Windows/Linux/OS X

ROS

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

Short for "Robot Operating System," ROS offers a set of open-source libraries for controlling robots. It includes device drivers, libraries, hardware abstraction and other capabilities. Operating System: Linux, OS X.

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ArgoUML

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

The self-proclaimed "leading open source UML modeling tool" supports all standard UML 1.4 diagrams and comes in 10 different languages. Because it's based on Java, it runs on any platform, and it can export diagrams in six different file formats.…

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Windows

StarUML

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

Designed as an alternative to Rational Rose and other commercial modeling tools, StarUML supports both the latest UML standards and Model Driven Architecture (MDA). It's very user-friendly and features a plug-in architecture. Operating System: Windows.

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Windows/Linux

Modelio

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

The code behind Modelio has actually been in development for more than 20 years, but parent company Modeliosoft just recently released it under an open source license. It offers a UML modeler, BPMN support, Java code generator, and support for XML, HTML…

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Windows/Linux/OS X

Dia

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

"Roughly inspired by Visio," Dia is perfect for creating org charts, network diagrams, flowcharts, and other simple diagrams. It saves diagrams in XML, or it can export to EPS, SVG, XFIG, WMF and PNG formats. Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix

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All (Java VM)

uEngine

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

The uEngine BPM suite includes three separate components: BPM Foundation with a process engine and modeling tool; the process portal with personalization, single sign-on, and dashboard capabilities; and the BP Analyzer with OLAP analyzing and charting…

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All (Java VM)

Archimedes

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

This Java-based CAD program for architects offers a simple interface and an extensible architecture. It's not as full-featured as some other CAD programs, but adequate for basic tasks. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.

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Windows/Linux/OS X

FreeCAD

  • Publish Date: 28-08-14

Aimed at mechanical engineers, product designers, architects and other types of engineers, Free-CAD offers 3D design capabilities and a 2D sketcher, and it can import and export most types of CAD files. In the future, the project hopes to add drawing…

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