ySVG Extension Package

The ySVG extension package adds support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format to the yFiles for Java graph visualization library.

The current ySVG version is 2.5. Please refer to the release notes to learn more about the technical requirements and feature enhancements of this latest version.


  • An extensible SVG and SVGZ (Zip-compressed SVG) writer for yFiles Graph2D objects that makes it possible to add hyperlinks, rollover effects, and other useful features to the generated SVG diagrams. The demo section explains how to extend the SVG output process.
  • The possibility to define the appearance of nodes in SVG format using a specialized yFiles NodeRealizer.

Click on the image to see an SVG diagram generated with ySVG.

SVG Sample
Show SVG sample

Technical Requirements

ySVG 2.5 requires yFiles for Java 2.12 to 2.16 version series and JDK 1.6 (or higher)


The ySVG extension package is available free of charge. Please read and accept the license terms before downloading the extension package.

Download the latest version ySVG 2.5 for yFiles for Java 2.12 to 2.16 version series.

Please contact ysvg@yWorks.com for further information and/or bug reporting.