Software Packages ( Commercial, Shareware, GPL)
ACE/gr (xmgr, xvgr) -- general 2D XY plotting package with mouse control.
GPLOT -- a CGM (Computer Graphics Metafile) processor.
Grace -- an easy to use and powerful 2D plotting software.
GTKWave -- a wave viewer which reads AET files and allows their viewing.
Guppi -- plotting data and performing simple statistical manipulations with GUI.
h5util -- conversion utilities to help visualize HDF5 files.
HDFLook -- a comprehensive application for viewing NCSA HDF science datasets.
Histo-Scope/NPlot -- tools to select and display histograms, ntuples, and scalar variables.
Horizon -- a Java package for browsing and visualizing scientific data.
IRIS Explorer -- a powerful visual programming system for data visualization.
jgraph -- filter for graph plotting to postscript.
JPlot -- an easy-to-use, visual plotting program written in Java.
JSQLVis -- fast data visualization for SQL DBMS.
kpl -- two-dimensional graphical presentation of data sets and functions.
KPlotW/KPlot -- a plotting widget and an interface to it.
Khoros Pro 2000 VPE -- visual prototyping environment for data processing/exploration/visualization.
KUPLOT -- an universal plotting program for 2D and 3D data sets.
LDM -- a set of programs that select, capture, manage, and distribute meteorological data products.
LinkWinds -- visual data exploration system.
MayaVi -- a cross platform and easy-to-use scientific data visualizer.
McIDAS -- a suite of applications for analyzing and displaying meteorological data.
Mesh-TV -- visualizing and analyzing data on 2D and 3D meshes
Mgraph -- easy to use graphic software for fast visualization of 2D scientific data.
NCAR Graphics -- integrated environment for data processing and scientific visualization.
NCO -- a software suite to facilitate manipulation and analysis of netCDF or HDF files.
NCSA HDF Java -- Java HDF Interface (JHI) and Java-based HDF Viewer (JHV).
nep -- an interactive data plot program based on BLT.
NodPlot -- a scientific data plotting software for 3D structured meshes.
Open Visualization Data Explorer -- an application and development software package for visualizing 2D/3D data.
P+owerGraph -- easy-to-use tool for making scientific graphs with high quality.
PAW -- an instrument to assist physicists in the analysis and presentation of their data.
PenguMetrics -- software collection for the operation of optical (UV/VIS/NIR) spectrometers.
PFlow -- an X11 Qt baseed program for use in introductory fluid dynamics course.
PHYSICA -- a high level, interactive programming environment for data analysis and visualization.
Ploticus -- script-driven and non-interactive plotting software.
PLOTMTV -- various 2D and 3D plotting formats.
PLOTTAB -- general purpose plotting code for discrete and/or continuous data.
plotutils -- plotting of scientific data and the drawing of vector graphics.
PM3D -- a program to transform 3D data to grayscale or color maps.
Ptool -- a software tool which provides persistence for data.
PXI -- n-D data plotting program.
PV-Wave -- analysis, visualization and application development to scientific data.
Quickplot -- a fast interactive 2-D plotter for large or small data files.
robot -- scientific graph plotting and data analysis tool.
SaGA -- Matlab toolbox for geometrical modeling and spatial data analysis.
SampLin -- a scientific data acquisition and visualization software.
SciGraphica -- project to develop scientific plotting software similar to Microcal Origin.
SEPLIB -- seismic processing system for UNIX platforms.
SM -- an interactive plotting programme with a flexible command language.
spec -- X-Ray Diffraction and Data Acquisition software.
Spinne -- a program to check 2D representations of high-dimensional data.
STAPLOT -- a Matlab tool for graphical analysis of hydrographic or other irregularly spaced data.
StarChart -- X/Motif utility which generates charts from datasets.
Table Lens Server -- graphical data exploration and analysis.
Tecate -- exploratory visualization system.
TecPlot -- plotting program for visualizing and analyzing engineering and scientific data.
UltraScan -- data analysis package for sedimentation velocity and equilibrium experiments.
VCS -- visualization and computation system.
VFleet -- a volume renderer which can run either locally or in a distributed mode.
VIGIE -- comparing numerical results of hypersonic speed and magnetic filed simulations.
Vis5d -- interactive visualization of large 5-D gridded data sets.
Vis5d+ -- enhanced version of Vis5d volumetric visualization program.
vgp -- visualizing series of 3D vectors with mouse controls.
Vplot -- a plotting package with many screen and hardcopy devices.
WebWinds -- a Java based interactive science data visualization system.
wgrib -- a program to manipulate, inventory and decode GRIB files.
WXP -- analyzing and displaying meteorological data and satellite images.
xcosm -- removing out-of-focus light in 3-D volumes collected plane by plane.
Xdang -- vector, contour plots, and color maps on structured grids.
xfarbe -- contouring program for iso-lines.
XFigChart.pl -- create bar charts in XFig files.
XGobi -- data exploring interactively.
XGraph with animation -- animations of line plots.
Xgraphic -- easy to use graphic software to plot curves.
XmdvTool -- visually explore multivariate data in a variety of methods.
xpplot -- a quick and handy tool to plot data.
Xprism Pro -- a professional 2D and 3D plotting tool.
XYPLOT -- a plottig and data analysis tool.
xyplot -- a two-dimensional graphing and plotting package.
yap -- display and print 2D slices of 3D rectangular grids.
yplot -- scientific plots from large structured data file.
ZigZag -- a software for a new kind of rationally connected data structure.
zimg -- generates png images out of almost arbitrary formatted 2-D data.
Also Check Out:
Scientific Visualization Sites. This page is an annotated bibliography of scientific visualization web sites around the world.