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Product Pricing Information
Commercial Educational / Academic Free limited-size versions available Free full-featured versions available Free/open-source for all uses
Commercial single license price Other commercial licenses available Academic single license price Other academic licenses available
AIMMS Contact Contact Free Contact Trials (unlimited) Trials  
AMPL $4000 floating, server $400 floating, cluster 300-500 variables and constraints time-limited course package  
AMPL API Contact Contact Contact Contact      
AMPLDev contact contact contact contact 100 variables, 300 constraints, 7 days contact  
Analytic Solver $250 to $4995 Contact vendor $250 to $1250 Free textbook licenses Yes Free Trial  
Analytica Optimizer $US 4,995 Floating and site license available $US 2,645 Floating and site license available Free 101 edition available free, but without optimization functionality. http://www.lumina.com/products/free101/ Free 30-day trial http://www.lumina.com/products/analytica-optimizer/optimizer-trial  
AnalyticSolver.com $250 to $4995, bundled with desktop version Contact vendor $250 to $1250, bundled with desktop version Free textbook licenses Yes Yes  
Artelys Knitro contact Floating license, Server license, Project License Agreement, Deployment License Agreement contact Floating license, Server license, Academic License Agreement Student 6 month trial version Commercial 1 month trial version  
Bonmin             y
Bonmin             y
Cbc (COIN-OR Branch and Cut)             y
Clp (COIN-OR LP Solver)             y
CMPL (<Coliop|Coin> Mathematical Programming Language)             y
CoinMP Open-Source Solver           Free through the Open-Source CLP license y
Couenne             y
Dip (Decomposition in Inteeger Programming)             y
Dippy             y
FICO® Xpress Optimization Suite contact   Free acadmic partner program (full version) Student version (size restricted) Yes No  
FortSP Contact Contact Contact Contact 100 variables, 100 constraints, 5 scenarios no  
GAMS $3,200 yes, see: https://www.gams.com/fileadmin/commercialp.pdf $640 yes, see: https://www.gams.com/fileadmin/academicp.pdf yes time-limited for evaluation purposes  
GCG GCG is free under the LGPL, but SCIP is required   free        
GENO 2.0 Contact info@aptech.com Yes Contact info@aptech.com Yes No No  
GIPALS32 179.00 USD 1997.00 USD for unlimited number of users     Free trial for 30 days.    
GLPK (GNU Linear Programming Kit)             y
hsol             y
IBM Decision Optimization on Cloud hourly, daily, monthly VM instances hourly, daily, monthly VM instances NA NA NA trial  
IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio from 10k$ for 1 identified user yes, contact us free for research and teaching (thru Academic Initiative program) free for research and teaching (thru Academic Initiative program) Community Edition yes  
IBM Decision Optimization Center from 10k$ for 1 identified user yes, contact us modeling and server components (CPLEX Optimization Studio, CPLEX Enterprise Server) are available (thru IBM's Academic Initiative program) modeling and server components (CPLEX Optimization Studio, CPLEX Enterprise Server) are available (thru IBM's Academic Initiative program) modeling/solving component is available thru CPLEX Optimization Studio Community Edition yes  
Ipopt             y
JuMP             y
LINDO API Varies with capacity/options from $395 Contact Free Contact Yes For evaluation purposes  
LINGO Varies with capacity/options from $495 Contact Free Contact Yes For evaluation purposes  
LocalSolver 9,900 Euro contact@localsolver.com free contact@localsolver.com 1-month trial 1-month trial  
LOQO $2000.00   $300.00        
LPL Modeling System Euro 4000 call Euro 100 call yes    
MATLAB and Optimization Toolbox Contact Contact Contact. Optimization Toolbox is included with MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite. Contact. Concurrent, classroom, campus. n Trial version  
MibS (Mixed Integer Bilevel Solver)             y
MOSEK Optimization Suite Starting at 1950USD Yes. Free Free No No  
MPL Modeling System Starting at $3900 or subscription $780 per year. Contact for more details Subscription (Pay Maintenace Only), Runtime & Server Licenses, REST Service MPL Free Academic Program (apply at maximalsoftware.com/academic) Perpetual Academic, Department Site-License Student version: 300x300  (maximalsoftware.com/download) MPL Free Development Program (apply at maximalsoftware.com/freedev)  
OMP Plus contact contact contact contact contact contact  
OpenSolver             y
OpenSolver for Google Sheets             y
OptiMax Component Library Starting at $3200. Please contact for more details Subscription (Pay Maintenace Only), Runtime & Server Licenses, REST Service MPL Free Academic Program (apply at maximalsoftware.com/academic) Perpetual Academic, Department Site-License Student version: 300x300  (maximalsoftware.com/download) MPL Free Development Program (apply at maximalsoftware.com/freedev)  
ParaSCIP, FiberSCIP koch@zib.de koch@zib.de koch@zib.de koch@zib.de      
Pulp             y
Pyomo             y
RASON: Restful Analytic Solver Object Notation $97 to $297 per month Contact vendor     Yes Yes  
SAS Optimization 8.1 Contact Yes--contact Contact Yes--contact No Free trial available--register at www.sas.com  
SAS/OR 14.2 Contact Yes--contact Contact Yes--contact No Trials can be arranged--contact  
SCIP contact no 0 no no yes  
Solver for Excel Online and Google Sheets Free Bundled with desktop Analytic Solver Free   Yes Yes  
Solver SDK $995 to $1995 Contact vendor $250 to $500     Free Trial  
SolverStudio             y
SoPlex contact yes 0 yes no yes  
SYMPHONY             y
The Gurobi Optimizer See website (perpetual, subscription and cloud licenses available) Floating, Compute Server, Instant Cloud, ALAs and ELAs Free Floating and site licenses Yes Yes  
UG: FiberSCIP and ParaSCIP contact yes free yes      
Vanguard System Call for pricing   Call for pricing   Free Trial/Demo Free Trial/Demo  
What'sBest! Varies with capacity/options from $495 Contact Free Contact Yes For evaluation purposes  
XA Professional Linear Programming System contact contact contact contact contact contact  
ZIMPL free   free       y

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