Violet UML Editor

0.20.0 GPL: GNU Public License
3.7/5 19
Violet UML Editor is a powerfull modeling software and easy to use.




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.

It draws nice-looking
- use case diagrams
- class diagrams
- object diagrams
- state diagrams
- activity diagrams
- sequence diagrams

Flexible launch

Run Violet as you want it! Violet could be started as :
- a single application,
- an applet,
- via Java Web Start,
- an Eclipse plugin
Editor features
- can open multiple documents
- supports direct links between diagrams
- nice drawing with automatic grid snap
- zoom in / zoom out
- undo / redo
- cut/copy/paste
- multiple diagram elements select and drag’n drop
- supports diagram tool change with mouse scroll button
- maximum drawing space by hiding tools bar
- xml file format
- copy diagram image to clipboard so you can paste it in your word processor
- export diagram image to file
- printing
- restores workspace on startup with opened documents
- translated into English and French
- (ONLY for Eclipse plugin) drag’n’drop existing class files or Violet files into your class or sequence diagram
- (ONLY for Eclipse plugin) compliant with local history so you can restore previous document releases
- (NOT FOR Eclipse plugin) provided with nice looking look and feel and compliant with other standard look and feels
Unsupported features

Here are some of the features that industrial-strength UML programs have and that Violet does not have:
- code generation. Violet does not generate any source code from UML diagrams.
- reverse engineering. Violet does not generate UML diagrams from source code (Except for class diagrams with Eclipse)
- semantic checking of models. You can use Violet to draw contradictory diagrams
- XMI export or import. Violet does not generate files that can be imported into other UML tools, nor can it read model files from other tools
Last updated on August 11th, 2007
Violet UML Editor

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