Gephi - The Open Graph Viz Platform
Gephi is an award-winning open-source platform for visualizing and manipulating large graphs. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Localization is available in English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Czech, German and Romanian.
Fast Powered by a built-in OpenGL engine, Gephi is able to push the envelope with very large networks. Visualize networks up to a million elements. All actions (e.g. layout, filter, drag) run in real-time.
Simple Easy to install and get started. An UI that is centered around the visualization. Like Photoshop™ for graphs.
Install and use Gephi
Download and Install Gephi on your computer.
If you run into any trouble or have questions consult our discussions.
- Latest stable release on gephi.org.
Development builds are generated regularly. Current version is 0.10.0-SNAPSHOT
gephi-0.10.0-SNAPSHOT-windows-x32.exe (Windows x32)
gephi-0.10.0-SNAPSHOT-macos-x64.dmg (Mac OS X)
Gephi is developed in Java and uses OpenGL for its visualization engine. Built on the top of Netbeans Platform, it follows a loosely-coupled, modular architecture philosophy. Gephi is split into modules, which depend on other modules through well-written APIs. Plugins can reuse existing APIs, create new services and even replace a default implementation with a new one.
Consult the Javadoc for an overview of the APIs.
Java JDK 11 (or later)
Apache Maven version 3.6.3 or later
Checkout and Build the sources
Fork the repository and clone
git clone email@example.com:username/gephi.git
Run the following command or open the project in an IDE
mvn -T 4 clean install
Once built, one can test running Gephi
cd modules/application mvn nbm:cluster-app nbm:run-platform
Gephi is extensible and lets developers create plug-ins to add new features, or to modify existing features. For example, you can create a new layout algorithm, add a metric, create a filter or a tool, support a new file format or database, or modify the visualization.
Browse the plugins created by the community
We've created a Plugins Bootcamp to learn by examples.
The Gephi Toolkit project packages essential Gephi modules (Graph, Layout, Filters, IO…) in a standard Java library which any Java project can use for getting things done. It can be used on a server or command-line tool to do the same things Gephi does but automatically.
Gephi uses icons from various sources. The icons are licensed under the CC BY 3.0 license.
All icons can be found in the
DesktopIcons module, organised by module name.
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