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Maple is math software that combines the world’s most powerful math engine with an interface that makes it extremely easy to analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems. With Maple, you aren’t forced to choose between mathematical power and usability, making it the ideal tool for both education and research.

Getting Started

Who can use it?

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Departments

Are there any cost:

  • No charge to users
  • Software is centrally funded

How do I get it?

How do I discontinue it?

  • Yearly licence that must be renewed
  • Expires when you leave Queen's

Additional Information

Software developer:

ITS Supported Platforms:

  • Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 8; Windows 7
  • Macintosh OS Sierra (10.12); OS El Capitan (10.11); OS Yosemite (10.10)

Download and Installation Instructions

Install on Windows 10/8.1

Note if you are using Windows 7 you will have to burn the .iso file to a CD/DVD

  • Go to the location where Maple was downloaded to
  • Click on Maple_2016 file to open the .iso file
  • Select the Operating Systems that you want to install ( Linux, Mac OSX, Windows)
  • Open the Windows folder, Click on the desired Installation file. Make sure you select either the 32 bit or 64 bit version of the install. If you are unsure of the version of operating system you have please see here:
  • The Maple Setup Wizard will begin.  Click the Next button
  • Accept the license Agreement and click the Next button
  • Choose Single User License and click the Next button
  • The Maple installation will continue
  • Once completed, make sure Activate Maple 2016 is selected and Click the Finish button
  • You will be prompted to enter the Purchase Code (Key).  Click the Next button
  • Enter your personal information to finish the activation and click the Next button.

Governing IT Policies

Users of this software are governed by the following policies: 

Help & Support

Maple Installation Tutorial

Support Level: 

Self Help Resources and Information

Issues with obtaining this software should be addressed with the IT Support Centre at 613.533.6666 during business hours or by filling out the Help Form at

For support with using Maple contact Maplesoft directly:

Last Updated: February 28, 2020