Sampler shapes
Visio shapes stencils and templates

for Microsoft ® Visio ® 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016/2019/2021/Microsoft 365 Visio Online Plan 1 and Plan 2,
SmartDraw, Lucidchart Pro, Libre Office, Omnigraffle Pro, ConceptDraw Pro, MyDraw



Download a free trial containing some sample demonstration shapes

These sampler files contain sample shapes from our entire range of shapes.

1: Installer to be used for Visio 2013/2016/2019/2021

Downloadsampler.msi updated: 28th March 2021 size: 974 KB

Installation instructions

  1. unblockAfter downloading this software, look in your downloads folder, right-click on the file and select "Properties". At the bottom of the dialog box will be this message as shown to the right. Ensure "Unblock" is selected.

  2. This download is digitally signed for your safety and security.
  3. Please ensure Visio is closed before installing these shapes.
  4. Just run the downloaded installer.
    Shortcuts to the templates will be added to your desktop and start menu as Paul Herber shapes sampler.
    In Visio the templates and will be found under from the ribbon at New → Categories → sampler.
    The stencils can be found at Shapes → More shapes → sampler

To install the ZIP shapes: create a folder named Sampler in your My Documents → My Shapes folder and unzip the file into that folder.

2: ZIP file (VSSX format) to be used for Visio 2013/2016/2019/2021 and Online Plan 2.

DownloadVSSX_sampler.zip updated: 9th March 2021 size: 703 KB


3: ZIP file (VSS format) to be used for Visio 2003/2007/2010.

DownloadVSS_sampler.zip updated: 9th March 2021 size: 783 KB


4: ZIP file (VSDX format) to be used for Visio Online Plan 1.

Downloadplan1_sampler.zip updated: 9th March 2021 size: 847 KB


5: ZIP file (VSX format) to be used for other apps that can read VSX format.

DownloadVSX_sampler.zip updated: 9th March 2021 size: 512 KB