Gephi is an "interactive visualization and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs". Described as "Photoshop but for data", Gephi is a "tool for people that have to explore and understand graphs". The aim of Gephi is to "help data analysts to make hypothesis, intuitively discover patterns, isolate structure singularities or faults during data sourcing". Gephi was designed to assist data analysis, link analysis, social network analysis, and biographical network analysis. Some of Gephi's impressive features include: easy node grouping, a manipulative and multi-level layout, real-time user interaction, colour-coded partitioning, and generating of reports on centrality or other calculable characteristics of the network.