yEd Graph Editor

yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button.

Download yEd
Launch yEd Web Start

yEd is freely available and runs on all major platforms: Windows, Unix/Linux, and Mac OS X.
The latest release is version 3.12.2

Key Features

Import your own data from an
Excel® spreadsheet (.xls) or XML
Create diagrams with ease
via an intuitive user interface.
Automatically arrange
your diagram elements.
Export bitmap and vector graphics

yEd in 90 seconds

Supported Diagrams

BPMN Diagrams
Family Trees
Semantic Networks
Social Networks
UML Class Diagrams

yEd supports a wide variety of diagram types. In addition to the above illustrated types, yEd also supports organization charts, mind maps, swimlane diagrams, Entity Relationship diagrams, and many more.

Support Resources

The yEd online support resources include the yEd Graph Editor manual and the yEd forum where you can give us feedback.