155 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 Add a feature
136 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 Add a feature
112 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 Add a feature
135 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 Add a feature
117 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 Calculus solving Symbolic Computation Add a feature
66 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 Add a feature
74 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 Add a feature
34 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 Add a feature
41 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 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 Add a feature
14 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 Add a feature Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
8 Like jasymca Good alternative? YES NO Jasymca is an interactive System for solving math problems. It supports arbitrary precision numbers and symbolic variables. Scalars, vectors, and matrices can be built... Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android Java Mobile S60 HP webOS Windows Phone 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 ... Open Source Mac Windows Linux 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... Open Source Mac Linux 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... Open Source Mac Windows Linux Equation solving Add a feature