Free Gadfly Alternatives

    Gadfly is described as 'A versatile, concise library for data visualization in Julia. Modeled after Ggplot2'. There are five alternatives to Gadfly for various platforms. The most liked alternative is D3.js, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gadfly are Plotly (Freemium, Open Source), Matplotlib (Free, Open Source), Bokeh (Free, Open Source) and ggvis (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 20, 2016

    • D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
    • Plotly is the easiest way to graph and share data online. Open-source libraries for JavaScript (comparison with HighCharts at https://plot.
      • Freemium • Open Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS


    • matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Python
    • Bokeh is a python interactive visualization library that targets modern web browsers for presentation.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Online
    • ggvis is a data visualization package for R which lets you create rich interactive graphics that you can play with locally in Rstudio or in your browser, using a syntax similar in spirit to ggplot2.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online