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Violet UML Editor Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Violet UML Editor for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is diagrams.net, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Violet UML Editor and 16 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Violet UML Editor are Pencil Project, PlantUML, Visual Paradigm and Axure RP.

Violet UML Editor 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 Violet UML Editor.
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  • 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....

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    diagrams.net

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Notion
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • PortableApps.com
    • Google Drive
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Google Slides
    • Google Drive - Sheets

    diagrams.net (previously draw.io) is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams. No login or registration are required and features include the ability to save locally (including SVG), a range of stencils, .

    ⚫︎ Works Offlinediagrams.net can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Support for Layersdiagrams.net supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modediagrams.net supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXdiagrams.net supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Example AWS diagram using draw.io
  2. Pencil is a standalone app that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features.

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    Discontinued

    The last release/commit was in October 2019.

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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.

    ⚫︎ 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.
  4. 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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    Axure RP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Sketch

    Axure RP is the leading tool for rapidly creating wireframes, prototypes and specifications for applications and web sites.

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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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    WireframeSketcher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Eclipse

    WireframeSketcher is a software tool that helps quickly create wireframes, mockups and prototypes for desktop, web and mobile applications. It comes both as a plug-in for any Eclipse-based IDE and a standalone version.

    ⚫︎ PortableWireframeSketcher can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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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    Use Case
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    ClickCharts

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Kindle Fire

    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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    Clickcharts Diagram and Flowchart Maker Main Screen
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    UMLGraph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • 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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