Mathics Alternatives

    Mathics is described as 'general purpose computer algebra system (CAS) and designed to be a free, light-weight alternative to Mathematica. It's programmable using a Mathematica like language and uses a web interface for user interaction' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mathics for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Mathematica. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SageMath or OpenAxiom. Other great apps like Mathics are PTC Mathcad (Paid), MathStudio (Paid), Cadabra (Free, Open Source) and Ascend (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 12, 2020

    1. Mathematica is a computational software program used widely in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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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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    2. Mathcad is engineering calculation software that drives innovation and offers significant process productivity advantages for product development and engineering design projects.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      OpenAxiom, fork of Axiom , is an open source platform for symbolic, algebraic, and numerical computations.
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      MathStudio, formerly SpaceTime, is the most comprehensive math app available for mobile devices.
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      Cadabra is a computer algebra system (CAS) designed specifically for the solution of problems encountered in field theory.
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      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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      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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      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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