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Msc-generator download for Linux

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This is the Linux app named Msc-generator whose latest release can be downloaded as Msc-generator-v7.1.msi. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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A tool to draw various charts from textual descriptions. Currently, three types of charts are supported: Message Sequence Charts, generic Graphs, and Block Diagrams, with more to be added in the future. There is a command-line version for Linux and Mac (replacing mscgen), which now sports a GUI, as well.

Msc-generator allows fine control over the appearance and has a rich feature set complete with detailed documentation. On Windows, you can embed the charts in a document or presentation and simply double-click it in Office to edit them. On Linux and the Mac, a command-line version is available, and a GUI, as well.

See the Wiki for detailed user and code documentation.

Gábor Németh has volunteered to maintain a debian package for Ubuntu. See install instructions on the Wiki.


  • Integrated with Office on Windows - double click an embedded chart to edit.
  • Linux and Mac GUI to work with charts easily. (NEW in 7.0)
  • Built-in editor with color syntax highlighting, smart-ident, auto-suggest and auto-complete.
  • Ubuntu package, use apt to install, GUI included.
  • Signalling charts: A rich syntax to describe arrows, boxes, comments and more.
  • Graphviz: Full support for graphs via the DOT language. Collapse/expand subgraphs, use styles and many other extensions.
  • Block Diagrams: Automatic layout and arrow routing
  • Doxygen, Sphinx, Msctexen integration via full compatibility with mscgen.
  • Full international support with UTF-8 and Windows Unicode files.
  • Export in PNG, PDF, SVG, EMF and EPS formats.
  • Embed chart text in PNG pictures.


Telecommunications Industry, Architects

User interface

Win32 (MS Windows), Command-line, GTK+

Programming Language

C++, Yacc, Flex


Documentation, Documentation, Visualization

This is an application that can also be fetched from https://sourceforge.net/projects/msc-generator/. It has been hosted in OnWorks in order to be run online in an easiest way from one of our free Operative Systems.