yEd Graph Editor

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Download yEd 3.17.1

The current version is 3.17.1. To check your version, open the Help menu and choose About.

Download Notes
yEd for Windows yEd installer for 32-bit Windows Vista or later. Includes a suitable Java 8 JRE.
For 64-bit Windows installers, see "More yEd downloads..." below.
yEd for Mac OS X yEd installer for Mac OS X 10.8 or higher. Includes its own embedded Java 8 JRE.
yEd for Linux yEd installer script for 64-bit Linux systems (Intel/AMD architecture). Either chmod +x first, or execute using sh. Includes a suitable Java 8 JRE.
For installation on 32-bit Linux systems (Intel/AMD architecture), see "More yEd downloads..." below.
yEd (executable Jar) Zipped yEd Jar file. Requires an installed Java 8 or Java 9 JRE.

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Release Notes

The latest release of yEd Graph Editor is version 3.17.1

yEd 3.17.1 - Changes Since 3.17

New Features

  • Added new palette section for Systems Biology Graphical Notation (SBGN) glyphs. Additionally, added new arrow styles to support SBGN's 'catalysis' and 'necessary stimulation' arcs.

Improvements

  • Improved and corrected import support for the GraphML file format variants of our commercial yFiles diagramming libraries yFiles for Java 3.x, yFiles for JavaFX, yFiles.NET, yFiles WPF, and yFiles for HTML.
  • Improved the "Fit Node to Label" tool and the "Dynamically Adjust Node Size to Label Size" option with regards to resizing 'Entity with Attribute' nodes from the 'Entity Relationship' palette section and 'Class' nodes from the 'UML' palette section. [Q&A 7920], [Q&A 11651]

Bugfixes

  • Added fix for crashes when opening a load or save file dialog on Windows 10 with Creator's Update installed. [Q&A 10681]
  • Many bugfixes, great and small.

yEd 3.17 - Changes Since 3.16.2.1

New Features

  • Added import support for the GraphML file format variants of our commercial yFiles diagramming libraries yFiles for JavaFX (3.x version series) and yFiles for HTML (2.x version series).
  • The 'Find...' command and the 'Select Elements' tool now additionally support text matching using the full power of regular expressions.

Improvements

  • Improved and corrected import support for the GraphML file format variants of our commercial yFiles diagramming libraries yFiles for Java (3.x version series), yFiles for JavaFX (2.x version series), and yFiles for HTML (1.x version series).
  • The 'Apply' and 'Apply Type' commands from the Palette's context menu now also support converting normal nodes to open/closed group nodes and vice versa. [Q&A 10269]
  • The JREs that are installed by the Windows, Mac, and Linux installers have been updated to Java 1.8.0_121.

Bugfixes

  • Addressed a problem in the Excel import where importing spreadsheets with blanks/whitespace in sheet names failed. [Q&A 10230]
  • Many bugfixes, great and small.

Previous Releases

See the release notes of previous yEd versions.

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