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Free UML Software Tool

Visual Paradigm Community - the Best #1 FREE UML Tool in the market!

Visual Paradigm Community Edition was launched since 2004 to provide a free UML software for sole non-commercial purpose, supporting users who was making their first steps in UML modeling, and who need a free and cross-platform UML modelling software for personal use, such as applying UML on student projects.

Why Visual Paradigm?

Visual Paradigm screen

Reason 1

UML modelling tool free for all sorts of non-commercial purpose. Supporting the 13 UML 2.x diagrams

Free UML Tool with 13 UML 2.x Diagrams Supported

We are adopted by over 1 Million installations around the globe, and is still growing. Many people are using the paid editions of Visual Paradigm to draw professional UML and ERD diagrams for system and database design & analysis, everyday.

Reason 2

Trust by IT professionals and large organizations

Many blue chip organizations, IT companies, consultants, universities, NGO and government units throughout the world have adopted Visual Paradigm (the paid editions). The figure below shows some of our paid customers.

Visual Paradigm Customers

Reason 3

High quality - Award-winning

We do not just trusted by the best-known enterprises world-wide, but also by the industry. Visual Paradigm is a multiple international awards winner.

Visual Paradigm Awards

Reason 4

The most widely-used modeling platform for academia

Most widely-used UML tool for academia, adopted by thousands of Universities and Colleges.

Schools Using Visual Paradigm

Reason 5

Huge collection of FREE learning resources (support by VP Community Circle)

Hundreds of UML and ERD diagram examples and templates

Hundreds of UML and ERD eaxamples ready for importing into Visual Paradigm for instant experiment or to get started with your own UML model. All for FREE.

Reason 6

Upgrade path to the commercial editions for wide spectrum of applications and possibilities

Easy upgrading for a huge set of additional features (say, BPMN and team collaboration support) and for commercial use, starting at $6 / month.

Packed features in Visual Paradigm

Reason 7

Active user forum to get helps and exchange ideas & Experiences

Support, share and exchange your ideas with other people in the Visual Paradigm's active user forum.

Visual Paradigm forum

Reason 8

Cross-Platform, user friendly, fast & responsive application

Visual Paradigm can run on different platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac. Its intuitive interface and powerful modeling features make modeling fast and easy!


Cross Platform UML software

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But even with all these benefits above, Visual Paradigm Community is free for all sorts of non-commercial use, since 2004, and for now & forever!