yWorks, a leading provider of diagramming components for Java, Adobe Flex, Microsoft Silverlight, and .NET applications, today updated their popular free product yEd. yEd is a powerful diagram editor that can be used to quickly create diagrams manually or import external data for analysis and auto-magically arrange even large data sets by just pressing a button.
Major new features:
- Extensive support for adding and editing custom symbol palettes.
- User-defined data of diagram elements can now be easily mapped to visual properties, enabling, for example, representation of status information by different colors.
- Convenient import of symbols directly from IconFinder icon search engine.
- Support for Entity Relationship diagrams and Crow's Foot notation.
Use yEd to quickly create flow charts, BPMN and UML diagrams, organization charts, mind maps, Entity Relationship diagrams, and many other kinds of diagrams, graphs, and networks. Choose from a wide range of highly sophisticated layout algorithms to automatically arrange diagrams in no time. An intuitive and visually appealing user interface makes creating diagrams fun. Once a diagram has been created, it's easy to save, print, or export it to popular formats like PDF, SWF, EMF, SVG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, or HTML image maps.
yEd is a free product available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. The software can be directly launched or downloaded from the yEd home page http://www.yworks.com/yed.
yWorks specializes in the development of professional software solutions that enable the clear visualization of diagrams and networks. yWorks has brought together efficient data structures, complex algorithms, and advanced techniques that provide excellent user interaction. Our yFiles product family offers high-quality diagramming for Java and .NET applications as well as for browser applications based on Adobe Flex, Micrososft Silverlight, or Ajax technology.