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Maple is the essential technical computing software for today's engineers, mathematicians, and scientists. Whether you need to do quick calculations, develop design sheets, teach fundamental concepts, or produce sophisticated high-fidelity simulation models, Maple's world-leading computation engine offers the breadth and depth to handle every type of mathematics.



  1. Download the software from
  2. Open the .dmg, then double-click "Maple2017.2MacInstaller" (enter administrator password if prompted)
  3. Click "Next" to progress the installation, then accept the license agreement and click "Next" again
  4. Click "Next" to accept the default install path (/Applications/Maple 2016)
  5. Click the "Single User License" button, then click "Next"
  6. Click "Next" and wait for update check; then click "Next" to begin installation
  7. After installation, make sure "Activate Maple 2017 now" box is checked, then click "Finish"
  8. When prompted for a purchase code, enter W8A8GY8LUQQXJQ3Q, then click "Next"
  9. Fill out activation form (red fields are required), then click "Next" to finish activation


  1. Download the software from
  2. Double-click the downloaded file to begin the install process, then click “Next"
  3. Accept the license agreement, then click “Next
  4. Click “Next” to accept the default installation directory
  5. Choose whether or not you’d like a desktop shortcut, then click “Next
  6. Make sure “Single User License” is chosen, then click “Next
  7. Make sure the third checkbox, for “Use proxy server when checking for updates,” is NOT checked (the top two should remain checked), then click “Next
  8. If the Update Check Tool finds an update click “OK”, then click “Next
  9. Click “Next” to run the installer
  10. Once the install is complete, ensure the “Activate Maple 2017 now” box is checked, then click “Finish
  11. On the next screen, enter W8A8GY8LUQQXJQ3Q for the purchase code, then click “Next"
  12. Fill in the red fields (name, email address, country, institution) and click “Next
  13. You’ll then see a pop-up confirming successful activation. Click “OK” to finish the install process

The first time you open Maple 2017, you may see a notice about the time-activated license expiring at a future date. Click “OK”; you will only see this message one time.

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