Data Visualisation Tools

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GeoCommons

A public community and set of tools to access, visualize and analyze data with compelling map visualizations.

GeoCommons

TYPE: Web Application & API

TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript, Ruby
LICENSE: Various

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Google Fusion Tables

A web application that makes it easy to host, manage, collaborate on, visualize, and publish data tables.

Google Fusion Tables

TYPE: Web Application & API
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript, Flash
LICENSE: Free to use

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Google Chart Tools

A collection of simple to use, customizable and free to use interactive charts and data tools.

Google Chart Tools

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: Free to use

LINKS

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Google Refine

A tool for working with data, cleaning it up, reformating it or extending it with web services.

Google Refine

TYPE: Desktop Application
TECHNOLOGY: Java
LICENSE: BSD

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Impure / Quadrigram

A visual programming language aimed to gather, process and visualize information.

Impure / Quadrigram

TYPE: Web Application
TECHNOLOGY: Flash
LICENSE: (Private Beta)

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Many Eyes

A web application to build, share and discuss graphic representation of user uploaded data.

Many Eyes

TYPE: Web Application
TECHNOLOGY: Java, Flash
LICENSE: Free to use

LINKS

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Tableau Public

A desktop application to build and post interactive graphs, dashboards, maps and tables to the web.

Tableau Public

TYPE: Desktop Application
TECHNOLOGY: Windows, JavaScript
LICENSE: Free to use

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Timeline

A tool to create timelines with data and media from different sources like Google Docs, Twitter, Flickr or Vimeo.

Timeline

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: GPL

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Gephi

A visualization and exploration platform for networks with dynamic and hierarchical graphs.

Gephi

TYPE: Desktop Application
TECHNOLOGY: Windows, Linux, MacOS X, Java
LICENSE: CDDL, GPL 3

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Miso Dataset

A client-side data transformation and management library to loade, parse, sorte, query & manipulate data.

Miso Dataset

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT, GPL 2

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Data.js

A data representation framework providing a uniform interface to domain data.

Data.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Dance.js

A simple data-driven visualization framework based on Data.js and Underscore.js

Dance.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Sigma.js

An open-source lightweight library to display interactively static and dynamic graphs.

Sigma.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Arbor.js

A library of force-directed layout algorithms plus abstractions for graph organization and refresh handling.

Arbor.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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D3.js

An small, flexible and efficient library to create and manipulate interactive documents based on data.

D3.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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Degrafa

A powerful declarative graphics framework for rich user interfaces, data visualizations and mapping.

Degrafa

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: Flash
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Envision.js

A library for creating fast, dynamic and interactive time series visualizations.

Envision.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit

A Javascript library that provides tools for creating interactive data visualizations for the web.

JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit

TYPE: Toolkit
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript, Python
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Leaflet

A lightweight JavaScript library for making tile-based interactive maps for desktop and mobile browsers.

Leaflet

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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MapBox

A web platform for hosting custom designed map tiles and a set of open source tools to produce them.

MapBox

TYPE: Platform
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: Various

LINKS

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Modest Maps

A display and interaction library for tile-based maps in Flash, JavaScript and Python.

Modest Maps

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript, Python, Processing, Flash, PHP, Cinder, OpenFrameworks
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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NodeBox

A desktop application that lets you create generative, static, animated or interactive visuals.

NodeBox

TYPE: Desktop Application
TECHNOLOGY: Python
LICENSE: GPL

LINKS

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Polymaps

A library for making dynamic, interactive maps with image- and vector-based tiles.

Polymaps

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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Prefuse

A set of software tools for creating rich interactive data visualizations in Java.

Prefuse

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: Java
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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Flare

A set of software tools for creating rich interactive data visualizations in ActionScript.

Flare

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: Flash
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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Processing

An open source programming language and environment to create images, animations, and interactions.

Processing

TYPE: Programming Language
TECHNOLOGY: Processing, Java
LICENSE: GPL

LINKS

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Processing.js

The sister project of Processing that makes projects work using web standards and without any plug-ins.

Processing.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

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Protovis

A library that composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots.

Protovis

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: BSD

LINKS

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R

A software environment for statistical computing and graphical techniques.

R

TYPE: Programming Language
TECHNOLOGY: R
LICENSE: GPL

LINKS

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Raphaël

A small library that simplifies working with vector graphics on the web.

Raphaël

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Rickshaw

A library for creating interactive time series graphs based on D3.js.

Rickshaw

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Tangle

A library that allow to interactively explore, play, and see the document update immediately.

Tangle

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Kartograph

A simple and lightweight framework for creating beautiful, interactive vector maps.

Kartograph

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: Python, JavaScript
LICENSE: AGPL

LINKS

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DataWrangler

An interactive web application for data cleaning and transformation.

DataWrangler

TYPE: Web Application
TECHNOLOGY: HTML
LICENSE: Free to use

LINKS

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Paper.js

A vector graphics scripting framework in a well designed, consistent and clean programming interface.

Paper.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Mr. Data Converter

A web application that converts Excel data into one of several web-friendly formats, including HTML, JSON and XML.

Mr. Data Converter

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Cubism.js

A library for creating interactive time series and horizon graphs based on D3.js

Cubism.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: Apache

LINKS

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Chroma.js

Interactive color space explorer that allows to preview a set of linear interpolated equidistant colors.

Chroma.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: GPL

LINKS

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ColorBrewer

A web tool for selecting colors for maps.

ColorBrewer

TYPE: Web Application & Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript, Flash
LICENSE: Apache

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Circos

A software package for visualizing data in a circular layout.

Circos

TYPE: Desktop Application
TECHNOLOGY: Perl
LICENSE: GPL

LINKS

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CartoDB

A web service for mapping, analyzing and building applications with data.

CartoDB

TYPE: Web Application
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: Commercial

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Recline.js

A simple but powerful library for building data applications in pure JavaScript and HTML.

Recline.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

LINKS

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Peity

Peity is a simple jQuery plugin that converts an element’s content into a simple mini pie, line or bar chart.

Recline.js

TYPE: Library
TECHNOLOGY: JavaScript
LICENSE: MIT

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