Microsoft Mathematics Alternatives for Linux

    Microsoft Mathematics is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Qalculate!, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Mathematics and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Microsoft Mathematics are MATLAB (Paid), Mathematica (Paid), Matplotlib (Free, Open Source) and GnuPlot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 9, 2019

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


    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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      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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    3. 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.
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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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    4. 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.
    5. 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.
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      Giac/Xcas is a free computer algebra system for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux/Unix (license GPL3, for commercial dual-license contact us).
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      GraphCalc is an all-in-one solution to everything from everyday arithmetic to statistical analysis, from betas to Booleans, from cubes to calculus, from decimals to derivatives.

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      The project was abandoned. Last version, 4.0.1, released on November 24, 2003, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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