| MagicPlot Student | MagicPlot Pro |

Price | Free of charge,
Non-commercial
usage only | Academic: from $64 Commercial: from $159
Get free trial |

General |

Multiple operating systems support (Windows, Mac OS X, Unix-like) | + | + |

No installation procedure, portable installation is available | + | + |

Multiple undo and redo for all actions | + | + |

Import tables from text files (.csv, .txt), import dialog with preview | + | + |

Built-in formula calculator tool | + | + |

Entering expressions in every numeric text field | + | + |

Setting column calculation formulas with syntax highlighting and formula history | + | + |

Optional auto recalculation of column when data in use are changed | — | + |

Batch Processing without scripting and macros | — | + |

Nonlinear Curve Fitting |

Using advantages of multi-core processors | + | + |

Multi-peak fitting | + | + |

Fitting with sum of different functions | + | + |

Predefined Gauss and Lorentz functions and their derivatives | + | + |

Visual peaks adjusting (fit initial conditions) | + | + |

Visual fitting interval setting | + | + |

Y data errors usage | + | + |

Easy subtraction of baseline and peak fitting functions from experimental data | + | + |

Copying and pasting Fit Curves from one Fit Plot to another | + | + |

Automatic peaks finding | — | + |

Splines for baseline subtraction with fitting capability | — | + |

Specifying custom fit equations | — | + |

Data Processing |

Numerical integration of peaks in spectrum on specified intervals | + | + |

Smoothing, Integration, Differentiation, FFT, [De-]Convolution, Correlation, Histograms | — | + |

Descriptive Statistics | — | + |

Numerical spectrum moments (mean, variance, etc.) calculation on selected intervals | — | + |

Table Sorting by multiple columns, table transposing | — | + |

Plotting Features |

Plotting capabilities: lines, markers, drop lines, vertical bars, filling under curve | + | + |

Error bars | + | + |

Switching curves antialiasing on screen | + | + |

Fully customizable style for each axis (ticks, labels, grid, etc.) | + | + |

Custom grid lines and labels at specified positions | + | + |

Transparent images and translucent colors of every object | + | + |

In-place text labels editing with formatting support | + | + |

2D waterfall plots and setting individual shifts for curves | + | + |

Image zooming in for precise drawing | — | + |

Multiple axes on one figure, aligning axes | — | + |

Drawing: text labels, lines, arrows, rectangles, ellipses | — | + |

Saving and applying Figure templates | — | + |

Data Navigation and Exploration |

Mouse cursor data coordinates in status bar | + | + |

Showing data point and table row numbers for point under cursor | + | + |

X and Y scrollbars for data navigation | + | + |

Box zoom tool for scale | + | + |

Hand drag tool for scale | + | + |

Mouse wheel or touchpad scale scrolling and zooming | + | + |

Quick Plot tool for viewing plot without adding new Figures to Project | — | + |

Figures Typography |

Correct minus and multiplication signs (instead of hyphen and letter x) in exponential notation | + | + |

English ligatures support (fi, etc.) | + | + |

Tracking | + | + |

Inserting special symbols (Greek letters, math symbols, dashes, etc.) | + | + |

Image Export |

Raster images export formats: PNG, GIF, BMP | + | + |

Vector images export formats: EPS, PDF, SVG, EMF | — | + |

Copying of raster images to clipboard | — | + |

Copying of vector images to clipboard | — | + |

Usage and Support |

Commercial usage | — | + |

E-mail support (write to support(at)magicplot.com) | — | + |