GNU Octave Alternatives

    GNU Octave is described as 'Octave is a computer program for performing numerical computations which is mostly compatible with MATLAB. It is part of the GNU Project. It is free software under the terms of the GNU General Public License' and is a well-known app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to GNU Octave for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Wolfram Alpha, which is free. Other great apps like GNU Octave are Jupyter (Free, Open Source), R (programming language) (Free, Open Source), MATLAB (Paid) and Mathematica (Paid).

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.


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      GiNaC is a C++ library. It is designed to allow the creation of integrated systems that embed symbolic manipulations together with more established areas of computer science (like computation- intense numeric applications, graphical interfaces, etc.) under one roof.
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      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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      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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      VisSim™ is a visual language for modeling and simulating nonlinear dynamic systems. With 9 integration methods, 4 optimization methods and over 200 vector and scalar block functions.
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      Reinteract is a system for interactive experimentation with Python. Reinteract worksheets contain Python code combined with the results of that code, formatted as text or graphical plots. Youu can go back and edit previously entered statements, and the results will update.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2011. Per homepage:
      29 Oct 2011 - Reinteract 0.5.9 released

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      DomainMath IDE is an open source GUI front-end application for GNU Octave.
    1. Altair Compose is used to perform a variety of math & linear algebra (including matrix analysis and differential equations), filter signals, fit polynomials through data, approximate or check results from simulation software, perform optimization.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Math Notepad is a web based editor, which allows you do do mathematical calculations and plot graphs. It supports real and complex numbers, matrices, and units, and comes with all common math functions built in.
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