105 Like Sage Good alternative? YES NO Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based interface. Mission: Creating a viable free open source... Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Sage needs programming language skills, it doesn't support well symbolic math. Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree Agree Sage supports symbolic maths through Maxima vfrico • Dec 2016 Disagree Agree
148 Like MATLAB Good alternative? YES NO MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Maintained by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and... Commercial Mac Windows Linux Mathematica is mainly a CAS (symbolic maths), but MATLAB is more for numeric analysis Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree Agree
128 Like GNU Octave Good alternative? YES NO Octave is a computer program for performing numerical computations which is mostly compatible with MATLAB. It is part of the GNU Project. It is free software under the terms of the GNU General... Open Source Mac Windows Linux Octave needs programming language skills, it doesn't support well symbolic math. Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree Agree
126 Like R (programming language) Alternative? YES NO R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is a GNU project which is similar to the S language and environment which was developed at Bell Laboratories (formerly AT&T, now Lucent Technologies) by... Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD
50 Like Maxima Good alternative? YES NO 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 It does support Symbolic math, but Matlab or Octave not vfrico • Dec 2016 Disagree Agree
31 Like Julia Good alternative? YES NO Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel... Open Source Mac Windows Linux
36 Like Maple Good alternative? YES NO Maple is a general-purpose commercial computer algebra system. Users can enter mathematics in traditional mathematical notation. Custom user interfaces can also be created. There is support for numeric computations, to arbitrary... Commercial Mac Windows Linux
17 Like fxSolver Good alternative? YES NO Online math solver, equation editor and database, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper. Free Web / Cloud
67 Like Scilab Good alternative? YES NO Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications. Scilab is an open source software and includes hundreds of mathematical... Open Source Mac Windows Linux
38 Like wxMaxima Good alternative? YES NO 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
29 Like Spyder Good alternative? YES NO Spyder (previously known as Pydee) is a free open-source Python development environment providing MATLAB-like features in a simple and light-weighted software, available for Windows XP/Vista/7, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X. Spyder is... Open Source Mac Windows Linux
34 Like Microsoft Mathematics Alternative? YES NO Microsoft Mathematics is a desktop graphing calculator that can help you visualize and see mathematical concepts as you’ve never seen them before. Microsoft Mathematics includes ink handwriting support to recognize hand-written... Free Windows Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.0, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
17 Like SymPy Good alternative? YES NO 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
32 Like python(x,y) Good alternative? YES NO Python(x,y) is a free scientific and engineering development software for numerical computations, data analysis and data visualization based on Python programming language, Qt graphical user interfaces and... Open Source Windows
17 Like Mathcad Good alternative? YES NO Mathcad is engineering calculation software that drives innovation and offers significant process productivity advantages for product development and engineering design projects. Commercial Windows
14 Like GraphCalc Good alternative? YES NO GraphCalc is an all-in-one solution to everything from everyday arithmetic to statistical analysis, from betas to Booleans, from cubes to calculus, from decimals to derivatives. GraphCalc combines all the features of a professional... Open Source Windows Linux Discontinued The project was abandoned. Last version, 4.0.1, released on November 24, 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.
13 Like Freemat Good alternative? YES NO FreeMat is an environment for rapid engineering and scientific processing. It is similar to commercial systems such as MATLAB from Mathworks and IDL from Research Systems, but is Open Source. Open Source Mac Windows Linux Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
6 Like GAP Good alternative? YES NO GAP is a system for computational discrete algebra, with particular emphasis on Computational Group Theory. GAP provides a programming language, a library of thousands of functions implementing algebraic algorithms written in the GAP... Open Source Windows Linux
7 Like Addi Good alternative? YES NO Java based and open sourced version of matlab and octave Getting more and more compatible over time. Open Source Android
7 Like Mirai Math Good alternative? YES NO 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
8 Like Axiom Good alternative? YES NO 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
9 Like Euler Math Toolbox Good alternative? YES NO With Euler Math Toolbox, you experience mathematical computations, numerical as well as symbolic, with ease and beauty. The program will display results with nice graphics, which can be exported to files or to web pages, or can be... Open Source Windows Linux
7 Like Ascend Good alternative? YES NO 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
4 Like ANKHOR FlowSheet Good alternative? YES NO ANKHOR is a revolutionary platform for in-memory processing of data from diverse sources and in variable data formats. he heart of this platform is the FlowSheet data workbench for modeling applications, reports and data services... Free Personal Windows
5 Like SymbolicC++ Good alternative? YES NO 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
17 Like DataCracker Good alternative? YES NO DataCracker is a new web-based survey analysis tool that makes it easy for anyone to find and share insights from their surveys. DataCracker was built on the idea of democratizing data analysis. The tool provides a solution for... Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad
4 Like Xcos Good alternative? YES NO 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
4 Like Giac/Xcas Good alternative? YES NO Giac/Xcas is a free computer algebra system for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux/Unix (license GPL3, for commercial dual-license contact us). Open Source Mac Windows Linux
4 Like OpenAxiom Good alternative? YES NO 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
4 Like Cadabra Good alternative? YES NO 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
4 Like Singular Good alternative? YES NO 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
4 Like Reinteract Good alternative? YES NO Reinteract is a system for interactive experimentation with Python. Reinteract worksheets contain Python code combined with the results of that code, formatted as text or graphical plots. Youu can go back and edit previously entered... Open Source Mac Windows Linux
4 Like FriCAS Good alternative? YES NO 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
3 Like GiNaC Good alternative? YES NO GiNaC is a C++ library. It is designed to allow the creation of integrated systems that embed symbolic manipulations together with more established areas of computer science (like computation- intense numeric applications, graphical... Open Source Windows Linux
3 Like Datawrapper Good alternative? YES NO Create charts and maps in just four steps. This tool reduces the time you need to create visualizations from hours to minutes. Open Source Web / Cloud