Matplotlib Alternatives

    Matplotlib is described as 'matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Matplotlib for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is GeoGebra, which is free. Other great apps like Matplotlib are MATLAB (Paid), Plotly (Freemium, Open Source), Microsoft Mathematics (Free) and GnuPlot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 2021

    1. GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching. It has received several educational software awards in Europe and the USA. Apps: GeoGebra Graphing Calculator ...
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      GeoGebra is a GUI-based software. Matplotlib is a python package intended for use in Python.
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      MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Maintained by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages.
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      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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    2. Microsoft Mathematics is a desktop graphing calculator that can help you visualize and see mathematical concepts as you’ve never seen them before. Microsoft Mathematics includes ink handwriting support to recognize hand-written problems.

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.0, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. Gnuplot is a portable command-line driven interactive data and function plotting utility. It was originally intended as to allow scientists and students to visualize mathematical functions and data.
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      SciDAVis is a free application for Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization. It's an application aimed at data analysis and publication-quality plotting.
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      Graph is an open source application used to draw mathematical graphs in a coordinate system. Anyone who wants to draw graphs of functions will find this program useful. The program makes it very easy to visualize a function and paste it into another program.

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      latest version is 4.4.2 (2013)
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/graph/files/Graph/

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      LabPlot provides an easy way to create, manage and edit plots. It allows you to produce plots based on data from a spreadsheet or on data imported from external files. Plots can be exported to several pixmap and vector graphic formats.
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      Bokeh is a Python interactive visualization library that targets modern web browsers for presentation. Its goal is to provide elegant, concise construction of novel graphics in the style of D3.
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      Python(x,y) is a free scientific and engineering development software for numerical computations, data analysis and data visualization based on Python programming language, Qt graphical user interfaces and .

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      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.7.10.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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