Maxima is a fairly complete computer algebra system written in lisp with an emphasis on symbolic computation. It is based on DOE-MACSYMA and licensed under the GPL. Its abilities include symbolic integration, 3D plotting, and an ODE solver.

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic

computation system. Maxima 5.18 is a bug fix and feature

enhancement release. The current version is 5.18.1.... read more

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Announcing Maxima 5.17

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic

computation system. Maxima 5.17 is a bug fix and feature

enhancement release. The current version is 5.17.1.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets,

integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra,

plotting, floating point and arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.... read more

Please distribute this message as you see fit.

Announcing Maxima 5.14.0

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic

computation system. Maxima 5.14.0 is a bug fix and feature

enhancement release.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets,

integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra,

plotting, floating point and arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.... read more

Please redistribute this notice as you see fit.

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Announcing Maxima 5.13.0

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic

computation system. Maxima 5.13.0 is a bug fix and feature

enhancement release.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets,

integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra,

plotting, arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc. ... read more

Please redistribute this notice as you see fit.

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Announcing Maxima 5.12.0

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic

computation system. Maxima 5.12.0 is a bug fix and feature

enhancement release.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets,

integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra,

plotting, arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.... read more

Announcing Maxima 5.11.0. Please forward this message as you see fit.

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic computation system. Maxima 5.11.0 is a bug fix and feature enhancement release.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets, integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra, plotting, arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.

Maxima can run on MS Windows and various flavors of Unix, including MacOS X. There is a precompiled executable installer for Windows, source and binary RPM's for Linux, and tar.gz containing

the source distribution.... read more

Announcing Maxima 5.10.0. Please forward this message as you see fit.

Maxima is a GPL'd branch of Macsyma, the venerable symbolic computation system. Maxima 5.10.0 is a bug fix and feature enhancement release.

Maxima has functions to work with polynomials, matrices, finite sets, integrals, derivatives and differential equations, linear algebra, plotting, arbitrary-precision arithmetic, etc.

Maxima can run on MS Windows and various flavors of Unix, including MacOS X. There is a precompiled executable installer for Windows, source and binary RPM's for Linux, and tar.gz containing

the source distribution.... read more

Maxima 5.9.3 was released March 19, 2006. The SourceForge file manager has source and binary files, including a self-contained Windows installer.

Maxima 5.9.2 was released October 11, 2005. (Sorry for the late announcement.) The SourceForge file manager has source and binary files, including a self-contained Windows installer.

Maxima 5.9.1 is now available from the Sourceforge site. I have uploaded source files in tar.gz, zip and source rpm formats as well as i386 rpms. A windows installer will be added when it becomes available.

The first release candidate for Maxima 5.9.1, aka Maxima 5.9.0.9rc1, is now available from the Sourceforge site. I have uploaded source files in tar.gz, zip and source rpm formats as well as i386 rpms. A windows installer will be added when it becomes available.

The second beta release for Maxima 5.9.1, aka Maxima 5.9.0.9beta2, is now available from the Sourceforge site. I have uploaded source files in tar.gz, zip and source rpm formats as well as i386 rpms. A windows installer will be added when it becomes available.

The first beta release for Maxima 5.9.1, aka Maxima 5.9.0.9beta1, is nowavailable from the Sourceforge site. I have uploaded source filesin tar.gz, zip and source rpm formats as well as i386 rpms. A windowsinstaller will be added when it becomes available.

Maxima 5.9.0 has been officially released. Source and binary packages for Linux and Windows are available in the downloads area.

Maxima release candidate 4 is now in the downloads area. For the first time, a Windows installer is available.

Maxima 5.9.0 release candidate 3 is now in the downloads area. Please report failures *and* successes.

Release candidate 2 had some minor problems.

Maxima 5.9.0 release candidate 1 is now in the downloads area. Please report failures *and* successes.