R is open source, is similar to S and you can find ample support groups online. The only down side is that R does not have a good GUI (yet ..). It does have a rudimentary data GUI
4) E Views
5) For Bayesian Inference
7) Jim LeSage’s econometrics toolbox
8) Office 2007 and Excel 2007 (www.microsoft.com) 🙂
Office 2007 and Excel 2007 now supports up to 1,048,576 rows. If you were going to make the upgrade anyhow, it might save you a few bucks over an expensive statistics package. The statistics plugin for Office 2007 is a lot better than previous versions as well. Runs almost as many analytics as SPSS.
Here is a list of softwares apart from Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight
1) PHP offers the ability to dynamically create Shockwave Flash files.
In addition, you can try the tool named PHP/SWF Charts.
2) Another library for PHP is Open Flash Chart
An article illustrating how to use it is here
3) you want a nice lightweight charting facility for the web with a simple API, you could try the Google Charts API, which is free to use and incorporate into your own applications
Industry leading interactive data visualization.
Create interactive Excel dashboards, business presentations and visual calculators from ordinary spreadsheets – then integrate them into PowerPoint, Word, PDF and the Web.
5) Some other softwares