About Chart Maker Pro

Chart Maker Pro Mac


Chart Maker Pro Mac is a powerful graphing tool for creating Charts on your MAC or MacBook. Chart Maker Mac is ideal for personal use, school, projector based presentations & other areas where data visualization is Key.

System Requirements:
-Chart Maker Mac requires OS X 10.7 or higher

What’s the difference between Chart Maker Pro  Mac &  Chart Maker Mac?

-The difference lies in the number of Charts. Chart Maker Pro contains more charts than that of the regular Chart Maker.

-Render fullscreen charts for projector based and other forms of presentations. (ideal for educators)
-Export Hi-Res(High Resolution) Charts to your computer in PDF & PNG image Formats
-Easily move your charts to your iPad by simply exporting your data & importing it to CM Premium for iPad & vice versa.

-Render 15 different types of charts including:

    • Pie Chart
    • Ring Pie Chart
    • 3d ring Chart
    • 3dPie Chart
    • 3d Exploded Pie Chart
    • Column Combo
    • Line Combo
    • Spline Combo
    • Area
    • Bar
    • 3d Bar
    • 3d Col
    • Stacked Bar
    • Stacked Column
    • AVG combo

-Easily copy & Paste your charts in other MAC Applications including Keynote, Pages & Numbers
-Print your charts from within the Application
-Define the look and feel of your charts by easily customizing chart colors with the inbuilt color picker
-Save your charts for future use & edits
-CM creates data files in CSV format, meaning you can easily create your data files in any Spreadsheet application & open it to the App
-Easily render different types charts with the same data without re-entering it.

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Creating a new Chart

Selecting a Chart Type

To see all the available Chart Options, Click on the “Chart” button on the toolbar.

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Visualizing sample data

To Visualize sample data, click the ‘SAMPLE’ button to load the data on the grid. This data is intended to show you how data should be entered on the grid. Please note that the Chart Maker grid does NOT support the operations of a  spreadsheet software.

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Getting Started

To create a new Chart, simply enter your data on the grid . All your chart labels should be entered in the yellow cells while numeric values should go in the white cells.

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Customizing Colors

Set Background Colors

To Customize the Chart background  color, click on the background color swatch to open the color picker dialog.

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Setting Item Colors

To Customize chart item colors, simply  click on the color swatch next to the item you want to update.

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Setting Label Colors

To Customize the Chart title, X & Y Axis label colors, simply  click on the labels color picker icon next to ‘FULL SCREEN ZOOM’ button.

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Customizing Font

Customize font family & size

To  format  your chart labels,  click on the font  family & size drop downs  to activate the available options.

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Exporting Charts

Sharing Charts

To share a Chart, Click on the Share button on the toolbar or click on the File >Share menu. When prompted choose the appropriate format &  resolution.

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Import CSV data

Importing data

You can easily import a CSV file to the app, simply click on the Import button on the toolbar or Click on File > Import.  It’s recommend  you download  and use the provided template to ensure it imports correctly.

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Moving Charts

Copying & Pasting

To move charts to other apps, click on the Copy Icon on the  toolbar or on the Edit > Copy menu to move your charts into the clipboard and then click the Paste option in the App where you wish to move it.

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Moving Charts to iPad

Migrating Charts to iPad

Easily move your charts to your iPad by simply importing your Chart Maker Mac data file to Chart Maker Premium for iPad.

Same App, Same Charts on your iPad, View Chart Maker in the App Store



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Printing Charts

Printing Charts

To print a chart, simply click on the Print icon on the toolbar.You can also click File >Print form the menu. To print custom sizes, simply hide grid, go fullscreen or resize your Chart Maker Pro window before Printing.

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Rendering fullscreen

Fullscreen Charts

Chart Maker Mac allows you to easily present your ideas on big screen. Simply click on the “FULL SCREEN ZOOM” button and Chart Maker will automatically render a bigger high resolution chart that utilizes the entire space on your computer screen. Use this feature when making presentations on big screen. This feature is ideal for educators, students and other areas where wide screen data visualization is key.


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Resizing Charts

Rendering Custom Sizes

Chart Maker Mac is fully responsive, as you resize the window, the Chart Automatically resizes to fit. Simply drag the window edges to enlarge your chart. You can also enlarge your chart by clicking on the fullscreen button.


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Saving Charts

Opening Saved Charts

To Open Saved Charts, Click  on File->Open menu.

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Saving Charts

To Save a Chart  simply click  File > Save.

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Viewing More info

Show item info


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