DISLIN is a high-level plotting library for displaying data as curves, polar plots, bar graphs, pie charts, 3D-color plots, surfaces, contours and maps.
DISLIN is intended to be a powerful and easy to use software package for scientists and programmers. There are only a few graphics routines with a short parameter list needed to display the desired graphical output. A large variety of parameter setting routines can then be called to create individually customized graphics.
The software is available for several C, Fortran 77 and Fortran 90/95 compilers on the operating systems UNIX, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenVMS, Windows, Mac OSX and MS-DOS. DISLIN programs are very system-independent, they can be ported from one operating system to another without any changes.
For some operating systems, the programming languages textExtern Python, textExtern Perl, textExtern Java and the C/C++ interpreter textExtern Ch are also supported by DISLIN. The DISLIN interpreter DISGCL is availble for all supported operating systems. See a complete list of the supported operating systems and compilers.
A short description of the DISLIN features is given in Overview. DISLIN manuals can be downloaded as compressed tar files in PostScript, PDF and HTML format. An online manual is also available as an alphabetical list of all DISLIN routines. A PowerPoint presentation of DISLIN is available in the file dislin.ppt.
DISLIN is free for non-commercial use. Licenses for commercial use, or for just supporting DISLIN, are available from this site.
The DISLIN software and manuals can be downloaded via HTML and from FTP servers.