ConceptDraw PRO

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ConceptDraw PRO
ConceptDraw PRO Logo
ConceptDraw PRO for Mac OS X
ConceptDraw PRO for Mac OS X.
Developer(s) Computer Systems Odessa
Stable release 10.0 / August 2014
Operating system Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
Type Diagramming software
License Proprietary
Website ConceptDraw PRO Homepage

ConceptDraw PRO is a proprietary diagramming software for creating business graphics:[1] diagrams, flowcharts, Infographics, data visualization for business process modeling and project management documentation.[2] It can also be used for creating professional and technical diagrams, such as: UML diagrams, DFD, ERD, computer networks topology, engineering schemes and other graphic issues. It was developed by CS Odessa in 1999 for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X platforms.[3] Since 2008, it has been a part of ConceptDraw Office.[4] ConceptDraw PRO contains a set of tools for vector graphics drawing, collection of task-oriented templates and vector stencils libraries,[5] along with a built-in presentation mode.[6]

File formats[edit]

  • CDDZ - ConceptDraw PRO v10 document
  • CDD - ConceptDraw PRO vv9 and earlier document
  • CDT - ConceptDraw PRO template
  • CDX - ConceptDraw PRO XML

ConceptDraw PRO supports its own XML format and embedded Basic Script language for creating complex graphic objects, that can change in visual appearance depending on external data from files or the Internet (Live Objects).[7]


Since the 10th version ConceptDraw PRO supports round trip import and export of Microsoft Visio 2013 file format (.vsdx) along with XML file format by Visio previous versions (.vdx). It can export and import MS PowerPoint files and a variety of other graphics file formats. It can also be export files to Adobe PDF and SWF.[8] ConceptDraw PRO can import data from other ConceptDraw Office applications, such as ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PROJECT.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ConceptDraw Flowcharting Suite....Ken Yeung, TNW, 19 April 2013
  2. ^ The Integrated Solution for Effective Project Management Visualization and Communication Rebecca Gatanis, BusinessWire, June 17, 2008
  3. ^ Make the Connection with ConceptDraw. Matt Neuburg, TidBITS, 30 October 2000
  4. ^ Extending Project Efficiency with ConceptDraw Office. Matthew David, IT Business Net, July 21, 2008
  5. ^ More than Diagrams Franklin N. Tessler, Macworld March 3, 2006
  6. ^ ConceptDraw Pro 9 - Artistic Abilities Not Required James E. Gaskin. ChannelproNetwork, September 17, 2013
  7. ^ Review: ConceptDraw PRO Elizabeth Harrin, March 03,2009
  8. ^ ConceptDraw VI adds SVG export, Visio support Peter Cohen, PCWorld, Jun 20, 2006
  9. ^ ConceptDraw Office 2 Review.Linn Samara.PC,February 02, 2011)

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