yEd Graph Editor
is a desktop application for creating diagrams. By yWorks, it offers a compendium of features and some of which are detailed below.
Creating diagrams can be done easily with yEd Graph Editor
. It is offering ready-to-use diagram elements to help users in the process such as shape nodes and edge types, UML elements, group nodes, and more. Data is clearly displayed on an intuitive user interface allowing several actions (clipboard operation, keyboard shortcuts, etc.). For complex data sets, yEd Graph Editor
provides a function for the layout. At the same time, it also offers other layouts such as Hierarchical, Orthogonal, Organic, Circular, Tree, Radial, UML-style Orthogonal and domain-specific layout algorithms to arrange elements. Importing documents to yEd Graph Editor
can be performed easily. Indeed, users can import data from GraphML, Excel XLS spreadsheets, GEDCOM, GML and XML through an XSLT style sheet. Once the graph created, it can be exported into the following formats that is to say PDF, SWF, SVG, JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG as well as HTML image maps and the Encapsulated PostScript or EPS.
- yEd Graph Editor is powerful and practical.
- The interface allows a better handling of the application.