SmartDraw is a diagram tool used to make flowcharts, organization charts, mind maps, project charts, and other business visuals. SmartDraw has two versions: a downloadable Windows edition and an online Cloud solution. Since version 7, it uses Microsoft’s Fluent User Interface in conjunction with automated panels specific to each type of diagram.
It integrates with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project; it can export diagrams to common image formats and PDF format.
The following file extensions are specific to SmartDraw:
.SDR – “SmartDraw Documents,” a binary file format used for saving SmartDraw documents.
.SDT – “Smart/Draw Templates,” a binary file format used for saving SmartDraw reusable document templates.
.SDL – “SmartDraw Libraries,” a binary file format used for saving symbol libraries in SmartDraw.
.SCZ – “SmartDraw Collections,” a binary file format used for saving SmartDraw collections.