XMI Export Plug-in

Export XMI From Astah!


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 [Export XMI] option under [Tools], that means your installation is complete!

How to Use

  1. Open a file and go to [Tools] - [Export XMI] and select [UML] or [CMOF].
  2. Choose a location for the XMI file to be exported to and then select [Save].


Exportable Models
  • Packages, Subsystem (Subsystems will be exported as Packages), Classes, Interfaces, Attributes, Operations, Association Classes, Notes which are connected with models, Associations, Dependencies, Generalizations, Realizations and Usages will be exported.
  • Stereotypes and Qualifiers will not be exported.
  • When exporting in CMOF format, following models would be converted to comply with the constraints of CMOF 2.4.1's.
    • Visibilities of properties would be public
    • "Aggregate" Association End's would be Composite (Shared)