Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Updated useful software list

Simply a signpost to free software, to cater for your every need...


The list is ever-evolving and we would welcome further contributions or to hear about any tools or software you have successfully used in the past. Ideally the software should be free to use. Please email any suggestions to hope.meadows@theorsociety.com.

A big thank you to those who have recently sent in suggestions and made important contributions to the list.
Tool Link Category
Apache OFBiz http://ofbiz.apache.org/ supply chain management
Apache Zeppelin https://zeppelin.apache.org/ Data visualisation
ArangoDB https://www.arangodb.com/why-arangodb/ Graph Database
ArcGIS https://www.arcgis.com/features/index.html Geospatial / Mapping software
Awesome R https://awesome-r.com/ Various: Data manipulation; Database management; Graphical displays; Machine learning; Bayesian…
Bizagi http://www.bizagi.com/en Simulation
Blender https://www.blender.org/ 3D Modeling and animation
Cassandra http://cassandra.apache.org/ Database
ChartsBin http://chartsbin.com/about/apply Geospatial / Mapping software
CMPL https://projects.coin-or.org/Cmpl Optimisation
CODAP http://codap.concord.org/ Data visualisation
D3 https://d3js.org/ Data visualisation
Data Wrapper https://www.datawrapper.de/ Data visualisation
DREAM http://dream-simulation.eu Simulation
Dygraphs http://dygraphs.com/ Data visualisation
Elements https://elements.cloud/ Process Mapping
Exhibit http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit/ Data visualisation
Flare http://flare.prefuse.org/ Data visualisation
Free MS Windows images https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/ Operating System
GDAL http://www.gdal.org/ Geospatial / Mapping software
Gephi https://gephi.org/ Data visualisation
GLPK https://www.gnu.org/software/glpk/ Optimisation
GNU Octave https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/index.html Programming language
GRASS https://grass.osgeo.org/ Geospatial / Mapping software
Gretl http://gretl.sourceforge.net/ Econometrics / Time-Series Analysis
Insight Maker https://insightmaker.com/ Simulation
Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web http://philogb.github.io/jit/ Data visualisation
iPython/Jupyter http://jupyter.org/
https://ipython.org/
Programming environment
Java https://www.java.com/en/download/ Programming language
jORLib http://www.coin-or.org/projects/jORLib.xml Optimisation
Kibana https://www.elastic.co/products/kibana Data visualisation
Leaflet http://leafletjs.com/ Data visualisation
LibreOffice Calc https://help.libreoffice.org/Calc/Welcome_to_the_Calc_Help Spreadsheet analysis
ManPy http://www.manpy-simulation.org/ Simulation
Mathics https://mathics.github.io/ Computer Algebra System
MongoDB https://docs.mongodb.com/ Database
Neo4J https://neo4j.com Graph Database
NetLogo https://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/ Agent-based simulation
Odoo https://www.odoo.com/ supply chain management
Open Door Logistics Studio http://www.opendoorlogistics.com/ routing & scheduling
Open Refine http://openrefine.org/ Data Cleansing
OpenBoxes https://openboxes.com/about.html supply chain management
OpenSolver http://opensolver.org/ Optimisation
Openstreetmap http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=5/51.500/-0.100 Geospatial / Mapping software
Pandas http://pandas.pydata.org/ Statistical analysis
PostGis http://postgis.net/ Database (spatial)
PostGres http://www.postgresql.org/download/ Database
Prefuse http://prefuse.org/ Data visualisation
PSPP https://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/ Statistical analysis
PULP http://www.coin-or.org/PuLP/ Optimisation
Pyomo http://www.pyomo.org/ Optimisation
PyPy http://pypy.org/ Programming language
Python https://www.python.org/ Programming language
QGIS http://www.qgis.org/en/site/ Geospatial / Mapping software
QuickCode https://quickcode.io/ Programming language
R https://www.r-project.org/ Statistical analysis
Raw http://raw.densitydesign.org/ Data visualisation
Rstudio https://www.rstudio.com/ Statistical analysis
Ruby http://rubyinstaller.org/ Programming language
Ruby on Rails http://rubyonrails.org/ App Builder
Sage http://www.sagemath.org/ Computer Algebra System
SQLlite https://www.sqlite.org/ Database
SimPy https://simpy.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ Simulation
SymPy http://sympy.org/ Computer Algebra System
TileMill https://tilemill-project.github.io/tilemill/ Geospatial / Mapping software
Visualise Free http://visualizefree.com/index.jsp Data visualisation
Vizable https://vizable.tableau.com/ Data visualisation
Watchmaker Framework http://watchmaker.uncommons.org/ Optimisation 
Xmind https://www.xmind.net/ Mind mapping
yWorks https://www.yworks.com/products/yed Graph/Diagram Drawing