Visio Alternative - Why SmartDraw CI is a Better Alternative to Microsoft Visio 2010

"Great program...blows Visio away..."

--D. Michaels

"I was looking at alternatives for Visio as I was preparing a sales demo. I used it for an hour and felt it was a great product."

--W. Thompson

"I have requested that my employer use this over Microsoft Visio, because the designs and templates are so much better easier and faster. We end up saving time and that is directly related to the money we can save using this product."

--G. Baird

"We Love the product. Much better than Visio."

--R. Shomer

"Visio makes even the easiest tasks so hard... I tried the trial version of SmartDraw and have created the diagrams I wanted in a very short time with no difficulty."

--H. Smith
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If you've ever tried to create a flowchart with MS Visio, you know how hard it can be. You start with a blank screen and everything is up to you—adding shapes, connecting lines, formatting, etc. SmartDraw automates all of this for you. Click simple commands, and SmartDraw does the rest. Watch the video to find out why SmartDraw is the best Visio alternative software on the market

More reasons SmartDraw CI is a better alternative to Microsoft Visio® 2010

  1. SmartDraw is more affordable
    You can equip your entire organization for less than the maintenance cost on the equivalent number of seats of MS Visio®—save up to 50%.
  2. SmartDraw does more
    A quick comparison of the feature sets makes it clear.

    Feature SmartDraw CI Visio® 2010
    Microsoft® Office FluentTM User Interface x x
    Built-in Symbols 20,000 400+
    Pre-installed templates 1900 70+
    Automatic Flowcharting x x
    Automatic Swimlanes x x
    Automatic Org Chart Formatting x x
    Automatic Project Charts x
    Automatic Mind Maps x
    Automatic Decision Trees x
    Automatic Cause and Effect Diagrams x
    Automatic Genograms x
    Automatic Charts and Graphs x
    Google Map Integration x
    Integrated Photo Capability x
    1-Click Office Integration x
    API for Third Party Development   x
  3. Users actually use SmartDraw
    SmartDraw's automatic formatting makes it so easy for users to get the results they want, that they use it much more. Stop paying for software that is rarely or never used. Watch the demo.
  4. SmartDraw needs little to no support
    SmartDraw is designed for ordinary computer users. Even the most novice users can become instantly productive with SmartDraw. That means they need less support. When they do, direct users to SmartDraw's free, 1-800 help desk.
  5. SmartDraw opens and edits Microsoft Visio® 2010 files
    Let the Microsoft Visio® users in your organization keep on using it. When they need to share their files, they can use SmartDraw to open and convert MS Visio® files (.vsd) to SmartDraw format for everyone else. Alternatively, they can send you their Visio® files and you can import them into SmartDraw without Visio® on your system. Learn more about importing Visio files here. You can even batch convert entire directories of MS Visio® files at once.

To try SmartDraw CI yourself as a better Visio alternative, download the free demo. Try SmartDraw Free.

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