# Rodeo Alternatives

Rodeo is described as *'Python IDE for doing data science and analysis natively on your desktop'* and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rodeo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is GNU Octave, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Rodeo are Jupyter, RStudio, Mathematica and Scilab.

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.

- Free • Open Source
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux
- Online
- Cloudron

The Jupyter Notebook is a web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text.

- Free • Open Source
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux
- Xfce

RStudio™ is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. RStudio combines an intuitive user interface with powerful coding tools to help you get the most out of R.

- Paid • Proprietary
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux
- Online

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

Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications.

- Free • Open Source
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux
- Online

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.

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.

Spyder (previously known as Pydee) is a free open-source Python development environment providing MATLAB-like features in a simple and light-weighted software, available for Windows XP/Vista/7, GNU/Linux and Mac OS X.

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