Alternatives to Mathcad for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

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  • SMath Studio icon

    SMath Studio

    SMath Studio - is a math program with 'paper'-like interface and numerous computing features. It has an ability to work with systems, matrices, vectors, complex numbers, infinities and fractions. SMath Studio supports 18-th...

    Free Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile

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    SciPy & Numpy

    SciPy (pronounced "Sigh Pie") is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering. It is also the name of a very popular conference on scientific programming with Python. The SciPy library depends on NumPy...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Maxima icon

    Maxima

    Maxima is a system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions, including differentiation, integration, Taylor series, Laplace transforms, ordinary differential equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    wxMaxima

    wxMaxima is a document based interface for the computer algebra system Maxima. wxMaxima uses wxWidgets and runs natively on Windows, X11 and Mac OS X. wxMaxima provides menus and dialogs for many common maxima commands...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • fxSolver icon

    fxSolver

    Online math solver, equation editor and database, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • SymPy icon

    SymPy

    SymPy is a Python library for symbolic computation. The stated goals of the library are to become a full-featured computer algebra system and to keep a simple code base to promote extensibility and comprehensibility. SymPy is written...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Miramath

    Miramath is an open source project inspired by the MathCad mathematical application. The main user interface consists of a page into which mathematical expressions can be entered or edited and then evaluated.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Mirai Math icon

    Mirai Math

    Graphical frontend for GNU Octave. Edit formulas in native mathematical notation. Available / tested for Linux x586 / x86_64, WinXP, Vista, and MacOS.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Xcos icon

    Xcos

    Xcos is a graphical editor to design hybrid dynamical systems models. Models can be designed, loaded, saved, compiled and simulated. Features Palettes Browser All Xcos standard blocks grouped by categories (signal processing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Ascend

    ASCEND is a free open-source software program for solving small to very large mathematical models. ASCEND can solve systems of non-linear equations, linear and nonlinear optimisation problems, and dynamic systems expressed in the form...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Addi

    Java based and open sourced version of matlab and octave Getting more and more compatible over time.

    Open Source Android

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    Axiom

    Axiom is a general purpose Computer Algebra system. It is useful for research and development of mathematical algorithms. It defines a strongly typed, mathematically correct type hierarchy. It has a programming language and a built-in...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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  • SymbolicC++

    SymbolicC++ uses C++ and object-oriented programming to develop a computer algebra system. Object-oriented programming is an approach to software design that is based on classes rather than procedures. This approach maximizes...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Cadabra

    Cadabra is a computer algebra system (CAS) designed specifically for the solution of problems encountered in field theory. It has extensive functionality for tensor computer algebra, tensor polynomial simplification including...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Singular

    Singular is an open source computer algebra system for polynomial computations, with special emphasis on commutative and non-commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, and singularity theory. Singular provides: highly efficient...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    OpenAxiom

    OpenAxiom, fork of Axiom , is an open source platform for symbolic, algebraic, and numerical computations. It offers an interactive environment, an expressive programming language, a compiler, a large set of mathematical libraries...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    CompPad

    CompPad is an OpenOffice extension to provide live mathematical and engineering calculations within a Writer document, allowing calculations to be documented using all of the resources of OpenOffice. It will have functionality similar...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Apache OpenOffice

    • Discontinued Not currently maintained as January 2014
  • FriCAS

    FriCAS is an advanced computer algebra system. Its capabilities range from calculus (integration and differentiation) to abstract algebra. It can plot functions and has integrated help system.

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Mathics

    Mathics is a general purpose computer algebra system (CAS) and designed to be a free, light-weight alternative to Mathematica. It's programmable using a Mathematica like language and uses a web interface for user interaction.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Swift Calcs icon

    Swift Calcs

    The Collaborative Computational Notebook Built for Modern Engineering. Enter math as it appears on paper, get instantaneous results, and share your calculations with colleagues and clients. No special syntax, no software, no...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    WIRIS cas

    WIRIS cas is an online platform for mathematical calculations designed for education. You can access a powerful calculation toolbar through an HTML page that includes integrals and limits calculation, function graphing in 2D or 3D and...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Calculation Laboratory

    Calculation Laboratory is an online environment for numerical computations. By using this site you get fast access to the easy-to-use tool for computing from anywhere. Calculation Lab is perfect for engineering students.

    Free Web / Cloud