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Open Source Tableau Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Tableau is Apache Superset. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Tableau and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Tableau are Grafana, RAWGraphs, Metabase and Talend.

Tableau alternatives are mainly Business Intelligence Tools but may also be Spreadsheet Apps or Web Analytics Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Tableau.
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  1. Apache Superset icon

    Apache Superset

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker

    modern, enterprise-ready business intelligence web application.

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    Most users think Apache Superset is a great alternative to Tableau.
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    Grafana

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    Grafana provides a powerful and elegant way to create, explore, and share dashboards and data with your team and the world.

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    RAWGraphs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    Some users think RAWGraphs is a great alternative to Tableau, some don't.
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    Metabase

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Heroku
    • Cloudron
    • Docker

    Metabase is a simple and powerful analytics tool which lets anyone learn and make decisions from their company’s data. No technical knowledge required! We hope you love it.

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    Metabase vs Tableau opinions
    Some users think Metabase is a great alternative to Tableau, some don't.

    Can not connect to Excel files, no map visualizations

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    Talend

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Talend leverages the open source model to make data integration available to all types of organizations, regardless of their size, level of expertise or budgetary constraints. Talend’s solutions connect to all source and target systems and they can be downloaded at no cost.

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    LinceBI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The most complete OpenSource Bussines Intelligence platform including BI Portal, Reports, OLAP Analysis, Dashboards and Scorecards

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    Redash

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Redash helps you make sense of your data. Connect and query your data sources, build dashboards to visualize data and share them with your company.

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    This alternative is disputed. Redash is still a legitimate alternative to Tableau, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Plotly

    • 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.

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    Plotly vs Tableau opinions
    Some users think Plotly is a great alternative to Tableau, some don't.

    Plotly is library for javascript

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    Tableau is much more sophisticated and offers unparalleled ease of use.

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    Quality and type of visualizations is too different.

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    Gist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    Cube.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Cube.js is an analytics layer for modern applications. It supplies building blocks to add analytics features into any application you create. Cube.js is designed to work with large-scale data sets and implements various optimization techniques.

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