November 11, 2008 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Odessa, Ukraine - The release of the new CS Odessa ConceptDraw Office update includes improved performance and interoperability for both the Macintosh and Windows platforms. In addition to the improved performance and reliability of each application within ConceptDraw Office, enhancements to existing functionality and several new features have also been added to ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PRO.
ConceptDraw MINDMAP now has an improved Export to Microsoft PowerPoint and Keynote function. The PowerPoint export capability includes two modes of export that enables users to export content the way they need. With the addition of the new Outline or the existing Map mode, it is now possible to transfer ConceptDraw MINDMAP documents into professional looking PowerPoint presentation. Using ConceptDRaw MINDMAP as the frontend for slide creation makes the tasks of scripting and planning much easier.
The newest version of ConceptDraw PRO now sets default user settings based on local computer settings. This automated process enables easy and efficient construction and printing of professional business graphics.
Gregory Zhukov, Chief Executive Officer at CS Odessa states, "With the integration of ConceptDraw PRO into ConceptDraw Office, there is an even greater need for optimized print output. From evaluating how our users set up printing tasks, it became clear to our development team that automating default printing settings would be an important addition for ConceptDraw Office."
The new Ribbon interface improves application usability enabling users to explore interface design in minutes. Using the flexible Ribbon interface library, users can edit and organize object when creating detailed prototypes in less than an hour. Such prototypes can be used for specification and software project presentations.
The ConceptDraw product line for Macintosh and Windows is comprised of:
* ConceptDraw Office - a versatile and flexible suite comprised of ConceptDraw PRO, ConceptDraw MINDMAP, and ConceptDraw PROJECT
* ConceptDraw PRO - diagramming and drawing software
* ConceptDraw MINDMAP - brainstorming tool that utilizes mind mapping techniques to help organize ideas and tasks
* ConceptDraw PROJECT - professional project management software
The newest interim release of ConceptDraw Office is available for no charge to all registered users of ConceptDraw Office version 1.
Founded in 1993, Computer Systems Odessa supplies cross-platform productivity tools and graphics technologies to professional and corporate users. With headquarters in Odessa, Ukraine and an office in California, USA; CS Odessa sells products internationally through resellers in over 25 countries. The ConceptDraw Productivity Line of products has won numerous awards and is used by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world.