amCharts vs Highcharts vs Plotly.js

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amCharts

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Highcharts

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Plotly.js

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Pros of amCharts
Pros of Highcharts
Pros of Plotly.js
  • 14
    Mock-up tools
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    Each element can be Customized
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    Low learning curve and powerful
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    Multiple chart types such as pie, bar, line and others
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    Responsive charts
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    Handles everything you throw at it
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    Extremely easy-to-parse documentation
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    Easy to customize color scheme and palettes
  • 4
    Built-in export chart as-is to image file
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    Bindings to popular languages like Python, Node, R, etc
  • 10
    Integrated zoom and filter-out tools in charts and maps
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    Great support for complex and multiple axes
  • 8
    Powerful out-of-the-box featureset
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    Beautiful visualizations
  • 4
    Active user base
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    Webgl chart types are extremely performant
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    Impressive support for webgl 3D charts
  • 3
    Charts are easy to share with a cloud account
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    Interactive charts
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    Publication quality image export
  • 2
    Easy to use online editor for creating plotly.js charts

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Cons of amCharts
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      Expensive
    • 15
      Terrible document

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    What is amCharts?

    amCharts is an advanced charting library that will suit any data visualization need. Our charting solution include Column, Bar, Line, Area, Step, Step without risers, Smoothed line, Candlestick, OHLC, Pie/Donut, Radar/ Polar, XY/Scatter/Bubble, Bullet, Funnel/Pyramid charts as well as Gauges.

    What is Highcharts?

    Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie, scatter, angular gauges, arearange, areasplinerange, columnrange, bubble, box plot, error bars, funnel, waterfall and polar chart types.

    What is Plotly.js?

    It is a standalone Javascript data visualization library, and it also powers the Python and R modules named plotly in those respective ecosystems (referred to as Plotly.py and Plotly.R). It can be used to produce dozens of chart types and visualizations, including statistical charts, 3D graphs, scientific charts, SVG and tile maps, financial charts and more.

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    What are some alternatives to amCharts, Highcharts, and Plotly.js?
    D3.js
    It is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. Emphasises on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework.
    Google Charts
    It is an interactive Web service that creates graphical charts from user-supplied information. The user supplies data and a formatting specification expressed in JavaScript embedded in a Web page; in response the service sends an image of the chart.
    FusionCharts
    It is the most comprehensive JavaScript charting library, with over 100+ charts and 2000+ maps. Integrated with all popular JavaScript frameworks and server-side programming languages. Create interactive JavaScript charts for your web and enterprise applications.
    ECharts
    It is an open source visualization library implemented in JavaScript, runs smoothly on PCs and mobile devices, and is compatible with most current browsers.
    Victory
    A collection of composable React components for building interactive data visualizations.
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