SCIP is currently one of the fastest non-commercial solvers for mixed integer programming (MIP) and mixed integer nonlinear programming (MINLP). It is also a framework for constraint integer programming and branch-cut-and-price. It allows for total control of the solution process and the access of detailed information down to the guts of the solver. SCIP is part of the SCIP Optimization Suite, which also contains the LP solver SoPlex, the modelling language ZIMPL, the parallelization framework UG and the generic column generation solver GCG.

This software is also peer reviewed by journal MPC.