Create Flowchart Programmatically in Java

Create Flowchart Java

Flowcharts can be helpful to understand step-by-step algorithms to design the graphic representation of workflows and processes. In some scenarios, you may need to create flowcharts for problem-solving. This article covers how to create a flowchart diagram programmatically in Java.

Install Java API to Make Flowchart Diagram

You can make flowchart diagrams by using the Aspose.Diagram for Java API. It supports creating or editing Visio files in VSD, VSDX, and other supported formats. You can easily install the API by downloading the JAR file from the New Releases section, or using the following Maven specifications:


        <name>Aspose Java API</name>



Make Flowchart Programmatically in Java

You can make a flowchart for explaining the steps of a sequence. You need to follow the steps below to make flowcharts:

  1. Firstly, create schema for creating the diagram.
  2. Secondly, load a VSS file as master for adding shapes. using the Diagram class.
  3. Adding shapes and connectors from the schema.
  4. Set layout for the flowchart diagram.
  5. Finally, write the output file with flowchart in VSDX format using Save method.

The code sample below elaborates how to make a flowchart diagram programmatically in Java:

Sample Output Flowchart Preview

Flowchart Creator Maker Java

Moreover, you may like to download the input and output files to check this feature.

Get Free API License

You can evaluate all the features of the API without any limitations by requesting a free temporary license.


In conclusion, you have learned how to create or make flowcharts programmatically using Java. You can customize and change the direction or shapes of the flowchart as per your requirements. So you can easily embed this feature using the API calls from within your Java application. Moreover, you can visit the API documentation to check several other features of the API. You can ask any of your questions by reaching out at the forum.

See Also

Convert VSD/VSDX Visio Diagram File to PDF using Java