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"I know you can pick it up in retail for under a thousand per person. You can also pick it up for cheaper than that. Microsoft has about 7,000 licensing models, and you get certain percentages off specific licensing. If you're a partner, you get specific numbers of licenses with the partnership price.""I believe Visio to be priced pretty reasonably.""It's not the cheapest product, but it's extremely valuable.""Personally, I think the price of this solution is too high.""The yearly cost is approximately $400 CAD ($300 USD).""It's cheaper than other solutions.""The price of Visio is reasonable.""I pay for the license and it is very expensive. If you're only going to use this tool from time to time, you can save money by just using the available online tools. But if you plan on using it heavily, then it's worth it to invest."

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Microsoft Visio is an advanced diagramming solution that helps IT professionals simplify, connect, and share information. Visio provides tools and resources for interpreting, acting upon, updating, and sharing complex information about IT processes, infrastructure, and applications - effectively and efficiently.

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Thomas College, Hamburg Port Authority, Portigon AG, Conseil G_n_ral du d_partement des Hautes-Alpes, AAA Auto a. s., Commonwealth Financial Network, ICA, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company
Baloise Group, Barclays, Continental, Generali, European Parliament, Migros
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm23%
Computer Software Company13%
Insurance Company10%
Manufacturing Company8%
Comms Service Provider19%
Computer Software Company19%
Financial Services Firm10%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise53%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Visio vs. Xmind and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
552,305 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Visio is ranked 1st in Mind Mapping Software with 51 reviews while Xmind is ranked 6th in Mind Mapping Software. Visio is rated 7.8, while Xmind is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Visio writes "A stable and scalable solution for business-oriented presentations". On the other hand, Visio is most compared with Bizagi, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPA, SAP Signavio Process Manager and IBM Blueworks Live, whereas Xmind is most compared with draw.io and Lucidchart.

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