Archimate is an exciting modelling tool for Enterprise Architects. It’s a free, Open Source, multi-platform modelling tool based on Eclipse.
It is eextremely easy to install and use, it particularly useful to rapidly prototype a model when needed.
Most prominent features:
- Free and Open Source!
- Multi platform
- Easy to install and use
- Full support for Archimate 1.0 (Concepts, relationships, templates, definitions, etc.) (and 2.0 to be added very soon)
- Export and Import features
- Easy PDF, Word, etc. reporting with the help Jasper Reports
- Customizable formatting
- Dynamic Viewpoints
- Freeform modelling
- And lots lots more …
The project is also well and alive with frequent releases and features to come are highly promising (adding CDO for multi-user capability with locks, etc.)
So a huge thanks and applause to the contributors!! And visit their website and try out their software at :
Edit(20/02/2012): Archi 2.2 released wth support for Archimate 2.0.