Grapher Beta Also Available
GOLDEN, Colorado – Golden Software, a developer of affordable software for visualizing and analyzing diverse data sets, has announced significant upgrades to its scientific graphing package, Grapher™. The new version released today is faster and offers a broader, more consistent selection of features across all plot types.
“Grapher is now easier and more intuitive to use with numerous functions and capabilities standardized throughout the application,” said Justine Carstairs, Grapher Product Manager. “Users will also find the new version provides improved display features for better communication of information.”
Grapher is used extensively by scientists and engineers in oil & gas operations, environmental consulting, climate research, mineral exploration, and academic pursuits. The package offers deeper insights into diverse data sets, including chemical, physical, geologic and geospatial data, through 80 different 2D and 3D plotting types.
The newest release of Grapher, which is downloadable this week to all users with active maintenance agreements, includes these enhancements:
Bubble Plot Legend Addition – Ternary, 2D and 3D Bubble Plots are now easier for a viewer to interpret and understand thanks to Bubble Legends. Displayed in the same colors, gradients and shapes of the bubble, these legends describe the third variable that determines the size of the bubble.
Box Plot Improvements – Two enhancements have been made to Box Plots. The first is adjustable box widths for either manual resizing or to indicate the size of each sample set. Previously only available in one default width, the box width can be varied and shown in inches or percentages to correspond with the number of values in each sample. The second improvement is the addition of the Criteria Filter, which gives the user greater control over excluding or including data, such as unwanted outliers, in the plot.
Ternary Plot Improvements – The Criteria Filter described above has been added to Ternary Plots. A second important enhancement is the Clipping function which allows users to easily snip off data they do not want displayed in their Ternary Plot. As available in other plot types, Clipping can be applied at axes limits or by values.
File Open Dialog Enhancement – Users can now resize the File Open dialog for better, more complete viewing of their data paths, making it easier to navigate files.
Faster Run Times – Routine functions such as Copy/Paste and project file loading have been dramatically improved to run faster than before when projects are connected to large amounts of data.
Golden Software’s development team is already working on new features, functionality and enhancements for the next version of Grapher that will be released in late 2021. Users with active maintenance can take these new capabilities for a test drive by downloading Grapher Beta. They are invited to send comments and/or questions directly to the Golden Software development team as they use the Beta version in their day-to-day workflows.
“In the Beta version, we are continuing to build on our progress making Grapher more stable and easier to use,” said Carstairs.
Specifically, newest Grapher Beta features include:
Details on Grapher Beta may be accessed here: What is Grapher Beta?.
About Golden Software
Founded in 1983, Golden Software is a leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software. Its customer base includes over 100,000 users involved in environmental consulting, oil and gas exploration and extraction, mining exploration and extraction, engineering, applied science, business, education, and government in nearly 190 countries and territories. Golden Software offers four products: Surfer® for gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping; Grapher™ for 2D and 3D graphing; Voxler® for 3D data visualization; and Strater® for well log, borehole and cross section plotting.
For additional information, visit www.GoldenSoftware.com or call 1-303-279-1021.