Analyst is described as 'Mass spectrometry software for data acquisition of large and small molecules in both regulated and non-regulated environments. The software is designed to be used with any SCIEX QTRAP, triple quadrupole, or TripleTOF LC/MS/MS System'. There are five alternatives to Analyst for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is OpenChrom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Analyst are Chromeleon (Paid), MassHunter (Paid), Empower (Paid) and Xcalibur (Paid).
OpenChrom is a data analysis tool for gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. Its functionality and algorithms can be extended using a flexible plugin approach. File formats from various vendors are supported.
Instrument control, data acquisition, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and reporting for Agilent time-of-flight (TOF), quadrupole time-of-flight (Q-TOF), ICP-MS, and triple quadrupole systems.
Xcalibur software provides method setup, data acquisition, data processing, and reporting. It provides complete security and tracking, and compliant reporting—it supports 21-CFR part 11—if used with XReport.