FusionCharts helps you create animated and interactive Flash charts for web and desktop applications. It livens up your applications by converting monotonous data into exciting visuals. FusionCharts offers over 45 types of 2D/3D charts including line, area, bar, column, pie, doughnut (donut), combination, scatter, bubble, scroll charts etc.
FusionCharts Free is a completely free and open-source Flash charting component. It aims to fulfill your basic charting needs with a very commonly used set of charts, having the necessary but basic features. The product is completely free with no gimmicks and no hidden pitfalls. Its features however are a lot limited than FusionCharts v3.
FusionCharts v3, on the other hand, provides you advanced charting options like exporting chart as image/PDF, gradients, 3D lighting, better animation with an easy way for building your own animation styles, exporting chart data as CSV/XML, in-built debugger, enhanced AJAX support and advanced filter effects like shadow, blur and bevel which you can apply to the various chart elements. It also provides advanced chart types like true 3D charts, scroll charts, glass-effect column charts, dual Y-axis charts to name a few.
FusionCharts is very kind to giveaway 3 x Professional Licenses ($499 each) of FusionCharts v3 to our readers. Simply leave a comment and tell us what you love most about FusionCharts and one improvement that should be made to it. We will randomly select 3 lucky people and announce the winners on 28th March. What are you waiting for?
24-03-2010 UPDATE: FusionCharts are pretty overwhelmed with the insights they have got from your valuable comments. Now, they would love to give out 5 Professional Licenses instead of the 3 we had earlier announced!