updated 10:00 am EDT, Thu July 26, 2007
ConceptDraw 7.2 released
CS Odessa today announced ConceptDraw 7.2, an update to its vector drawing and diagramming software package that is due in early August. The update, according to the company, will bring extended user capabilities, including an improved help system to help users understand its business graphics application. ConceptDraw 7 gives users the ability to create sophisticated and professional-looking organization charts, flowcharts and compelling business graphics as well the ability to construct network and database diagrams. Version 7.2 will bring "Dynamic Help", a special Inspector Pane window lets users see timely and important information about the tools they are using when they are drawing. Single user licenses of ConceptDraw 7 are priced at $300, requiring Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
The Inspector Pane includes simple diagramming tips and advanced application features that are appropriate to the area of the program they are using, allowing users to produce professional drawings much faster and easier. Dynamic Help is available for Macintosh version.
The company also said that ConceptDraw 7.2 will bring a larger focus on its Web publishing capabilities. The update will offer significantly improved HTML export, allowing users to create Web pages based on specifically designed templates and an improved SVG export that produces drawings that can be easily viewed and scaled in any web browser.