Revised August 24, 2018.

The following represents Highsoft‘s current view of its product development cycle and future directions. It is intended for information purposes only, and should not be interpreted as a commitment on the part of Highsoft.

Highcharts 7.0 (Q4 2018)

  • Venn diagram
  • Hyperbolic tree maps
  • Force directed graphs
  • Organisation charts
  • Packed bubble charts
  • Pyramid Column Chart
  • Depth Chart
  • Timeline
  • Legend Bubble Charts
  • Improved label positioning logic for scatter and pies
  • Faster and more efficient error detection through new debug module
  • Accessibility through sonification
  • Styled mode facelift: instead of being a separate library, styled mode will now be activated through options on a chart-by-chart basis


Highstock 7.0 (Q4 2018)

  • More GUI for client-side analytics. Allow end users to annotate, add/remove indicators and more


Highcharts Cloud

  • Improved support for stock charts
  • Support for Highmaps
  • Organic placing of labels for series
  • Ongoingly optimizing UI/UX
  • Export menu configuration
  • Support for adding annotations from the Editor
  • Support for custom Editor plugins available for all the users in your team
  • Log in with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Slack


Highcharts Cloud Version 3.0 (Q4 2018)

  • Improved support for combination charts
  • UX enhancements and more streamlined UI throughout the application
  • Improved data import and data manipulation
    • Google Spreadsheet like grid with cell highlighting and moving columns through dragging
    • Can copy cell value across multiple cells
    • Show/Hide cells relevant to series being worked on
    • Data not relevant to chart but present in the data grid can now be saved without interfering with the chart
  • Simpler editor for creating a new chart
  • Search filter for the Advanced section in Customize tab
  • Advanced section will now show only options relevant to the series user is working on (Bugfix)
  • Change name of chart from editor screen
  • Better support for series data labels
  • Default themes, including Dark Unica, Grid Light and Sand Signika


Highcharts Export Server

  • Transition away from using PhantomJS to using Chrome Headless (2018)


New products and services

  • Gantt chart product. Implementation started July 2016. Beta release in Q3 2018. Official release targeted Q4 2018.