What is VISIO 2016 Professional
With Microsoft Visio Professional 2016, individuals and teams can create and share professional, versatile diagrams that simplify complex information more easily than ever before. It includes all the features of Visio Standard 2016, as well as updated forms, templates and styles, enhanced support for team collaboration, including the ability for multiple people to work simultaneously on a single chart, and the ability to associate charts with data.
Simplify the placement of complex information with charts that are linked to data and can be created in just a few clicks. Visio makes charting a breeze. Whether you want to quickly create a flowchart of a process that you have discussed with your colleagues on a whiteboard, map an IT network, create an organization chart, document a business process, or draw a floor plan, Visio helps you: To visualize your work.
Connect data with the visualization of an organizational structure, an IT network, a manufacturing plant, or complex business processes to see performance at first glance. Visio shapes can be linked to a variety of data sources such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Services, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Azure and Microsoft SharePoint Lists, and Business Connectivity Services.
Features and Benefits
Visio Professional 2016 includes enhanced support for team collaboration, so you can work together to accomplish more. Create beautiful diagrams with ease using Microsoft Visio Professional 2016
Create and customize diagrams
Easily find the stencil you need with built-in search right from the start screen. Create, review, and edit diagrams on Windows 8 tablets using touch, with improved support for your most-used tasks and gestures. Get a better view of how your diagram will look when printed with a new print preview
Easily diagram complex info
Microsoft Visio Standard 2016 is a powerful diagramming platform with a rich set of built-in stencils. It helps you simplify complex information through simple, easy-to-understand diagrams. Visio Standard includes stencils for business, basic network diagrams, organization charts, basic flowcharts, and general multi-purpose diagrams.
Custom org charts are a snap
Quickly change the look of your org chart by applying one of several stylesfrom professional to playfulwith just one click. Easily add a personal touch to your org charts by importing pictures in bulk (either from your Exchange directory or from individual files). Your photos will be cropped automatically to fit the shape.
Visually represent complex information
With Visio, you can link the shapes in your diagram to your business data to visually represent complex information. Several popular data sources are supported, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Services, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Azure, and Microsoft SharePoint Business Connectivity Services. This allows you to reveal patterns and meaning in your data with data graphics, such as vibrant icons, symbols, colors, and bar graphs.
Create and publish SharePoint workflows
Visio simplifies how you create SharePoint workflows and Microsoft Project workflows to support demand management. You can create and publish SharePoint workflows visually with updated support for Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 (including support for stages and loops and better integration with Microsoft SharePoint Designer) and also use Visio to create visual Project workflows for demand management, which work with both Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Online.
Rich set of expanded effects and themes
You can also create and customize professional-looking diagrams using a rich set of expanded and improved effects and themes that apply a completely different design in just one or two clicks.
Fast and easy to use
Replace any shape in a diagram while preserving your shape connections, shape metadata, and overall layout. Improved alignment, spacing, and sizing guides and new ways to adjust the appearance of your shapes. Duplicate and reorder diagram pages while preserving your diagram layout and metadata.
Easier to get started
Visio is packed with enhancements to make it easier to get started, find the stencils you want to use, and quickly get great-looking results with over 60 built-in templates, many with updated shapes.
Enhanced support for team collaboration
With Visio Professional, its possible for multiple people to work on a single diagram at the same time, even if theyre not in the same physical location. Add information, change diagram pathways, swap out shapes and more, then instantly view what others on your team have done. With a Visio Professional 2016 download, you and your team members will always be on the same page.
Powerful diagramming platform
The powerful diagramming platform features rich built-in stencils that will help you transform complex information into simple, easy-to-understand charts and diagrams. The stencils come in a variety of styles including ones for business diagrams, basic network diagrams, organization charts, flowcharts and general multi-purpose diagrams.
Import data and information from Excel
With Visio Professional, you can import data and information from Excel in a single step, transforming numbers, tables and data into visual diagrams. Theres even a Visio viewer available in the app store so you can view your diagrams on your iPhone or iPad device.