SocNetV: Social Network Analysis and Visualization Software

SocNetV v2.1 has been released!

SocNetV v2.1 has been released!

Today is a wonderful day, because we are happy to announce that a brand new version of our favorite social network analysis and visualization software application has been released. SocNetV version 2.1, released on Sep 28, has the quite eloquent codename "fixer" and it is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux from the Downloads page. What the [...] Read more

SocNetV 2.0 released packed with new features and built for speed!

SocNetV 2.0 released packed with new features and built for speed!

The Social Network Visualizer project has released a brand new version of the Social Network Analysis application which brings major code overhaul, new GUI layout, significant improvements and lots of bugfixes. SocNetV v2.0 brings stability, great performance boost and nice new features for easier social network analysis such as separate modes for [...] Read more

Social Network Analysis - using Social Network Visualizer

Social Network Analysis - using Social Network Visualizer

This video, uploaded to YouTube by Micheal Axelsen, takes on the dreaded social network analysis by using SocNetV.

SocNetV v1.9 released - bug fixes and speed increase

SocNetV v1.9 released - bug fixes and speed increase

The Social Network Visualizer project has just released version 1.9, which fixes many important bugs and brings a faster matrix inverse routine. Source code, Windows zipped executables, Mac OS image and binary packages for major Linux distributions are as always available from the Downloads page. The matrix inverse algorithm is now using LU [...] Read more

SocNetV v1.8 released with scale-free network generator

A new version of SocNetV has just been released with a couple of nice new features. First of all, there is an new clique computation routine with a revamped report. The new "clique census" report includes aggregate counts of cliques (up to clique number 4), along with disaggregation by vertex and co-membership information. Another new feature is [...] Read more

SocNetV v1.7 released with lots of goodies!

A new SocNetV release hit the road today. Version 1.7 solves a number of bugs and brings lots of interesting and useful new features to our users. Binaries for Windows, Mac and Linux are already available in the project's Downloads page. Here's what's new... Up to now, when you wanted to edit a node you had to right click on it and select a single [...] Read more

SocNetV v1.6 released with a working web crawler

The SocNetV project has just released its latest version 1.6. Binaries for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux are available from the Downloads menu. The new version brings back the web crawler feature which has been disabled in the 1.x series so far. To start the web crawler, go to menu Network > Web Crawler or press Shift+C. A dialog will appear, [...] Read more

SocNetV as "intelligence" source for Dolphin-site operators

Can use SocNetV to analyze a virtual "social network" ? Yes you can. For instance, you could analyze social interactions (i.e. mentions) between "friends" in that virtual network. Apparently, SocNetV cannot grab their link/connections data on its own (forget the built-in web crawler; it cannot get and parse private data), but if you can extract [...] Read more

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SocNetV Features

Explore the nice features of SocNetV to make
your social network research real fun!

  • Easy User Interface

    Navigate yourself and use the application either with the mouse or the keyboard.

  • File Formats

    Load and save to GraphML, but you can also import most network file formats (GML, Pajek, UCINET, GraphViz, Adjacency, EdgeList etc).

  • Network analysis

    Compute distances, eccentricity, connectedness, clique census, triad census, and Prominence indices (i.e. eigenvector, betweenness and information centrality, promixity prestige, pagerank and more)

  • Visualization

    Apply intuitive visualization layouts on undirected/directed graphs, based on prominence scores or force-directed models.

  • Famous networks

    Automatically recreate known social network datasets such as Padgett's Families

  • Random networks

    Create random networks using one of the supported models (scale-free, Erdős–Rényi, lattice, small worlds)

  • Web Crawler

    Easily visualize and analyze networks of linked web pages and sites through the built-in web crawler.

  • Multi-relational

    Work with multiple relations concurrently. SocNetV supports loading, editing and saving multirelational social networks.

  • Documentation

    Learn to work with SocNetV and make use of Social Network Analysis methods by reading our Manual

  • Free Software

    SocNetV is Free and Open-Source Software, use it everywhere. Have a feature request? Ask us!

Have fun with Social Network Analysis

Use the buttons to download Social Network Visualizer for your OS or to learn more about Social Network Analysis and Visualization reading the Manual .