GLE is a graphics scripting language designed for creating publication quality graphs, plots, diagrams, figures and slides. GLE relies on LaTeX for text output. Its output formats include EPS, PS, PDF, JPEG, and PNG.


  • Create publication quality graphs, plots, figures, and diagrams
  • Export to PDF, EPS, PS, SVG, JPEG, and PNG format.
  • Scripting language.

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  • This is my all time favourite graphics tool. Easy to use, can do almost anything and results are publication quality. I have used GLE to make figures for several articles, created figures for lecture etc. notes, and for web pages.

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  • Excellent integration, lots of features and painless navigation.

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  • This is most advanced piece of open software I've ever used

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Intended Audience

Science/Research, Education, Developers, End Users/Desktop

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Programming Language

C++, C