Source Code

All our Windows users and many of our Unix users build PLplot from source code using our build system that is implemented with CMake following the directions in our wiki. PLplot source code can be accessed a number of ways. You can obtain the latest stable version of PLplot from our file release site. Alternatively, you can obtain the cutting-edge version of PLplot (but with no promises about stability) using

git clone git:// plplot.git

Finally, you can browse our git repository here.

Binary Packages

A number of third-party binary packages for PLplot are available. Binary packages are provided by at least the following Linux distributions:

Binary packages are provided by at least the following Mac OS X distributions:

To our knowledge no binary packages for PLplot are currently available for Windows platforms so our Windows users must build PLplot from source.


PLplot-5.11.0 has been released

PLplot-5.11.0 is the latest release of PLplot. This cross-platform software package is suitable for creating... Read more (12 Apr 2015)

PLplot-5.10.0 has been released

This is the latest stable release of PLplot. We encourage all users to upgrade to this version which... Read more (13 Feb 2014)

PLplot Release 5.9.11

This is a development release of PLplot. It represents the ongoing efforts of the community to improve... Read more (22 Dec 2013)


Source Code