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    Free Data Mining Tools

    The follows are some free and/or open source tools for data mining applications. Some of them are free for non-profit use only. Please check corresponding websites for license details. 

    R IDE/Editors

    • R - a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics
    • Tinn-R - a free GUI for R language and environment.

    Data Mining Software

    • Weka - an open-source software for data mining
    • RapidMiner - an open-source system for data and text mining
    • KNIME - an open-source data integration, processing, analysis, and exploration platform
    • The Mahout machine learning library - mining large data sets. It supports recommendation mining, clustering, classification and frequent itemset mining.
    • Rattle - a GUI for data mining using R


    • CLUTO - a software package for clustering low- and high-dimensional datasets
    • fastcluster - fast hierarchical clustering routines for R and Python 

    Association Rules

    Sequence Analysis

    • TraMineR - an R package for mining and visualizing sequence data

    Social Network Analysis

    • Pajek - a free tool for large network analysis and and visualization

    Spatial Data Analysis

    • GeoDa - a free software for spatial data analysis
    • CLAVIN - an open source software package for document geotagging and geoparsing that employs context-based geographic entity resolution