The Geometer's Sketchpad Alternatives

    The Geometer's Sketchpad is described as 'Sketchpad® Dynamic Geometry® software gives students a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding, and achievement. And it's not just for geometry' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Geometer's Sketchpad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is GeoGebra, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Geometer's Sketchpad are GnuPlot (Free, Open Source), Graph (Free, Open Source), Lybniz (Free, Open Source) and KSEG (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2020

    1. GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching. It has received several educational software awards in Europe and the USA. Apps: GeoGebra Graphing Calculator ...
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      Most users think GeoGebra is a great alternative to The Geometer's Sketchpad.
    2. Gnuplot is a portable command-line driven interactive data and function plotting utility. It was originally intended as to allow scientists and students to visualize mathematical functions and data.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Graph is an open source application used to draw mathematical graphs in a coordinate system. Anyone who wants to draw graphs of functions will find this program useful. The program makes it very easy to visualize a function and paste it into another program.

      Discontinued

      latest version is 4.4.2 (2013)
      https://sourceforge.net/projects/graph/files/Graph/

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Lybniz is a simple and very easy to use mathematical function graph plotter written in Python and GTK. Expressions are entered in Python syntax.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      KSEG is a free interactive geometry program for exploring Euclidean geometry. It runs on Unix-based platforms (according to users, it also compiles and runs on Mac OS X and should run on anything that Qt supports).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, v0.403, released in February 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Geometry Pad is a dynamic geometry application for iPad and Android tablets. Geometry Pad is your personal assistant in teaching and learning geometry through practice.
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    3. Autograph is a dynamic PC program operating in 3 modes: 1D - Statistics & Probability 2D - Graphing, coordinates, transformations and bivariate data 3D - Graphing, coordinates and transformations
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    4. Easy-to-use platform by Desmos where you can construct shapes and lines, transform shapes and lines, and use other tools such as a compass or have the platform find a midpoint of a certain segment.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Dynamic geometry software for iPhone
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Free online algebra calculator from GeoGebra: solve equations, expand and factor expressions, find derivatives and integrals
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