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Downloads of v 2.38.20180209:


Last Update:

09 Feb 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Arif Bilgin
  • graphviz committers


drawing graph visualization

Graphviz (Portable)

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2.38.20180209 | Updated: 09 Feb 2018



Downloads of v 2.38.20180209:



Software Author(s):

  • Arif Bilgin
  • graphviz committers

Graphviz (Portable) 2.38.20180209

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- name: Install graphviz.portable
    name: graphviz.portable
    version: '2.38.20180209'
    state: present

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chocolatey_package 'graphviz.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.38.20180209'

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cChocoPackageInstaller graphviz.portable
    Name     = "graphviz.portable"
    Version  = "2.38.20180209"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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package { 'graphviz.portable':
  ensure   => '2.38.20180209',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 27 Feb 2018.


Graph Visualization Software includes several layout programs that take descriptions of graphs in a simple text language, and make diagrams in useful formats, such as images and SVG for web pages, PDF or Postscript for inclusion in other documents; or display in an interactive graph browser.
Graphviz also supports GXL, an XML dialect.

<dt>acyclic</dt> <dd>make directed graph acyclic</dd>
<dt>bcomps</dt><dd>biconnected components filter for graphs</dd>
<dt>ccomps</dt><dd>connected components filter for graphs</dd>
<dt>circo</dt><dd>filter for circular layout of graphs</dd>
<dt>diffimg</dt><dd>Calculates intersection between two images</dd>
<dt>dijkstra</dt><dd>single-source distance filter</dd>
<dt>dot</dt><dd>filter for drawing directed graphs</dd>
<dt>dotty</dt><dd>A Customizable Graph Editor</dd>
<dt>fdp</dt><dd>filter for drawing undirected graphs</dd>
<dt>gc</dt><dd>count graph components</dd>
<dt>gml2gv</dt><dd>GML-DOT converter</dd>
<dt>graphml2gv</dt><dd>GRAPHML-DOT converter</dd>
<dt>gv2gml</dt><dd>DOT-GML converter</dd>
<dt>gvcolor</dt><dd>flow colors through a ranked digraph (previously known as colorize)</dd>
<dt>gvedit</dt><dd>simple graph editor and viewer</dd>
<dt>gvgen</dt><dd>generate graphs</dd>
<dt>gvmap</dt><dd>find clusters and create a geographical map highlighting clusters</dd>
<dt>gvpack</dt><dd>merge and pack disjoint graphs</dd>
<dt>gvpr</dt><dd>graph pattern scanning and processing language</dd>
<dt>gxl2gv</dt><dd>GXL-GV converters</dd>
<dt>lefty</dt><dd>A Programmable Graphics Editor</dd>
<dt>lneato</dt><dd>A Customizable Graph Editor</dd>
<dt>mm2gv</dt><dd>Matrix Market-DOT converters</dd>
<dt>neato</dt><dd>filter for drawing undirected graphs</dd>
<dt>nop</dt><dd>pretty-print graph file</dd>
<dt>osage</dt><dd>filter for array-based layouts</dd>
<dt>patchwork</dt><dd>filter for squarified tree maps</dd>
<dt>sccmap</dt><dd>extract strongly connected components of directed graphs</dd>
<dt>sfdp</dt><dd>filter for drawing large undirected graphs</dd>
<dt>smyrna</dt><dd>interactive graph viewer</dd>
<dt>tred</dt><dd>transitive reduction filter for directed graphs</dd>
<dt>twopi</dt><dd>filter for radial layouts of graphs</dd>
<dt>unflatten</dt><dd>adjust directed graphs to improve layout aspect ratio</dd>

$packageName = 'graphviz.portable'
$url = ''
$sha1 = '8e0eeb7aa6a84fc9c53d29ca9548a66af7762a03'
$unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation -Checksum $sha1 -Checksumtype sha1

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Graphviz (Portable) 2.38.20170103 15380 Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Approved
Graphviz (Portable) 2.38 6413 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Approved
Graphviz (Portable) 2.36 905 Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Unknown

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