Info graph & Data Visualisation tools


Atlas – http://www.theatlas.com – Graphs & Charts

Atlas, a new platform from Quartz is useful for sharing and creating charts. Readers can embed or download the image file itself as well as it’s dataset. So anyone looking for a quick way to illustrate a point through data can search for what they need. Rather than taking a screen shot – sans licence, you can simply embed. There seems to be plans for readers to create their own graphics too in the future.


Infogram – https://infogr.am Graphs & Charts

Very easy to use

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Timeline. JS – http://timeline.knightlab.com  – Timeline

Easy to use, so elegant!


https://www.datawrapper.de – Charts & Maps

A little trickier to use, but still easy – and lots of choice. Nice for maps too. It’s also responsive, meaning it adapts for screens. To get the hang of this you’d just need 2 or 3 hours and some time on google.

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Premiere & FCPX Plugins

Plenty of plugins available – this is mostly text on screen – but it does include some graphics.

You also might want to try

Moovley – Animated Graphics

A new tool – try it out!

https://www.moovly.com/embed/b03ea104-58d0-b78f


Other tools


More complex – Good for math & coding people

https://public.tableau.com/s/



Places to find graphics & Data Visualisations

http://www.visualisingdata.com

Visualisingdata.com is an award-winning site providing readers with a rich variety of content that charts the development of the data visualisation field. The site was launched in 2010 primarily as a blogging platform to share news and thoughts about the increasingly popular world of data visualisation. Over time, as the field has continued to spread and mature, the site has reflected this growth. It now features a wide range of fresh content profiling latest projects and contemporary techniques, discourse about practical and theoretical matters, commentary about key issues and collections of valuable references and resources.

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