In addition to extensive diagramming class libraries, yWorks also provides high-quality tools and applications that not only showcase the power of yFiles technology but also effectively can be used in software development and software documentation.


yEd is a powerful diagram editor that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality drawings of diagrams. Create your diagrams manually or import your external data for analysis and auto-magically arrange even large data sets by just pressing a button.
yEd is freely available and runs on all major operating systems.

The yFiles FLEX-based GraphMLViewer is a freely available viewer for GraphML files (that were created with yEd, for example).


You can use the free Graphity diagram editor to quickly and effectively generate drawings and to apply automatic layouts to diagrams and networks.
This Adobe® Flash® Player-based application runs in any browser.

yWorks Diagrams for Confluence

yWorks Diagrams for Confluence® is a powerful diagramming plugin for Atlassian Confluence.
It allows you to create and edit diagrams directly in your Atlassian Confluence wiki, and quickly and effectively generate high-quality drawings of them.


yGuard is a free Java bytecode obfuscator and shrinker. It is quite simply a 'must have' for any serious Java developer, providing outstanding integration with Ant and many IDEs.

yWorks UML Doclet

yWorks UML Doclet is a powerful Javadoc™ extension that adds UML diagrams and a number of other impressive features to the generation process of Java API documentation.