# MATLAB Programming/An alternative to MATLAB: Octave

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### What is Octave ?Edit

A short presentation of Octave and its history.

### Differences Octave / MATLABEdit

The most important differences between Octave and MATLAB that anyone willing to use Octave instead of MATLAB should be aware of.

### Note for editorsEdit

A quick template can be used for octave differences, defined in Template:MATLAB/Octave. you can insert this template into the book by typing:

{{MATLAB/Octave| < reason > }}

Where "< reason >" will be an optional explanation that you can add for clarity.