A laptop displaying a process workflow diagram in Visio
A laptop displaying a process workflow diagram in Visio Online Plan 2
Create professional flowcharts and diagrams connected to real-time data
Visio Online Plan 2 includes the web version of Visio, an always up-to-date Visio desktop application, and 2GB of OneDrive storage making
it Visio’s most powerful diagramming suite to date. Visio comes with a robust library of built-in
and third-party templates and shapes, as well as integrated collaboration tools, so your team
can work together—virtually anytime, anywhere. Store and share your diagrams and processes online
and access them on the go, from nearly any device. Link your shapes and diagrams to data from
popular internal and external sources to visualize real-time information.
Create anything visually
Versatile templates and thousands of shapes
Use one of the many prebuilt templates from Visio and boost productivity with ready-made
See templates in Visio.
Support for industry standards
Take advantage of templates that meet industry standards, such as Unified Modeling Language
(UML) 2.5, Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0, and Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Use visual cues to accurately represent metadata embedded in Visio shapes. As metadata
such as dimension changes, the visualization updates automatically.
Ability to import DWG files with latest format
Add data or smart shapes to imported AutoCAD designs (support up to DWG 2013), and simplify
or enhance advanced visualizations with ease.
Tap into the Visio content ecosystem, which contains tools and templates to meet your
unique business and diagramming needs.
Get started easily
Get up to speed quickly with Starter Diagrams and contextual tips and tricks that walk
you through basic capabilities. If you want, even start simple diagrams in your favorite
Easy flowcharting experience
Perform common diagramming activities—like changing shapes, auto aligning and positioning,
or duplicating and reordering pages—with an intuitive experience that preserves the
metadata and connections of the shapes.
Use the Tell Me search bar—standard across most Office products—to quickly find useful
features in Visio.
Built-in themes and effects
Customize diagrams using a powerful set of effects and themes, and apply a completely
different look to your design in just a few clicks.
Bring diagrams to life with data linking
Live data overlay
Visualize live data in the context of an organizational structure, IT network, manufacturing
plant, or complex business process to get the whole picture in one glance.
Data to diagram
Use a simple wizard to automatically create diagrams from data, starting with org charts.
Reveal patterns and meaning in your data with data graphics like vibrant icons, symbols,
colors, and bar graphs.
One-step data linking
Take advantage of the new one-step connectivity with Excel tables, and swap data graphics
with one click.
Process diagrams from Excel data
Use a premade Excel template or spreadsheet to organize process map data. Convert process
map data in Excel into visualized diagrams.
Real-world perspectives in Power BI
Import Visio diagrams into Power BI to combine operational and business visuals in a
single dashboard. Get new perspectives on data with real-world diagrams, like floor
plans and org charts, that complement Power BI visuals.
Get a view of your data that’s always up to date. Keep your diagram connected to its
data source, and refresh the data manually or on a defined schedule.
Collaborate throughout the process
Get or give feedback easily on a diagram or shape.
Complete diagrams faster with multiple people working on the same diagram at the same
Share your work easily as a secure web-based link, attachment, image, or PDF.
Integration with Skype for Business
Work together easily through integrated communication tools like Skype for Business.
Use voice, video, or chat within Visio, eliminating the need to switch between apps.
Protect sensitive information with Microsoft file protection technologies.
OneDrive for Business storage
Store and share your creations securely with the included 2GB of free OneDrive storage.
Communicate one version of the truth
Easy diagram sharing
Easily share diagrams in your favorite browser with anyone across your organization to
gain alignment. Create visibility into best practices, policies, or future blueprints
to increase compliance and efficiency.
Access diagrams and processes on the go, from anywhere, in a browser or iPad® app.
Use the new web app and iPad app to view diagrams in full fidelity with intuitive pan
Use the new web app to keep the entire organization in sync with operational insights
visualized on top of real-world processes and plans.
Simplify IT management
With streaming technology, quickly install Visio Online Plan 2 over the Internet, on
internal networks, through local file systems, or from offline media.
Always up to date
Stay current with the latest tools and features with automatic updates from Visio Online
Install Visio on up to five PCs so teams can access diagrams from wherever they’re working.
Accessible to all
Promote inclusion for all stakeholders with built-in accessibility tools. Use the Accessibility
checker to validate whether diagrams are accessible to all before you share them.
Keep your organization running smoothly with 24/7 support from Microsoft.
Tap into robust application architecture and create custom functionality with a readily