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 French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese and Czech.
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.
Modular Extend Gephi with plug-ins. The architecture is built on top of Netbeans Platform and can be extended or reused easily through well-written APIs.
Install and use Gephi
Download and Install Gephi on your computer.
If you run into any trouble or have questions consult our forum.
- Latest stable release on gephi.org.
Current version is 0.9-SNAPSHOT
gephi-0.9-SNAPSHOT.zip (Windows & Linux)
gephi-0.9-SNAPSHOT.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. That allows it to be used build large applications and to grow in a sustainable way. 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.
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 Netbeans
mvn clean install
Once built, one can test running Gephi
cd modules/application mvn nbm:cluster-app nbm:run-platform
Gephi is extensible and lets users 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.
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