Circos Alternatives

    Circos is described as 'software package for visualizing data and information. It visualizes data in a circular layout — this makes Circos ideal for exploring relationships between objects or positions'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Circos for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is D3.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Circos are Tableau (Paid), RAWGraphs (Free, Open Source), Plotly (Freemium, Open Source) and Highcharts (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. 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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    2. CanvasJS is an easy to use HTML5 and Javascript Charting library. It runs across devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Microsoft Surface, Desktops, etc.
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    3. ChartBlocks is an online software platform that lets you quickly and easily build embeddable, shareable charts. Build a chart in minutes in the easy to use chart designer, choosing from dozens of chart types and then customising it to your needs.
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      Marple is a time series data analysis platform for engineering teams. It has a free demo available at https://getmarple.io#demo.
    4. Datacopia brings you a visualization experience that's been designed from the ground up to take the pain out of making charts and graphs, so you spend less time manipulating spreadsheets, and more time understanding your data.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      26+ well-designed, themeable, responsive, modular, real-time and easy to use charts and 109+ maps.
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      Flexible, cross-platform and cross-browser JavaScript (HTML5) charting library that allows you to create interactive bar, pie, line, spline, area, Gantt, stock and other charts, maps and dashboards, with real-time updates and multi-level drill-downs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      dc.js is a JavaScript charting library with native Crossfilter support and allowing highly efficient exploration on large multi-dimensional dataset (inspired by Crossfilter 's demo). It leverages d3 engine to render charts in CSS friendly SVG format. Charts rendered using dc.
    5. A general purpose real-time charting library for building beautiful, smooth, and high performance visualizations.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
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      RGraph is a HTML5 canvas graph library.
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