OmniGraffle

Licence: Shareware ($99.95)
Version 5.2.1 | Release Date: 2009-10-21 | Download

5.2.1 - October 21, 2009
Changes for OmniGraffle 5.2.1
More compatibility fixes for Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard".
Addressed stability issues.
Many bug fixes have been addressed in this release. You can see the full list of changes at our Historical Release Notes page.

Version 5.2 beta 6 | Release Date: 2009-07-02 | Download
  • Fixed a bug where it was possible to give a shared layer the same name as a normal layer in a given canvas.
  • You can now name a new shared layer using the name of a previously deleted one.
  • Fixed a bug where rearranged shared layers would regress to their previous state when the file was saved and reopened.
  • Fixed a bug where linked images on shared layers would break their links when dragging said layer to another document.
  • Placed PICT images now are correctly converted to PDFs and render properly.
  • X and Y position input fields in the ruler accessory view are no longer enabled and populated when a line label is selected.
  • Added a UTIImportedTypeDeclarations key to the Quick Look generator's info.plist.
  • Adjusted the sensitivity of multi-touch gestures for zooming, rotating, and resizing.
  • Fixed a reproducible crash when setting the group rank property of a shape using AppleScript.
Version 5.1.1 | Release Date: 2009-01-29 | Download
  • Updated Tier 1 foreign language localizations for strings that were changed or added in the 5.1 release.
  • Fixed a memory leak that could lead to a series of nasty crashes.
Version 5.0 | Release Date: 2008-03-06 | Download
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Version 5.0 beta 2 | Release Date: 2007-12-06 | Download
  • Bug Fixes
    • Ruler origin now affects the grid origin.
    • Unused master canvases in older documents now show as shared layers in the first canvas.
    • Fixed a performance issue on some iMac and MacBook models.
    • Fixed a Visio XML export problem where Visio would claim it wasn't valid XML.
    • You can now install stencils from read-only media.
    • Export area exports based on the ruler origin.
    • You can add midpoints to perfectly straight standalone orthogonal lines.
    • Fixed the export size and resolution for the BMP format.
    • Visio import now recognizes font face information.
    • AppleScript can now control stroke thickness.
    • You can now use the mouse scroll wheel in the Template Chooser.
    • Fixed some line routing issues when looping to and from the same shape.
    • New, bigger icons for stencils, Visio files, etc.
    • We now stop doing ColorSync checking on templates and diagram styles in the Template Chooser.
    • Fixed some scroll bar badness.
    • Fixed some outdenting problems in the Outline Edtior.
    • Hooked up some help buttons.
    • The Diagram Tool now handles multiple selections.
    • Fixed a bug with respect to orthogonal lines and shadows.
    • Copy as PDF now works correctly with Photoshop CS3.
    • Fixed a bug where lines would hurtle off to the upper left corner of the document.
    • The Stencils toolbar button puts the Stencil Window away now.
    • Fixed a bug where radial blends weren't completely filling a shape.
    • Resizing the Stencil WIndow is better.
    • Unused master canvases from older documents now show in the first canvas, with their visibility and printing turned off.
    • The Keyboard Shortcuts document is now up to date.
    • Fixed a bug when installing stencils from read-only media.
  • Crashers
    • Fixed a crash when searching for stencils.
    • Fixed a crash when the application was quit with something on the clipboard.
    • Fixed an OGAbstractDocument crash.
    • Fixed a crash when poking around in the Stencil Window.
    • Addressed an exception thrown when moving shapes to a shared layer.
    • Fixed a crash when going to the Help Menu, closing a document, and going back to the Help Menu.
    • Fixed a hang on launch where the licensing code would perform an unnecessary DNS lookup.
    • Fixed a crash when importing Visio files.
    • Fixed an error thrown when opening certain .dot files.
  • Localizations
    • Foreign language localizations are underway, and we expect to have them integrated in a future beta release.
Version 5.0 beta 1 | Release Date: 2007-12-01 | Download
  • Operating System Requirements
    • OmniGraffle 5 requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or later in order to run.
  • New Features in OmniGraffle 5
    • New layout engine using the GraphViz code
      • A new layout engine has been added using the GraphViz codeset, which reproduces and enhances current hierarchical and force-directed layout options, as well as adding many other layout types and settings. We should afford as many new layouts as is reasonable given limitations of implementation, performance, and UI constraints of the Diagram Layout Inspector. The behavior of the inspector has changed to be more dynamic and change layout whenever any change is made.
      • There are now four different layout styles to choose from
        • Dot Layout: Similar to the current hierarchical layout, offers four-directional layout, rank and object separation controls.
        • Neato Layout: Similar to the current force-directed or web layout, offers shape overlap, line length and object separation controls.
        • Circo Layout: A circular layout that offers shape overlap, line length and object separation controls.
        • Twopi Lyout: A radial layout that offers shape overlap, line length and object separation controls.
        • On opening of .dot files, a dialog is presented offering the different layout options.
    • Subgraphs
      • Subgraphs are layout groups that abide by layout settings, yet are considered single entities that can be expanded and collapsed in diagram view as well as outline view, showing whatever hierarchy may be present. Subgraphs are a feature of OmniGraffle Professional 5.
      • Subgraphs can be expanded and collapsed in the diagram view.
      • Subgraphs can be expanded and collapsed in the outline view and show their hierarchy.
      • Elements in subgraphs can be connected to much as like current groups.
    • Bezier lines
      • Connection lines have been given a fourth type, with bezier handles on control points. This new style is used by the new layout engine as well as by the Line Tool and Line and Shape Inspector.
      • Bezier controls on lines have the same interface and implementation as bezier controls on shapes.
      • Bezier lines will backport to previous versions of OmniGraffle as the curvy line type.
      • Straight and curvy line types, when converted to bezier retain their previous appearance.
      • Bezier lines import and export to the Visio XML format.
    • Binary Visio file format support
      • OmniGraffle Professional 5 now has a built in parser to convert the binary Visio file format (VSD) to XML for import.
      • Visio stencils (VSS) and Visio templates (VST) are supported.
    • Custom Data
      • Custom key/value pair data has been added to the Note Inspector that exposes to the UI existing object metadata as well as allowing the user to add their own.
      • Custom data imports and exports to the Visio XML format.
      • Custom data is a feature of OmniGraffle Professional 5.
    • Shared Layers
      • Instead of using Master Canvases, OmniGraffle Professional 5 now has Shared Layers instead.
        • You can have as many shared layers on a canvas as desired.
        • Changes made to any shared layer dynamically propagate to all instances of the shared layer.
        • Objects on shared layers highlight with a different color.
    • Inspector controls in the Ruler Accessory View
      • Many commonly used inspector controls are now available for use from the ruler accessory view.
    • Diagram Tool
      • A drawing tool has been added that matches current functionality implemented via keystrokes and mouse input.
      • The Diagram Tool performs the same functionality as current Command-clicking and Command-Option-clicking the empty canvas.
    • Presentation Mode
      • Navigational controls have been added to Presentation Mode, moving the mouse to the bottom of the screen will reveal them.
    • Tools Palette
      • The drawing tools palette can exist in the document window toolbar as well as in a floating palette. Both versions are configurable by the user.
      • The drawing tools palette in the document window toolbar has a control to reveal/hide lesser used tools.
      • The floating tools palette has controls to change its shape and orientation.
    • Style Tray
      • A Style Tray has been added to the bottom bar of the document window as well as the stencil window. This allows easier access to the particular styles of a shape for application to other shapes and objects.
      • The Style Tray's icons or chits can be dragged to selections to change their style.
      • The Style Tray works for all selectable elements.
    • Outline Editor
      • The Outline Editor supports copy/paste drag/drop from OmniOutliner.
    • Source List view for layers
      • Sharing the same view as the Outlne Editor is a Layer Source List, showing layers and the objects residing within them.
      • Layers have a disclosure triangle revealing object list in non-hierarchical form.
      • Objects in the list can show unique ID numbers for objects. This is a feature of OmniGraffle Professional 5.
    • Inspectable Canvases
      • Canvases can now be selected like any other object, and select inspectors can apply to the selected canvases.
    • Stencil Window changes
      • Stencil searching has been added, allowing searches for stencils based on stencil name and individual object metadata locally using Spotlight criteria.
      • You can also search for stencils at Graffletopia.com.
      • Stencils at Graffletopia can be downloaded from the Stencil Window.
      • Stencils opened that aren't in the proper location for further use can be easily installed from within the Stencil Window.
      • Selection and viewing of multiple stencils is now supported.
      • The stencil viewer now has a source list allowing viewing of multiple stencils and easier creation of stencil sets.
        • Creation of new folders in the source list is independent of the file system, ala playlists in iTunes.
        • There is a new "Favorites" category that you can add stencils to.
      • A style tray has been added to the stencil viewer.
      • A toggle has been added which switches from the normal stencil document view to a "well" display for showing complex stencils as well as search results.
      • A new view at the bottom of the Stencil Window shows selected items and associated custom data.
    • Document Level Inspectors
      • A new group of inspectors that apply at the overall document level have been added.
        • The Document: Data Inspector shows traditional Spotlight information.
        • The Document Inspector shows file saving options and overall page margins.
    • Export as OmniOutliner 3
      • OmniGraffle can now export to the OmniOutliner 3 XML format.
    • Template Chooser
      • A new interface has been added to create new documents based on a template that shows what the template looks like beforehand.
      • New types of templates created and available based on user intent for document creation (drawing, brainstorm, org chart, etc.)
    • New Actions
      • There is a new action in the Action Inspector to show, hide, or toggle visibility of any given number of layers.
      • This action will function in Presentation Mode.
    • Connecting Shapes
      • A new stencil has been added containing special shapes that can connect between objects.
  • UI changes
    • Inspectors
      • The Canvas: Selection Inspector now has a search field.
      • Ruler units and scale have been moved to the Canvas: Size Inspector.
      • Custom data has been added to the Note Inspector in OmniGraffle Professional 5.
      • The Style: Image Inspector has a new set of controls and better support for cropping.
    • Menus
      • The Stencils Menu is no more, you can access the Stencil Window from the Window Menu.
      • You can now create new resources (Stencil, Template, Diagram Style) from the File Menu.
      • You can export normal OmniGraffle documents as resources now.
      • Quite a bit of shuffling of controls to different menus has occurred, as well as the overhaul of keyboard shortcuts.
      • The Status Bar is no more. Fare thee well, Status Bar!
  • Known Issues
    • PDF files that are directly opened in OmniGraffle Professional will have any open paths converted to the new bezier line type. However, those lines will have their geometry vertically flipped and will be offset a bit.
    • The new binary Visio parser will open Visio stencil files (VSS), however the stencil files found at Cisco's website aren't opening for some reason.
Version 4.2.2b2 | Release Date: 2007-11-08 | Download
  • Fixed the issue where exporting an entire document to PDF format could lead Finder to think it was a Graffle file.
  • Fixed some input field focus problems in the Licenses Panel.
  • Folder import is working again.
  • Fixed a regression for Subversion users.
Version 4.2.0 | Release Date: 2007-07-25 | Download
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Version 4.1.2 | Release Date: 2006-08-05 | Download

Flipped the X and Y for the Zoom Tool, so that it chooses the one which will zoom in the least.
Replaced two .nib files for the Simplified Chinese Localization.

Version 4.1.1 | Release Date: 2006-02-20 | Download
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Version 5.1 | Release Date: 2006-01-01 | Download
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