Gist Alternatives

    Gist is described as 'Turn data into stories with data-driven applications'. There are six alternatives to Gist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and SaaS. The best alternative is Tableau. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try RAWGraphs or Plotly. Other great apps like Gist are Google Data Studio (Free), Google Charts (Free) and LightCat (Free).

    This page was last updated May 19, 2020

    1. Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
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    2. RAWGraphs is an open source app built with the goal of making the visualization of complex data easy for everyone. Born as tool for designers and vis geeks, RAWGraphs aims at providing a missing link between spreadsheets and vector graphics editors.


      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      Plotly is the easiest way to graph and share data online. Open-source libraries for JavaScript (comparison with HighCharts at https://plot.ly/highcharts-alternative/), Python, R, and MATLAB. $19 per month to host private charts and data.
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    3. Data visualization and business intelligence (BI) platform for aggregating, sharing, collaborating, and pulling insights from raw databases, as well as built-in connections to Google products.
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    4. The Google Charts is an extremely simple tool that lets you easily create a chart from some data and embed it in a webpage. You embed the data and formatting parameters in an HTTP request, and Google returns a PNG image of the chart.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Lightcat is the central Kanban board for all AB tests, independent of where they are being run.
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