OrgChart Professional

OrgChart Professional

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 32 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0
  • Total Downloads:
    24,463
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 30, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial, watermark); $195.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    35.88MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    38
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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OrgChart Professional is a feature-packed program that allows users to create impressive organizational charts. Because of the number of features it contains, it's not the most intuitive program we've used, but a bit of time spent with the Help file will allow users to master the program's many functions.

The interface is a bit cluttered and can be overwhelming at first, with lots of menus and buttons everywhere. Although it's possible to create an organizational chart just by fooling around with the program, beginners should really start with the Help file, a 282-page PDF that contains plenty of detailed tutorials and screenshots. Within 15 minutes you'll be creating attractive 3D charts and learning about the program's features at the same time. We very much enjoyed the fact that so much of the chart creation process simply involves dragging and dropping various components; although there are many advanced features, the program's interface makes it quite simple to perform the basics. OrgChart Professional delivers everything you'd expect from such a program in terms of features. Users can easily customize the appearance of both the chart components and background. A variety of shapes, components, and alignment options make it possible to create charts representative of any organization, no matter how complex. The program allows users to import and export data in a variety of formats; we especially liked that the program could create interactive Flash versions of the charts. Overall, we were quite impressed with the program's capabilities.

OrgChart Professional is free to try, but the trial version limits users to 30 boxes. The program installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Excellent data handling for WorkDay or an HR System"

December 08, 2012  |  By nmitchellhr

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 6.1

Pros

Our HR group just finished a 3-month project consolidating all our people data into Workday and we needed a method to validate the organization and perform headcount analysis.

We had fits and starts with different tools, but OrgChart Pro (which strangely was not easy to find) was instrumental in turning the WorkDay people data into great looking organisation charts, useful for headcount and span of control analysis as well as helping everyone validate that we had the right people in key positions.

Our experience with OrgChart has been that it is wonderfully flexible with our company's workforce data. Graphics and outputs looked great, but this program's ability to manage personnel data and provide a method for easy updates was what helped the most in validating our Workday conversion.

Cons

At first it seemed like too many options. Later these proved mostly useful.

Summary

This was a great find.

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5 stars

"Very good product for larger charts"

July 03, 2010  |  By AW0602

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.1

Pros

Ease of data import to create and format organization charts

Cons

It did what I needed. Wish I had found it sooner.

Summary

I bought this product because I needed an easier way to build a number of large charts for our year-end appraisal and talent management effort. I was very impressed with how my spreadsheets were quickly converted into charts that I could then use for a color-coded evaluation process. I am REALLY pleased with the outputs and how this has so wonderfully supported my team in the HR management process.
Bottom line: this application has saved us hundreds of hours and has also given us time to do a more thorough job in identifying and addressing personnel gaps and strengths. Again, great product.

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5 stars

"Unique features and elegant implementation."

May 20, 2010  |  By Design4Life

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.1

Pros

Full-featured, elegant, scalable, Excel-friendly, web-friendly, easy to use.

Cons

I really can't complain about anything. It was exactly what I needed.

Summary

I really appreciated the features that OrgChart offered which I didn't have with my previous chart applications. In particular the "Analytics" feature, which saved me so much time from having to manage that information separately. I was pleasently surprised at all the functionality throughout the program. It seems like they've thought of everything you might want to do with an application like this.

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5 stars

"OrgChart Pro - Fantastic product and very easy to use"

May 07, 2010  |  By HRMSconsultant

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.1

Pros

Very easy to upload our HR data and instantly create an org chart and then customize it. The powerful conditional formatting capabilities made our re-org planning a breeze, and also let us easily compare before and after views of the organization.

Cons

A little pricey but more cost-effective than anything else we checked. Since we'll be using it frequently it's a great investment that we've never thought twice about. It saves us hundreds of hours or labor, futzing, and delays every year.

Summary

Glad there's a quality, easy-to-use application like this for automating the tedious job of organization chart creation.

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5 stars

"Easy data import and presentation"

May 07, 2010  |  By jbartech

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.1

Pros

Data import makes a fast job of creating an organization chart.
Chart formatting is preserved when source data changes and the chart is refreshed.
Boxes can easily show or hide any field.

Cons

The audio on your tutorial video has some static on it. Please fix.

Summary

Under pressure to create a chart for an organization of 350 people, the data import wizard was a huge help. I took personnel information from our directory and created a chart by import in less than one minute. The process was easy and the chart was neatly paginated according to management levels. This made it very readable and useful in our succession planning efforts.
This program has a wonderful interface for customizing box formats and selecting data to show or hide. I learned it pretty quickly and created our charts with ease.

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5 stars

"Excellent formatting capabilities"

May 07, 2010  |  By EClampit

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.1

Pros

- Ability to create the look and feel I want with minimal mouse clicks
- Conditional formatting
- Conditional calculations

Cons

Great power comes with some complexity - but was easy to figure out.

Summary

In particular I thing the Format Painter / paint brush option is fantastic. Works just like excel or MS-Word. These guys made a conditional formatting option that can color or texture specific individuals in a large chart - i.e., contractors - providing excellent visual presentation. I also liked the conditional headcount calculations that can be tweaked to omit contractors from total headcount or budget summaries. For formatting and visual presentation it does not get any better than this. Great job.

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5 stars

"Best organizational charting tool I have ever used."

May 21, 2009  |  By Ann Pacheco

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.0

Pros

Incredibly easy to use. Also it?s loaded with functionality that helps me manage a large organization. This is an outstanding product.

Cons

Nothing at this point

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5 stars

"Super easy to use!"

May 20, 2009  |  By m_belle

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.0

Pros

Our organization has a lot of matrix relationships and this tool made the job quick and easy. My management was impressed with the professional quality of the outputs.

Cons

Product works very well and meets our needs.

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5 stars

"Wonderful ease-of-use"

May 18, 2009  |  By Ann Pacheco

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 5.0

Pros

The new auto-formatting has made this an easy-to-use and excellent tool for creating org charts and sharing employee information. The previous version was very good, and this is even better yet. Thank you.

Cons

A PDF publishing feature would be appreciated.

Summary

The auto box-sizing is the single most helpful feature added in some time. It has saved us a lot of time. Very nice product.

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5 stars

"Excellent software for project team building"

August 29, 2008  |  By Ann Pacheco

 |  Version: OrgChart Professional 4.5

Pros

Many publishing options, ability to store project documentation, ability to automate the orgchart, excellend ability to import excel data to create the chart.

Cons

Some of the formatting took a little experimentation but it did work well.

Summary

My project team benefited greatly from the charts that we published to the web. We were also able to attach project dicumentation so that everyone could get to it. This program does considerably more than organization charts.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.0

New in Version 7:

- New intuitive UI that makes creating charts easier.

- Integrates with SharePoint, Office365 and DropBox. Now you can create org charts by importing data from SharePoint, publish org charts securely to SharePoint, save or retrieve documents in OneDrive.

- Publish to web using HTML5. Now you can share charts on the web or company portal.

General
Publisher OfficeWork
Publisher web site http://www.officeworksoftware.com
Release Date July 17, 2014
Date Added July 30, 2014
Version 7.0
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Presentation Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 35.88MB
File Name OrgChart_Professional_7_Download_Platinum_CL_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 24,463
Downloads Last Week 38
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial, watermark
Price $195

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