[SciPy-User] General purpose 2D,3D plotting library

Didrik Pinte dpinte@enthought....
Fri Sep 23 04:36:32 CDT 2011


On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Wolfgang Mader
<Wolfgang.Mader@fdm.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> what is your favorite general purpose plotting library for 2D and 3D
> visualization. It the moment I am using matplotlib. But knowing alternatives,
> if any, is a good thing, I think.

Matplotlib is great for static plots and generating images. If you
need interactivity, I would suggest you look at Chaco
(http://github.enthought.com/chaco/quickstart.html)

For 3d, Mayavi and tvtk could be very useful
(http://github.enthought.com/mayavi/mayavi/)

-- Didrik


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