jsUML2 Alternatives

    jsUML2 is described as 'A lightweight HTML5/javascript library for UML 2 diagramming' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to jsUML2 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 jsUML2 are Lucidchart (Freemium), Visual Paradigm (Paid), StarUML (Paid) and Papyrus UML (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 12, 2018

    1. 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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Zapier
      • bambooHR
      • Amazon Web Services
      • 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
      • GitHub
      • 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.
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    2. 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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    3. StarUML is a program to develop fast, flexible, extensible, featureful, and freely-available UML/MDA platform running on Win32 platform.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Eclipse
      Graphical modelling open source UML2 tool based on Eclipse environment.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      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.
    4. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      NClass is a free tool to easily create UML class diagrams with full C# and Java language support. The user interface is designed to be simple and user-friendly for easy and fast development.

      Discontinued

      Since 2010

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    5. Violet is a UML editor with these benefits: Very easy to learn and use. Draws nice-looking diagrams. Completely free. Cross-platform. Violet is intended for developers, students, teachers, and authors who need to produce simple UML diagrams quickly.
    6. Lightweight, powerful, easy to use, UML tool
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