Uploading or saving models to Cloud

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Uploading or saving models to Cloud


Every model stored in Bizagi Cloud needs to be created using Bizagi Modeler and then uploaded to your subscription.

In Workgroup plan, the subscription owner is the only user who has access to uploading models to the Workgroup subscription.

In Enterprise plan any Editor can upload one or more models to the Subscription.

For more information, refer to Sharing permissions levels.


You have two options to upload models:


Upload a model that has been previously stored locally in your desktop

Save a new model directly in Bizagi Cloud


For more information about creating models click here,


Upload an existing model that is initially stored locally

In order to upload to your account an existing model that is stored in your local machine (or a file server) follow the next steps:


1. Sign into Bizagi Cloud.


3. signed_in


2. Open your local model clicking File > Open > Computer.

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






3. Select your desired model and click Open.




4. Click Save as from the Bizagi Cloud ribbon.

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




5. In the File menu select Save option within Bizagi Cloud section.




6. Enter a name for the model and a description (Optional).

If the model was saved locally Bizagi gives 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 window will display. Select OK to continue.




Bizagi uploads the model including its inner diagrams, and the File type Extended Attributes, which are uploaded as Cloud Attachments, Due to security requirements, the following extension files cannot be uploaded to Bizagi Cloud.


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, Bizagi will display a warning. Click on Yes to upload the model avoiding these files or No to cancel the whole uploading.




The structure presented is Diagram > Task > File Name.


8. As soon as your model is uploaded it will be shown in Read-only mode. This is because all models stored in the Cloud are ready to be shared. And all shared models have a check-in/check-out functionality that allow editors to prevent users overwriting changes made by another user.




If you want to edit your model, you must check it out. For further information read the article Editing Cloud Models.




From now on, your model will be saved in the cloud.

Every change performed by anyone on your team will be displayed in the Notifications area.


The local file you just uploaded won't be changed and you can keep it without any modification.