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Data Visualization, Computation, & Analysis

Tools & Resources


Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business intelligence (BI) service that allows you to create and publish interactive, self-service analytical dashboards that can be accessed from browsers or mobile devices with everyone in your organization.

*Monthly / Annual Subscription Required


Take the charting capabilities of Excel to a new level with a suite of free and paid plugins designed to extend the functionality of the Microsoft Office products including a range of visualization-related apps.

*Free / Paid Plugins


A free, easy-to-use data visualization and data analysis tool designed to help you collect, manage, and enrich your data while creating effective and impressive charts and visualizations for online sharing.



A simple, yet powerful graphing application designed for Mac OS X that is designed to draw plots, bar graphs, and fit functions with various levels of customization and interactivity available.

*Annual Subscription Required - (7-Day Free Trial Available)


An advanced dashboard bringing together tools for creating meaningful, interactive, and fully customizable outputs in a single platform.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Instant Demo Available)


The most popular spreadsheet tool utilized worldwide for conducting analysis and presenting data in graphical formats and useful data visualizations.

*Purchase Required - (Available through the University of Utah and on Marriott Library Computers)


With Flourish, you can easily turn your data into stunning charts, maps, and interactive stories that engage audiences with no coding required.

*Free / Monthly Subscriptions Available


Upload data and connect to database tables and spreadsheets using this web-based platform for creating interactive data stories.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


The LIBRE CALC spreadsheet application offers graphing functions to display a large number of 2D and 3D graphics from multiple categories including: line, area, bar, pie, X-Y, and net.



Being more expressive than interactive, LYRA provides an environment that enables custom visualization design without writing any code.



MATLAB is a programming and numeric computing platform used by millions of engineers and scientists to analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models.



Share stories and reduce production time by creating powerful charts with analytical enhancements that allow you to communicate more clearly and make your analysis accessible with simple, but persuasive presentations.

*Annual Subscription Required - (30 Day Free Trial Available)


The MicroStrategy Desktop is a fast, user-friendly visual analytics program designed to empower individuals with tools for analyzing and understanding data without specialized expertise, allowing  you to create stunning, interactive data visualizations and data-driven stories.



Available on most Apple devices, Numbers makes it possible to create beautiful spreadsheets, useful diagrams, and colorful illustrations with real-time collaboration.



Origin is a data analysis and graphing software offering an easy-to-use interface for beginners, combined with the ability to perform advanced customization as you become more familiar with the application.

*Purchase Required - (21-Day Free Trial Available)


An Excel extension that extends upon the great charts and chart editing features with new custom chart types and functionality.

*Purchase Required


Create personalized dashboards and reports of your data to answer important questions using natural language and drag and drop gestures.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Included with Microsoft 365 E5)


A software environment for statistical computing and graphics that compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows, and MacOS.



Data analytics software designed to enable users to easily discover meaningful insights to their data through informed and data-driven action.

*Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A Complete, integrated statistical package providing everything needed for data analysis, data management, and graphics.

*Annual Subscription Required


Tableau Desktop delivers everything you need to access, visualize, and analyze your data, allowing you to find hidden insights and make impactful decisions.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A free version of Tableau designed to explore, create, and publicly share data visualizations online.



TIBCO makes it possible to unlock the potential of your real-time data for making faster, smarter decisions by enabling the user to perform interactive query, visualize, aggregate, filter, and drill into datasets of virtually any size.

*Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


An easy, yet extremely powerful means of creating beautiful treemaps for analytical and presentation purposes by importing data from a wide variety of file formats as well as database connections.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


A unified data processing, analytical, and reporting program designed to analyze, filter, and present visualization while exploring and reporting on large tables including images, maps, links, and more.

*Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trail Available)


A new way to analyze data on your Mac with no programming or typing required utilizing pictures of data and statistical values to understand data concepts quickly and easily.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


Combine your data with an ever-increasing store of knowledge, sophisticated symbolic and numerical analysis, while creating state-of-the-art visualization within one integrated system

*Subscription Required - (Free 15-Day Trial Available)


Solve data complexity with automation, data storytelling, collaboration, and beautiful action-based dashboards that are simple to use, allowing more people to see, understand, and do more with their data.

*Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)

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A simple tool designed to aid web designers in finding the right variations of any color (lighter and darker colors, tints and shades).



An internet-based application allowing viewers to generate, test, and save various color palettes / schemes (each consisting of five colors) and utilize them within products of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.



A JavaScript library designed for individuals working with visualization colors - in particular, those of advanced supported color models.



Easily generate a consistent web color palette with only a few clicks by identifying the exact values of colors.



A color blindness simulator for Windows, Mac, and Linux that takes the guesswork out of designing for color blindness by showing you in real time what people with common color vision impairments will see.



The Color Calculator explores creative color options for your design projects by selecting base color(s), choosing color harmonies, and seeing the results reported in hex, RGB, and CMYK color values.



An online tool designed to assist individuals in selecting the best color schemes for maps and other graphics.



An online toolbox for working with color palettes by quickly and easily creating, managing, and evaluating color palettes for use in graphics, design, web designs, layouts, and more.



A web-based tool for creating different and aesthetically preferable categorical color palettes through a process of weighted sum scores.



A creative community where individuals from around the world create and share colors, palettes, and patterns, discuss the latest trends, and explore colorful articles.



An easy-to-use, fast, and user-friendly color schemes generator allowing you to create, save, and share perfect palettes in seconds.



An online application designed to select hue, chroma, and lightness for your data.



An online tool for manipulating and assessing colors and palettes based on their underlying "colorspace" software.



An online tool allowing you to extract the precise color code for a given pixel in a selected image returning the HEX value, RGB value, and HSV value.



Designed for data scientists in mind, this tool generates and refines palettes of optimally distinct colors.



The color picker from image tool allows you to instantly obtain the color codes either by uploading the image or directly pasting a picture URL and hovering to the desired color portion to obtain the values.



Curious about your color IQ? This is a fun and quick way to better understand your color vision acuity online.



A computer simulation of the entire process of human vision including the physical properties of the display, the transformation of optical image on the retinal into a neural representation of that image in the optic nerve, and a model of human cortical vision.



This application is designed to take the frustration our of picking color for data visualization by tweaking, copying, and pasting in and out of JavaScript.



Circis is a software package for visualizing data and information in a circular layout, making it ideal for exploring relationships between objects or positions while being aesthetically pleasing to viewers.



Cytoscape is an open source software platform for visualizing complex networks and integrating these with any type of attribute data.



One of the most popular software programs for creating Sankey diagrams allowing you to visualize the material and energy flows / value streams of your data and share them through appealing diagrams in reports or presentations.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


A tool for editing word clouds based on the Wordle where you can re-font, re-color, re-size, move, rotate, and add and delete words to create custom visualizations.



Gephi is the leading open-source visualization and exploration software for all kinds of graphs and networks.



HubScope automatically creates diagrams to show how components integrate together to make up the end to end system.

*Purchase Required - (Demo Request Available)


A software tool that visualizes collections of images and video of any size implemented as a macro which works with the open source image processing program ImageJ.



IN-SPRIRE analyzes a multitude of text files and determines key topics or themes in each to create a signature for each document in the collection through two main visualization displays - the Galaxy Visualization and the Theme View.

*Purchase Required


A program designed to build game-changing graph visualization products that turn connected data into insight through the power and flexibility of JavaScript

*Purchase Required - (Free 21-Day Trial Available)


A toolkit designed for scalable timeline visualization that reveal patterns in time data allowing you to understand how event unfold and how they are linked.

*Purchase Required - (Free 21-Day Trial Available)


Linkurious is a simple web-based interface that assists you in exploring and understanding your graph data and databases.

*Purchase Required


Mirador is a tool for visual exploration of complex datasets that enables users to discover correlation patterns and derive new hypotheses from the data.



Palladio is a web-based tool set for easy upload and careful investigation of complex, multi-dimensional data.



A visualization application for categorical data (such as census and survey data) that provides a simple, interactive method for exploring and analyzing your data.



A visualization tool for comparative functional genomics that supports analysis of three types of biological data at once (functional data, pathway data, and phylogenetic data).



With ReGraph's simple data-driven API, it's quick and easy to add graph visualization to your React applications and ship custom, high-performance graph visualizations to your viewers wherever they are.

*Purchase Required - (Free 21-Day Trial Available)


A professional drawing tool for creating Sankey Diagrams which can be created interactively, exported, and shared on multiple platforms.

*Purchase Required


A software tool that enables you to easily create Sankey Diagrams - the only tool that offers a free Sankey Diagram maker.



With no tools to install and no code to write, SankeyMATIC allows you to enter your data, customize the diagram to your liking, and download a finished product.



A next generation data visualization and analysis solution for big data, providing users with insight into patterns and trends hidden in their data, multi-level links among entities and model relationship types, and advanced drawing / redrawing features for generating optimized views highlighting the most important entities.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


A powerful and intuitive software application for multi-dimensional data visualization and analysis on a Windows platform, allowing you to graph, plot, and configure within various types of visualizations.



A data visualization platform designed to assist investigative journalists, activists, and others in mapping complex business or crime networks.



A text analysis environment that combines visualization, information retrieval, sense making, and natural language processing to make the contents of text navigable, accessible, and useful.



A flexible and easy-to-use text analysis software that includes the text mining tools for fast extraction of themes and trends as well as state-of-the-art quantitative content analysis tools for careful and precise measurements.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free 14-Day Trial Available)


Plug a chunk of text into this web-based tool to explore frequency, position, and usage of language within a chosen passage.



This PDF transformer offers everything you need for your daily work with PDF files.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


Able2Extract combines leading edge technology with their proprietary PDF conversion algorithm to deliver high quality conversions every time - a great tool for individuals working with paper documents and wanting to access them electronically.

*Free and Purchase Options Available


A unique, single workflow for data blending, analytics, and reporting

*Purchase Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


A Google Chrome extension for extracting data from D3.js visualizations.



An open data community where you can discover and share cool data, connect with interesting people, and work together to solve problems faster.



A suite of easy-to-use web tools for beginners that introduce concepts of working with data, making it easy to work with data in fun ways so you can learn how to find great stories to tell.



A software platform that aggregates all the steps and big data tools necessary to get from raw data to production ready applications.

*Purchase Required - (Free 14-Day Trial Available)


Daytum helms collect and communicate the most important statics in your data including up-to-the-moment personal dashboards to tabulations of an event.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


A collection of specialist data gathering, handling, and manipulating tools and utilities from the Digital Methods Initiative.



EasyMorph Desktop is used for designing and automating complex data transformations and routine or repetitive tasks.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


Exploratory's Simple UI experience makes it possible for anyone to use data science to explore data quickly, discover deeper insights, and communicate effectively.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


An open source tool allowing you to quickly generate large volumes of custom data in a variety of formats for use in testing software, populating databases, and more.



Google Sheets offers many useful capabilities including the ability to import / scrape data tables from websites (ImportHTML and ImportXML) while creating and collaborating online in real-time from any device.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


Leximancer enable users with the ability to navigate the complexity of text in a uniquely automated fashion by identifying concepts within the text and defining terms as conceptualized by the author.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


A useful, on-demand, scalable resource powered by Amazon if you have manual data tasks that need accomplishing and you have a spare budget to outsource it.



Mozenda helps you to get the information you need from the web regardless of the type of data, quantity of data, or complexity of the web pages in minutes.

*Subscription Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


An online application that converts your Excel data into one of several web-friendly formats, including HTML, JSON, and XML.



Nitro allows you to easily reuse and repurpose text, images, or entire documents with tools to accurately convert and extract PDF files and their content.

*Free and Purchase Options Available


Octoparse allows you to easily extract any web data and quickly scrape it without coding to turn web pages into structured data.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


An open source power tool for working with messy data, cleaning it up, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases.



OutWit Hub explores the depths of the Web for you, automatically collecting and organizing data and media from online sources, breaking them down into different constituents.



A tool for journalists to manage data within the newsroom.



A powerful web scraping tool for extracting data from anywhere.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Plans Available


Allows users to easily convert PDF files to Excel, CSV, and more quickly and accurately with advanced editing and tweaking functionality.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


An online serve allowing users to easily extract textual and tabular data from native and scanned PDFs to editable Excel spreadsheets.



A powerful, versatile, and increasingly common programming language usually deployed as an automation tool on the data handling side of visualization projects.



A tool set containing state-of-the-art techniques to quickly extract maximum insight from your surveys.

Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


QueryTree lets you explore your data yourself with its easy to use drag and drop tools for exploring, analyzing, and visualizing data with no code or formulas to write.



An open source project providing a general purpose, graphical tool for dealing with streams of data.



Tabula allows you to extract PDF data in a CSV format through a simple interface.



A nimble and fast way to ask question s to your users, customers, and pears on any device.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A range of powerful and versatile mapping tools from ESRI allowing you to integrate data layers onto maps, globes, and models and share them through multiple platforms.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Software Available Through the University of Utah and Marriott Library Lab Computers)


Insights is a web-based, data analytics workbench where you can explore spatial and non-spatial data to derive answers to questions you didn't know you had.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


BatchGeo is a fast, easy way to create Google Maps from your data by inputting a spreadsheet of addresses, intersections, cities, states, and postal codes to discover where your data lives in the real world.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


An open, powerful, and intuitive platform for discovering and predicting the key insights underlying the location data in our world, allowing you to optimize operational performance, strategic investments, and everyday decisions.

*Subscription Required - (Free 14-Day Trial Available)


CMaps provides rapid creation of maps without any server software or specialized skills required, allowing you to create regional views, drive-time analysis, and other visualizations on top of consumer friendly Google Maps.

*Purchase Required


A free computer program for mapping and geographic data analysis where you can make maps of the world, or a very small area, using geospatial data layers.



A program that generates flow maps and its source code.



A visual analysis tool placing an emphasis on visual presentations, introducing new ways of visualizing events over time, and the ability to run statistical functions on numerical attributes within your data.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


Google Earth provides a 3D interface view of the globe, allowing you to pan, zoom, and explore the Earth in new and exciting way while allowing you to incorporate your own data into the mix (option available in Google Earth Pro).



Build highly customizable maps with your own content and imagery and share them through rich applications and stunning visualizations that leverage the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps with only a few lines of JavaScript code.



Indiemapper helps you make static, thematic maps from geographic data by bringing the best of traditional cartographic design to internet map-making.



Khartis has the ability to create thematic maps in 3 easy steps (import data, explore visualizations, export final map) with many basic features that are key for developing and sharing your data.



Leaflet is a leading open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps that is designed with simplicity, performance, and usability in mind containing all the features most developers will ever need for online maps.



An open source map vectorizer project that aims to automate the manual process of converting geographic polygon and attribute data extraction from maps.



A platform for creating custom maps that fit your style, enhance user experiences, and visualize your data while sharing them on multiple platforms.

*Pay-As-Up-Go Options Available


MapCite is an easy way to create maps from the comfort of your office documents, incorporating fully interactive maps to your spreadsheet with no geographic expertise required.

*Free - (Subscription Required for Geocoding)


An easy-to-use, fast, and powerful mapping tool allowing you to create custom style maps, add your data, and publish your maps online or in printed material.

*Purchase Required - (Free Demo Available)


Maptive transforms your data into a custom Google Map in minutes, allowing you to discover the hidden opportunities in your data through the use of powerful mapping tools.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free 10-Day Trial Available)


Modest Maps is a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own project, providing a core set of feature in a tight, clean package with plenty of hooks for additional functionality.



OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page by displaying map tiles, vector data, and markers loaded from any source.



Polymaps is a free JavaScript library for making dynamic, interactive maps in modern web browsers, providing a speedy display of multi-zoom datasets over maps while supporting a variety of visual presentations for tiled vector data at state, city, neighborhood, and individual street levels.



A user-friendly open source geographic information system, allowing users to create, edit, visualize, analyze, and publish geospatial information.



Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information, allowing users to create maps and reports while illustrating, analyzing, and understanding demography and social change.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Available through the University of Utah and Marriott Library)


A library to create interactive maps and geovisualizations in Processing and Java.



An open-source script for Adobe Illustrator that converts your Illustrator documents into HTML and CSS.



A go-to library for data visualization enabling users with the ability to create simple, yet powerful visualization solutions for both charts and geographical maps.

*Purchase Required


Create interactive JavaScript charts designed to be embedded and integrated into web, desktop, and mobile apps.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


C3 makes it easy to generate D3-based charts by wrapping the code required to construct the entire chart.



A platform for creating beautiful charts in under a minute, designed to fit the needs of a fast-paced mobile and print newsroom by generating responsive interactive charts for the web, JPGs, and PNGs for social media and PDFs for print.



An easy, object oriented client graphics creator for designers and developers, allowing you to visualize your data in 6 different ways with animated, fully customizable, and great-looking charts.



An experiment that visualizes source repositories using an interactive tree.



A D3 plugin for visualizing time series to construct better real time dashboards while pulling data from Graphite, Cube, and other sources.



An extension to the D3 library that allows for fast and easy creation of data visualizations.



A JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data by bringing data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS while providing you with the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework.



Build beautiful web-based interfaces in a Python framework with no JavaScript required.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


A highly flexible, open source tool for the jQuery JavaScript library that adds advanced controls to any HTML table.



A JavaScript charting library with native cross-filter support, allowing highly efficient exploration on large multi-dimensional datasets.



Dimple is an open source project designed to open up the power and flexibility of D3 to analysts by providing a gentle learning curve and minimal code to achieve something productive.



EaselJS provides a straight forward solution for working with rich graphics and interactivity with HTML5 Canvas by providing an API that is familiar to Flash developers, but embraces JavaScript sensibilities.



A library for creating fast, dynamic, and interactive HTML5 visualizations.



From basic charts and graphs to complex interactive graphics. the Flare toolkit supports data management, visual encoding, animation, and interaction techniques.



A JavaScript tree map visualization with innovative layout algorithms and animations.



Forio Contour allows you to create data visualizations easily based on intuitive abstractions commonly used in charts and graphs.



A JavaScript based charting library that offers a huge collection of 90+ hats and 1000+ maps.

*Annual Subscription Required


A portable command-line driven graphing utility for Linux, OS / 2, MS Windows, OSX, VMS, and many other platforms.



Google Charts provide a perfect way to visualize data on your website, from simple line charts to complex hierarchical tree maps.



A lightweight, easy to use JavaScript library to help you visualize your three dimensional data.

*Free Source Code or Support Package for Purchase


This widget works just like R plots, except they produce interactive web visualization utilizing a line or two of R code to produce a D3 graphic or Leaflet map.



A lightweight JavaScript library offering a simple way to create better introductions for websites and features with a step-by-step guide for your projects.



iNZight provides multivariable graphics, time series, and generalized linear modeling to quickly and easily explore data and understand statistical ideas.



A comprehensive HTML5 / JavaScript framework for modern web and mobile app development offering everything professional developers need to build HTML5 sites and mobile apps.

*Purchase Required


A comprehensive library for creating static, animated, and interactive visualization in Python, making easy things easy and hard things possible.



A Mac OS X application that allows you to create 2D visuals (static, animated, or interactive) using Python programming code and export them as a PDF or QuickTime movie.



Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.

*Free and Annual Subscription Options Available - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


A simple way for journalists. designers, and creators to weave interactive stories on the web.



An open source data visualization and analysis program for novice and experts that offers data mining through visual programming or Python scripting and machine learning.



A JavaScript library for creating coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, beginners, and anyone else.



An open source vector graphics scripting framework that runs on top of the HTML5 Canvas offering a clean Scene Graph / Document Object Model and a lot of powerful functionality to create and work with vector graphics and bezier curves.



Interact with massive amounts of data on the web in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun by visualizing thousands of related items at once to see trends and patterns that would be hidden when looking at one item at a time.



An expressive JavaScript graphing library capable of producing a wide array of graphics fairly easily with built-in interaction models that make it easy to produce charts that interact with the user and with one another.



A flexible, open source software programming language, development environment, and online community that has evolved into a development tool for learning, prototyping, and production.



A port of Processing, this tool is designed to make data visualizations, digital art, interactive animations, educational graphs, video games, and more work using web standards and without any plug-ins.



Create custom data visualizations in an intuitive way with the flexibility of a visual programming language.



A template-driven UI library that transforms your templates into blueprints for apps that are interactive by default.



A small JavaScript library that simplifies your work with vector graphics on the web, allowing you to create your own specific chart or image crop and rotate widget simply and easily.



rCharts is an R package to create. customize, and publish interactive JavaScript visualizations from R using a familiar lattice style plotting interface.



A web application that allows you to easily query an existing database, share the database, and visualize it in different ways.



An integrated development environment for R that includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor, and tools for plotting, history, debugging, and workspace management.

*Free and Annual Subscription Options Available


Scriptographer is a scripting plugin for Adobe Illustrator, providing the user the possibility to extend Illustrator's functionality by the use of the JavaScript language.



A Python visualization library based on matplotlib, providing a high-level interface for drawing attractive statistical graphics.



A web application framework for R that turns your analyses into interactive web applications with no HTML, CSS, or JavaScript knowledge required.



A JavaScript library dedicated to graph drawing, making it easy to publish networks on Web pages and integrate network exploration in rich applications.



A JavaScript charting library based on the D3 framework and Grammar of Graphics concepts.



Build powerful data visualizations for the web without writing JavaScript.

*Free - (Commercial Use Requires License)


Vega is a visualization grammar, a declarative language for creating, saving, and sharing interactive visualization designs where you can describe the visual appearance and interactive behavior of a visualization in a JSON format and generate web-based views using Canvas or SVG.



Vega-Lite is a high-level grammar of interactive graphics providing concise, declarative JSON syntax to create an expressive range of visualizations for data analysis and presentation.



Build interactive HTML5 charts using the ZingChart JavaScript charting library and feature-rich API set where you can render them in any browser and on any device while exporting them quickly and easily.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


An immensely powerful software program allowing you to create amazing motion graphics and broadcast quality visual effects.

*Purchaser Required - (Free Trial Available) - Available Through the University of Utah and Marriott Library Labs


Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard application for creating incredible electronic illustrations, providing complete control you require for creating inspiring, customized, and hand-crafted infographic designs.

*Purchaser Required - (Free Trial Available) - Available Through the University of Utah and Marriott Library Labs


A collection of unique components wrapped in a plugin that can be used to tell rich, interactive stories in any WordPress theme without the need to write code.



One of the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software programs available containing every feature, tool, panel, and function needed for creative professionals.

*Purchase Required


A new kind of drawing tool pairing machine learning with the drawings of talented artists to help everyone create anything visual quickly and easily.



Axure RP is the standard in interactive wireframe software, providing you with the power to quickly and easily deliver more than typical mock-up tools allow.

*Purchase Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


A rapid low-fidelity UI wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching on a notepad or whiteboard, but using a computer.

*Purchase Required - (Free 30-Day Trial Available)


Presentation software designed to provide the expert designer results so you don't have to, making your presentations look brilliant.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


Machine Learning made beautiful and simple for everyone, allowing you to take your projects to the next level.

*Free and Subscription Accounts Available


An open source 3D creation suite supporting the entirety of the 3D pipeline including modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking - even video editing and game creation.



Quickly create Venn diagrams and Euler diagrams with easy to use web based tools with styling options and the ability to export as image or PDF files.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A fast, easy-to-use, and compelling graphic design online application revolutionizing how you work with graphics for marketing materials, websites, social media, or practical infographics.



A cross-platform image editor available for GNU / Linux, MacOS, Windows, and more, providing sophisticated tools for graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and scientists.



A text-to-diagram tool for developers, designed to be used during software planning meetings and live collaborations, allowing vital diagrams to be created quickly.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


An open source graph visualization software allowing you to represent structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks.



An outstanding alternative to Illustrator, this open source vector graphics editor contains advanced features and a streamlined interface, making it the perfect companion tool for users and developers.



An outstanding Apple-based alternative to PowerPoint.



Maya 3D animation software delivers an end-to-end creative workflow with comprehensive tools for animation, modeling, simulation, visual effects, rendering, matchmoving, and compositing on a highly extensible production platform.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


OmniGraffle can help you create eye-popping graphic documents quickly by keeping lines connected to shapes, even when they are moved.

*Purchase Required - (Free 14-Day Trial Available)


One of the most divisive software application, PowerPoint is one of the most popular presentation design tools available through the Microsoft Office suite.

*Purchase Required - (Available through the University of Utah and Marriott Library Labs)


Transform your idea into an inspiring user experience and see it in action in no time by validating your idea, bridging connection gaps, bringing designers and developers together, and testing your build.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free 15-Day Trial Available)


A professional digital design program for Mac providing the power, flexibility, and speed you need in a lightweight and easy-to-use package.

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A 3D modeling program for a broad range of applications including architectural, civil, mechanical, film, and video game design.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


Create inspiring, immersive stories by combining text, interactive maps, and other multimedia content. Publish and share your story with your organization or everyone around the world.

*Annual Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


An open source timeline built to help journalists analyze temporal data, offering several view modes (timeline, calendar, list, table) to help explore thousands of data points.



An open source expressive visual storytelling environment for presenting timelines in the browser or in Microsoft Power BI, allowing you to present different aspects of timeline data using a palette of timeline representations, scales, and layouts as well as controls for filtering, highlighting,, and annotations.



Provides a search tool for anyone wanting to find locations by travel time, rather than distance, allowing you to filter points of interest by travel time and show more that one travel shape simultaneously.

*Free and Monthly Subscriptions Available


A simple, yet powerful graphics editor that allows you to design / edit vector graphics like a pro within it web and desktop cross-platform without a steep learning curve.



Instantly create precise, beautiful diagrams with faster, powerful auto-snap and intelligent tools.

*Purchase Required - (Free Trial Available)


An infographic maker that automates design of visual narrative data for you using visual language and infographic templates

*Monthly Subscription Required - (Free Trial Available)


A web app for rapidly creating tabular visualizations from spreadsheets.



A front-end charting application that facilitates easy creation of simple beautiful charts.



Charticulator enables a chart designer to interactively create a custom chart layout by transforming a chart specification into mathematical layout constraints and automatically computing a set of layout attributes that satisfy the constraints using a constraint solving algorithm.



A web based data visualization tool that enables users to quickly and easily create rich interactive visualizations with their own data.



A tool designed to create infographics and data visualizations using a wide range of techniques, but without the need for programming.



A technique for designing expressive information graphics by generating guides from data and using them to dray, place, and measure custom shapes.



This program allows you to quickly turn an opaque table of data into the most representative and informative graphics possible, without needing a degree in data science.



DataPad helps you integrate, analyze, and distribute your data.



An open source tool helping anyone to create simple, correct, and embeddable charts in minutes while giving you full control for customization.



This program allows you to create and share visual ideas online through visual themes called "Vhemes" that you drag and drop into your canvas for easy creation of your visual idea.

*Monthly Subscription Required


GetBulb offers a wide range of easy to use tools to enable generation of charts and reports that are both high quality and save considerable time.



A user-friendly browser-based analytics allowing you to examine data from different angles.

*Monthly Subscription Required


Infogram allows you to illustrate your data, offering more than 30 chart types from bubble charts and treemaps to simple pie charts to create infographic images.

*Free and Subscription Options Available


A platform for exploring, creating, and sharing audiovisual stories.



Piktochart helps you to create infographics, share, and get results in 3 easy steps with no design experience required.

*Free and Subscription Options Available


Plotly offers a very engaging and user-friendly option for creating a range of visualizations within the browser.

*Purchase Required


A web-based visualization specification interface inspired by Tableau where analysts can rapidly generate visualizations as part of the data exploration process.



An open web app designed to create custom vector-based visualizations on top of the amazing D3.js library through a simple interface.



Sankey Flow Show allows you to quickly and easily draw attractive and interesting diagrams.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available


A tool for quickly creating scatter plots from data in the browser with no account or login required.



An all-in-one content creation tool perfect for creating visually appealing and educational infographics. presentations, social graphics and more.

*Free and Monthly Subscription Options Available

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