Example plot

OxyPlot is a cross-platform plotting library for .NET.

The code is licensed under the MIT license. This is a very permissive and corporate friendly license. See opensource.org and tl;dr for more details.

The core library is a Portable Class Library that can be used on different platforms. Custom controls are implemented for WPF, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Phone Silverlight, Windows Forms, Silverlight, GTK#, Xwt, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.Forms and Xamarin.Mac.

Supported platforms

See the supported platforms section in the documentation.


OxyPlot contains many different types of axes and series. If you need some functionality that is not included in the library, you can also create a derived class and override the rendering implementation.

The plots can be exported to file formats like png, pdf and svg.

See the features section for more information.

Getting started

  1. Use the NuGet package manager to add the latest stable or pre-release package for your platform.
  2. Add a PlotView control to your user interface.
  3. Create a PlotModel
  4. Bind or assign the PlotModel to the Model property of the control.

See the getting started section for more information about each platform.

Xamarin Forms

Make sure you reference and initialize the OxyPlot platform renderers, otherwise you will see nothing. See getting started with Xamarin Forms for more information.


Example code can be found in the Source/Examples folder in each repository. The Example Library contains examples that can be used on all platforms.


The documentation can be found at oxyplot.readthedocs.io.


Use Stack Overflow if you have questions regarding the library. You can also try the chat room or the Xamarin forum.


Feature requests and bug reports should be added to the issues section at GitHub. Please do not use the issues section for questions.


News about the library can be found under announcements. There is also an atom feed for the posts.


This project is continuously evolving and any kind of help is greatly appreciated. See the contributions page for more information about how to get involved.

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