Average Ratings

4 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • yworks
  • www.yworks.com
  • Germany

About yEd

Graph editor for Excel or XML import, diagram creation, automated diagram element arrangement, graphics export in various formats.


yEd Features

  • Data Import / Export
  • Drag & Drop
  • Flowchart
  • For Developers
  • Mind Map
  • Multi-User Collaboration
  • Organizational Charting
  • Templates

yEd Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great for personal use

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I've used this nice little Java tool to draw the diagrams of my bachelor degree thesis, and I still use it sometimes at work. The styles and colors of the preset components are nice, choice is large enough but you won't spend days choosing. The alignment features are well laid out and intuitive, I've never had problems with finding the right "snap point".
Being Java it runs on any OS. Can export in PDF, SVG and raster formats.
An online version is available but I haven't had experience with it.

Cons: I've never managed to get anything good from the auto-arrange feature, it's probably worth only for massively imported data. It's not really a widespread program and although it uses a supposedly standard format, there's not much interoperability with other graphing tools (if you start drawing with this, you have to end with this).

yED is a tool that i have for years, it makes the creation of flowcharts and class diagrams so easy

Feb 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: yED is so easy to use, from a developer perspective. i use yED for the creation of flow charts and class diagrams for projects and

Cons: The software is abit easy to use from a developer perspective. However there are many non developers that create flowcharts. So maybe making a user friend interface will polish the app.

Overall: I can use this application to create flowcharts and diagrams

All you need to create great flowcharts, org-charts and the like. Completely free.

Mar 13, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: This piece of SW is dedicated to creating high quality flowcharts, org-charts, mind-maps and the likes with ease. You'd probably never ever need to pay for anything like Visio. Moreover, yEd is available for Win, MacOS, and Linux, and you can even run a live version from any suitable browser. And, being free, its performance/price ratio soars to infinity :).

Cons: yEd has a bit specific philosophy, including the user inetrface, but once you learn it, you make your charts in a snap.

Overall: Clean-cut, easy to prepare charts in our documentation

Capterra-loader

After 10 years, still my go-to tool for most technical diagrams

May 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Yed makes it simple to just start drafting relationships between entities in a drawing and worry about how to best order and present those at a later time.

The wide variety of options to arrange messy, complex diagrams seem overwhelming at first, but I have grown to love them. It makes it easy to produce good flow charts, ERDs, collaboration diagrams

Cons: I wish there was an option in Yed to easily make sequence diagrams similar to Web Sequence Diagrams.

Overall: Fulfilled 95 % of all my diagramming needs