Scilab Alternatives

    Scilab is described as 'scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications' and is a popular app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Scilab 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 Scilab are R (programming language) (Free, Open Source), Jupyter (Free, Open Source), MATLAB (Paid) and Mathematica (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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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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      Python(x,y) is a free scientific and engineering development software for numerical computations, data analysis and data visualization based on Python programming language, Qt graphical user interfaces and .

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.7.10.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.



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      FreeMat is an environment for rapid engineering and scientific processing. It is similar to commercial systems such as MATLAB from Mathworks and IDL from Research Systems, but is Open Source.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2, released in June 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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      Graphical frontend for GNU Octave. Edit formulas in native mathematical notation. Available / tested for Linux x586 / x86_64, WinXP, Vista, and MacOS.
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      OpenAxiom, fork of Axiom , is an open source platform for symbolic, algebraic, and numerical computations.
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      Polynote is a different kind of notebook. It supports mixing multiple languages in one notebook, and sharing data between them seamlessly. It encourages reproducible notebooks with its immutable data model.
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      ScicosLab is a software package providing a multi-platform environment for scientific computation. It is based on the official Scilab 4.x (BUILD4) distribution, and includes the modeling and simulation tool Scicos and a number of other toolboxes.
    1. With Euler Math Toolbox, you experience mathematical computations, numerical as well as symbolic, with ease and beauty. The program will display results with nice graphics, which can be exported to files or to web pages, or can be pasted into presentations.
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      Jasymca is an interactive System for solving math problems. It supports arbitrary precision numbers and symbolic variables. Scalars, vectors, and matrices can be built from all datatypes and used in calculations.
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      The HP Prime is a great scientific and graphic calculator for high school and university. The App allows to develop not only for the real calculator but also for computers and mobile devices.
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