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astah Community Edition Alternatives

astah Community Edition is described as 'Astah Community is an add-on tool for your UML that is ready to use the instant you download it, allowing your UML to be quickly and easily enhanced, and refining your development process with Astah's innovative modeling approach' and is a UML Modeling tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to astah Community Edition for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is PlantUML, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like astah Community Edition are Lucidchart, Visual Paradigm, Umbrello and StarUML.

astah Community Edition alternatives are mainly UML Modeling Tools but may also be Diagram Editors or Mind Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of astah Community Edition.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux

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  1. PlantUML icon

    PlantUML

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS

    PlantUML is an open-source tool that uses simple textual descriptions to draw UML diagrams. The generator can be run anywhere within JVM and integrated with various application such as wiki, text editor, IDE, programming language, documentation generator, and others.

    ⚫︎ PortablePlantUML can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownPlantUML supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Common PlantUML JAR GUI application that will render text file into image.
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    Almost everyone thinks PlantUML is a great alternative to astah Community Edition.
  2. Lucidchart icon

    Lucidchart

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • bambooHR
    • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Jira
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive
    • Slack
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Quip
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Salesforce.com
    • Google Apps
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • Google Drive - Sheets
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • LinkedIn
    • Confluence
    • Microsoft Office Excel

    Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, collaboration, and data visualization to accelerate understanding and drive innovation. With this intuitive, cloud-based solution, everyone can work visually and collaborate in real time.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Lucidchart simultaneously.
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    Lucidchart Templates and Examples: With hundreds of template examples to choose from, you can start diagramming in no time.


  3. Visual Paradigm for UML (VP-UML) is a UML design tool and UML CASE tool designed to aid software development. VP-UML supports key modeling standards such as Unified Modeling Language (UML) 2.4, SysML, ERD, DFD, BPMN 2.0, ArchiMate 2.0, etc.

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    Almost the same functionality of the comunity version.

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    Umbrello

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Umbrello is a Unified Modelling Language (UML) modelling tool and code generator. It can create diagrams of software and other systems in the industry-standard UML format, and can also generate code from UML diagrams in a variety of programming languages.

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    StarUML

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    StarUML is a program to develop fast, flexible, extensible, featureful, and freely-available UML/MDA platform running on Win32 platform.

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    UMLet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    UMLet is an open-source UML tool with a simple user interface: draw UML diagrams fast, export diagrams to eps, pdf, jpg, svg, and clipboard, share diagrams using Eclipse, and create new, custom UML elements.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsUMLet can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  7. High performance and scalable visual modeling tool for the planning, design and construction of business architectures, software and systems. With customers based in all industries, Sparx Systems is a leading vendor of innovative modeling solutions.

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    Enterprise Architecture Frameworks
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    Papyrus UML

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse

    Graphical modelling open source UML2 tool based on Eclipse environment.

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    PlantText

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • PlantUML

    The PlantText tool is an online tool for quickly creating UML (Unified Modeling Language) diagrams. Unlike most tools, PlantText can build diagrams without the use of a mouse because it is based on PlantUML markup language.

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    Software Ideas Modeler

    • Windows

    Lightweight, powerful, easy to use, UML tool.

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