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Cairo is described as 'software library used to provide a vector graphics-based, device-independent API for software developers. It is designed to provide primitives for 2-dimensional drawing across a number of different backends' and is a Vector Graphic app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cairo for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is D3.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cairo are p5.js, Processing.js, Paper.js and Raphaël.

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  1. D3.js icon

    D3.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    68 alternatives to D3.js 

    D3 allows you to bind arbitrary data to a Document Object Model (DOM), and then apply data-driven transformations to the document. For example, you can use D3 to generate an HTML table from an array of numbers.

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    p5.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    19 alternatives to p5.js 

    p5.js is a JavaScript library for creative coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, beginners, and anyone else! p5.js is free and open-source because we believe software, and the tools to learn it, should be accessible to...

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    Processing.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    34 alternatives to Processing.js 

    Processing.js is an open programming language, port of the Processing Visualization Language, for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets. Processing.

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    Discontinued

    The github repository is archived and no more maintained.The code will still be available in read-only mode, no releases will be pulled from any of the places it was distributed through, but the last version is, and will forever be, v1.6.6.

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    Paper.js

    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    18 alternatives to Paper.js 

    Paper.js is an open source vector graphics scripting framework that runs on top of the HTML5 Canvas. It offers a clean Scene Graph / Document Object Model and a lot of powerful functionality to create and work with vector graphics and bezier curves, all neatly wrapped up in a...

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    Raphaël

    37 alternatives to Raphaël 

    Raphaël is a small JavaScript library that should simplify your work with vector graphics on the web. If you want to create your own specific chart or image crop and rotate widget, for example, you can achieve it simply and easily with this library.

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    PlotDevice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Python
    2 alternatives to PlotDevice 

    PlotDevice is a Macintosh application that lets you write Python scripts to generate 2D graphics using simple drawing commands.

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  7. Anti-Grain Geometry

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    2 alternatives to Anti-Grain Geometry 

    Anti-Grain Geometry (AGG) is a high-quality 2D rendering library written in C++. It features anti-aliasing and sub-pixel resolution. It is not a graphics library, per se, but rather something to build a graphics library upon.

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    Snap.svg

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    7 alternatives to Snap.svg 

    Snap.svg is a brand new JavaScript library for working with SVG. Snap provides web developers with a clean, streamlined, intuitive, and powerful API for animating and manipulating both existing SVG content, and SVG content generated with Snap.

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    Aspose.Drawing for .NET

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    2 alternatives to Aspose.Drawing for .NET 

    The drawing engine supports rendering vector graphics (such as lines, curves, and figures) and text (in a variety of fonts, sizes, and styles) onto raster images in all commonly used graphics file formats. Can be used in web, mobile, desktop, cloud and IoT scenarios.

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    Skia

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    4 alternatives to Skia 

    Skia is an open source 2D graphics library which provides common APIs that work across a variety of hardware and software platforms. It serves as the graphics engine for Google Chrome and Chrome OS, Android, Mozilla Firefox and Firefox OS, and many other products.

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