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Open Source Plotly Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Plotly is RAWGraphs. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Plotly and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Plotly are D3.js, Matplotlib, Bokeh and Vis.js.

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  1. RAWGraphs icon

    RAWGraphs

    • FreeOpen Source
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    65 alternatives to RAWGraphs 

    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.

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    1.  Gantt-chartsRAWGraphs allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    2.  Works OfflineRAWGraphs can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    D3.js

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    68 alternatives to D3.js 

    D3 allows you to bind arbitrary data to a Document Object Model (DOM), and then apply data-driven transformations to the document. For example, you can use D3 to generate an HTML table from an array of numbers.

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    D3.js vs Plotly opinions
    This alternative is disputed. D3.js is still a legitimate alternative to Plotly, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    D3 is a library (D3.js) whilte Plotly is an end-user online service,

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    Plotly is a charting library, D3 is a coding library

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    plotly is a web service that black-boxes d3.js & does not require coding to use, though it does work better if you code

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    D3 is too low level to be compared to Plotly

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    Matplotlib

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    38 alternatives to Matplotlib 

    matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. matplotlib can be used in python scripts, the python and ipython shell (ala MATLAB®* or Mathematica®†)...

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    1.  Support for LaTeXMatplotlib supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  4. Bokeh icon

    Bokeh

    • FreeOpen Source
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    53 alternatives to Bokeh 

    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.js, but also deliver this capability with high-performance interactivity over very...

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    Most users think Bokeh is a great alternative to Plotly.
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    Vis.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    57 alternatives to Vis.js 

    vis.js is a dynamic, browser based visualization library. The library is designed to be easy to use, to handle large amounts of dynamic data, and to enable manipulation of and interaction with the data.

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    Gist

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    12 alternatives to Gist 

    Use Gist to create simple, beautiful data applications that enable individuals and teams to explore datasets, extract knowledge, and share insights.

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  7. C3.js

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    D3-based reusable chart library that enables deeper integration of charts into web applications

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    NVD3

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    54 alternatives to NVD3 

    This project is an attempt to build re-usable charts and chart components for d3.js without taking away the power that d3.js gives you. This is a very young collection of components, with the goal of keeping these components very customizeable, staying away from your standard...

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    DIVE by MIT Media Lab

    19 alternatives to DIVE by MIT Media Lab 

    DIVE is a web-based data exploration system that lets non-technical users create stories from their data within minutes, without writing code. Features include semantic data ingestion, recommendation-based visualization and analysis, and dynamic story sharing — all combined into...

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    Discontinued

    DIVE was active from January 2015 to August 2019

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    PykCharts.js

    • FreeOpen Source
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    40 alternatives to PykCharts.js 

    26+ well-designed, themeable, responsive, modular, real-time and easy to use charts and 109+ maps.

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