How do I download PlantUML?

How do I download PlantUML?

How to install

  1. Download the VS Code.
  2. install the PlantUML 2.11.1 extension.
  3. install Graphviz extension by following point #4.
  4. Download the zip file for the Stable 2.38 Windows install packages if you have Win 10.
  5. Make sure the folder name is GraphViz.

How do I run PlantUML on a Mac?


  1. To install plantuml, run the following command in macOS terminal (Applications->Utilities->Terminal) sudo port install plantuml Copy.
  2. To see what files were installed by plantuml, run: port contents plantuml Copy.
  3. To later upgrade plantuml, run: sudo port selfupdate && sudo port upgrade plantuml Copy.

How do I get PlantUML in IntelliJ?

Generate PlantUML

  1. Select java source code, package, or jar file, right click, select ‘GeneratePlantUML’.
  2. The pop-up window contains ‘Name’, which you can specify the name of the generated file, ‘default.

How do I use PlantUML on Mac?

Is PlantUML free?

PlantUML is free and open source and will always be. So PlantUML can occasionally display sponsored or advertising messages. Those messages are usually generated on welcome or error images and never on fonctional diagrams.

How do I get PlantUML in Intellij?

Can IntelliJ create UML diagram?

IntelliJ IDEA generates a UML diagram for classes and their dependencies.

How do I run PlantUML in Vscode?


  1. Install the extension.
  2. Open a PlantUML file in Visual Studio Code editor.
  3. Right click on the PlantUML file and select “Preview current PlantUML code” . The diagram will open in a new tab.
  4. Shortcut keys: Click anywhere on the PlantUML file and use the following shortcut keys to view the PlantUML code:

Is PlantUML a programming language?

Using PlantUML, you can write a plain text description and it will give you a UML diagram. It’s not a programming language (no conditional/looping constructs), more of a declarative language like SQL. It’s built on top of the GraphViz tool, which uses the “DOT” language for specifying generic diagrams.