Software Ideas Modeler - diagramming CASE tool with UML, SysML, BPMN, ERD, flowchart support

Agile CASE tool for software design & analysis

Software Ideas Modeler is a smart diagram software with UML, SysML, ERD, BPMN, ArchiMate, flowcharts, user stories, wireframe support

" for those who love to develop great software "

What others say about our diagramming & modeling tool...

...it’s an amazingly capable diagram creator which comes packed with professional and time-saving features, and tramples all over the free competition (and many of the commercial contenders, too)... Read more...
-- BetaNews - Create flowcharts, mind maps and more with Software Ideas Modeler
Creating a project does not require special skills, as the workspace and options are pretty intuitive, but it may take a while to figure out all the tool's features. There is also a portable edition available... Read more...
-- Softpedia - EDITOR'S RATING: 5.0/5
Software Ideas Modeler has a lot to boast about: it is user friendly, has powerful features, lets you easily create all sorts of diagrams, supports numerous languages, and more... Read more...
-- FindMySoft - Editor's Review: 5 out of 5 stars
If you are looking for an excellent tool for creating UML Diagrams, we would definitely recommend Software ideas modeler. It provides users with an easy to use interface and several different diagram options which can make creating UML diagrams very easy. Read more...
-- Techie Buzz - Ratings: 4/5 (Excellent)
current version:11.97, released: March 31, 2019

Easy Diagramming and Layout

The main purpose of using the case tool Software Ideas Modeler is expression of your ideas at software design, not to lose your time with drawing and placing classes, actions or use cases. There is a lot of helpers and smart features which allow you to create your diagrams fast and easy.

Design Software with UML, SysML, BPMN, ERD, Flowchart, ArchiMate...

Do you have a preferred way of expressing your ideas or has your company its standards? Do you need UML tool or flowchart tool? Software Ideas Modeler is a diagram software which allows you to choose the notation you like or which fits best your needs. There are totally more than 50 diagram types you can use for you software design and analysis. If it is still not enough, you have an option to define your own diagram type using Custom Diagram feature.

Complex Model

Main means of expression in Software Ideas Modeler are diagrams. However, it is not a simple diagram software, of which there are hundreds on the web. In case of Software Ideas Modeler, a project is not only a set of separate diagrams, but you design a whole model of your software, diagrams are only different views – you can place one entity on multiple diagrams. If you change it, it will change on every diagram.

Identify and Describe Use Cases

Use Case analysis is an essential part of software analysis which helps you to capture the client requirements on the modeled system and describe the processes on various levels. Software Ideas Modeler includes a special Use Case editor which makes writing use cases easier than ever.

Design Screens with Wireframes

You do not need to program to show your customer the layout of the screens in broad outlines. Software Ideas Modeler offers User Interface diagram, which is perfect for drawing wireframes, mock-ups and drafts of your application forms.

Document Your Software

Documented software has better maintainability. A good documentation makes the further enhancements of your software easier and cheaper, especially for medium and long term project when some members of team change. Software Ideas Modeler allows you to create documentation dynamically based on the model of your software.

Express It with Style

Your diagrams do not need to be black and white. Software Ideas Modeler offers you a lot of predefined styles, which makes your diagrams more attractive. You can design your own styles and style sets, which are re-usable among projects.

Turn Your Database or Source Code to Diagrams

Maybe you need to include some existing parts to your model. You do not need to draw and define them manually. Let Software Ideas Modeler make the dirty work instead of you. Select the database tables or source code files and it will turn the data to the more readable form – diagrams.

From Ideas to Reality, From Diagrams to Software

The effort, you invest in beginning to the design the software model, will save your time later - with Software Ideas Modeler even little more. You can generate database scripts or source code parts from your diagrams on few clicks.

Our Commitment

is to develop and provide the best diagramming experience for software architects, developers, managers and everyone who need professional diagrams. We brought thousands of improvements over time and we promise to improve our solution further to meet your highest expectation.

Did you find an issue in our software? Let us know and we will be happy to make things better.

News

Enhanced Export to BPMN Format, Mono and Linux Fixes (Version 11.97)

This version of Software Ideas Modeler further improves BPMN export and fixes bugs under Mono and Linux.

Improved Export to BPMN Format and Fixed ERD Relationship Creation

The March update of Software Ideas Modeler improves BPMN export and image export dialog. Also known bugs were fixed.

Software Ideas Modeler 11.95 - Important Fix

The new version fixes a very unpleasant bug which can corrupt your project after printing only selected elements. There are also other stability improvements.

Improved Source Code Generation and Reverse Engineering

Software Ideas Modeler 11.94 brings several small improvements and various fixes.

Software Ideas Modeler 11.93 - Hot Fix

This version fixes a few reported bugs.

Fresh Release of Your Diagramming Tool in 2019

Software Ideas Modeler 11.92 is a first release in year 2019. It fixes various bugs and it brings small improvements.

Usability Improvements, Nested Diagrams Fixes and More in Version 11.91

Software Ideas Modeler 11.91 brings variety of small improvement and fixes.
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Contact

E-mail: softwareideas@softwareideas.net

Support: Support Forum

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Reviews

BetaNews - Create flowcharts, mind maps and more with Software Ideas Modeler

...it’s an amazingly capable diagram creator which comes packed with professional and time-saving features, and tramples all over the free competition (and many of the commercial contenders, too)... Read more...

Softpedia - EDITOR'S RATING: 5.0/5

Creating a project does not require special skills, as the workspace and options are pretty intuitive, but it may take a while to figure out all the tool's features. There is also a portable edition available... Read more...

FindMySoft - Editor's Review: 5 out of 5 stars

Software Ideas Modeler has a lot to boast about: it is user friendly, has powerful features, lets you easily create all sorts of diagrams, supports numerous languages, and more... Read more...

4 Best Free Data Flow Diagram Software for Windows

Software Ideas Modeler is the best options for students to create data flow diagrams. It contains all essential tools to create a DFD and supports multiple layers too. You can export your diagram in various formats. Read more...

Techie Buzz - Ratings: 4/5 (Excellent)

If you are looking for an excellent tool for creating UML Diagrams, we would definitely recommend Software ideas modeler. It provides users with an easy to use interface and several different diagram options which can make creating UML diagrams very easy. Read more...

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