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R (programming language) is described as '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 Bell Laboratories (formerly AT&T, now Lucent Technologies) by John Chambers and colleagues. R can be consider' and is a very popular statistical analyzer in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to R (programming language) for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like R (programming language) are GNU Octave, Mathematica, MATLAB and Julia.

R (programming language) alternatives are mainly Statistical Analyzers but may also be Programming Languages or Calculators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of R (programming language).
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    Python

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    78 alternatives to Python 

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

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    GNU Octave

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    64 alternatives to GNU Octave 

    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.

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    Mathematica

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    76 alternatives to Mathematica 

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

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    It's a symbolic programming language, superior on calculations than R and Python.

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    MATLAB

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    83 alternatives to MATLAB 

    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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    Julia

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    Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an...

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    Looks like Python Runs like C

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    Scilab

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    Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications. Scilab is an open source software and includes hundreds of mathematical functions with the possibility to add...

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    SageMath

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    SageMath is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It builds on top of many existing open-source packages: NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib, Sympy, Maxima, GAP, FLINT, R and many more.

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    SciPy & Numpy

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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. The SciPy library depends on NumPy, which provides convenient and fast N-dimensional...

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    PSPP

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    PSPP is a free software application for analysis of sampled data. It has a graphical user interface and conventional command line interface. It is written in C, uses GNU Scientific Library for its mathematical routines, and plotutils for generating graphs.

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    fxSolver

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    Online math solver, equation editor and database, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.

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