Visual Paradigm 6.4 (formerly VP-UML 6.4) Service Pack 1 Released

December 23, 2008 - Visual Paradigm International Limited announced today the release of Visual Paradigm 6.4 (formerly VP-UML 6.4) Service Pack 1, an award winning UML CASE Tool.

Visual Paradigm 6.4 (formerly VP-UML 6.4) SP1 introduces a number of new features and enhancements, which include:
  • Animate business process using Animacian
  • Import Rational Software Architect DNX file into Visual Paradigm
  • Import NetBeans 6.x UML Diagrams
  • Customizable Program Shortcuts
  • Reduce Diagram Space by Attracting Shapes using Magnet
  • Word Wrap Support
  • Transit Entity Relationship Diagrams from Conceptual to Logical, from Logical to Physical
  • Show / Hide Shapes by Stereotype
  • Creating Stereotyped Model Type Using Diagram Toolbar
  • Preview local and server changes before commit or update
  • Sharing Design Patterns with Team Members

Enhancements to Visual Paradigm 6.4 (formerly VP-UML 6.4) SP1 include:
  • Full Gang of Four (GOF) Design Pattern Support

Pricing and Availability

Visual Paradigm 6.4 (formerly VP-UML 6.4) SP1 is now available through the Visual Paradigm online shop ( and through Visual Paradigm authorized resellers ( Visual Paradigm (formerly VP-UML) is available under both single-seat (developer-based) and floating licenses. Single-seat licenses are available from US $99.00 for the Modeler Edition to US $1399.00 for the Enterprise Edition. Alternatively, these licenses can be purchased with a one-year software maintenance contract for prices starting from US $118.50 up to US $1678.50. A floating license is available from US $128.50 to US $1818.50, or US $154.00 to US $2182.00 including a one-year software maintenance contract. Both minor and major version upgrades are covered by the software maintenance contracts.

Visual Paradigm (formerly VP-UML)

Visual Paradigm (formerly VP-UML) is a UML tool. The tool is designed for a wide range of users including software engineers, system analysts, business analysts and system architects, or for anyone who is interested in reliably building large-scale software systems using an object-oriented approach. In addition, Visual Paradigm (formerly VP-UML) supports the latest standards of UML notation. The Visual Paradigm (formerly VP-UML) product home page is located on the Web 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 continually developing and delivering software, services and partnerships to help customers accurately transform their system requirements into high-quality software solutions, all with minimum risk and maximum return on investment. All Visual Paradigm products are designed and developed to remove complexity, improve productivity and compress customers' software development time frames.

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