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yEd is an impressive model of what can be done with our class library yFiles for Java!

yEd Graph Editor

Downloads

Download yEd 3.18.2

The current version is 3.18.2. To check your version, open the Help menu and choose About.

DownloadNotes
yEd for WindowsyEd installer for 64-bit Windows Vista or later. Includes a suitable Java 10 JRE.
yEd for Mac OS XyEd installer for Mac OS X 10.10 or higher. Includes its own embedded Java 10 JRE.
yEd for LinuxyEd installer script for 64-bit Linux systems (Intel/AMD architecture). Either chmod +x first, or execute using sh. Includes a suitable Java 10 JRE.
yEd (executable Jar)Zipped yEd Jar file for 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. Requires an installed Java 8, 9, or 10 JRE.

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Release Notes

The latest release of yEd Graph Editor is version 3.18.2

yEd 3.18.2 - Changes Since 3.18.1.1

General

  • Added action for pasting images from the system clipboard into yEd's editor area.
  • Added context menus for copy/cut/paste operations to multi-line text fields.

Bugfixes

  • Fixed problems with printers that support several different print resolutions on Windows.
  • Added several print preview corrections.
  • Fixed color chooser alpha channel support for Java 9 and newer.
  • Many bugfixes and improvements in yEd's layout algorithms.

yEd 3.18.1.1 - Changes Since 3.18.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixed 'NoSuchMethodError: <init>' problems that prevented yEd from starting on some Windows machines.[Q&A 13631]
  • Many bugfixes in yEd's layout algorithms.

General

  • The JREs that come with the Windows, macOS, and Linux installers have been updated to Java 10.0.2.
    Additionally, Windows and Linux installers with embedded Java 8 runtime environments are available again for people experiencing problems with Java 10.

yEd 3.18.1 - Changes Since 3.18.0.2

General

  • The JREs that come with the Windows, macOS, and Linux installers have been updated to Java 10.0.1. Thus, the installer based versions of yEd require a 64-bit Windows/Linux operating system or Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) to run.
    The zipped yEd Jar file may still be run on 32-bit Windows/Linux operating systems and Mac OS X 10.8/10.9 with an installed Java 8 JRE.

New Features

  • Added new layout algorithm for Systems Biology Graphical Notation (SBGN) diagrams.

Improvements

  • Added support for display scaling on Windows operating systems.

Bugfixes

  • Addressed issues that could happen with the platform-native file chooser dialog on macOS and Linux.
  • Many bugfixes, great and small.

yEd 3.18.0.2 - Changes Since 3.18.0.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixed an exception that happened when calling the Tree Map layout algorithm on an empty graph.

yEd 3.18.0.1 - Changes Since 3.18

Bugfixes

  • Addressed issues that could happen with the platform-native file chooser dialog on macOS and Linux.

yEd 3.18 - Changes Since 3.17.2

New Features

  • Added new Tree Map layout algorithm that makes it easy to generate tree maps.

Improvements

  • Many improvements of the One-Click Layout.
  • yEd now uses the platform-native file chooser dialog on Windows, macOS, and Linux to improve the platform-specific user experience.
  • The JREs that are installed by the Windows, macOS, and Linux installers have been updated to Java 1.8.0_162.

Bugfixes

  • Many bugfixes, great and small.

Previous Releases

See the release notes of previous yEd versions.

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