OrgCharting FAQs

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1. How to evaluate/test Edraw products before purchasing?
EdrawMax, EdrawInfo, OrgCharting and EdrawProj provide a 15-day free trial. EdrawMind and EdrawMax Online provide both free and pro versions, the pro version requires a subscription or license to access.
2. How to get invoice/receipt?
After payment, license information and invoice will be sent to the registered email address immediately. If you fail to get an invoice, please submit your order reference and request to us from Contact Support.
3. What's your tax exemption policy? We are a tax-exempt company/organization/school, how do we place an order?
For tax-exempt organizations, please proceed the payment first. After that, please submit your order reference and tax-exempt document to us from Contact Support.
We will send the document to apply for the tax refund. The request usually will be processed in one business day after we receive the material and the refund could take 2-10 business days to reach your bank account depending on each bank processing time.
4. Does the price include sales tax and VAT (value added tax) fees?
The listing price on the website does not include sales tax or VAT. Companies in the EU will pay 0% if they provide a valid company VAT number. Please process your order first, and after that, please submit your order reference and VAT number to us from Contact Support and we will assist to apply for a VAT refund to you.
5. Does renew license need to pay the full price of the product?
No. Please choose the renew package from renew & upgrade center. If you are not sure about the renewal options, please contact us.
6. Do you have wide-site/multi-user license? Are there any quantity discounts?
Yes, we offer multi-user license for government, enterprise and education and any other industries who require large quantity users licenses of Edraw products. You can find the multi-user license price in "Business" column on each product pricing page. For a quote, please contact us at
7. How to get a refund of what I bought?
Please refer to the refund policy to process.
8. What shall I do if I failed to order from online store?
Please send the screenshot and the website URL of the product you would like to order to And we will assist with the purchase.
9. Why are you not accepting my credit card?
There are many reasons for a failed credit card transaction. Your card may have expired or reached its limit or have a security authentication issue. Please send the screenshot and the website URL of the product you would like to order to And we will assist with the purchase.
10. What payment methods do you accept?
Our website accepts PayPal, Credit Card, Bank/Wire Transfer. You can check all payment methods after adding Edraw products to the cart.
11. How to cancel the subscription license?
1) Processed order via 2Checkout: When you purchase a subscription license, you can choose to cancel the auto-renew function on order page during the payment. When you select the auto-renew option, you will be informed two weeks ahead of the subscription expiry date. You can cancel the auto-renew subscription follow the steps: log in Avangate MyAccount via, go to "My Products" and click "Stop automatic license renewal" beneath each product that has this option enabled.
2) Processed order via other methods: Please submit your order reference and request to us from Contact Support.
1. What's the difference between EdrawMax and OrgCharting?
1) EdrawMax is an all-in-one diagram software. It is capable of creating more than 280 diagrams, including flowcharts, network diagrams, org charts, mind maps, floor plans, project charts, electrical schematics, p&ids, UML diagrams, fashion designs, certificates, and more.
OrgCharting is a professional organizational chart software for Windows and Mac. It is not only for visualizing company organizational structure, but also for workforce planning and management. With the data interactive, users can import employee data and generate the org chart automatically. OrgCharting provides OrgCharting 100/500/1000/1000+ for users to choose from. Users can also choose the org chart view from the ready-made 19 views options, such as HR details org chart view, salary org chart view.
2) Users can use the Organizational Chart feature to make org charts in EdrawMax. They can customize the org chart to any style. And for OrgCharting, it is popular among HR specialists users who need to manage organization org chart.
2. How to activate with the license code?
1) Go to the edraw install folder.
2) Right click the orgchartcreator.exe. Choose the "Run As Administrator..." item in the right click menu. Then edraw launch.
3) Switch to the Help menu. Click the "Activate" button.
4) Fill in your license name and license code in the Registration dialog and click Activate again.
3. How many computers can I use with one license code?
An individual license code is for one user to activate on two computers. Generally, we consider one license for your home computer and another one for your work computer.
4. When I change computer, what should I do?
Please make sure your license code is in the maintenance valid date. To transfer computer, please deactivate your license code from the old computer or system first, then activate it on the new one.
Deactivate from "Help" menu > "Deactivation" button. If you do not find any "Deactivation" icon on your software, please send your license code and order information to
5. Why it still shows "unlicensed version" after a correct and successful activation?
There are 3 reasons which might cause this issue, please check.
1) You don't have the right to write in C:\ drive. Please uninstall Edraw from C:\ and install it in D:\edraworgchart, then use the "Run As Administrator" to open and activate the program.
2) This issue might also be caused by your local network firewall restriction. It's better to use manual activation, because through manual activation, it's activated from our server directly, which will not affected by your local network protection.
6. In what condition you need to do a deactivation?
1) When you need to change computer.
2) When you need to re-install your computer system.
7. Can I activate Edraw without the internet access?
Yes. You can use manual activation which doesn't require internet access. Learn how to do a manual activation from: Activate Edraw Software without Internet.
8. What does OrgCharting 100, OrgCharting 500 and OrgCharting 1000 mean?
The 100/500/1000 means the maximum quantity of people that the version allow to generate in one org chart diagram. OrgCharting 100 allows to make an org chart with 100 employees at most and so forth.
9. What's the difference between site license and single user license?
Both of them can activate OrgCharting. The single user license can only be used by one user. With a wide site license (or multi-user license), you get a single license code that is good for all computers/users under a certain quantity you purchased.
10. How and when can I receive the license code after paid?
License code will be sent automatically within minutes to your order email. If you don't receive any email after payment, please send your order ID to
11. How to retrieve my license code if it's lost?
You can visit this web page to get back your license code.
12. Error message "This license code has expired."
Your license is expired to activate. You can renew your license in ourEdraw Products Renew & Upgrade Center.
13. Will it be possible to change the license email?
If user no longer uses his order email, he can apply to change order email by sending request to
14. Can I add additional license to the existing license code?
Yes. Please send the original license code and additional license quantity you need to for more information.
15. I bought a Windows version, now I want to change license code to Mac version, is that possible? (Can the same license key be used on both Windows and Mac OS?)
A license code can be activated on Windows and Mac OS.
1. Where to download trial version?
You can download the latest version from OrgCharting Download Page.
2. How to install OrgCharting?
Double click the .exe file you downloaded and follow the instructions to install.
3. How to uninstall OrgCharting?
Go to the install folder, double click the uninstall.exe file to uninstall.
4. How to recover a lost document when there is an unexpected shutdown?
Whether your computer automatically shut down or crashed because of a technical glitch, any documents that were open and being worked on prior to the shut down won't be lost. The next time you open OrgCharting, a pop-up window will let you recover your unsaved files. Also, you can visit C:\\Users\yourname\AppData\Local\Edraw folder to find auto saved files.
5. I sign in my email and it said: Invalid account! Network Error
If you need to activate the software, please find "Activate" button in "Help" menu, and to enter the license code to activate the software to use. If you already activated the software, please sign up your email account first and then to log in with this register email to use the cloud storage service.
6. Where to find auto saved files?
Windows: C:\\Users\your user name\AppData\Local\Edraw
Mac: Users\your user name\Libraries\Edraw\
7. How to uninstall OrgCharting form Mac OS?
Follow the instructions below to uninstall OrgCharting from your Mac:
1) Open Finder.
2) Click Applications.
3) Find OrgCharting.
4) Select the app.
5) Click the File menu.
6) Click Move to Trash.
7) Click and hold the Trash icon.
8) Click Empty Trash.
8. How to have a clean installation?
1) Uninstall your OrgCharting from your computer.
2) Remove the temporary folder. Path: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Edraw
3) Download the latest version of OrgCharting and install it in a completely new folder.
4) Activate the newly installed OrgCharting with your license code.
9. How to save files when OrgCharting trial version expires?
The Save and Save as buttons will turn gray when the trial version is expired.
10. How to check whether OrgCharting is successfully activated or not?
Go to the Help tab and click About to view the license status. If the software is activated, the About OrgCharting window will pop up and display the license type information.
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