Scilab is free open source software for numerical computation providing a powerful computing environment for engineering and scientific applications. Scilab includes hundreds of mathematical functions. It has a high level programming language allowing access to advanced data structures, 2-D and 3-D graphical functions. A large number of functionalities is included in Scilab: control, simulation, optimization, signal processing... Xcos, the hybrid dynamic systems modeler and simulator is provided with the platform. Scilab is free software distributed under CeCILL license (GPL compatible).
What's new in version 5.5.2
Highly anticipated Scilab 5.5.0 provides better management of interaction in general and in graphics in particular. Whether from the perspective of a developer or of an end user from the world of industry, Scilab 5.5.0 facilitates the development, deployment and implementation of business applications through extensive creation capabilities of user interfaces.
Scilab 5.5.1 is a minor release to solve in particular three serious issues:
- Scilab could not be used on Linux platforms using old GLIBC versions (CentOS, RedHat, etc.),
- ATOMS modules update failed in some configurations,
- The Japanese and Russian help pages were not available on Linux versions.
Scilab 5.5.2 is a minor release which solves in particular two serious bugs:
- Scilab failed to start under some Windows platforms due to an ATOMS internal libraries loading issue,
- All graphics were displayed in red under some Windows platforms.
This release also includes new graphics features.
ReleaseApril 1, 2015
Date AddedApril 1, 2015
Operating SystemsMacintosh, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.10, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel