Matplotlib 3.9.1 documentation#

Matplotlib is a comprehensive library for creating static, animated, and interactive visualizations.


For more detailed instructions, see the installation guide.


What can Matplotlib do?



Third-party packages,

provide custom, domain specific, and experimental features, including styles, colors, more plot types and backends, and alternative interfaces.

What's new#

Learn about new features and API changes.


Matplotlib is a community project maintained for and by its users.

There are many ways you can help!

About us#

Matplotlib was created by neurobiologist John Hunter to work with EEG data. It grew to be used and developed by many people in many different fields. John's goal was that Matplotlib make easy things easy and hard things possible.