ECharts vs Highcharts: What are the differences?
ECharts and Highcharts belong to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by ECharts are:
- line graph
- bar graph
- scatter plot
On the other hand, Highcharts provides the following key features:
- It works in all modern mobile and desktop browsers including the iPhone/iPad and Internet Explorer from version 6
- Free for non-commercial
- One of the key features of Highcharts is that under any of the licenses, free or not, you are allowed to download the source code and make your own edits
ECharts and Highcharts are both open source tools. ECharts with 35.7K GitHub stars and 10.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Highcharts with 8.89K GitHub stars and 2.33K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Highcharts has a broader approval, being mentioned in 252 company stacks & 237 developers stacks; compared to ECharts, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.