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2010

Visio 2010 feature details and more

2013

Visio 2013 feature details and more

2016

Visio 2016 feature details and more

Versatile templates and thousands of shapes

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

Fluent drawing experience—flyout shapes, inserting and deleting shapes with connection healing, and changing shape while preserving diagram layout and shape metadata

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

Refreshed templates for Maps and Floor Plan

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved

Drawing canvas auto size, auto align and space of shapes

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Ability to import DWG files into Visio

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Easy shape customization

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Improved container to classify shapes

Improved container to classify shapes are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Subprocesses to break complex processes into manageable pieces

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Option to validate diagrams using built-in and extendable business rules

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Support for various process standards including Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN) 2.0

Support for various process standards including Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Shape effect options—shadow, bevel, glow, and others

Shape effect options—shadow, bevel, glow, and others are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Streamlined print preview showing diagram page breaks and pan/zoom capability

Streamlined print preview showing diagram page breaks and pan/zoom capability are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

New electrical solution with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) compliance

New electrical solution with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) compliance are not includedNew electrical solution with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) compliance are not includedThis feature is included

New starter diagrams and contextual tips and tricks

New starter diagrams and contextual tips and tricks are not includedNew starter diagrams and contextual tips and tricks are not includedThis feature is included

Tell Me integration to navigate through commands

Tell Me integration to navigate through commands are not includedTell Me integration to navigate through commands are not includedThis feature is included

Turns on/off the page auto size for files from Visio 2007 or before

Turns on/off the page auto size for files from Visio 2007 or before are not includedTurns on/off the page auto size for files from Visio 2007 or before are not includedThis feature is included

Key to turn on or off the high resolution image import

Key to turn on or off the high resolution image import are not includedKey to turn on or off the high resolution image import are not includedThis feature is included

Compress enabled if picture size is more than 30 megapixels. Change value to increase or decrease the maximum size allowed

Compress enabled if picture size is more than 30 megapixels. Change value to increase or decrease the maximum size allowed are not includedCompress enabled if picture size is more than 30 megapixels. Change value to increase or decrease the maximum size allowed are not includedThis feature is included

Work better as a team

2010

Visio 2010 feature details and more

2013

Visio 2013 feature details and more

2016

Visio 2016 feature details and more

Rich commenting

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

Easy diagram sharing through a web browser and commenting through Visio Services Tooltip with requirements for diagram sharing

Easy diagram sharing through a web browser and commenting through Visio Services are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Use presence awareness and visibility to IM or call other people Tooltip with requirements for presence and visibility

Use presence awareness and visibility to IM or call other people are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Co-authoring - two or more people working on a single diagram at the same time Tooltip with requirements for co-authoring

Co-authoring - two or more people working on a single diagram at the same time are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Delve support for team document discovery Tooltip with availability of Delve

Delve support for team document discovery are not includedDelve support for team document discovery are not includedThis feature is included

Secure diagrams with Microsoft file protection technologies

Secure diagrams with Microsoft file protection technologies are not includedSecure diagrams with Microsoft file protection technologies are not includedThis feature is included

Bring diagrams to life with data linking

2010

Visio 2010 feature details and more

2013

Visio 2013 feature details and more

2016

Visio 2016 feature details and more

Link diagram shapes to data from multiple sources, including Excel, Excel Services, SharePoint Lists, SharePoint Business Connectivity Services, and SQL Server

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

Ability to refresh data automatically, either on a defined schedule or manually

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Automatic data legend creation, providing a key for applied data graphics

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Ability to apply a rich set of data graphics and colors to visualize data

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

Ability to save to SharePoint and view diagrams in Visio Services with data refresh Tooltip with requirements for saving to SharePoint and using Visio Services

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Automatic generation of organizational chart from data sources such as Excel, Exchange or Active Directory Domain Services

Automatic generation of organizational chart from data sources such as Excel, Exchange or Active Directory Domain Services are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Rapid data connectivity with Excel tables and ability to swap data graphics with one click

Rapid data connectivity with Excel tables and ability to swap data graphics with one click are not includedRapid data connectivity with Excel tables and ability to swap data graphics with one click are not includedThis feature is included

New set of data graphics

New set of data graphics are not includedNew set of data graphics are not includedThis feature is included

Packaging

2010

Visio 2010 feature details and more

2013

Visio 2013 feature details and more

2016

Visio 2016 feature details and more

Availability as a perpetual license

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Backwards compatibility to open Visio 2013, Visio 2010, Visio 2007, Visio 2003 and Visio 2000 files

This feature is includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Touch support on Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows 7 PCs

This feature is includedThis feature is improved
Improved
This feature is improved
Improved

New XML-based file format

New XML-based file format are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Touch support on virtually any device through Visio Services Tooltip with requirements for touch support through Visio Services

Touch support on virtually any device through Visio Services are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Availability through Office 365 as a subscription

Availability through Office 365 as a subscription are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Roaming application—ability to install Visio temporarily on a Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 PC Tooltip with availability of roaming application

Roaming application—ability to install Visio temporarily on a Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 PC are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Support for demand management in Project Server and Project Online Tooltip with requirements for demand management

Support for demand management in Project Server and Project Online are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Compatibility with Windows 10

Compatibility with Windows 10 are not includedThis feature is includedThis feature is included

Leverage an Office-like experience including high DPI and Dark Theme support

Leverage an Office-like experience including high DPI and Dark Theme support are not includedLeverage an Office-like experience including high DPI and Dark Theme support are not includedThis feature is included
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