Subversion Integration

Astah integrates with Subversion letting you: Commit, Update, and Compare changes from Astah.
*This is a prototype, all features are minimum.


How to Install

  1. Download the Plug-in file by clicking the blue Download button at the top of this page.
  2. After the download is complete, drag the downloaded .jar file to an open instance of Astah. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm installation, choose [Yes].
  3. If the pop-up below opens, restart Astah.
    astah plugin menu
    The [Plugin] menu exists in Astah version 7.2 or later. If you are using v7.1 or earlier, read this FAQ.
  4. If you see the [Simple SVN operation] menu under [Tools], installation is complete.
    Astah Plug-in Subversion Integration

How to Use

  1. First you need to have a Subversion client. Add .asta files in the directory of your Subversion client manager.
  2. Launch Astah and open the .asta file.
  3. Go to [Tools] - [Simple SVN operation] - [Configuration] and enter required information for the subversion repository.
    Astah Plug-in Subversion Integration
  4. After modifying the models, go to [Tools] - [Simple SVN operation] - [Diff between the base revision], confirm the changes and click [Commit].
    Astah Plug-in Subversion Integration
  5. If the latest revision has been updated, clicking the [Update] button updates all the existing models in the currently-opened file. If any changes were made on the working copy, the [Merge] dialogue opens. Choose how you want to merge.

4 Things You Can Do With The Subversion Integration Plug-in

The Following operations in Subversion can be done via Astah.

  1. Commit
  2. Update
  3. Show differences between local file and the latest revision
  4. Show difference between local file and the base revision


  • You can only save one repository URL, logged-in user, and password.
  • Showing history and check-out abilities are not supported.
  • In order to use this Plug-in, you will need an SVN client (e.g.TortoiseSVN).
  • Only tested with Subversion 1.7.
  • This plug-in works with .asta files that are:
    • Committed and checked out in the Subversion repository or
    • Stored in the SVN directory where all commited files are