By using Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer, Visio users can freely distribute
Visio drawings (files with a .vsdx, .vsdm, .vsd, .vdx, .vdw, .vstx,
.vstm, .vst, or .vtx extension) to team members, partners, customers, or
others, even if the recipients do not have Visio installed on their
computers. Internet Explorer also allows for printing, although this is
limited to the portion of the drawing displayed.
drawings is as simple as double-clicking the drawing file in Windows
Explorer. Internet Explorer will open, and Visio Viewer will render the
drawing in the browser window. You can then pan and zoom in the drawing
window by using toolbar buttons, keyboard shortcuts, or menu items in
the shortcut menu. Also, you can see properties on any shape by opening
the Properties dialog box and then selecting a shape. Some rendering and
display settings are available in the Display tab of the Properties
dialog box. Additionally, you can set drawing-layer visibility and
colors in the Layers tab, and comment visibility and colors in the
Visio Viewer is implemented as an ActiveX control that loads and renders Visio drawings inside Internet Explorer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, or 10.