150 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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
109 Like Mathematica Good alternative? YES NO Mathematica is a computational software program used widely in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature 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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
5 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 No features added Add a feature
5 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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
14 Like SMath Studio Good alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature
13 Like Swift Calcs Good alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature
1 Like Derive Good alternative? YES NO Derive 6.1: Powerful system for doing symbolic and numeric mathematics. This application is no longer available or supported. Commercial Windows No features added Add a feature Discontinued Derive was discontinued on June 29, 2007. The last and final version is Derive 6.1 for MS-Windows.
1 Like QtOctave Good alternative? YES NO QtOctave is a front-end for http://alternativeto.net/software/octave/ . Octave is a high-level language for numerical computations, like MATLAB . Open Source Windows Linux No features added Add a feature Discontinued The project was discontinued on June 29 2011.
2 Like Doronix Math Toolbox Good alternative? YES NO Doronix Math Toolbox is a numerical computing environment with programming language which can be used as alternative to MATLAB. It allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of... Commercial Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
1 Like Magma Good alternative? YES NO A software package designed to solve computationally hard problems in algebra, number theory, geometry and combinatorics. Commercial Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
1 Like WIRIS cas Good alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature
3 Like CompPad Good alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature Discontinued Not currently maintained as January 2014
1 Like Miramath Good alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature
0 Like Calculation Laboratory Alternative? YES NO 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 No features added Add a feature