UMLet Alternatives for Mac

    UMLet is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is PlantUML, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to UMLet and 18 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to UMLet are Lucidchart (Freemium), Visual Paradigm (Paid), Umbrello (Free, Open Source) and StarUML (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 22, 2021

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


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Eclipse
      Graphical modelling open source UML2 tool based on Eclipse environment.
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    4. 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.
    5. Clickcharts flowchart software allows for easy drawing of diagrams and flowcharts to provide a way of organising and displaying data. Lay out your ideas, organisation and processes or create UML, Venn or mind map diagrams with this flow diagram maker.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      UMLGraph allows the declarative specification and drawing of UML class and sequence diagrams. The current features are part of an ongoing effort aiming to provide support for all types UML diagrams.
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