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2017-06-14 14:41:58
Compare ZoomCharts D3.js vs Highcharts vs FusionCharts and others
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Open sourceYes BSD LicenseNo CommercialYes CC by-nc 3.0NoNoNoNoYes BSD License
Latest version2. (2016)3.4version
Trial and PricesFree under BSD30 day free trial. Licenses start at 948 USD/paid annually. Valid for SaaS, Unlimited Developers, Maintenance, Upgrades & Standard Support included.Free for non commercial use and testing $ 90 (single website) - $ 3600 (10 developers license with maintenance and support for 12 months)Full library free to use with small link. Licenses start at $199. SaaS and OEM available.999study, research or any non-profit project for free. Single developer $90. 5 Developers $200. 10 Developers $300. Unlimited $800.FreeFree
Library size (compressed+gzip)553 KB229 KB24 KB (only through google link, no offline mode)32 KB
Minified size116 kb224 KB (Minified + gzip)45 kb553 KB229 KB4.7 MB
Dependencies for partial IE8 compatibility. No dependencies needed for other browsers supportedNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Graphic technologySVGCanvasHTML5 Canvas / SVG / VMLHTML5 Canvas / SVG / VMLSVG / VMLCanvas & VMLSVGSVG
Charts types
AreaYesYes With lots of optionsYesYesYesYesYesYes
BarYesYes Stacked, multiple series etcYes horizontal, verticalYesYesYesYesYes
LineYesYes Various optionsYesYesYesYesYesYes
PieYesYes With unlimited levels of drill-down, expandable others/previous slices and many settingsYesYesYesYesYesYes
Candlestick- Unofficial example: Highstock, separate productYesYesYesYesYes
DonutYesYes With unlimited levels of drill-down, expandable others/previous slices and many settingsYesYesYesYesYesYes
Node / Edge graphYesYes Very advanced NetChart. Top pick.Yes- In developmentYesNoYes
Other chartsD3.js is a drawing library, and not just a chart library. You can make virtually any visualization or graph given time.GeoChart Charts Family. And many other variations of any of ZoomCharts chart families.Bullet, Chord, Funnel, Gauge, Grid, Maps, Pareto, Piano/Heatmap, Radar/Polar, Rankflow, Stock/OHLC, Treemap, Venn, WordCloud, Box plot, Population Pyramid, Waterfall, Calendar, Bubble PieColumn, Funnel, Pyramid, Waterfall, Marimekko, Gauges, Gantt Charts, Heat Map, Radar, Box and Whisker, Kagi, Step Linemap, GIS map, Gantt chart,Column Chart,Gauge Chart,Radar Chart,Custom Chart,range chart```Geo chart, table, gauge, tree mapTreeMap, Node links
MultitouchYes Custom touch layer written from scratch supports up to 10 touch points. All common touch gestures can be used to control chart.
Ability to zoom in and out of chartsYesYes Pinch gestures, swipe/mouse drag up and down, swipe/mouse drag left/right. Customizable toolbar shortcut buttons.YesYesYesYesNoYes
Annotations on the chartNoYes CustomizableYesYesYesYesYes new Annotation charts available in 2015Yes
Combination of chartsYesYes With ZoomCharts patent-pending Charts-on-Charts technology you can have any of ZoomCharts charts mixed together on one canvas. Visit for examples.YesYesYesYesYesYes
Data labelsYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
Date-time axisYesYes Multiple axis can be addedYesYesYesYesYesYes
Dynamic chartsYesYes Real time data, data aggreggation built in, incremental loading, smart cache etcYesYesYesYesNoYes
Export filesYesYes png 300 dpi, jpg, pdf, excel, jsonYesYesYesYes PNG, PDF, EXCELNoNo Workaround available
External Data LoadingYes Multiple data sources supportedYesYesYesYesNoYes
Interactive (responds to mouse hover/click)YesYes Not only mouse, but full multitouch gestures support to control the chart.YesYesYesYesYesNo
Text Rotation for LabelsYes x-y coordinates(of text) needs to be changed after rotation of textYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
Internet Explorer- IE 9 is supported, IE 8 is supported with AightYes IE9+Yes 6.0+Yes 6.0+YesYes IE6+YesNo Partial
Google ChromeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
iPhoneYesYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYesYesYesYesYesYes
iPadYesYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYesYesYesYesYesYes
AndroidYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYes
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