What’s New in Visio Services 2013

This appendix provides a useful overview of features that are new or changed in the current version of Visio Services—Visio Services 2013—for those who are familiar with Visio Services 2010.


Visio Services 2013 can render diagrams created both in Visio 2010 as well as Visio 2013. The major difference is the file format. Visio Services 2010 needed a specific file format called visio drawing file (.vdw) to render data-driven diagrams on SharePoint 2010 platform. The standard drawing file was .vdx then. However, Visio 2013 files will be saved now as .vsdx file and this one file will support ...

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