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Maple 2016 System Requirements
The following system requirements are for all versions of Maple 2016. See International Language Support for information on international versions and language packs for Maple. For upcoming releases, view the Maple platform roadmap.


Windows® (32-bit)
Version CPU* Recommended RAM Hard Disk
Windows 7 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86)
4 GB
4 GB
Windows 8.1 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
4 GB
4 GB
Windows 10 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86)
4 GB
4 GB

  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.



Windows (64-bit)
Version CPU* Recommended RAM Hard Disk
Windows 2008 Server R2 1.4 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
Windows 7 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
Windows Server 2012 1.4 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
Windows 8.1 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
4 GB
4 GB
Windows 10 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on 64-bit Windows.


64 bit Linux® System Requirements

Vendor Version CPU* Recommended RAM Hard Disk
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, 12 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 15.10 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64)
4 GB
4 GB
  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • X11 R6
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on 64-bit Linux.


Mac®

Vendor Processor Operating System Version Recommended RAM Hard Disk
Apple 64-bit, Intel OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
4 GB
4 GB
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.6 installed.
  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on this platform.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.

Connectivity Feature Requirements
Maple has built-in connectivity features with various other software tools. The following table lists which versions of those products are compatible with Maple 2016. It is not necessary to have these products to use Maple. These requirements are only for those wishing to take advantage of the connectivity features.


Package Versions
Microsoft® Excel® 2007, 2010, 2013
MATLAB® 2014b, 2015a, 2015b
Database Connectivity SQLite or any database for which a JDBC-compliant driver is available
CAD SolidWorks® 2013 (32-bit or 64-bit) on Windows
Autodesk Inventor® 2014 or 2015 (32-bit or 64-bit) on Windows
NX® 8.5 or 9.0 (32-bit or 64-bit) on Windows with the Microsoft .NET Framework installed.


Web Browser Requirements

The following components are required to view 2-D math when exporting to HTML with the MapleViewer:

  • Web browser with Java runtime environment version 1.6.0_18 or later.

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Maple Add-ons - System Requirements

A licensed copy of Maple 2016, running on a computer that meets the Maple system requirements, is required for all toolboxes and e-books. Additional requirements and platform availability are given below.

If you do not have Maple, it can be purchased at the Maplesoft Web Store. If you own a prior version of Maple, please use our upgrade form to upgrade your copy to the latest version. Alternatively, you can also contact Maplesoft sales.


Add-on Additional Requirements
BlockImporter™
Global Optimization Toolbox
Grid Computing Toolbox
Maple IDE
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
Advanced Engineering Mathematics - Student Manual
Mathematics Survival Kit
Calculus Study Guide
Precalculus Study Guide
Multivariate Calculus Study Guide
Maple Player

  • MATLAB® R2014b with Simulink®
  • MATLAB® R2015a with Simulink®
  • MATLAB® R2015b with Simulink®

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MapleSim 2016 - System Requirements
A licensed copy of Maple 2016, running on a computer that meets the Maple 2016 system requirements, is required for MapleSim 2016. MapleSim 2016 is available for the platforms listed below. Follow the links to see the full system requirements for each platform.

See International Language Support for information on international versions and language packs for MapleSim.

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MapleSim Add-ons - System Requirements
Licensed copies of MapleSim and Maple, running on a computer that meets the Maple and MapleSim system requirements, are required for MapleSim toolboxes. Additional requirements are given below.


Add-on Additional Requirements
MapleSim Connector

Requires MATLAB® & Simulink®
MATLAB® 2015b with Simulink®
MATLAB® 2015a with Simulink®
MATLAB® 2014b with Simulink®
MATLAB® 2014a with Simulink®

Also requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or 2015

MapleSim Connector for LabVIEW™ and NI VeriStand™ Software NI LabVIEW 2011 or 2012 with at least one of the following:
  • LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module
  • LabVIEW Simulation Interface Toolkit
  • NI VeriStand 2011, 2012, or 2013
Also requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or 2015
MapleSim Connector for JMAG®-RT Requires JMAG-Designer version12.0

Also requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or 2015
MapleSim Connector for FMI Exports to:
  • FMI 2.0 Model Exchange and Co-Simulation
    (fixed-step slave)
  • FMI 1.0 Model Exchange and Co-Simulation
    (fixed-step slave)
On 64-bit Windows, some features require Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or 2015
MapleSim Control Design Toolbox  
MapleSim CAD Toolbox Available on Windows only
See supported CAD formats
MapleSim Tire Component Library  
MapleSim Driveline Component Library
MapleSim Hydraulics Library® from Modelon  
MapleSim Pneumatics Library® from Modelon
MapleSim Battery Library Some parameter identification functionality requires the Maple Global Optimization Toolbox

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Maple T.A. and Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite Server Requirements
To run Maple T.A. 2016 or the Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite on your own server, you require Oracle Java 7, Tomcat 7.0, and PostgreSQL 9.3.

To run as a server you must have a fixed domain name and full-time connection to the Internet. For best performance, 100 MB/sec or better is recommended.

For those wishing to take advantage of the Moodle integration feature, Moodle 2.9 is required.

Integration using LTI is officially supported on Blackboard Learn 9.1, Canvas, Moodle 2.9, Brightspace 10.3, and Sakai 10.5. Please contact us if you wish to use LTI connectivity on a platform not listed here.


Platform OS Versions Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements*
64-bit Windows • Windows Server 2008 R2
• Windows 7
• Windows Server 2012 R2
• Windows 8.1
• Windows 10
• Dual core CPU
• 2 GB RAM
• 20 GB hard drive space
• 8-core CPU
• 32 GB RAM
• 40 GB hard drive space
64-bit Linux • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
• Red Hat Enterprise 7
• Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 15.10
• CentOS 7.1
• Dual core CPU
• 2 GB RAM
• 20 GB hard drive space
• X window system or xvfb configured
• 8-core CPU
• 32 GB RAM
• 40 GB hard drive space
• X window system or xvfb configured

*Recommended requirements are for concurrent usage of up to 600 tests peak or general enrolment of up to 3000 students.






Maple T.A. and Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite Client Requirements


Platform OS Versions Browsers Hardware Requirements
Windows (32-bit & 64-bit) Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Firefox®
Google Chrome™
Internet Explorer® 11
Maple T.A. Proctored Browser*
• 1 GHz processor or better
• 2 GB RAM or better
Macintosh (64-bit) Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 Firefox®
Google Chrome™
Safari® 9
• 1 GHz processor or better
• 2 GB RAM or better
Linux (32-bit &
64-bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
Red Hat Enterprise 7
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 15.10
Firefox®
Google Chrome™
• 1 GHz processor or better
• 2 GB RAM or better
iPad iOS 9 Safari®  
Android Android 4.3 or higher Google Chrome™  


*For Students: Instructors may require that students take a test in the Maple T.A. Proctored Browser Mode. The Proctored Browser Mode is available with Google Chrome and Firefox only.

Internet Access
Broadband - Cable Modem or DSL - Internet connection is recommended for optimal performance.

  • JavaScript™ and cookies must be enabled





Maple T.A. Add-ons - System Requirements
The Maple T.A. Connector for Blackboard® Software Software requires a licensed copy of Maple T.A. 2016, either as a stand-alone product or as part of the Placement Test Suite, and Blackboard Learn 9.1.

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MapleNet - System Requirements

MapleNet Server

  • Maple 18 installed on any compatible Windows, Linux, or Macintosh server grade system, 2GB memory quad core minimum recommended.
  • MapleNet Server components consume approximately 30 MB of memory while running, plus at least 3 MB per connection--the connections are of short duration and are not persistent
  • Installation requires approximately 110 MB disk space
  • Web server software that supports v2.3 servlets and JSP, such as Apache Tomcat 6.0 or later
  • Java SDK 1.6.0_10 or later


MapleNet Publisher

A publisher machine is responsible for creating and editing the content of web pages and uploading them to the server. Note that a single machine can be both server and publisher.

  • Maple 18 installed on any Maple-18 compatible system
  • Java SDK 1.6.0 or later
  • Java JRE 1.6.0_10 or later, including browser plug-in
  • File transfer software, such as FTP or SCP, for copying files to the server
  • Installation requires approximately 20 MB disk space
  • Recommended - A Java development environment, such as Eclipse, JBuilder™, or NetBeans™, if developing Java applets
  • Recommended - A web page development environment, such as Dreamweaver®


MapleNet Client
The MapleNet Client requirements are the same as the Maple T.A. Client Requirements.

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