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

    1. Altair Compose is used to perform a variety of math & linear algebra (including matrix analysis and differential equations), filter signals, fit polynomials through data, approximate or check results from simulation software, perform optimization.
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      Math Notepad is a web based editor, which allows you do do mathematical calculations and plot graphs. It supports real and complex numbers, matrices, and units, and comes with all common math functions built in.
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      The Enthought Python Distribution provides scientists with a comprehensive set of tools to perform rigorous data analysis and visualization.
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    2. Derive 6.1: Powerful system for doing symbolic and numeric mathematics. This application is no longer available or supported.

      Unofficials Demo and Updates
      http://www.austromath.at/daten/derive/derivedemo.htm

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      Derive was discontinued on June 29, 2007. The last and final version is Derive 6.1 for MS-Windows.

    3. MathJournal is an interactive program for the Tablet PC that provides a natural and intuitive environment for solving mathematical and engineering problems.
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    4. Doronix Math Toolbox is a numerical computing environment with programming language which can be used as alternative to MATLAB.
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      A software package designed to solve computationally hard problems in algebra, number theory, geometry and combinatorics.
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      CloudStat is the cloud environment for building statistical applications collaboratively.

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      CloudStat service unavailable. Now redirects to https://sensq.com/ .

    5. ELKI: "Environment for Developing KDD-Applications Supported by Index-Structures" is a development framework for data mining algorithms written in Java. It includes a large variety of popular data mining algorithms, distance functions and index structures.
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    6. Sequalator stands for Simultaneous Equations Calculator.
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