Discover the Benefits of Visual Paradigm

Everything your team need to effectively design software and manage projects – all wrapped up in an integrated environment.

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Visual Modeling

Powerful visual modeling tools that helps you build and manage your diagrams and model elements:

  • Drag-and-drop diagram editor
  • Support UML, BPMN, ArchiMate, DFD, ERD, SoaML, SysML, CMMN
  • Effective modeling tools such as elements reusability, diagram & element transformation, syntax validation, custom properties, etc
  • Many formatting options

Enterprise Architecture

Popular TOGAF software with an industry-unique TOGAF ADM lifecycle management tool. Used by the world's best-known enterprises.

  • Process navigation tool that walks you through the ADM phases.
  • Actionable steps – Perform the ADM activities within our ADM process tool, with guides and clear examples to follow – No learning required.
  • Wide range of ADM tools: ArchiMate, Capability Analysis tool, ADM deliverable tool (form)
  • Auto-generated TOGAF deliverable

Business Analysis & Design

End-to-end business tools that help you improve your business's efficiency and productivity.

  • Strategic Planning: Process management tool that helps you discover and define your business's strategic goals.
  • Process Design: Visualize business workflow with BPMN, document working procedure for activities and generate high-quality process reports.
  • Process Analysis: Study workflow with the process animation tool. Determine the best set up of resource with process simulation tool.
  • Process Reengineering: Reengineering process management tool that helps you document your plan, design new process, identify gap and monitor improvements (KPI).

Project Management

Achieve better results by managing your software projects with full-fledge of project management tools.


Agile & Scrum Development

Full set of agile backlog and process management tools that makes your agile projects more effective.

  • User story mapping:
    • Drag and drop story creation and arrangement.
    • Story estimation tool – Affinity table.
    • Sprint backlog management
  • Scrum Process Canvas:
  • Scrum Process Canvas that helps your team manage entire Scrum Project in one page including: all the Scrum roles, events and artifacts. Perform the activities right within the map. Generate Scrum reports in seconds.


Online Diagrams

Zero setup & configuration based on cloud technology for easy diagram creation and team collaboration. (* Online diagrams are currently not compatible with most of the UML Desktop Modeling Diagrams)

  • Convenient drag-and-drop diagram editors
  • 100+ diagram types, covering all kinds of business, technical and general diagrams.
  • 1000+ diagram templates to help you start quick.
  • Web-based – Works well in different web browsers, and in any platform
  • The best Visio alternative both in terms of features and pricing
  • Embed your diagrams into MS Documents and Presentations for display and quick editing

User Experience Design

Clarify stakeholders' needs with our powerful user experience tools.

  • Wireframe tool - Create wireframes to visualize screen flow and screen layout
  • Wireflow tool – Visualize the flow of wireframes as a flowchart.
  • Wireflow animation - Make your wireflow alive through the animation tool, which makes your presentation way more effective.
  • Prototyping tool: demonstrate and confirm your work.

Customer Experience Design

Discover improvement opportunities by performing a thorough studying of customer experience. A Customer Journey Map (CJM) helps you understand customers' behaviors, thoughts, and feelings throughout a customer journey, helping you develop business plans that base on customers' value.


Code & Database Engineering

Bridge the gap between system design and implementation, with our code and database engineering support.

Code engineering tools:


Database engineering tools:

  • Export database/DDL from ERD
  • Generate ERD from database/DDL

Process Map Designer

Plan and design business operations with our flexible 2D process map designer.

  • Matrix-style Process Map editor
  • Over 40 business & technical process templates
  • Unlimited rows and columns
  • Configurable data format: Text, List, Bullet, etc
  • Data visualization with charts

Team Collaboration

Let your team work concurrently, collaboratively and smoothly on same projects. Our cloud-based repository keeps your work securely on the cloud and makes it accessible anytime and anywhere.


Powerful Document Builder

Powerful Doc. Composer that enables you to build your report - Drag and drop model elements onto the document editor and that's it! Thousands of element templates are available, and you can even create your own and reuse it in every report.


Discover the Best Fit for Your Needs

  • Enterprise
  • Professional
  • Standard
  • Modeler
  • Community
UML diagram
SysML diagram
ER diagram (ERD)
Business Model Canvas New
Diagram templates & examples
BPMN diagram (business process mapping)
Data Flow Diagram (DFD)
Team collaboration (Cloud / On-premise)
  • Cloud workspace
  • Commit and update project
  • Branch and tag
  • Revision archiving - browse history and roll-back
Diagram review and commenting
Task management
Project glossary management
Textual analysis
EPC diagram (Event-Driven Process Chain)
Organization chart
Use case description
User Story
  • 3C's - Card, Confirmation, Conversation
  • Scenario editor
  • Story-based storyboard
  • Visualize story in diagram
UX wireframe
UX storyboard
High fidelity mockup tool
Code engineering
  • Generate / update code from UML
  • Generate UML from code
  • Round-trip engineering
Database engineering
  • Generate / update database from ERD
  • Generate ERD from database
  • Generate & reverse DDL
Hibernate (ORM)
Document generation
  • Doc. Composer
  • Project Publisher
Process Map Designer
  • Matrix-style Process Map editor
  • Over 40 business & technical process templates
  • Unlimited rows and columns
  • Configurable data format: Text, List, Bullet, etc
  • Mergeable cells
  • Use image in cells
  • Data visualization with charts
Analysis Canvas New
Mind mapping
  • Mind map diagram
  • Brainstorm diagram
SoaML diagram
Diagram animation
Advanced model management
  • Project referencing
  • Model transformation
  • Model Transitor
  • Shape Legend
  • Color Legend
  • Model Nicknamer
  • Diagrams comparison tool
  • Design pattern tool
RACI and CRUD chart
STEPS wizards
Impact analysis
  • Analysis diagram
  • Matrix tool
Scrum Process Canvas
  • One-page Scrum process canvas
  • Actionable work items
  • Prioritized product backlog with story map integration
  • Sprint backlog
  • Effort-estimated task list
  • Daily Scrum meeting records
  • Impediment log
  • Burndown chart
  • Scrum board
  • Sprint review and retrospective management
  • Iterative sprint data management
  • Release and deliverable management
  • Scrum team and stakeholder management
  • Project retrospective management
  • Automatic report generation and archiving
  • Integration with task management
Scrum Process Canvas customization Enhanced
Large-Scale Scrum Canvas New
  • Product backlog management
  • Sprint backlog management
  • Team management
  • Task management
  • User acceptance management
  • Daily scrum management
  • Impediment management
  • Sprint retrospective
  • Burndown chart
User Story Mapping & Agile tools Enhanced
  • User Story Map
  • Sprint backlog
  • Story estimation: Affinity Table
  • Burndown chart
  • Scrumboard
UX Wireflow
  • Path definition with component-based scenes
  • Path definition with wireframed scenes
  • Animated wireflow
UX prototyping tool
Visual REST API designer
  • Visual REST API designer
  • Generate Swagger / API blueprint formatted API
  • Generate API documentation
Quality Control Canvas New
On-Demand Model ETL
Customer Journey Map
Form builder New
PERT Chart
Breakdown Structure Chart
Cause and Effect diagram
Roadmap & implementation plan
Radar chart
Visual file cabinet
Business rule management
  • Decision table
  • Business rule grid
  • Fact model
CMMN diagram
Zachman Framework
BMM diagram
ArchiMate diagram
  • ArchiMate diagram
  • ArchiMate viewpoints
TOGAF ADM Guide-Through
  • TOGAF ADM cycle navigator
  • Actionable work items
  • Diagram and form-based artifacts
  • Automatic deliverable generation and archiving
TOGAF ADM Guide-Through customization Enhanced
Project Management Lifecycle Guide-Through
  • Project management lifecycle navigator
  • Four Process Schemes that Fits Different Project Complexity
  • Actionable work items
  • Diagram and form-based artifacts
  • Automatic deliverable generation and archiving
Strategic Planning Guide-Through
  • BMM process navigator
  • Actionable work items
  • Diagram and form-based artifacts
  • Automatic deliverable generation and archiving
Business Process Reengineering Canvas
  • One-page BPR process canvas
  • Actionable work items
  • As-is process modeling
  • To-be process modeling
  • Gap analysis
  • WBS - Structure reengineering works
  • Work package portfolio
  • Implementation plan
  • KPI & performance assessment
  • Reengineering team management
  • Automatic report generation and archiving
Business Process Reengr. Canvas customization Enhanced
Just-in-Time Process Map
  • Drag-and-Drop process map creator
  • Massive actionable work items
  • Deliverable composer
Just-in-Time process templates
Just-in-Time Process Map customization Enhanced
Enterprise Model Finder
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Diagramming tools

Visual Paradigm provides both more formal notation modeling and casual drawing capability. Diagrams under modeling categories such as UML, BPMN, etc. comes with a data model for further manipulation i.e. code engineering, syntax & consistency check, etc. Diagram under Casual drawing category provides 80+ types of diagrams charts and business graph which can be accessed in both desktop and cloud platform. Note that you must be online with internet access (or on-premises server installed for commercial editions) to enjoy the web compatible diagramming features below.

  • Enterprise
  • Professional
  • Standard
  • Modeler
  • Community
Software design tool
Enterprise Integration Patterns New
Business design tool
System context diagram New
Arrow diagram New
Problem flow diagram New
Information flow diagram New
Affinity diagram New
Interrelationship diagram New
Causal loop diagram New
Enterprise architecture diagram New
Value Stream Mapping
Dendrogram New
Flowchart maker
Flowchart
Swimlane flowchart
Cross-Functional flowchart New
SDL diagram New
Audit flowchart New
Accounting flowchart New
Organizational chart tool
Family tree New
Genogram New
Kinship diagram New
Quality control tool
Threat model New
TQM diagram New
Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) New
UX design tool
Site map diagram New
Material design wireframe New
Atlassian wireframe New
Wired UI diagram New
Fluent Design wireframe New
Floor plan designer
Floor plan maker
Seating chart tool New
Network diagram tool
Network diagram
Rack diagram
Cloud service architecture designer
AWS architecture diagram
Azure architecture diagram
Google Cloud Platform diagram
IBM Cloud architecture diagram
Alibaba Cloud architecture diagram
Huawei Cloud architecture diagram New
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure diagram
Tencent Cloud architecture diagram
Engineering diagram tool
Logic diagram
Circuit diagram
Wiring diagram
Process Flow Diagram (PFD)
Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)
Mind mapping tool
Concept map diagram New
Bubble diagram New
Strategic analysis tool
SWOT analysis
Value chain analysis
Competitor analysis
Root cause analysis
PEST analysis
Five Forces analysis
Four Corners analysis
Data visualization tool
Basic data visualization tools
  • Chart types: Column, line, pie, doughnut, bar, area
Advanced data visualization tools Enhanced
  • Chart types: Scatter, bubble, radar, pictorial, pyramid, funnel, gauge, radial, rose, heat map, tree map
Infographic maker
Infographic maker
Decision analysis tool
Influence diagram
Decision tree New
General diagram
Block diagram
Venn diagram
Timeline diagram New
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Some features work both on desktop and on web. Click for details.

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