Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm looking for a software for designing 3D graph (graph with x,y,z axis).

I found OmniGraphSketcher but it seems that it allows me to design only 2D graph.

I don't want to use Matlab because my graph will not be a "mathematical" graph. It would be a graph with text and not dots or line or numbers.

I have to do something like the picture below but in a professional way.

enter image description here

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Have a look at the following Software for visualizing X,Y,Z Data as a 3D Scatter and 3D Surface graph:

These are for the most part scientific tools, so don't expect any friendly UI. There are some other tools for *nix and Windows, but the you have to use Wine, Crossover or some VM to use it.

There is also 'ChartDirector' - a Script for PHP, ASP, JSP etc. for usage directly in HTML.

But I am still wondering: if all you want to do is put in some Text on a chart with 3 Axis, wouldn't it be easier for you to draw the graph by hand?

You could Illustrator, InkScape, Sketch or Gliffy

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks, however I'm afraid that no one of the proposed SW are fine with my request. Because I don't have to make a mathematical graph. Please, see the example picture in the question. –  Maverik Sep 22 '12 at 12:57
    
At the end I did it with OmniGraffle... –  Maverik Sep 24 '12 at 18:55
add comment

Have you tried the built-in Grapher app in /Application/Utilities ?

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks! I tried but I wasn't able to design what I want. See the edited question. –  Maverik Sep 22 '12 at 11:55
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.