XMI Import Plug-in

XMI Import Plug-in enables you to import Class Diagram information via XMI.


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

How to Use

  1. Create or open a project file, go to [Tools] - [XMI] - [Import XMI].
  2. Select xmi file from the file chooser and click [Import].
  3. "Import Completed" message appears if the load of XMI completes!


  • XMI version 2.1 and later is supported.
  • This loads model information only. Diagram and presentation information won't be imported.
  • Notations may appear differently when you import XMI that was exported by other tools.
  • Association end's visibility setting, TemplateBinding and Template Parameter won't be imported.
  • Attribute visibility isn't supported in Astah version 6.6.4.