Free GnuPlot Alternatives

    The best free alternative to GnuPlot is GNU Octave, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GnuPlot and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to GnuPlot are GeoGebra (Free, Open Source), Matplotlib (Free, Open Source), Desmos (Free) and Microsoft Mathematics (Free).

    This page was last updated May 11, 2021

    1. With Grapher, you can graph equations and data sets and visualize the results on your Mac in real time. Grapher displays algebraic relations, both implicit and explicit, in 2D and 3D.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Interactive, free online graphing calculator from GeoGebra: graph functions, plot data, drag sliders, and much more!


    2. OmniGraphSketcher helps you make elegant and precise graphs in seconds, whether you have specific data to visualize or you just have a concept to explain.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued but open sourced @ https://github.com/graphsketcher/GraphSketcher

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Lybniz is a simple and very easy to use mathematical function graph plotter written in Python and GTK. Expressions are entered in Python syntax.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      KSEG is a free interactive geometry program for exploring Euclidean geometry. It runs on Unix-based platforms (according to users, it also compiles and runs on Mac OS X and should run on anything that Qt supports).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, v0.403, released in February 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GraphCalc is an all-in-one solution to everything from everyday arithmetic to statistical analysis, from betas to Booleans, from cubes to calculus, from decimals to derivatives.

      Discontinued

      The project was abandoned. Last version, 4.0.1, released on November 24, 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MagicPlot is cross-platform application for scientific and engineering plotting, non-linear and multipeak curve fitting and batch processing. MagicPlot produces high-quality plots and offers handy plot navigation. Project files have .mppz extention.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows S
      Dash Reports is a versatile and light weight reporting solution. It allows users and administrators to create a large range of reports driven by SQL databases.

      Discontinued

      Official site unavailable. Github page has no updates in 3 years
      https://github.com/danielajgrout/dashreports

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      JFreeChart is a free 100% Java chart library that makes it easy for developers to display professional quality charts in their applications.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Word
      WordMat is an add-on to Microsoft Word which creates a tab with math functionality. Part of the Math functionality is provided by other open-source applications like Maxima, GeoGebra, Graph and GnuPlot.
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