371 Like Wolfram Alpha Good alternative? YES NO Wolfram Alpha is a "Computational Knowledge Engine" - different from a search engine, it answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from... Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad Kindle Fire No features added Add a feature
154 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... Commercial Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
131 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
114 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
129 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud No features added Add a feature
64 Like SciPy & Numpy Good alternative? YES NO 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
72 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
32 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
39 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux No features added Add a feature
35 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... Open Source Windows 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... Commercial Mac Windows Linux 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com 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
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... Commercial Windows No features added Add a feature
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 No features added Add a feature