Visual Paradigm Smart Development Environment 4.0 Released

Hong Kong - Dec. 4, 2006 - Visual Paradigm International Limited today announced the release of Smart Development Environment (SDE) 4.0.

Version 4.0 is a significant step in delivering on our vision to provide a scalable platform to work with a complex and huge model. New persistent architecture inside SDE 4.0 greatly improve speed and memory usage in handling middle to large scale project both in local and teamwork environment. A new module called Shape Editor is also introduced in version 4.0. Shape Editor is a completely new, highly intuitive shape creation and editing tool. Shape Editor enables creative professionals to quickly create, edit and reuse attractive shapes without training. Shapes designed in Shape Editor can be incorporated into all types of diagram through stencil pane.

Pricing and Availability

The SDE 4.0 will be available through the Visual Paradigm online shop and Visual Paradigm authorized resellers beginning today. SDE 4.0 is available in both single seat (developer based) license and floating license. Single seat license is available from US $99 (Modeler Edition) to US $1399 (Enterprise Edition) or US $118.5 to US $1678.5 with 1 year maintenance contract. Floating license is available from US $128.5 to US $1818.5 or US $154.0 to US $2182.0 with 1 year maintenance contract. Both minor and major version upgrade are covered by the maintenance contract.

Smart Development Environment

SDE offers seamless integration of UML modeling tool with all leading IDEs (Visual Studio®, Eclipse, Borland JBuilder®, NetBeans/Sun™ ONE, IntelliJ IDEA™, Oracle JDeveloper, BEA WebLogic Workshop™). SDE embeds itself into IDE to provide a unified modeling and development environment. SDE product home page is available at

Visual Paradigm International Limited

Visual Paradigm International Limited is a leading provider of software solutions that enable organizations to develop quality applications faster, better and cheaper. Visual Paradigm is dedicated to the continuing delivery of softwares, services, and partnerships to help customers to accurately transform systems requirement into quality software solutions, with minimum risk and maximum ROI. All Visual Paradigm products are designed and developed to remove complexity, improve productivity, and compress your software development time frames.

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