Visualizing data through charts and graphs lets you analyze it in a better way. While offline tools like Microsoft Excel let you create them, if you prefer an online alternative then this article describes 5 such tools to help you choose from.
Now, these tools may not be as advanced as their offline counterparts, but if your data visualization needs aren’t that complex then most of these would fit the bill. Check them out.
Chartgizmo is an effective tool to create bar graphs and charts online. To use this tool you have to register first. It is helpful for those who are looking to create financial and scientific data charts. Flash charts, history feature to view saved charts and the option to import data from excel are its special features.
Chartgo is a simple online tool to create chart quickly. Select the type of chart you want to create from the sidebar and fill all the necessary data. Hit the “Create Chart” button and that’s it. Your chart will be created.
Chartle.net is an interactive web based chart creation tool. You can embed these charts in your blog, use them in annual business reports, print them in brochures and do much more. There is an online tutorial available to quickly learn how to use this service.
DIY Chart or Do it yourself Chart is a simple but powerful online tool to create interactive charts and graphs from static or dynamic data. You have to create your account first to use this service. You can export charts in various image formats.
It supports static data and dynamic data from TXT, CSV and XML file formats. Various chart templates are available to create stunning charts within few seconds. There are 28 types of chart templates available.
It also offers technical support via email, One downside of using this service is it generates logo on the chart. You can choose premium account which comes at $4.95/month.
ChartTool lets you design graphs (select graph among 10 graphs available), add data, add label and fonts, preview graph, save and share it (save it in your computer in image format and share it with other employees via email).
Do you know any other such useful web based tools to create charts and graphs? Mention them in comments.