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Software Ideas Modeler

Software Ideas Modeler is a powerful UML tool that supports all 14 diagrams of UML 2.5. It is easy to use, and provides complex diagramming and modeling options. The software supports documentation generation, export to many image formats, reverse engineering, and source code generation. Except for standard UML diagrams, other UML-derived diagrams are supported: Information Flow Diagram, Model Diagram, and Manifestation Diagram. The UML software also offers a special UML Mixed Diagram that allows you to use all the UML tools from all UML diagram types.

Tool for UML Diagrams

Software Ideas Modeler is a comprehensive UML diagramming tool that allows you to create, edit and export a wide range of UML diagrams. The software is designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, making it easy for software developers, business analysts and other professionals to create professional-looking diagrams quickly and easily.

Our UML modeler enables you to draw, edit and export UML diagrams. It supports the latest UML notation and helps you drawing structure, behavior, and interaction diagrams. The software is optimized for Windows systems and you can use it offline.

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UML diagramming tool supporting all 14 UML 2.5 diagrams

This UML software allows you to design and draw all types of UML diagrams. Created diagrams can be exported to various formats. You do not need to draw the diagrams yourself, there is a lot of tools that allow you to generate the diagrams from the textual definition, database, source code or .NET assemblies. You can also generate a code or database tables from drawn diagrams.

UML-derived diagrams

  • Model diagram
  • Manifestation diagram
  • Information diagram
  • Mixed diagram

UML Software with All Features You Need

Our UML diagramming software offers a lot of useful features that improve your diagrams. You may use a lot of styling options, create custom reusable visual styles, or choose from many pre-defined style sets. Smart guides help you to build well-aligned professional-looking diagrams. You do not need to start with a blank canvas, you may generate diagrams from various sources - databases, source codes, .NET assemblies, or even texts. The result may be printed or exported to many imaging formats (bitmap and also vector ones).

Everything is a Model

Some UML diagram tools are just drawing software. Software Ideas Modeler is a model-based UML tool. Every element on your diagram has its model part. It allows you to use a single element multiple times - on various diagrams or even on the same one. Then you edit the element just once and all its instances and references are updated immediately.

Diagram Sharing

You can share your UML diagrams very easily. Export them to common bitmap and vector formats (SVG, JPG, PNG, GIF, PDF, and others). Then you can work with your diagrams in other graphical apps or text processors. You can attach the diagram files to an email message and send it to others, who do not have any UML diagram software. You can also share the Software Ideas Modeler project file and send it to your friends as we offer the free viewer for the project files.

Model Sharing

You can also share the UML models and use them in other UML tools or you can import the models from them to Software Ideas Modeler and generate the corresponding UML diagrams. It is possible via the XMI import/export feature.

UML Diagram Types
UML Diagram Types

UML Tools for 2023

Our UML tools are ready for the new challenges of the 2023 year. They are effective, easy to use, and compatible with the latest standards and notations. Software Ideas Modeler includes:

  • Class Diagram Tool
  • Use Case Tool
  • Activity Diagram Tool
  • Sequence Diagram Tool
  • Statemachine Diagram Tool
  • Component Diagram Tool
  • Deployment Diagram Tool
  • Composite Structure Diagram Tool
  • Package Diagram Tool
  • Object Diagram Tool
  • Communication Diagram Tool
  • Interaction Overview Diagram Tool
  • Profile Diagram Tool
  • Timing Diagram Tool

UML Software for Your Programming Language

Software Ideas Modeler supports various programming languages in terms of data types, reverse engineering and source code generation functionality. You can model your software projects in:

Free UML Tool

Standard edition of Software Ideas Modeler is free for non-commercial use. Students and non-profit organizations may download this UML tool and use it for free. Higher editions with advanced features or commercial use of Standard edition are paid. Any edition of Software Ideas Modeler is free to try for everyone, up to 10 days without registration or 30 days with registration.

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Tagged Values for Diagram Elements

Tagged values are a powerful tool in Software Ideas Modeler that allow you to add additional information to your diagrams. They can be used to store anything from design notes to detailed technical specifications. In this article, we will take a closer look at how you can use tagged values in Software Ideas Modeler to enhance your diagrams and make them more informative.

Understanding the Similarities and Differences of Use Cases and User Stories

This article explores the parallels and disparities between the application of use cases and user stories in software development. Delve into the ways in which these methodologies are employed to grasp the user requirements and steer the development procedure, and how they can be combined to guarantee a better product outcome.

The Art of Diagramming - How to Create Engaging and Effective Visuals

A good diagram can be a powerful tool for explaining complex ideas, illuminating patterns and relationships, and communicating information in a clear and concise way. But what makes a diagram truly great? In this article, we will explore the key elements of a good diagram and offer tips for improving your own diagramming skills, whether you are a beginner or a skilled creator.

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right UML Diagram Type Every Time

Confused about when to use which UML diagram type? Our comprehensive guide covers all 14 types of UML diagrams and their uses, so you can choose the right one every time. From use case diagrams to communication diagrams, we've got you covered. Learn the basics of UML and master the art of diagram selection with this must-read tutorial.

Communication Diagrams vs. Sequence Diagrams - Which to Use and Why

Learn the differences between UML communication diagrams and sequence diagrams, what they have in common, and when to use each one. Understand the purpose and focus of each diagram, and discover which one is best suited for your needs.

Latest UML Examples

Employee Onboarding Workflow (UML Activity Diagram)

Onboarding a new employee can be a complex process, involving multiple teams and departments within an organization. A swimlane diagram can be a helpful tool to visualize and analyze the workflow and identify areas for improvement.

Banking System (UML Deployment Diagram)

This UML deployment diagram example shows the various components and nodes that make up a bank's system.

User Login (UML State Machine Diagram)

In this article, we will discuss the design of a state machine diagram for a login process. We will define the various states that a user can be in during the login process, as well as the transitions between those states.

Online Shopping (UML Sequence Diagram)

This UML sequence diagram example shows the process of an online shopping transaction, involving the Customer, Shopping website, Payment gateway, and Shipping company.

Pharmacy Process Flow (UML Activity Diagram)

The example UML activity diagram for a pharmacy outlines the steps involved in filling a prescription and completing the transaction with a patient.