Giac/Xcas Alternatives

    Giac/Xcas is described as 'free computer algebra system for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux/Unix (license GPL3, for commercial dual-license contact us)' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Giac/Xcas for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Qalculate!, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Giac/Xcas are GeoGebra (Free, Open Source), MATLAB (Paid), Mathematica (Paid) and Windows Calculator (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Axiom is a general purpose Computer Algebra system. It is useful for research and development of mathematical algorithms. It defines a strongly typed, mathematically correct type hierarchy. It has a programming language and a built-in compiler.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cadabra is a computer algebra system (CAS) designed specifically for the solution of problems encountered in field theory.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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 optimisation problems, and dynamic systems expressed in the form of differential/algebraic equations.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Singular is an open source computer algebra system for polynomial computations, with special emphasis on commutative and non-commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, and singularity theory.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Java based and open sourced version of matlab and octave Getting more and more compatible over time.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Office Word
      WordMat is an add-on to Microsoft Word which creates a tab with math functionality. Part of the Math functionality is provided by other open-source applications like Maxima, GeoGebra, Graph and GnuPlot.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FriCAS is an advanced computer algebra system. Its capabilities range from calculus (integration and differentiation) to abstract algebra. It can plot functions and has integrated help system.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Omni Calculator is a web/mobile calculator that solves concrete problems such as mortgage payment, gross margin, body mass index, break-even point, etc. It's very user-friendly, flexible and usable on web, mobile and as an embeddable web widget.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SymbolicC++ uses C++ and object-oriented programming to develop a computer algebra system. Object-oriented programming is an approach to software design that is based on classes rather than procedures. This approach maximizes modularity and information hiding.
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    1. Autograph is a dynamic PC program operating in 3 modes: 1D - Statistics & Probability 2D - Graphing, coordinates, transformations and bivariate data 3D - Graphing, coordinates and transformations
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