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

Software Ideas Modeler - diagramming CASE tool

for software analysis and design
with UML, SysML, ERD, BPMN, ArchiMate, flowcharts, data flow support

...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:10.00, released: 25 May 2016

Easy Editing and Layout

The main purpose of using the case tool Software Ideas Modeler is expression of your ideas, 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.

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 editor or flowchart tool? Software Ideas Modeler allows you to choose the notation you like or which fits your needs best. There are totally more than 50 diagram types. 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 editor, 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 build 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 Usage Scenarios

Use Case analysis is a standard way how 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 of Your Application

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 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 make 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.

News

Version 10 - Easier and Faster Diagramming with Ribbon and Macros

The major version of Software Ideas Modeler becomes a two digit number. The ten brings a huge amount of new features and improvements. You can enjoy almost two hundred various enhancements.

Version 9.32 - Small fixes

The new version brings fixes of reported bugs.

Version 9.31 - Hot Fix

This version fixes some annoying bugs.

Selection of Multiple Fields and Batch Actions for Them

The new version 9.30 is aimed on improvements for fields. The code about fields was completely rewritten. A field can be selected, actually, also multiple fields can be selected at once. You can drag and drop them for copy or move. Some fields (which were not editable from diagram at all) supports inline editing.

Enhanced Diagram Drawing, Better Autocomplete and Referenced Default Value

Version 9.20 includes more than 20 new features and improvements. Relationships can be detached and moved to other elements. Auto complete was completely reworked - it supports multiplicities and default values. If you set an enumeration as a type, you can reference one of its items as a default value. If this item changes, all references will follow this change.

Better UML Standard Implementation and Documentation Generation

Version 9.15 brings many improvements in UML diagrams, improves documentation generation and fixes found bugs.

Better UML Activities and Frames, Improved Work with Groups and More in 9.10

New version brings 23 improvements and it fixes all discovered bugs. A lot of these improvements is related to UML Activities and Frames and work in diagram editor.
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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...

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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