Free Simulink Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Simulink is Circuit Simulator, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Simulink and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Simulink are Xcos (Free, Open Source), OpenModelica (Free, Open Source), GNU Radio (Free, Open Source) and Minsky (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 8, 2021

    1. This is a javascript electronic circuit simulator. When the applet starts up you will see an animated schematic of a simple LRC circuit. The green color indicates positive voltage. The gray color indicates ground. A red color indicates negative voltage.
      Circuit Simulator vs Simulink opinions
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      Not all applications can be modeled with circuits
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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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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      Almost everyone thinks Xcos is a great alternative to Simulink.


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      OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment!
      Most users think OpenModelica is a great alternative to Simulink.
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      GNU Radio is a free & open-source software development toolkit that provides signal processing blocks to implement software radios.
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      Minsky enables the simulation of models (particularly from economics) defined in terms of coupled ordinary differential equations. The models are defined using a drawing canvas (rather like VisSim), and a double entry bookkeeping system known as a Godley table.
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      Physical things are great. Hardware companies like Apple, Arduino, etc are disrupting our lives in a big way. At BrainBox we love hardware hackers and are in absolute awe of their awesome design and applications they build.
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      Block model simulator for python BMS is a block model time simulator: it computes time values of time functions (called variables) linked by blocks which represent equations and behaviors between them.
    2. Altair Activate software is an open & flexible tool for rapidly modeling and simulating products as multi-disciplinary systems in the form of 1D models (expressed as signal-based or physical block diagrams), optionally coupled to 3D models.
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      Altair Activate vs Simulink opinions
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      Altair Activate is able to import .mdl and .slx files developed at simulink, this feature help to migrate from simulink to Activate. For now I believe this is the first software able to do that.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      rodrigorpgsc Is able to import simulink models
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      Explore powerful simulation algorithms for System Dynamics and Agent Based Modeling in a truly cohesive environment. Use System Dynamics to gain insights into your system. Use Agent Based Modeling to granularly break apart the details.
    3. SimulationX is an interdisciplinary, multi-domain simulation software for the design, analysis and optimization of complex systems on a single platform.
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