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StarUML Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to StarUML for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is yEd Graph Editor, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to StarUML and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to StarUML are PlantUML, Visual Paradigm, Umbrello and Papyrus UML.

StarUML 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 StarUML.
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  1. yEd is a powerful diagram editor that can be used to quickly create diagrams manually or import external data for analysis and auto-magically arrange even large data sets by just pressing a button.

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    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.

    Common PlantUML JAR GUI application that will render text file into image.
    Most users think PlantUML is a great alternative to StarUML.


  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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    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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    Papyrus UML

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse

    Graphical modelling open source UML2 tool based on Eclipse environment.

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    Modelio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse

    Modelio is an open source modeling tool supporting natively UML, BPMN and model exchange with XMI. It allows to draw all UML2 diagrams and specific diagrams for business process modeling. It is easy and powerful with the capacity to add new functionalities to the application.

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  7. OCLE is a UML CASE Tool offering full OCL support both at the UML metamodel and model level.

    Powerful model browser, property sheet and diagram editor allow you to navigate the current UML model, view / modify the properties of a specified element, create new elements and Class and Use-Case diagrams.
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    SequenceDiagram.org

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Free Sequence Diagram Tool Online. Clean simple interface and fast client side processing. Works Online and Offline, Scripting and Drag and Drop.

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    Violet UML Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    UML Designer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    UML Designer provides a set of common diagrams to work with UML 2.5 models. The intent is to provide an easy way to make the transition from UML to domain specific modeling.

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