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A free, open-source alternative to Mathematica®

Mathics is a free, open-source general-purpose online computer algebra system featuring Mathematica-compatible syntax and functions. It is backed by highly extensible Python code, relying on SymPy for most mathematical tasks.


mathicsscript: a text interface

For animated demos, see the mathics screenshot directory.

mathicsserver: a Django-based Web interface

Download and install Mathics

Installation and Running Guide


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Use the Google groups mathics-users for discussions regarding using Mathics and mathics-devel for discussions about development.

Wanted: Developers! Please get in touch if you want to be part of this awesome project.