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Last Update:

07 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • yWorks


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3.22 | Updated: 07 Apr 2022



Downloads of v 3.22:



Software Author(s):

  • yWorks

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yEd 3.22

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install yEd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade yEd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall yEd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade yed -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade yed -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install yed
    name: yed
    version: '3.22'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'yed' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.22'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller yed
    Name     = "yed"
    Version  = "3.22"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'yed':
  ensure   => '3.22',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 07 Apr 2022.


yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button. yEd is freely available and runs on all major platforms: Windows, Unix/Linux, and Mac OS X.


Package parameters

  • /NoShortcut - Do not create desktop shortcut
  • /NoStartMenu - Do not create start menu shortcut
  • /Associate - Associate files with yed


  • Only the last version works.

yed screenshot

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
rm $toolsDir\yed-* -Recurse -ea 0

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'yed'
  url            = ''
  url64bit       = ''
  checksum       = 'd40cb5ef10695809f5fc890891c48bcc84bf9ccf5a150612e67eabe327e1e8a5'
  checksum64     = 'd40cb5ef10695809f5fc890891c48bcc84bf9ccf5a150612e67eabe327e1e8a5'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  unzipLocation  = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
$yedDir = gi $toolsDir\yed-* | sort CreationTime -Descending | select -First 1 -Expand Fullname

Update-SessionEnvironment   #java might be installed
$javaw_path = gcm javaw | % { $_.Path }
if (!$javaw_path) { throw "javaw is not on the PATH" }

$cmdPath = "$toolsDir\yed.cmd"
"start javaw -jar ""$yedDir\yed.jar"" %1" | out-file $cmdPath -Encoding ascii
#Install-BinFile yed $cmdPath

# Shortcut parameters
$sparams = @{
    ShortcutFilePath = "$toolsDir\yed.lnk"
    TargetPath       = $javaw_path
    Arguments        = "-jar ""$yedDir\yed.jar"""
    IconLocation     = "$yedDir\icons\yed.ico"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut @sparams

Register-Application "$toolsDir\yed.lnk" yed
Write-Host "Application registered as yed"

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
if ( !$pp.NoShortcut ) {
    Write-Host "Creating desktop shortcut"
    $sparams.ShortcutFilePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Desktop\yed.lnk"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut @sparams

if ( !$pp.NoStartMenu ) {
    Write-Host "Creating Start menu shortcut"
    $sparams.ShortcutFilePath = "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\yed.lnk"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut @sparams

if ( $pp.Associate ) {
    ".graphml", ".graphmlz", ".ygf", ".gml", ".xgml", ".tgf", ".ged" | % {
        "Associating $_"
        Install-ChocolateyFileAssociation -Extension $_ -Executable $cmdPath

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
yEd 3740 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Approved
yEd 3.21.1 4085 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Approved
yEd 3.21 799 Saturday, March 13, 2021 Approved
yEd 3.20.1 4338 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Approved
yEd 3.20 4719 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Approved
yEd 16663 Thursday, October 31, 2019 Approved
yEd 3.19.1 2927 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Approved
yEd 3084 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Approved
yEd 3.19 23830 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Approved

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