Highcharts vs Lightweight Charts: What are the differences?
Highcharts and Lightweight Charts belong to "Charting Libraries" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Highcharts are:
- 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
On the other hand, Lightweight Charts provides the following key features:
- Open source
- Responsive across devices
Highcharts and Lightweight Charts are both open source tools. Highcharts with 8.79K GitHub stars and 2.32K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lightweight Charts with 607 GitHub stars and 53 GitHub forks.