Welcome To JFreeChart!
JFreeChart is a free 100% Java chart library that makes it easy for developers to display professional quality charts in their applications. JFreeChart's extensive feature set includes:
- a consistent and well-documented API, supporting a wide range of chart types;
- a flexible design that is easy to extend, and targets both server-side and client-side applications;
- support for many output types, including Swing and JavaFX components, image files (including PNG and JPEG), and vector graphics file formats (including PDF, EPS and SVG);
- JFreeChart is open source or, more specifically, free software. It is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL), which permits use in proprietary applications.
For a closer look at JFreeChart, please try the extensive demo application included in the download or browse the Samples page.
3 July 2014
JFreeChart 1.0.18 is now available and features a JavaFX ChartViewer control and numerous other enhancements.
24 November 2013
We are pleased to announce the availability of JFreeChart 1.0.17.
13 September 2013
We are pleased to announce the availability of JFreeChart 1.0.16.
4 July 2013
JFreeChart 1.0.15 has been posted to the download page at SourceForge.
11 Sep 2012
A development version of JFreeChart is now hosted on GitHub.
21 Nov 2011
JFreeChart 1.0.14 has been posted to the download page at SourceForge.
The JFreeChart project was founded fourteen years ago, in February 2000, by David Gilbert. Today, JFreeChart is the most widely used chart library for Java (see a list of some of the products and projects that use JFreeChart), with more than 2.2 million downloads to date. The project continues to be managed by David Gilbert, with contributions from a diverse community of developers. If you are interested in joining the project, please see the Developers page.
Funding for the project is provided by Object Refinery Limited, a private limited liability company based in the United Kingdom. Object Refinery sells documentation for JFreeChart, a 3D chart library for Java (Orson Charts) and a PDF generator for Java 2D (Orson PDF).