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17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful
You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations. It has become a lot simpler to mine your data and interpret your insights in an engaging, attractive, and most importantly easy to understand way. This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds. Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most relevant. Hopefully you’ll not only learn some new skills and find some new creative tools, but also learn something about your own data. Infogr.am At Infogr.am you can create interactive, embeddable infographics using more than 30 charts and six themes. Fusion Tables Piktochart dygraphs Timeline Leaflet Tagxedo Tagxedo is a simple to use word cloud generator.

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