with background pages, color schemes, and clip art. You can hyperlink to other objects and pages within the presentation or hyperlink to external documents and web pages. The benefit of this feature is your presentation is not confined to the content inside the presentation; all resources are available for your audience. You can create presentations that contain live objects. Live objects can be set to respond to external data sources, such as a file database or different data feeds on the internet. You can export your presentation to Microsoft PowerPoint for local presentation or to Adobe Flash (.SWF) for presentation over the web. Presenting You can have complete control over the pace and direction of your presentation by manually progressing slides and navigating with hyperlinks, or set the slide order and let your presentation play automatically. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM utilizes sophisticated technologies to save you time, often requiring just a single click. ConceptDraw Solution Park allows you to extend the core functionality of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to meet business-specific needs. INGYRE2 allows you to create project dashboards to track data from your projects. Live objects let you create diagrams and drawings that can reflect current data from external sources. Dynamic presentations allow you to collaborate with team members in a meeting setting and make adjustments to your drawings on the fly. Extensive import and export options make your diagrams remarkably flexible for sharing. No other product offers these powerful features. ConceptDraw Solution Park The value of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM goes far beyond the core product. With ConceptDraw Solution Park, you can extend the functionality of ConceptDraw PRO with business-specific solutions — solutions for everything from business strategy and project management to education and human resources. ConceptDraw Solution Park offers additional tools, templates, object libraries, live object collections, sample documents, training materials, and much more. For example, project managers can find additional project dashboards for driving and managing their projects. Integration Technologies ConceptDraw DIAGRAM incorporates several integration technologies to streamline workflow and increase productivity. These technologies allow you to utilize external data for up to the minute status reports, create dashboards that show project status, and create presentations with your data that can fit many situations and audiences. Live Objects This technology provides you with tools to create objects, which automatically change their visual appearance or provide computed results. Any live object's appearance can be changed manually or respond to external data. Objects can be customized or programmed using simple formulas, or using sophisticated third-party programming. ConceptDraw Solution Park contains many additional solutions that utilize the live object technology in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. INGYRE2 This integration technology allows your data to flow freely between the ConceptDraw Office applications. By integrating your data with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM, you can automatically create project management diagrams and reports, as well as automatically build project dashboards that give you up-to-date status reports. You can also use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM as a presentation engine for your project or mind map data. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Basic This integration scripting language is for collecting and exchanging data with internal and external applications. ConceptDraw PRO Basic is a great tool for creating sophisticated object libraries with user-defined behavior and a professional visual appearance. The scripting technology can be used by company or third party developers for customizing data integration solutions that use ConceptDraw PRO for Microsoft Windows and Apple computers eliminating integration barriers that can exist in mixed computing environments. Exporting ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Presentations In addition to ConceptDraw DIAGRAM's internal presentation engine, you can export ConceptDraw DIAGRAM presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Flash, providing great flexibility for meeting your presentation needs for different situations and audiences. Importing and Exporting ConceptDraw DIAGRAM supports importing and exporting of many file formats, allowing you to integrate with numerous data sources.