The Omni Group on Wednesday shipped version 4 of OmniGraffle and OmniGraffle Professional, its applications for creating diagrams and flowcharts. Changes to the former include a new dynamic outline view, an updated interface, the ability to create diagram styles, the addition of a Bezier curve drawing tool, LinkBack support for copying graphics from another application and making them editable in OmniGraffle and improved import and export functions.
Changes to the Professional version include the ability to create a master canvas whose styles and elements can be applied to a document, notes for storing information about objects in a diagram, the ability to convert any shape to a table, a new ruler that automatically scales objects according to the rule set by the user and improved import and export.
Anyone who purchased either version of OmniGraffle 3 between April 25 and Sept. 14, 2005 can upgrade to version 4 for free. Paid upgrades for OmniGraffle are US$29.95 while Pro users will need to pay $49.95. The full versions of OmniGraffle 4 and OmniGraffle Professional 4 are $79.95 and $149.95, respectively.