- Compatible: It works in all modern browsers including the iPhone/iPad and Internet Explorer from version 6. Standard browsers use SVG for the graphics rendering. In legacy Internet Explorer graphics are drawn using VML.
- Open: One of the key features of Highstock is that under any of the licenses you are allowed to download the source code and make your own edits. This allows for personal modifications and a great flexibility.
- Numerous Chart Types: Highstock supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, scatter, OHLC, candlestick, flags, arearange, areasplinerange and columnrange chart types. Any of these can be combined in one chart.
- Dynamic: Through a full API you can add, remove and modify series and points or modify axes at any time after chart creation. Numerous events supply hooks for programming against the chart. In combination with jQuery, MooTools or Prototype's Ajax API, this opens for solutions like live charts constantly updating with values from the server, user supplied data and more.