Derive Alternatives for Linux

    Derive is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GNU Octave, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Derive and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Derive are MATLAB (Paid), Mathematica (Paid), Scilab (Free, Open Source) and SageMath (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 20, 2021

    1. SymPy is a Python library for symbolic computation. The stated goals of the library are to become a full-featured computer algebra system and to keep a simple code base to promote extensibility and comprehensibility.
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      OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment!


    2. The IBM SPSS software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine-learning algorithms, text analysis, open-source extensibility, integration with big data and seamless deployment into applications.
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    3. 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.
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      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.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge



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      Giac/Xcas is a free computer algebra system for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux/Unix (license GPL3, for commercial dual-license contact us).
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      GAP is a system for computational discrete algebra, with particular emphasis on Computational Group Theory.
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      Data analysis and graphing software for scientists and engineers. It provides You with dozens of functionalities and options. The plotting engine is very effective and the plots are of high quality.
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    4. COMSOL Multiphysics is an engineering, design, and finite element analysis software environment for the modeling and simulation of any physics-based system.
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      Graphical frontend for GNU Octave. Edit formulas in native mathematical notation. Available / tested for Linux x586 / x86_64, WinXP, Vista, and MacOS.
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