Visualize Complex Data with Clarity

Making sense of data isn’t just a task, it’s a craft. Turn complexities into captivating visuals and present your data at its best. Grapher transforms the most complex data into compelling, easy-to-understand visuals.

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Grapher helps engineers and scientists interpret and communicate complex datasets with unparalleled accuracy and elegance.

Visualize the Future: Today’s Data, Tomorrow’s Solution

You’re pressed for time with demanding clients, budget pressures, and an ever growing to-do list. You’re also passionate about your work and finding effective solutions to real world problems. Your challenge is communicating these solutions to a broad range of audiences while accurately reflecting the depth of your expertise.

Whether you’re generating plots for an industry presentation, updating quarterly reports for a client’s decommission project, or analyzing the environmental impact over time, Grapher not only conveys complex information clearly, it helps you do it with unparalleled accuracy and elegance.

Grapher 2D & 3D Graphs & Plots: display the chemical composition of water with a Piper (Trilinear) diagram

No Compromising

Your visuals should reflect the depth of your expertise and height of your standards, every time.

Limited only by your imagination, Grapher offers an extensive set of plot types and analysis tools, as well as a robust arsenal of customization options, ensuring your work stands out in any presentation and is worthy of your signature.

Plethora of Plots

Plethora of Plots

Create stunning and informative 2D and 3D plots. Choose from 80+ different plot types including all standard plots and extensive specialty plots like Piper, Durov, stiff, polar, and function.

Complete Compatibility

Complete Compatibility

Seamlessly visualize and analyze data from multiple sources. Import file formats like ACCDB, DBF, and XLSX, and export to popular formats like PDF, TIF, and PNG.

Reveal Insights

Reveal Insights

Make informed decisions by discovering trends and opportunities hiding in data. Apply custom or pre-defined fit curves, error bars, or compute statistics on the raw data for a thorough understanding.

Unlimited Customizations

Unlimited Customizations

If you can imagine it, you can create it. Add title blocks, legends, multiple axes, and plot magnifiers. Customize axis scales, combine multiple graphs, and define custom line styles, colors and fills.

From raw data to stunning visuals, your data is brought to life with Grapher.

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Grapher Nutrient Load Discharge
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Work Smart, Not Hard

Automate tedious workflows, maximize your impact.

Data visualization often involves tedious processes that can bog down even the most seasoned professionals. Grapher empowers you with cutting-edge tools that streamline the painstaking aspects of data visualization, allowing you to focus on more complex, creative, and impactful endeavors.

Streamlined Workflows

Streamlined Workflows

Transform raw data into compelling visuals with just a few clicks. Effortlessly navigate Grapher’s user interface, generate templates for repeated use, and customize the user interface or default settings for maximum efficiency.



Eliminate human error and time consuming clicks. Use the built-in script recorder or write your own scripts to automate repetitive tasks, freeing up valuable time to focus on more impactful endeavors.

Graph Wizard

Graph Wizard

Ensure adherence to best practices at every stage of the plot creation process with the Graph Wizard. Providing a guiding hand to both novice and users alike, the wizard guarantees the final plot is both accurate and elegant.

Get Inspired

Get Inspired

Determine the most appropriate plot type for your data or explore new ways to represent data with the graph gallery. This visual catalog shows all plot types that are possible with Grapher.

Adopt a smarter, more efficient approach to data visualization.

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Engineering Group Performs Long-term Corrosion Monitoring
Grapher Periodic Table

Facilitate Understanding Across Audiences

Grapher facilitates  ‘Aha!’ moments for technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Introduce fresh perspectives and foster collaboration by sharing your work with colleagues, stakeholders, and others in your industry. When exporting to high quality formats like PDF or TIFF, your plots are ready for publication. Share your work online by exporting to PNG or SVG formats, or insert directly into Microsoft Word or PowerPoint with a simple copy and paste.

Your expertise deserves nothing less than the best in visualization.

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“I tell people if you can visualize a plot, you can make it with Grapher.” 
Eric Tappa, Research Associate

Useful Information

What is the latest version of Grapher?2024-03-12T09:50:21-06:00

The most recent version of Grapher is 23.1.223 released March 12, 2024.

Packed with new features and improvements, these updates are available to users with an active software subscription or software maintenance.

Explore the latest release: New Features in Grapher?

The most recent version of Grapher Beta is 24.0.104 released March 12, 2024. Grapher Beta is available to users with an active software subscription or software maintenance.

We support only the current version of Grapher. Emergency fixes to previous versions are released at our discretion.

What are Grapher’s system requirements?2023-10-04T11:59:50-06:00

Grapher is a Windows based, desktop software.

For Mac, Linux, or Unix users, Grapher can be run using your preferred Windows emulator. We recommend testing the functionality with our trial version before purchasing.

System requirements

  • Windows 10, 11 or higher
  • 64-bit operating system
  • 1024 x 768 or higher monitor resolution with minimum 16-bit color depth
  • At least 500 MB free hard disk space
  • At least 512 MB RAM


What are Grapher’s licensing options?2023-10-04T12:03:52-06:00

Single-user license: This license may be used by a single individual. They are ideal for a single user, an individual who needs access to Grapher at any point, or those who frequently visit client sites or are away from the office.

Concurrent-use license: Also called a “network” or “floating” license, is tied to a network and Grapher can be installed on as many client machines as desired. The number of users who can use Grapher at a given time is limited by the number of seats purchased.

Both license options are available in a subscription or perpetual plus maintenance model.

Subscription license: Access to the latest version of Grapher for either a monthly or annual term with automatic renewal.

Perpetual license: A one-time purchase that gives you lifelong access to Grapher. The first year of software maintenance is included and at the end of the year, you must renew software maintenance to continue receiving the latest Grapher releases.

For further information on licensing, review the Licensing articles or our End User License Agreement.

Do you offer educator or student licenses?2023-10-04T12:04:32-06:00

Yes! Please review all the details on our Educators or Students page.

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We know Surfer and Grapher’s visualization capabilities will help you stand out from the crowd, WOW clients, and leave a lasting impression!

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This is why we provide this guarantee. This is the distillation of a 40+ year adventure designing, developing, and honing powerful visualization and analysis features as requested by scientists and engineers like you.

Our products can produce results far beyond its license fees. We are assuming all your risk, so you have none.

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