PLplot 5.9.4 available

PLplot 5.9.4 is a cross-platform software package for creating scientific plots. The full 5.9.4 release announcement can be read here.

PLplot has been in active development for 17 years.

Here’s a blurb from the website:

The PLplot core library can be used to create standard x-y plots, semi-log plots, log-log plots, contour plots, 3D surface plots, mesh plots, bar charts and pie charts. Multiple graphs (of the same or different sizes) may be placed on a single page, and multiple pages are allowed for those device formats that support them.

There’s a bunch of language bindings to the library:

  • Ada
  • C/C++/D
  • Fortran 77/90
  • Java
  • Lisp
  • Lua
  • OCaml
  • Octave
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Tcl/Tk

Lots of screenshots and examples can be found here.

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