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amCharts vs Highcharts: What are the differences?

What is amCharts? Advanced javascript charting library that will suit any data visualization need. 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? A charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding 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, bubble, box plot, error bars, funnel, waterfall and polar chart types.

amCharts and Highcharts can be primarily classified as "Charting Libraries" tools.

Some of the features offered by amCharts are:

  • Free or Commercial
  • All chart and map types you might need
  • Works on all modern browsers and also old IE

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

"Mock-up tools" is the primary reason why developers consider amCharts over the competitors, whereas "Low learning curve and powerful" was stated as the key factor in picking Highcharts.

Highcharts is an open source tool with 8.75K GitHub stars and 2.31K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Highcharts's open source repository on GitHub.

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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.

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          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.
          D3.js
          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
          Chart.js
          Visualize your data in 6 different ways. Each of them animated, with a load of customisation options and interactivity extensions.
          Plotly
          Plotly.js is the only open-source JavaScript library for data visualization in the sciences and engineering. Open-source interfaces to Plotly.js are available for Python, R, MATLAB, and React.
          C3.js
          c3 is a D3-based reusable chart library that enables deeper integration of charts into web applications.
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          papaver uses HighchartsHighcharts

          used highcharts for my charting needs on and off for various clients through out the years. just it recently on a project.

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          Reactor Digital uses HighchartsHighcharts

          Translating saved user data that's returned from the database into useful, visually appealing user feedback.

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          MOKA Analytics uses HighchartsHighcharts

          Highcharts provided the best tradeoff between customization and pre-built chart coverage

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          Werarewe uses HighchartsHighcharts

          Makes dynamic graphing so much easier.

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