Alternatives to MATLAB for Mac with any license

  • GNU Octave

    Octave is a computer program for performing numerical computations which is mostly compatible with MATLAB. It is part of the GNU...

    • Works just like Matlab (Minus the toolboxes, for those you will need Matlab), but for Matlab 'like' work Octave works great. You can sit down with a Matlab book and go through it with Octave and have few problems. Octave documentation is excellent. Guest • Dec 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • GNU Octave uses the same language of coding that MATLAB with a very title difference. But currently GNU Octave do not has any tool like Simulink (for simulation and modul-based disign) that MATLAB uses. ahmed_meeskeApr 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • If you are a student and want to perform numerical analysis most of the times Octave is a great alternative to Matlab. Guest • Sep 2017 • 7 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is really an alternative since it is compatible with nearly all scripts created on matlab. Guest • Dec 2016 • 9 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is actively developing open source project cryoffSep 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Complete and almost 100% compatible replication of MATLAB. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It is an open source clone of MATLAB. Save for a few features that have yet to be updated/added, the syntax and functionality are identical between the two. Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • GNU Octave is actually a free replication of MATLAB. Guest • Aug 2015 • 14 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Same to same commands from MATLAB Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Mostly drop-in compatible with matlab. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree

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  • R (programming language)

    R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is a GNU project which is similar to the S language and environment which was developed at...

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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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  • 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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  • Mathematica

    Mathematica is a computational software program used widely in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.

    • MATLAB is a Software to find Numerical solutions for Mathematical Problems while Wolfram is a CAS system Guest • May 2016 • 2 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • SciPy & Numpy

    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...

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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...

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  • Matplotlib

    matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms....

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  • Maxima

    Maxima is a system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions, including differentiation, integration, Taylor series, Laplace transforms, ordinary...

    • Best free tool for symbolic computations cryoffSep 2017 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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  • Orange

    Orange is an open-source, cross-platform data mining and machine learning suite. It features visual programming as intuitive means of combining data analysis and...

    • Orange is a GOOD program and valuable addition for data analysts. Can it Replace Matlab. No, but it's very valuable alongside Matlab Guest • Jan 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • SymPy

    SymPy is a Python library for symbolic computation. The stated goals of the library are to become a full-featured computer algebra system and to keep a simple code base...

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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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  • GnuPlot

    Gnuplot is a portable command-line driven interactive data and function plotting utility. It was originally intended as to allow scientists and students to visualize...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • OpenModelica

    OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment! OpenModelica is an open-source Modelica-based modeling and simulation environment intended for industrial and academic...

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