The Eclipse Visual Editor project is a platform for creating Visual classes and GUI builders within Eclipse. The project currently provides support for WYSIWYG editing of Swing/AWT and SWT/RCP user interfaces.

Originally developed as an Eclipse Project the Visual Editor project was discontinued and archived in June 2011. This project is a community based fork of the archived sources.

The archived source and website trees have been converted from CVS to Subversion. This code can be freely downloaded or browsed online using the 'Code' link above.

The VE releases are available for installation from the Eclipse Marketplace or using the Eclipse Update Manager.

Click on the Download button to download the most recent release for offline installation using the Eclipse Update Manager.

See the Wiki FAQ for more information about installation options.

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