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yEd Graph Editor



The yEd Graph Editor manual is a great resource for learning about the editor's diagram creation, automatic layout, data import, and diagram export features. It also contains a brief tutorial for your first steps with yEd.

You can access the manual both on the web, and from within yEd as integrated application help.
From the Help menu, simply choose Help to open the manual locally.


The yEd Q&A forum is the place to:

Video Tutorial

Our growing yEd videos page is the home for screencasts showing how to create, edit, layout, and analyze diagrams in yEd. Watch this space for additional videos coming soon.

Giving Feedback


We hope that you find yEd to be an invaluable tool. If so, please consider using the below buttons to spread the word and recommend it to your friends on Google+, Facebook, and Twitter.

We also invite you to blog about yEd, and to submit a positive review on alternativeto.net.

Problems and Errors

Please report any problem, error, or strange behavior you encounter in the yEd Q&A forum.

Be sure to include a short description with steps for reproducing the issue, along with your OS, Java, and yEd version numbers.