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Updated Dia-0.97.2-7 DMG for OS X

The updated DMG fixes several XQuartz (X11) related problems. It's available from dia-installer.de/downloads/macosx.html

Dia is a popular open source diagramming solution, running on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Dia was downloaded more than 7.5 million times from Sourceforge.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2013-07-03 Labels: dia os x X11 XQuartz bugfix

Diashapes 0.3.0 released

A new Diashapes release is available from http://dia-installer.de/diashapes/.
The updated wizard is able to overwriting existing sheets and shapes, making e.g. the new Value Stream Mapping (Kanban board) shapes by Adam Černý available in case you have the previous set of Value Stream Mapping shapes installed.
Diashapes is a free tool to install additional Dia sheets and shapes from the Dia Shape Repository. The wizard is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Happy diagramming!

Posted by Steffen Macke 2013-06-14

Dia 0.97.2 released

A bugfix and maintenance release is loaded with many translation updates, 28 bug fixes and one new feature: More colors for SADT.
Grab your copy of Dia 0.97.2 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux from http://dia-installer.de

Posted by Steffen Macke 2012-01-07

Dia 0.97 released

Version 0.97 of the popular structured diagramming tool Dia has been released. The windows installer is available from:

http://dia-installer.de

In addition to many bug fixes, a number of new features is available:
An integrated UI is available with "dia --integrated". The Cairo renderer has been improved, including anti-aliasing and printing. A Find and Replace feature was added. Text editing... mode was improved. A custom lines plug-in was added. Shapes can have sub-shapes and default sizes. Start-up time and memory usage were reduced through delayed shape loading. Rotated text is supported. The DXF plug-in was improved. Dia supports EMF on Linux. Database table shapes were added. Grouped objects property handling was improved. Arrow bounding box calculations were improved. The "UML - Class" dialog fits on 800x600 screens. SWIG/C++ bindings were added.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2009-06-01

Dia 0.96.1-8 released

Dia for Windows is a popular general purpose diagramming software. It's downloaded approximately 60,000 times per month.

The latest Dia for Windows installer is available from

http://dia-installer.de

The release fixes several security issues by upgrading to FreeType 2.3.6.

All Dia for Windows users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the new version.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2008-06-17

Dia 0.96.1-7 released

Dia for Windows is a popular general purpose diagramming software. It's downloaded approximately 50,000 times per month.

The latest Dia for Windows installer is available from

http://dia-installer.de

It features several important bug fixes including
a security related issue (CVE-2007-2754). To overcome this problem, the update includes FreeType 2.3.5 from http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net. ... read more

Posted by Steffen Macke 2007-07-05

Dia 0.96.1-6 released

Dia for Windows is a popular general purpose diagramming software. It's downloaded approximately 50,000 times per month.

The latest Dia for Windows installer is available from

http://dia-installer.de

It features several important bug fixes including
a security related issue (update to FreeType 2.3.4). All Dia for Windows users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the new version.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2007-06-25

Dia for Windows featured on c't magazine DVD

Dia is a diagramming software similar to Visio.

The 14/2007 issue of the German c't computer
magazine features Dia for Windows on page 90.
The software is also included on the magazine's
DVD.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2007-06-25

New home: dia-installer.de

The Dia for Windows pages have a new homepage:

http://dia-installer.de

Posted by Steffen Macke 2007-04-17

GTK+ 2.8.18 released

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95-1 release contains several important bug fixes. Upgrading is strongly recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first.
The GTK+ 2.8.18 release fixes a crash bug with 16bit color displays:

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.18-setup-1.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-1.zip?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-06-14

Dia 0.95-1 released

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95-1 release contains several important bug fixes. Upgrading is strongly recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.15-setup.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-1.zip?download

In case you are experiencing problems, try to
switch your screen to 32bit colors or
use GTK+ 2.6:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.6.10-20050823-setup.zip?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-05-28

Dia 0.95 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95 release contains several bug fixes. Upgrading is recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.15-setup.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95.zip?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-04-23

Dia 0.95-pre7 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95-pre7 release contains several bug fixes. Upgrading is recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.15-setup.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-pre7.zip?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-04-04

Dia 0.95-pre4 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95-pre2 release contains several bug fixes. Upgrading is recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.13-setup.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-pre4.zip?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-03-09

Dia 0.95-pre2 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The 0.95-pre2 release contains 6 bug fixes. Upgrading is recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.9-setup-1.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-pre2.exe?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-02-26

Dia 0.95-pre1 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Windows.
The 0.95-pre1 release contains a multitude of
improvements and bug fixes. Upgrading is strongly
recommended.

Please install the GTK+ Runtime Environment first:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.8.9-setup-1.zip?download

Then install Dia for Windows:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/dia-installer/dia-setup-0.95-pre1.exe?download

Posted by Steffen Macke 2006-02-14

Dia for Windows 0.94 Release

Dia is a diagram drawing software similar to Visio.
The latest release includes several improvements and bug fixes. It is available from
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=16768&package_id=12881&release_id=262249

Posted by Steffen Macke 2004-12-31

Dia 0.92.2-1 for Windows released

Version 0.92.2-1 of the dia structured diagramming software for Windows has been released. It is
available from http://dia-installer.sourceforge.net.

This release fixes a bug where parented objects lost
all connections It also fixed crash bug that tried to
resize unresizable objects and connections.

The installer should now write a dia.bat file that
works properly on Windows 95/98/ME.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2003-11-02

0.92.1 Release of Dia for Windows

Brown Bag release. Fixes crashbug in the "Analog Clock" symbol, bug with pasting multiple lines of text.
Improved start menu shortcut.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2003-10-26

0.92 release of dia for Windows

Version 0.92 of the dia diagramming software has been released for Windows. This version features enhanced
export functionality, updated documentation and bug
fixes.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2003-10-21

dia Win32 0.92-pre1 released

Version 0.92-pre1 of the dia diagramming software has been released for Windows.

Changes include a manual in the HTML help format,
object parenting, the ability to toggle snap to grid from toolbar, improved printing and bug fixes.

Posted by Steffen Macke 2003-09-03