Derive Alternatives for Mac

    Derive is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac 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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      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      The project is no longer updated.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).


    3. 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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      With YAKINDU Statechart Tools, you can easily create complex systems in a visual way. Simulate and test your system’s behavior already while you are modeling.
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      • GNU Octave
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      FEATool Multiphysics is a fully integrated Finite Element FEM CAE simulation toolbox for Matlab. With FEATool you can easily model and simulate heat transfer, fluid flow CFD, structural mechanics, chemical reactions, general PDEs, and more.
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      Jasymca is an interactive System for solving math problems. It supports arbitrary precision numbers and symbolic variables. Scalars, vectors, and matrices can be built from all datatypes and used in calculations.
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