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AnalyticBridge - List of Free Software Packages

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  • ADaMsoft - Data mining, data management and reporting. Has web based features.
  • Ade4 - It contains Data Analysis functions to analyse Ecological and Environmental data in the framework of Euclidean Exploratory methods, hence the name ade4.
  • ADePT - Developed to automate and standardize the production of analytical reports.
  • ADMB - Non-linear statistical modelling.
  • AM – General stats package.
  • AnSWR - A software system for coordinating and conducting large-scale, team-based analysis projects that integrate qualitative and quantitative techniques.
  • Apophenia - General stats package but with more flexibility to be creative in model building.
  • Arc - Applied regression including computing and graphics.
  • Assistat - General stats package.


  • Bayesian Filtering Library - Bayesian software for use in advanced machine and robot control.
  • BiNGO - Bioinformatics software. Biological Network Gene Ontology.
  • BioEstat - Ecological statistics program (only available in Portuguese).
  • Biogeme - Stands for: Bierlaire's Optimization Toolbox for GEV (Generalized Extreme Value) Model Estimation.
  • Biomapper - A GIS-toolkit to model ecological niche and habitat suitability.
  • BKD - Bayesian Knowledge Discoverer
  • BlockTreat - A general frequentist Monte Carlo program for block and treatment tests, tests with matching, k-sample tests, and tests for independence.
  • BrightStat - General stats package.
  • BV4.1 - A procedure for the decomposition and seasonal adjustment of monthly and quarterly economic series. Used by the German Federal Statistical Office.


  • Calcugator - Calculator, plotting engine, and programming environment.
  • Caleydo - Bioinformatics data visualisation software.
  • CCOUNT - Designed for market research purposes, including: data cleaning, manipulation, cross tabulation and data analysis. Similar to SPSS.
  • CDC EZ-Text - Developed to assist researchers create, manage, and analyze semi-structured qualitative databases.
  • Chronux - Developed for the analysis of neural data.
  • Conc - Text concordance program.
  • Concorder - Text concordance program. Allows you to take given texts and find out the frequency of words.
  • Correlate -
  • CSPro - Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a questionnaire-oriented statistical package for Windows.
  • Cytoscape - Bioinformatics software platform for visualizing molecular interaction networks and integrating these interactions with gene expression profiles and other state data.


  • DAP - Alternative to SAS.
  • Dataplot - General stats package. Designed for science and engineering.
  • DAVID - Bioinformatics software. Database for Annotation, Visualization and Integrated Discovery.
  • dChip - Bioinformatics software. dChip Software: Analysis and visualization of gene expression and SNP microarrays
  • Demetra - Time series package.
  • Dia - Diagram drawing program. Allows the drawing of entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many others.
  • Draco - Econometrics package with spreadsheets.


  • EASE - Bioinformatics software. Expression Analysis Systematic Explorer.
  • EasyReg Int. - Econometrics package.
  • EasySample - Simple sampling program.
  • EDGAR - Experimental design programs.
  • ELKI - Environment for developing KDD-applications supported by index-structures. Compares data mining algorithms.
  • EMMIX - Fortran software to fit mixture models.
  • Epi Info - Designed for epidemiologists and other public health and medical professionals.
  • Epidata - Epidemiology package.
  • EqPlot - Equation graph plotter.
  • ErmineJ - Bioinformatics software. Performs analyses of gene sets in expression microarray data or other genome-wide data that results in rankings of genes.
  • ESA - Event Structure Analysis (ESA) is an on-line Java program that helps you analyze sequential events.
  • ESS - Emacs Speaks Statistics. Add-on package for emacs text editors.
  • Esta+ - General (and simple) stats package.
  • Euler - Similar to Matlab.
  • EVE - Embedded Vector Editor. Vector graphics program.
  • Excellent Analytics - Excel plug-in that lets you import web analytics data from Google Analytics into a spreadsheet.
  • EzANOVA - Simple ANOVA program.


  • Factor - Simple factor analysis program.
  • Firebird - Relational database management system (RDBMS).
  • Fityk - Nonlinear least squares curve fitting.
  • Freemat - Similar to Matlab and IDL.


  • G Power - Power and sample size calculator.
  • G7 - Econometrics package. Allows the building and useage of data banks.
  • GATE - Text mining program. General Architecture for Text Engineering.
  • Gemma - Bioinformatics software. Database and software system for the meta-analysis of gene expression data.
  • GEMS - Bioinformatics software (online forms). Gene Expression Module Sampler.
  • GenePattern -Bioinformatics software. Genomic analysis platform that provides access to more than 125 tools for gene expression analysis, proteomics, SNP analysis and more.
  • GenMAPP - Bioinformatics software. Designed to visualize gene expression and other genomic data on maps representing biological pathways and groupings of genes.
  • GeoDa - Geospatial analysis and computation.
  • GGobi - Data visualisation.
  • Gist - Bioinformatics software. Contains software tools for support vector machine classification and for kernel principal components analysis.
  • Gnumeric - Spreadsheet program.
  • Gnuplot - Command driven graphing program.
  • GoMiner - Bioinformatics software. A tool for biological interpretation of 'omic' data, including data from gene expression microarrays.
  • Gostat - Bioinformatics software (online forms). Find statistically overrepresented Gene-Ontology (GO) terms within a group of genes.
  • Gretl - Stands for Gnu regression, econometrics and time-series library. Alternative to EViews. REVIEWED!!!
  • Grocer - An econometric toolbox for Scilab.
  • GUIDE - Multi-purpose machine learning algorithm for constructing classification and regression trees.


  • HLM - Hierarchical linear and nonlinear modelling.


  • IHMC CmapTools - Concept mapping program.
  • Instats - General stats package.
  • Interactive Statistical Unit -
  • Inverse Symbolic Calculator - An online form where the output is a list of possible sources for the number you enter (such as simple equations or well known constants).
  • IRRIStat - General stats package. Designed for analysis of agricultural field trials data.
  • IVEware - Imputation and Variance Estimation.


  • JAGS - Stands for just another Gibbs sampler. Bayesian hierarchical models using Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC).
  • jHepWork - Mathematics and statistics package.
  • JMulTi - Time series and econometrics package.


  • Kyplot - Graphs program.


  • Lisp-stat - General stats package with emphasis on graphics.
  • LISREL - Originally limited to structural equation modelling (SEM) but now has other functions.


  • MacAnova - General stats package.
  • MacSHAPA - Macintosh-based software environment that supports observational data analysis, including the analysis of video.
  • Matrixer - Econometrics package.
  • Matrix2png - Bioinformatics software. A simple program for making visualizations of microarray data and many other data types.
  • Matvec - Current capabilities range from matrix and vector manipulation to the analysis of linear and generalized linear mixed models.
  • Maxima - A computer algebra system. Mathematics program.
  • MicroConcord - Text concordance program.
  • MicrOsiris - Statistical and data management package.
  • Ministep - Constructs Rasch measures from simple rectangular data sets.
  • MINUIT - Physics analysis tool for function minimization.
  • Mondrian - Data visualisation.
  • MorePower - Statistical power calculator for hypothesis tests.
  • Mx - Matrix algebra interpreter and numerical optimizer for structural equation modelling and other types of statistical modelling of data.
  • MYSTAT - Free SYSTAT version for students.


  • NLTK - Text mining program. Natural Language Toolkit.
  • NORM - Multiple imputation of multivariate continuous data under a normal model.


  • Octave - Similar to Matlab.
  • Onto-Tools - Bioinformatics programs. Onto-Express, Onto-Compare, Onto-Design, Onto-Translate, Onto-Miner, Pathway-Express, Promoter-Express, nsSNPCounter, OE2GO, KUTE-BASE.
  • OpenBUGS - Bayesian inference using Gibbs sampling.
  • Open Code - A tool for coding qualitative data generated from text information such as interviews, observations or field notes.
  • OpenEpi - Epidemiology package.
  • OpenOffice - Open source alternative to Microsoft Office. Includes Calc, an alternative to Excel.
  • Openstat - General stats package.
  • Orange - Data mining through visual programming or Python scripting. Extensions for bioinformatics and text mining.


  • PAM -
  • PAMCOMP - Person-years And Mortality COMputation Program.
  • PAST - Statistics program for palaeontology.
  • PCP - Pattern Classification Program.
  • PINT - Power analysis IN Two-level designs (for determination of standard errors and optimal sample sizes in multilevel designs with 2 levels).
  • Ploticus - Graphs program.
  • PopTools - Population modelling program.
  • POSDEM - A program to choose between sampling plans based on the population frame.
  • PostgreSQL - Relational database management system (RDBMS).
  • PQRS - Stands for probabilities, quantiles and random samples.
  • Program Mark - Ecological statistics program. Advanced mark-recapture modelling.
  • PS - Power and sample size calculator.
  • PSPP - Alternative to SPSS.


  • QCA - Qualitative Comparative Analysis is a special-purpose program designed to analyze quantified data from multiple cases.
  • QPL - Questionnaire Programming Language.
  • Quail - Quantitative analysis in Lisp.


  • R - Widely used alternative to SPlus.
  • R Commander - GUI interface for R.
  • RapidMiner - Data mining.
  • Red R - Visual programming interface for R.
  • Regress+ - Mathematical modelling for the Macintosh.
  • RMAexpress - Bioinformatics software. A standalone GUI program to compute gene expression summary values for Affymetrix Genechip data.
  • Rosetta - A rough set toolkit for data analysis / data mining.
  • Rule Discovery System - Data mining program.
  • Rundom Pro - General stats package with emphasis on resampling procedures.
  • Rweb - An online form that processes R commands.


  • |STAT - General stats package.
  • Sage - Mathematics software.
  • SalStat - General stats package designed for the analysis of science and psychology data.
  • SAM - Bioinformatics software. Sequence Alignment and Modeling System.
  • Scilab - Numerical computation.
  • Shogun - A large scale machine learning toolbox.
  • Simfit - Simulation, curve fitting, statistics, and plotting.
  • Simplex Method Tool - An online form that solves linear programming problems.
  • SimulME - A Java ME (J2ME) application with queuing calculator, Monte Carlo simulation and more. Compatible with Sony-Ericsson, Samsung, Motorola and other cell phones.
  • SL Gallery - Statistical distribution graphs and calculations.
  • SOCR - Stands for statistics online computational resource. General stats package.
  • SOFA Statistics - Statistics, analysis and reporting program.
  • Software for Permutation Methods: A Distance Function Approach
  • Sonar - Survey administration and data collection system.
  • SpreadCE - Spreadsheet program.
  • SSP (Smith's Statistical Package) - General stats package.
  • StatCalc - A Calculator that computes table values of 34 statistical distributions. It also computes moments, and many other statistics.
  • StatEasy - General stats package.
  • Statext - Statistics expressed in text (even the graphs).
  • Statibot - An interactive www-based expert system for basic statistical analysis.
  • Statist - General stats package.
  • Statistical Lab - R based general stats package.
  • Statistics 101 - Simulations / resampling methods.
  • STATPerl - General stats package based on Perl.
  • Stattucino - Web spreadsheets with data analysis functions.


  • TAMS - Text mining program. Text Analysis Mark-up System. Identifies themes in texts.
  • Tanagra - Data mining.
  • TELPACK - Teletraffic Analysis Package.
  • Tetrad - Search algorithms and statistical modelling.
  • TextStat - Text concordance program. A program for the analysis of texts.
  • TimesLab - Time series analysis program.
  • TMeV - Bioinformatics software. Normalized and filtered expression files can be analyzed using TIGR Multiexperiment Viewer (MeV).
  • TSW - Time series and econometrics package.
  • TWOMOK - Non-parametric scale analysis for two-level data (ecometrics).


  • UIMA - Text mining program. Unstructured Information Management Architecture.
  • Ultrafind - Text concordance program. Extremely fast text search.


  • VARBRUL - Designed to facilitate analysis of linguistic variables and social variables.
  • VisiCube - Data visualisation tool.
  • ViSta - Visual statistics system with work maps, guide maps and interactive graphics.
  • VStar - Data visualisation and analysis tool for astronomy.


  • Weft QDA - A tool to assist in the analysis of textual data such as interview transcripts, written texts and field notes.
  • Weka - Machine learning software written at the University of Waikato.
  • WinBUGS - Bayesian analysis using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods.
  • WinIDAMS - General stats package.
  • Winpepi - Epidemiology package.
  • WordNet - A large lexical database of English.


  • X-12-ARIMA - Seasonal adjustment software produced, distributed, and maintained by the US Census Bureau.
  • XDAT - Visualization and analysis of multidimensional data.
  • XL Statistics - A set of Microsoft Excel (ver 97+) workbooks for statistical analysis of data.
  • XL Toolbox - Data analysis add-on for Excel.
  • Xnumbers - Multi precision floating point computing and numerical methods for Excel.
  • XploRe - Interactive statistical methods and data exploration.
  • Xpro - Exact parametric inference.
  • Xtremes - Graphics and analysis program for extreme values.


  • Yxilon - Statistical programming language.


  • Zaitun Time Series - Time series software. Has the capability to deal with stock market data.
  • Zelig - Based on R. Automates various processes.