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Why EdrawMax to Create Your UML Diagrams?

UML diagrams for every need

Visual representation: UML diagrams help to represent design, architecture, and visual implementation of software systems.

Plan before programming: With UML diagrams, you can plan new features and demonstrate the basic flows and tasks within your system before you start programming.

Easy programming: UML is a standard model language that can be used in different programming languages, easy for programmers and software developers to work on.

for every need

Creating UML diagrams is a breeze

14 types of UML diagrams: With more than 200 UML diagram templates, you’ll find the right diagram for your needs, plus they are all ready-to-use.

Drag-and-drop symbols: EdrawMax has easy-to-edit UML diagram symbols to let you create your UML diagrams with ease! The simple drag-and-drop interface allows you to add UML symbols freely onto your canvas.

Express your style: EdrawMax has an auto-formatting functionality to help you style your UML diagrams automatically. That way, you can just let your imagination flow and find the best way to create the information you want to show.

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Collaborate and share with team on the fly

Work as a team: Save and manage team files in the cloud and build group projects with setting file sharing permission. With this functionality, you can better manage your team when collaborating on a project.

Multi-file support: EdrawMax supports various exporting file types like Visio, PDF, JPG, PNG and SVG, to help share your files with your team, even if the other person does not have EdrawMax.

Version history: To help revise and review, EdrawMax has the version history that allows you to revert to each iteration. This way, you can go back and retake some steps if you need.


Present and preview without any complexity

Full-screen: By clicking F5, you can easily have your presentation in full-screen, directly from EdrawMax.

Presentation slides: By selecting any part of your diagram, you can create slides for a presentation that you might need. It has never been easier to make your presentation from your notes.


More Features Of UML Diagram Tool

Visio files import and export
Customized fonts and shapes
Insert images and attachments
Infinitive canvas
Various color theme
File encryption and file backup

I came across EdrawMax while looking for a UML diagram tool. EdrawMax fulfilled all of my diagram needs and more. It comes equipped with all of the necessary UML symbols and notation required, making creating diagrams extremely easy. As a software engineer, diagrams can be complicated, so having a diagram tool that simplifies this process is most welcome. EdrawMax comes with a whole host of UML diagram templates, all of which are customizable, eliminating the need for you to start from scratch. This is a highly intuitive diagram tool that I’d recommend to any software engineer.

I was pleasantly surprised by the large number of templates that EdrawMax comes installed with for almost any diagram type, from org charts to UML diagrams. Sometimes getting started is the hardest part, and all of the templates on offer in EdrawMax make it incredibly easy to do so. Its user-friendliness makes it a perfect tool for students to master and create some truly amazing things on it!

EdrawMax has simplified my work through its wide array of symbols, notations and templates. Through a simple search, drag and drop I am able to create informative diagrams far quicker than other similar pieces of software. My productivity has definitely increased since adopting this tool.

How to Make a UML Diagram?

Edraw UML Diagram Templates

UML Class Diagram Example
UML Class Diagram Example
A UML Class Diagram depicts the relationships elements have within a system in static form.
UML Diagram Example
UML Diagram Example
UML Diagrams are a standard method in software engineering of illustrating a system’s design.
Java UML Diagram Example
Java UML Diagram Example
Java UML Class DIagrams illustrate the relationships among the classes that form a Java application.
UML Activity Diagram Example
UML Activity Diagram Example
A UML Activity Diagram visualises a system’s design, in particular its dynamic aspects.
UML Use Case Diagram Example
UML Use Case Diagram Example
The interactions between an actor and a system can be shown on UML Use Case Diagrams.
UML State Diagram Example
UML State Diagram Example
A UML State Diagram shows the conditions of a system at a given period of time.

UML Diagram FAQs

There are 14 types of UML diagrams to standardize software solutions, modify software design, and visualize software systems.
You can find UML diagram symbols by searching "UML" in the symbol libraries. Alternatively, open the pre-defined symbol library and look for "UML Modeling." You will see all the subcategories of UML diagram symbols.
You can create a UML diagram from scratch by dragging and dropping symbols from the libraries. All the UML diagram symbols in EdrawMax are industry-standard and catered to different UML diagram types.
Except for the pre-made UML diagram templates in EdrawMax, you can download and customize UML diagram templates from our Template Community. All the published UML diagram templates are free to use for Edrawers.
YES! It is free to create the 14 types of UML diagrams in EdrawMax. There are free templates and symbols for making UML diagrams. Just download it and try EdrawMax now. You will love it right now.

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