Calculist Alternatives

    Calculist is described as 'open source application that facilitates effective thinking. Write down your thoughts, ideas, and data in the form of lists. Focus your attention by zooming in to a specific list, and zoom out to see the broader context' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Calculist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Soulver. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OpalCalc or Observable Notebooks. Other great apps like Calculist are NoteCalc (Free, Open Source), µCalc (Free, Open Source), Kajero (Free, Open Source) and iodide (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 13, 2021

    1. Soulver is a smart notepad with a built-in calculator. It gives instant answers to any calculations it finds in your text. It's a better way to work stuff out than with a traditional calculator, and a more lightweight tool for quick calculations than a spreadsheet.
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    2. OpalCalc is a brand new type of calculator for the PC. As easy to use as Notepad or a word processor, OpalCalc allows natural language in the sum and multi-line support so you can go back and adjust your previous calculations on the fly.
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    3. Observable is a better way to code. Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Browser-based notepad built for math calculations.
    4. µCalc (mucalc) is a multi-user math web app. The math syntax is parsed in the browser by math.js. A node.js backend with socket.io is used for synchronization of sheets between multiple users.

      Discontinued

      Project stopped. The source code is archived here: https://github.com/antoineMoPa/mucalc.com

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Kajero is designed to make it really easy for anyone to create good-looking, responsive, interactive documents. Somewhat like Jupyter / iPython notebooks, but for JavaScript!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Iodide is a notebook programming environment for the web. Users can make use of JavaScript, Markdown, CSS and external resources to communicate ideas comfortably and efficiently through a minimalist notebook interface.
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    5. Bl.ocks (pronounced “Blocks”) is a simple viewer for sharing code examples hosted on GitHub Gist. For example, if your Gist URL is: https://gist.github.com/mbostock/1353700 Replace “gist.github.com” with “bl.ocks.org” in the URL to view it: ...
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Carbide is a new kind of programming environment that uses a notebook format with live coding features to facilitate development and debugging.
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    6. A web based calculator with a clean interface that allows commenting, creating variables and more. The website also provides more tools like converter, VAT calculator, and more.
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