Visio Standard 2013


Visio Standard 2013


Visio Standard 2013 lets you simplify complex information through simple, easy-to-understand diagrams.


Visio Standard 2013 lets you simplify complex information through simple, easy-to-understand diagrams.



At a glance

Microsoft Visio Standard 2013 is designed for individuals who are looking for a powerful diagramming platform with a rich set of built-in stencils. It helps users to simplify complex information through simple, easy-to-understand diagrams. Visio Standard includes stencils for business, basic network diagrams, organization charts, basic flowcharts, and general multi-purpose diagrams.

  • Create and customize professional-looking diagrams using a rich set of expanded and improved effects and themes that apply a completely different look to your design in just one or two clicks
  • Easily replace any shape (or combination of shapes) in a diagram while preserving your shape connections, shape metadata, and overall layout
  • Use a simple wizard to create your org chart and import data from Microsoft Excel, Exchange, or Office 365
  • Create, review, and edit diagrams on Windows 8 tablets using touch, with improved support for common activities (such as adding and removing shapes) and gestures (such as pinch to zoom)
  • Easily give your diagrams the look you want with improved alignment, spacing, and sizing guides and new ways to adjust the appearance of your shapes (such as with drag handles)
  • Fine tune the way your org chart looks with improved layout options and a new ribbon tab that provides access to simple yet powerful controls

System requirements

Required Processor
1 gigahertz (Ghz) or fasterx86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
Required Operating System
Windows 8, Windows7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012
Required Memory
1 GB RAM (32 bit); 2 GB RAM (64bit)
Required Hard Disk Space
3.0 GB available
Required Display
Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX10 graphics cardand 1024 x 576 resolution
.NET version
3.5, 4.0, or 4.5
Required Browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer8, 9, or 10; Mozilla Firefox 10.x or a later version; Apple Safari 5;or Google Chrome 17.x.

A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality.However, all features and functionality are always available by usinga keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Notethat new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8.
Additional requirements and considerations
Some functionality may vary, based on the system configuration.Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or serverconnectivity.

Microsoft account required.

Note:System requirements are rounded up to the nearest 0.5 GB, to be conservative.For example, if we measure an application’s required hard disk spaceto be 1.99 GB, we recommend 2.5 GB of disk space. Our hard disk systemrequirements are intentionally larger than the actual disk space usageof the software.

A graphics processor helps increase the performanceof certain features, such as drawing tables in Excel 2013 or transitions,animations, and video integration in PowerPoint 2013. Use of a graphicsprocessor with Office 2013 requires a Microsoft DirectX 10-compliantgraphics processor that has 64 MB of video memory. These processorswere widely available in 2007. Most computers that are available todayinclude a graphics processor that meets or exceeds this standard. However,if you or your users do not have a graphics processor, you can stillrun Office 2013.