Computer Systems Odessa Corp. is now shipping ConceptDraw V. ConceptDraw is a cross-platform diagramming app designed for use by IT and technical professionals. The latest release features several new enhancements including a customizable interface and Visio file importing. According to Computer Systems Odessa:
Computer Systems Odessa has released ConceptDraw V, a major upgrade of its award-winning flowcharting and diagramming application, the only software of its kind designed to work with both Macintosh OS X and Windows.
Completely redesigned to facilitate charting and presentation tasks for business and technical users, the new version features ConceptDraw Basic, a built-in scripting language that enables developers to create customized visualization solutions based on the ConceptDraw drawing engine.
ConceptDraw V&Mac226;s customizable toolbars, floating dialogs, anti-aliasing feature and strong adherence to WYSIWYG provide a user-friendly environment and improved representational quality. Because of a completely rebuilt kernel, the program consumes fewer resources, enabling users to work with outsized files quickly and efficiently. New features such as Vector Picture technology enable users to work easily with even the most complex CAD documents.
The addition of XML (Extensible Markup Language) for Visio allows users to import diagrams that have been created using Microsoft Visio. ConceptDraw V can also access ODBC-compliant databases and visualize the data stored therein. Other enhancements include a fully redesigned text editor; the ability to create custom styles; password protection and auto-save.
You can find more information about the ConceptDraw version V release at the Computer Systems Odessa Corp. Web site. ConceptDraw version V upgrades start at US$79.00, while full versions start at US$149.00.