Visio Licensing

Microsoft Visio Pro for Office 365 available as a subscription through Microsoft Office 365, includes the same capabilities as Visio Professional 2016. In addition, it allows each user to install Visio on up to five PCs running Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. It automatically installs the latest updates (both feature and security) for the duration of the subscription.

Microsoft Visio Professional 2016 makes it easier than ever for individuals and teams to create and share professional, versatile diagrams that simplify complex information. It includes all of the functionality of Visio Standard 2016 as well as updated shapes, templates, and styles; enhanced support for team collaboration, including the ability for several people to work on a single diagram at the same time; and the ability to link diagrams to data instantly. Visio Professional 2016 also helps prevent information leakage by enabling Information Rights Management.

Microsoft Visio Standard 2016 is designed for people looking for a powerful diagramming platform with a rich set of built-in stencils.

If you are purchasing fewer than five licenses: Visio Pro for Office 365 may be purchased directly through Visio Professional 2016 and Visio Standard 2016 may be purchased through resellers and retailers, such as the Microsoft Store.

If you are purchasing five or more licenses of Visio: There are price advantages for purchasing through Volume Licensing programs. Learn more about various licensing options, including how to purchase on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website.

Visio Services licensing information: Visio Services is licensed as part of SharePoint, specifically the SharePoint Enterprise CAL, Office 365 Enterprise E3, and SharePoint Online Plan 2. Find more information on SharePoint licensing.

General terms and conditions: Your use of Visio is governed by your license with Microsoft. For licenses of Visio purchased through retailers, you must agree with the End User License Agreement. For licenses acquired through Volume Licensing, the terms and conditions for how you can use the software are defined in the Product Use Rights (PUR) and the Product List documents.

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