MetaEdit+ 5.5 SR1 released

MetaEdit+ 5.5 SR1 has been released. MetaEdit+ is aimed at expert developers who want to generate efficient, complete code directly from domain-specific models.

The new version is loaded with dozens of new features and hundreds of improvements, including:

  • Project level access rights
    • Read only models
    • Set editing rights based on users and projects
  • Access, search and filtering
    • Object Browser can show everywhere an element is used
    • Shift + "Expand All" button in Browsers opens tree to a specified depth
    • Keyboard string search supports trees and tables as well as lists
    • In keyboard search, Alt+Home/Down/Up/End finds first/next/previous/last
    • In multi-select lists, can (de)select multiple ranges with Ctrl (+Shift)
    • Compare window scrollbar highlights changed areas with color
    • Browser filters can contain multiple | OR and ^ AND-NOT subconditions
    • Allow multi-select in the lists of Component Selection Tools
  • Enhanced editors
    • Align menu for Diagram Editor
    • Optimized display of objects with many dynamic port connections
    • Drag multiple roles' endpoints simultaneously, e.g. in a Sequence Diagram
    • Table Editor shows multi-line texts with gray paragraph mark separators
  • Language and generator definition
    • Metrics per-type counts show which parts of metamodel are used most
    • Variables that persist for a session, can be used in MERL
    • Graph generators: OS command generation in MERL: _osCd, _osMkdir etc.
  • Support Linux, including latest kernels and Git/SVN versioning
  • Withstand network errors more robustly, particularly on Linux
  • Special licenses available for multiple users on cloud / RDS / terminal servers
  • Demo repository updated to latest versions of UML and BPMN

See the full list of changes that SR1 provides to MetaEdit+ 5.5. You can download the evaluation version of 5.5 SR1 at with full manuals, tutorials and examples.

Customers entitled to a free upgrade will be contacted directly by MetaCase. As always, both your models and modeling languages created with previous versions of MetaEdit+ will work in the new version too.