Cytoscape Alternatives

    Cytoscape is described as 'open source software platform for visualizing complex networks and integrating these with any type of attribute data. A lot of plugins are available for various kinds of problem domains, including bioinformatics, social network analysis, and semantic web' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cytoscape for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Gephi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cytoscape are Polinode (Paid), KeyLines Graph Visualization Toolkit (Paid), Linkurious (Paid) and Neoclipse (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 19, 2021

    1. Gephi is an open-source software for visualizing and analyzing large networks graphs. Gephi uses a 3D render engine to display graphs in real-time and speed up the exploration.
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    2. Polinode is a tool that makes it easy to perform powerful network analysis. You can either upload your own network data or use the integrated relationship-based survey tool to collect data for you before analyzing and visualizing your networks.
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    3. KeyLines is a JavaScript toolkit used by developers to build powerful network visualization applications, quickly.
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    4. Linkurious provides a graph visualization and analysis platform used for fraud detection, anti-money laundering, intelligence or cybersecurity. Easy to deploy and highly extensible, Linkurious Enterprise makes it easy to uncover insights hidden in complex connected data.
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    5. Neoclipse is a standalone workbench application to interact with Neo4j (database directory or server). It supports Cypher, index searches, visualisation, graph updates.
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    6. Table-based network visualizer. Tabnetviz generates network visualizations from node and edge properties provided in tables. The node and edge properties can be mapped to visual attributes in several ways.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Excel
      NodeXL is a free, open-source template for Microsoft® Excel® 2007 and 2010 that makes it easy to explore network graphs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Wandora is a general purpose information extraction, management and publishing application based on Topic Maps and Java.
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    7. TouchGraph is the producer of data visualization software TouchGraph Navigator 2. With TouchGraph Navigator 2, users can upload data and create "interactive network visualizations.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Pathomx is a workflow-based tool for the analysis and visualisation of experimental data. Initially created as a tool for metabolomic data analysis is has been extended and can now be used for any scientific and non-scientific data analysis.

      Discontinued

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