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PGPLOT PGPLOT is a Fortran 77 subroutine package for drawing scientific 2D. Available devices: HPGL, Postscript, X11. The PGPLOT Graphics Subroutine Library is a Fortran-callable, device-independent graphics package for making simple scientific graphs. It is intended for making graphical images of publication quality with minimum effort on the part of the user. For most applications, the program can be device-independent, and the output can be directed to the appropriate device at run time. Although originally conceived as part of the Caltech VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry) programs, PGPLOT has much wider applicability and is now widely used at astronomical and other scientific institutes throughout the world. Graphs produced with PGPLOT appear in almost every issue of the major astronomical journals. The PGPLOT library consists of two major parts: a device-independent part, which is written in portable Fortran-77, and a set of `device-dependent ``device handler'' subroutines for output on various terminals, image displays, dot-matrix printers, laser printers, and pen plotters.
There are many extension packages based on PGPLOT (as shown in its home page). Here are some of them: pgperl, WIP, STAP, ptcl.

Current Version:   5.2.0

License Type:   Free for Non-Commerical Use

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Source Code Availability: Yes

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UNIX and OpenVMS systems

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For Linux: gcc, f2c or g77

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