Maxima is described as «system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions, including differentiation, integration, Taylor series, Laplace transforms, ordinary differential equations, systems of linear equations, polynomials, and sets, lists, vectors, matrices, and tensors» and is a popular app in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Maxima for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is MATLAB. It»s not free, so if you»re looking for a free alternative, you could try SageMath or Julia. Other great apps like Maxima are Mathematica, fxSolver, wxMaxima and Maple.Maxima alternatives are mainly Calculators but may also be Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Maxima.