Saving Models

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Saving Models


Models created in Bizagi Modeler can be saved in the Cloud or locally.


Saving models to Bizagi Modeler cloud repository

You have two options to save a model in the cloud:


Upload a model that has been stored locally in your computer

Save a new model directly to the Bizagi Modeler cloud repository


to use any option first you have to sign into Bizagi Modeler:


The user who saves a model to Bizagi Modeler cloud repository is known as the Owner of it.


Upload an existing model stored locally

1. Open your local model by clicking File > Open > Computer.

Use the Browse button if your desired model is not shown in the Recent models list.






2. Select your desired model and click Open.




3. Click Save as from the Modeler Services ribbon.

This will redirect you to the Save as option found in the File menu.




4. In the File menu select the Save option in the Modeler Services section.




5. Provide a name, and optionally a description, for the model

If the model was saved locally, Bizagi gives it the same name. You can keep the current name of the model or change it.

Upload the model by clicking Save.




6. Wait for the model to be uploaded.




7. When the model is uploaded, a confirmation window appears. Select OK to continue.




Bizagi uploads the model, including its diagrams; and the File type Extended Attributes, which are uploaded as Cloud Model Attachments, Due to security requirements, files with the following extensions cannot be uploaded to the cloud repository.


File extension

File type

File extension

File type


Microsoft Access project extension


Microsoft Common Console document


Microsoft Access project


Windows Installer update package file


Batch file


Visual Test source files


Compiled HTML Help file


Shortcut to MS-DOS program


Microsoft Windows NT command script


Screen saver


Microsoft MS-DOS program


Script file


Control Panel extension


Windows shortcut


Executable file


System File


HTML program


Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) file


Internet Naming Service


VBScript Encoded Script file


Internet Communication settings


VBScript file


Java Archive file


Virtual Device Driver file


JScript Encoded script file


Windows Script Component


Physical File Library


Windows Script file




Windows Script Host settings file


If there is a file with any of the extensions above, a warning appears. Click Yes to upload the model without files of these types or No to cancel the whole upload.

The structure presented in the warning message is Diagram > Task > File Name.





8. As soon as your model is uploaded it appears in Read-only mode. All models stored in Bizagi Modeler cloud are ready to be shared, and all shared models have a check-in/check-out functionality that lets editors to avoid overwriting changes made by other users.




If you want to edit your model, check it out. For further information refer to Editing Cloud Models.




Changes performed by team members in Workgroup or Enterprise plans, display in the Activity Stream.


The local file you uploaded won't be changed. It can be kept without any modification.


Saving models locally

To save a model locally click Save or Save As on the File tab in the upper left corner or click the disk image on the Toolbar.