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What is Maple: Product Features

The result of over 30 years of cutting-edge research and development, Maple helps you analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems.

With over 5000 functions, Maple offers the breadth, depth, and performance to handle every type of mathematics. Maple’s intuitive interface supports multiple styles of interaction, from Clickable Math™ tools to a sophisticated programming language. Using the smart document environment provided by Maple, you can automatically capture all of your technical knowledge in an electronic form that combines calculations, explanatory text and math, graphics, images, sound, and diagrams.

Recently added features & improvements:


Symbolic and Numeric Math
Comprehensive Mathematics
Equation Solving
Differential Equations
Linear Algebra
Differential Calculus
Units and Dimensions

Smart Document Environment

Math Equation Editor
Plot Annotations and Customizations
Context-Sensitive Menus
Smart Popups and Drag-to-Solve™
Interactive Assistants
Task Templates
Embedded Components: Buttons, Sliders, Dials, and More
Variable Manager
MapleCloud Document Exchange
Live Data Plots
Handwritten Symbol Recognition
Exploration Assistant

Application Areas

Financial Modeling
Statistics and Process Control
Control Design

Application Development

Code Editor
Embedded Components: Buttons, Sliders, Dials, and More
Exploration Assistant
Snippets Palettes
Code Generation
Maple Player

High Performance Computing

Automatic Parallelism
Multi-process Programming on a Local Grid
Multithreaded Programming
Grid Computing (Parallel Distributed Computing)
CUDA Support


Overview of Connectivity Features
MATLAB® Connectivity
CAD Connectivity
Internet Connectivity
Database Connectivity


Math Apps
Maple Portal for Students
Task Templates
Smart Popups and Drag-to-Solve™
Context-Sensitive Menus
The Möbius Project