What is it ...

Yet Another Database Designer - the goal of the project is to develop a tool for designing relational databases. YAD_Designer is based on the entity relationship model (see Chen et al.) and is targeted on the use in educational environments.

YAD_Designer supports the following components of entity relationship modeling:

You may export your entity relationship diagrams to various vector and bitmap formats. Conversion from entity relationship schema to relational schema will be added soon.

To give you an impression of how YAD_Designer looks like here is a screenshot of the current release preAlpha 0.3: