SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — SmartDraw Software, creator of SmartDraw, the fastest and easiest way to create charts, diagrams and other visuals, introduces "smarter visuals" with its release of SmartDraw 2014.
What are smarter visuals?
"Smarter visuals draw themselves," explained Paul Stannard, CEO of SmartDraw. "Because SmartDraw's automatic formatting arranges shapes on the page for you, creating a visual is quick and easy. You are guaranteed a professional-quality result every time; even if you're a beginner."
SmartDraw 2014 automates the creation of 70 different types of smarter visuals including flowcharts, mind maps, Gantt charts, timelines, floor plans, and more. It also offers pre-designed, automated templates for projects, meetings, tasks and presentations.
"Smarter visuals are transferred to Office applications like Word, PowerPoint and Excel where they fit perfectly on the page or slide, all with a single click," continued Stannard. "Smarter visuals are backed up to your SmartDraw account automatically. You can view them on your phone, a tablet, or any computer. You can share them with others, even those who aren't SmartDraw users."
Both new and existing users will find an array of fresh features and upgrades in the latest SmartDraw release. Among these are a new task management app, improved org chart import features and more options for viewing and sharing of SmartDraw visuals on the web or on mobile devices. SmartDraw 2014 also has a new look and feel, inspired by the Microsoft Windows 8® design.
"There is a visual revolution going on. Being able to communicate visually is crucial for competing in the new global economy," Stannard said. "SmartDraw is the fastest and easiest way to create every kind of visual. And this new, smarter visual technology gives our customers a huge competitive advantage."
Every year, more than three million people use SmartDraw. It is offered in three editions: standard, business and enterprise. For more information about SmartDraw 2014, or to try it for free, visit www.SmartDraw.com.
SmartDraw helps businesses increase their bottom line by improving communication, refining operations, completing projects on time, and successfully implementing their plans through the everyday use of visual communication. Creators of SmartDraw 2014, SmartDraw enables business professionals to easily and automatically create more than 70 types of common business visuals, including flowcharts, project charts, mind maps, org charts, timelines and more. SmartDraw lets anyone achieve professional-quality results in just minutes. SmartDraw is used by more than half of the Fortune 500, as well as thousands of law firms, police departments, health systems and private enterprises of all sizes. Founded in 1994, SmartDraw is privately-held, with headquarters in San Diego, California. For more information or to download a free trial of SmartDraw, please visit www.SmartDraw.com.