Octave Online is a web UI for GNU Octave, the open-source alternative to MATLAB. Thousands of students, educators, and researchers from around the world use Octave Online each day for studying machine learning, control systems, numerical methods, and more.
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Octave Online LLC values the privacy of our users. In order to provide excellent software, we collect and save the following information:
- Scripts and other files you upload to or edit in Octave Online.
- Historical transcripts of Octave commands and output, which may be associated with your account or IP address.
- When using Email Sign In: your email address.
- When using Google+ Sign In: your email address, name, and basic Google account information, including gender and locale.
The above information is stored on Google Cloud Platform based on Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA. Additional copies of the data may be stored as backups in other physical locations and not necessarily in the Rackspace network. The information may be stored indefinitely.
Deleting a file from your account on your own may not constitute full deletion from our servers. To inquire about full deletion, open a support ticket or send an email as described below.
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Unless required by law, we do not give or sell personally identifiable information to third parties.
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End User License Agreement (last updated January 2, 2015)
This copy of Octave Online ("the Software Product") and accompanying documentation is licensed and not sold. This Software Product is protected by copyright laws and treaties, as well as laws and treaties related to other forms of intellectual property. Octave Online LLC or its subsidiaries, affiliates, and suppliers (collectively "Octave Online") own intellectual property rights in the Software Product. The Licensee's ("you" or "your") license to download, use, copy, or change the Software Product is subject to these rights and to all the terms and conditions of this End User License Agreement ("Agreement").
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Restrictions on Alteration
You may not modify the Software Product or create any derivative work of the Software Product or its accompanying documentation without written consent of Octave Online. Derivative works include but are not limited to translations. You may not alter any files or libraries in any portion of the Software Product. You may not reproduce the database portion or create any tables or reports relating to the database portion.
Restrictions on Copying
You may not copy any part of the Software Product except to the extent that licensed use inherently demands the creation of a temporary copy stored in computer memory and not permanently affixed on storage medium. You may make one archival copy which must be stored on a medium other than a computer hard drive.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
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Octave Online makes no warranty that the Software Product will meet your requirements or operate under your specific conditions of use. Octave Online makes no warranty that operation of the Software Product will be secure, error free, or free from interruption. YOU MUST DETERMINE WHETHER THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT SUFFICIENTLY MEETS YOUR REQUIREMENTS FOR SECURITY AND UNINTERRUPTABILITY. YOU BEAR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS INCURRED DUE TO FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT TO MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. OCTAVE ONLINE WILL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF DATA ON ANY COMPUTER OR INFORMATION STORAGE DEVICE.
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Limitation of Remedies and Damages
Your remedy for a breach of this Agreement or of any warranty included in this Agreement is the correction or replacement of the Software Product. Selection of whether to correct or replace shall be solely at the discretion of Octave Online. Octave Online reserves the right to substitute a functionally equivalent copy of the Software Product as a replacement. If Octave Online is unable to provide a replacement or substitute Software Product or corrections to the Software Product, your sole alternate remedy shall be a refund of the purchase price for the Software Product exclusive of any costs for shipping and handling.
Any claim must be made within the applicable warranty period. All warranties cover only defects arising under normal use and do not include malfunctions or failure resulting from misuse, abuse, neglect, alteration, problems with electrical power, acts of nature, unusual temperatures or humidity, improper installation, or damage determined by Octave Online to have been caused by you. All limited warranties on the Software Product are granted only to you and are non-transferable. You agree to indemnify and hold Octave Online harmless from all claims, judgments, liabilities, expenses, or costs arising from your breach of this Agreement and/or acts or omissions.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Costs
This Agreement is governed by the laws of Missouri, without regard to Missouri's conflict or choice of law provisions.
If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent any express or implied restrictions are not permitted by applicable laws, these express or implied restrictions shall remain in force and effect to the maximum extent permitted by such applicable laws.
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New user? Forgot your password? Use the "email token" sign-in option instead. Once you are signed in, use the "Change Password" option in the menu to set a new password.
Enter your new password below. To remove your password and disable password-based logins, leave the password field blank and click "Save Password".
A "bucket" is the way to share snapshots of script and data files. A "project" is an editable workspace to organize script and data files.
Optional: Add More Files to Bucket
Optional: Copy Files into Project
Select files and click the right arrow button.
Optional: Custom URL / Short Link
You can set a custom URL for your bucket or project via our short-link service at octav.onl.
Optional: Select Main File
The "main" script is automatically run when someone views the bucket.
After clicking below, your browser will refresh into your new bucket. You can share the URL of the page to which you are redirected.
After clicking below, your browser will refresh into your new project.
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Revisions to your files are tracked by a Git version control system.
To request a ZIP file snapshot sent to your email, click the link below. Note: If you edited your files this session, click the "Refresh Files" button first to ensure you receive the most up-to-date snapshot.
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