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

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      Cadabra is a computer algebra system (CAS) designed specifically for the solution of problems encountered in field theory.
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      ASCEND is a free open-source software program for solving small to very large mathematical models. ASCEND can solve systems of non-linear equations, linear and nonlinear optimisation problems, and dynamic systems expressed in the form of differential/algebraic equations.
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      Axiom is a general purpose Computer Algebra system. It is useful for research and development of mathematical algorithms. It defines a strongly typed, mathematically correct type hierarchy. It has a programming language and a built-in compiler.
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      Singular is an open source computer algebra system for polynomial computations, with special emphasis on commutative and non-commutative algebra, algebraic geometry, and singularity theory.
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      Java based and open sourced version of matlab and octave Getting more and more compatible over time.


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      FriCAS is an advanced computer algebra system. Its capabilities range from calculus (integration and differentiation) to abstract algebra. It can plot functions and has integrated help system.
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      SymbolicC++ uses C++ and object-oriented programming to develop a computer algebra system. Object-oriented programming is an approach to software design that is based on classes rather than procedures. This approach maximizes modularity and information hiding.
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    1. ANKHOR is a revolutionary platform for in-memory processing of data from diverse sources and in variable data formats.
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      VisSim™ is a visual language for modeling and simulating nonlinear dynamic systems. With 9 integration methods, 4 optimization methods and over 200 vector and scalar block functions.
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      Reinteract is a system for interactive experimentation with Python. Reinteract worksheets contain Python code combined with the results of that code, formatted as text or graphical plots. Youu can go back and edit previously entered statements, and the results will update.

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      No updates since 2011. Per homepage:
      29 Oct 2011 - Reinteract 0.5.9 released

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