Magma Alternatives

    Magma is described as 'A software package designed to solve computationally hard problems in algebra, number theory, geometry and combinatorics' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Magma for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is GNU Octave, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Magma are R (programming language) (Free, Open Source), MATLAB (Paid), Mathematica (Paid) and Scilab (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2018

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      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.
    1. R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
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      MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Maintained by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages.
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    2. Mathematica is a computational software program used widely in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.
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      Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications.
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      SageMath 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 interface. Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.
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      SciPy (pronounced "Sigh Pie") is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering. It is also the name of a very popular conference on scientific programming with Python.
    3. 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 for Windows XP/Vista/7, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X.
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      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 menus and dialogs for many common maxima commands, autocompletion, inline plots and simple animations.
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      Xcos is a graphical editor to design hybrid dynamical systems models. Models can be designed, loaded, saved, compiled and simulated.
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