20+ Beautiful Visualization Libraries: Charts and Diagrams

by in Toolkits on 14th Feb 2013 · Comments

In the past few years, there has been huge progress in the field of web design and development. Today, we present some website data in statistical charts or diagrams that seem very effective, colorful and beautiful. Furthermore, presenting data in such a way provides complete and comprehensive information to the users and makes them understand it easily.

We have previously published a post about Charts and Diagrams Libraries and that was greatly appreciated by our readers.

20 Beautiful Visualization Libraries: Charts and Diagrams

Today, we are showcasing another 20 useful and beautiful visualization libraries: Charts and Diagrams. With these colorful and latest charts and diagrams, users can easily find out the percentage of increase or decrease of their traffic or sales data directly.

Beautiful Visualization Libraries: Charts and Diagrams

FusionCharts
Enterprise-grade JavaScript (HTML5) charts that bring the same unified experience across devices and browsers (including IE 6, 7 and 8) that most components don't support. FusionCharts Suite XT has 90+ chart types and 965 maps, and it takes all of 15 minutes to create a chart. It comes with rich reporting features like clickable legend keys, in-built drill-down, export to PNG/JPEG/PDF, tooltips and visual data editing. They also have a jQuery charting plugin. They also have a list for comparison of JavaScript/HTML5 charting libraries on the market.

FusionCharts

InfoVis
The JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit provides tools for creating Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web.

InfoVis

ChartGo
Create a graph online quickly. Create bar graphs, line graphs or pie charts. Simply choose your settings, paste your data in the Chart data area and hit the create button.

ChartGo

AwesomeChartJS
AwesomeChartJS is a simple Javascript library that can be used to create charts based on the HTML 5 canvas element. The main goal during development was to pick some defaults in order to let the user create simple charts quickly with just a couple of lines of code. One can create in almost no time bar, pie, doughnut and Pareto charts.

AwesomeChartJS

Arborjs
A graph visualization library using web workers and jQuery

Arborjs

HumbleFinance
HumbleFinance is an HTML5 data visualization tool written as a demonstration of interactive graphing in HTML5. The tool itself is written entirely in JavaScript, using the Prototype and Flotr libraries. It can be used to display any two 2-D data sets of real numerical data which share an axis.

HumbleFinance

RGraph
RGraph is an HTML5 charts library written in Javascript that uses the HTML5 canvas tag to draw and supports over twenty different types of charts. Using the new HTML5 canvas tag, RGraph creates these charts inside the web browser using Javascript, meaning quicker pages and less web server load. This leads to smaller page sizes, lower costs and faster websites.

RGraph

CanvasXpress
CanvasXpress is a JavaScript library based on the <canvas> tag implemented in HTML5. This library was developed as the core visualization component for the BMS systems biology platform.

CanvasXpress

Visualize
The Visualize plugin parses key content elements in a well-structured HTML table, and leverages that native HTML5 canvas drawing ability to transform them into a chart or graph visualization. For example, table row data values serve as chart bars, lines or pie wedges; table headers become value and legend labels; and the title and caption values provide title labels within the image.

Visualize

Protovis
Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots. Unlike low-level graphics libraries that quickly become tedious for visualization, Protovis defines marks through dynamic properties that encode data, allowing inheritance, scales and layouts to simplify construction.

Protovis

dhtmlxGantt
Use Gantt chart to illustrate a project schedule. You may show the dependency relationships between activities as lines between those activities. Current schedule status can be seen at a glance with percent-complete shadings. Projects, tasks, and activities are comfortably organized into a tree structure (left of the Gantt chart), which can be expanded/collapsed by a single mouse click. Mouseover popups show detailed activity properties.

dhtmlxGantt

Smoothie Charts
A JavaScript Charting Library for Streaming Data

Smoothie Charts

Gliffy
Professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings and more. Gliffy works directly in your browser!

Gliffy

Cacoo
Cacoo is a user friendly online drawing tool that allows you to create a variety of diagrams such as site maps, wire frames, UML and network charts. Cacoo can be used free of charge.

Cacoo

Google Chart Tools
Google chart tools are powerful, simple to use, and free. Try out the rich gallery of interactive charts and data tools.

Google Chart Tools

Creately
Quickly draw organizational charts with the easy to use tools. No downloads or installations, so you can get started immediately.

Creately

Highcharts
Highcharts is a charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering intuitive, interactive charts to your web site or web application. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie, scatter, angular gauges, arearange, areasplinerange, columnrange and polar chart types.

Highcharts

yEd Graph Editor
yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. The automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button.

yEd Graph Editor

XML/SWF Charts
XML/SWF Charts is a simple, yet powerful tool to create attractive charts and graphs from XML data.

XML/SWF Charts

Online Chart Tool
With Online Chart Tool you can create and share your own graphs easily.

Online Chart Tool

dhtmlxChart
dhtmlxChart is a JavaScript charting library for generating cross-browser HTML5 charts. It supports the most common chart types: line, spline, area, bar, pie, donut, scatter, and radar charts. For complex charting needs, you can create a chart series, plotted separately side by side, or stacked.

dhtmlxChart

arcadiaCharts
arcadiaCharts is a charting library for creating JavaScript/HTML5 charts or adding GWT charts to your GWT project without the need of server side code.

arcadiaCharts

Conclusion

Browse through our amazing collection and get inspirational ideas and make your website impact-full, colorful and up to date with these charts and diagrams. So what are you waiting for?

Enjoy this amazing collection everyone. We are also inviting you to type in your comments and suggestions and send this article to your social media friends as well.

Jameel Khan is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 4 years. He also writes for other blogs and is also the founder member of webdesigncore.com. His biggest passion is blogging and vector illustrations.