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Microsoft Mathematics Alternatives

Microsoft Mathematics is described as 'desktop graphing calculator that can help you visualize and see mathematical concepts as you’ve never seen them before. Microsoft Mathematics includes ink handwriting support to recognize hand-written problems' and is a Calculator in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Mathematics for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Qalculate!, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Mathematics are Mathematica, MATLAB, GnuPlot and fxSolver.

Microsoft Mathematics alternatives are mainly Calculators but may also be Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Mathematics.
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  1. Qalculate! is a multi-purpose cross-platform desktop calculator. It is simple to use but provides power and versatility normally reserved for complicated math packages, as well as useful tools for everyday needs (such as currency conversion and percent calculation).

    ⚫︎ Currency ConversionQalculate! lets you convert different currencies based on the latest exchange rates.
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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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    MATLAB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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    MATLAB vs Microsoft Mathematics opinions
    Some users think MATLAB is a great alternative to Microsoft Mathematics, some don't.
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    GnuPlot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 mathematical functions and data.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceGnuPlot either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  5. Online math solver, equation library, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.

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    Matplotlib

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Python

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

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXMatplotlib supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    SMath Studio

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile

    SMath Studio - is a math program with 'paper'-like interface and numerous computing features. It has an ability to work with systems, matrices, vectors, complex numbers, infinities and fractions.

    ⚫︎ PortableSMath Studio can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    a= matrix(20:2) b=matrix(20:3)
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    Xcos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    SymPy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 to promote extensibility and comprehensibility.

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    Graph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Graph is an open source application used to draw mathematical graphs in a coordinate system. Anyone who wants to draw graphs of functions will find this program useful. The program makes it very easy to visualize a function and paste it into another program.

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    Discontinued

    latest version is 4.4.2 (2013)https://sourceforge.net/projects/graph/files/Graph/

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