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We always need more help improving Octave and there are many ways [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/get-involved.html you can contribute]. You can help by fixing bugs, developing new features, answering questions on the mailing list or IRC channel, helping to improve this wiki or other web pages.
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* [[International Characters Support]] - Using Octave in your own language.
 
* [[:Category:Editors|Editors]] - A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.
 
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Revision as of 03:44, 14 June 2019

GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. It also provides extensive graphics capabilities for data visualization and manipulation. GNU Octave is normally used through its interactive interface (CLI and GUI), but it can also be used to write non-interactive programs. The GNU Octave language is quite similar to Matlab so that most programs are easily portable.

Installing

Installation instructions for:

Get installers and sources from https://www.octave.org/download and information how to build Octave using a separate toolchain (custom built gcc version).

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GNU Octave 5.1.0 is the current stable release.

Are you using an old version of Octave? Check the Release History page to see how old it is.

News

  • February 23, 2019 GNU Octave 5.1.0 has been released (see above)!

Getting help

Getting started

Advanced topics

Below is a temporary attempt to organize the "most wanted" pages of the Wiki. A list of all pages on the wiki can be seen here. To locate something specific, try the wiki's search box, or prepend site:wiki.octave.org to a DuckDuckGo or Google search. Please read the Contribution guidelines first, if you want to contribute to this Wiki.

Octave Forge is a collection of high quality packages for GNU Octave.

Packages / Octave Forge

Development

We always need more help improving Octave and there are many ways you can contribute. You can help by fixing bugs, developing new features, answering questions on the mailing list or IRC channel, helping to improve this wiki or other web pages.

Get an overview about the GNU Octave development.

Academia

Project Ideas

External Links