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2020-12-02 10:11:16
Compare ZoomCharts D3.js vs Highcharts vs FusionCharts and others
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Open sourceYes BSD LicenseNo CommercialYes CC by-nc 3.0NoNoNoYes BSD LicenseNo
Latest version2. (2016)
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 $199. SaaS and OEM available.999FreeFree$ 39 - $ 149
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Library size (compressed+gzip)553 KB24 KB (only through google link, no offline mode)32 KB
Minified size116 kb224 KB (Minified + gzip)45 kb553 KB4.7 MB
Dependencies for partial IE8 compatibility. No dependencies needed for other browsers supportedNoneNoneNoneNone
Graphic technologySVGCanvasHTML5 Canvas / SVG / VMLHTML5 Canvas / SVG / VMLSVG / VMLSVGSVGCanvas
Charts types
AreaYesYes With lots of optionsYesYesYesYesYesNo
BarYesYes Stacked, multiple series etcYes horizontal, verticalYesYesYesYesYes vertical only
LineYesYes Various optionsYesYesYesYesYesYes
PieYesYes With unlimited levels of drill-down, expandable others/previous slices and many settingsYesYesYesYesYesYes
Candlestick- Unofficial example: Highstock, separate productYesYesYesYesNo
DonutYesYes With unlimited levels of drill-down, expandable others/previous slices and many settingsYesYesYesYesYesNo
Node / Edge graphYesYes Very advanced NetChart. Top pick.Yes- In developmentYesYes
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 LineGeo 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.YesYesYesNoYesNo
Annotations on the chartNoYes CustomizableYesYesYesYes new Annotation charts available in 2015YesNo
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 labelsYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
Date-time axisYesYes Multiple axis can be addedYesYesYesYesYesNo
Dynamic chartsYesYes Real time data, data aggreggation built in, incremental loading, smart cache etcYesYesYesNoYesNo
Export filesYesYes png 300 dpi, jpg, pdf, excel, jsonYesYesYesNoNo Workaround availableNo
External Data LoadingYes Multiple data sources supportedYesYesYesNoYesNo
Interactive (responds to mouse hover/click)YesYes Not only mouse, but full multitouch gestures support to control the chart.YesYesYesYesNoNo
Text Rotation for LabelsYes x-y coordinates(of text) needs to be changed after rotation of textYesYesYesYesNoYesNo
FirefoxYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes 1.5+
Internet Explorer- IE 9 is supported, IE 8 is supported with AightYes IE9+Yes 6.0+Yes 6.0+YesYesNo PartialYes 8.0+
Google ChromeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes 10+
SafariYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes 3.1+
OperaYesYesYesYesYesYesYes 9+
iPhoneYesYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYesYesYesYesYesYes 1.0+
iPadYesYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYesYesYesYesYes
AndroidYes ZoomCharts is built primarily for mobileYes
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