Alternatives to GNU Octave for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Jupyter

    Open source, interactive data science and scientific computing across over 40 programming languages.

    • Not exactly an alternative - but, combined with a programming language like Python, Julia, Maxima, Mathematica or MATLAB, it provides a superior coding and teaching experience. It, in fact, can support Octave Guest • Feb 2020 Disagree   Agree

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  • Sage

    Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based...

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  • Scilab

    Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications. Scilab is...

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  • Spyder

    Spyder (previously known as Pydee) is a free open-source Python development environment providing MATLAB-like features in a simple and light-weighted software, available...

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  • Julia

    Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing...

    • Julia is a programming language that provides an excellent mix of performance and ease of use with a syntax like that of Python or Ruby, metaprogramming features, Unicode support, preloaded mathematical constants, BigInts and BigFloats, JIT and AOT compilation support and much more Guest • Feb 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • wxMaxima

    wxMaxima is a document based interface for the computer algebra system Maxima. wxMaxima uses wxWidgets and runs natively on Windows, X11 and Mac OS X. wxMaxima provides...

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  • Xcos

    Xcos is a graphical editor to design hybrid dynamical systems models. Models can be designed, loaded, saved, compiled and simulated. Features Palettes Browser ...

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  • nteract

    nteract is a desktop application that allows you to develop rich documents that contain prose, executable code (in almost any language!), and images. nteract helps you...

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  • python(x,y)

    Python(x,y) is a free scientific and engineering development software for numerical computations, data analysis and data visualization based on Python programming...

    • Discontinued
      The project seems no longer developed. Last version,, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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