A free reader for Mathematica,
is also available. You can view and run previously generated workbooks,
but can't create new one ones. After you download the
reader, go visit their
library of resources and tutorials.
A web-based front end for Mathematica computations can be seen
Computer Algebra Systems
A free downloadable version of Maple V R4 (
mvr4demo.exe) is available from Waterloo Software
Bear in mind that it only implements a subset of Maple
commands, and does not (for example) allow you to define procedures.
Nevertheless, as far as demonstrating the capabilities of Maple
it is good.
MuPad is no longer a separate CAS package. It has been acquired
by MathWorks (ie MatLab) to replace Maple as their internal
symbolic engine. An old version of
MuPad Lite is still available.
A free 30-day version of Maple 16 for Windows can be found
You can get a free 30 day trial for
Fill out the required information to request the 30-day trial version.
Unfortunately, it is no longer available to students....
You can get a free 15 day trial for
Mathematica 8 by filling out a request form.
You can request a free 30 day trial of
[search their web site].
A free (GNU license) clone of Matlab called
Octave is available. It is now available with a
A free clone of Matlab called
in pre-compiled binaries for Windows and Unix.
A free (GNU license) clone of Macsyma, called
is also available. There are Linux versions, and a link to a
Another computer algebra system, called
Yet another CAS packages, called
is available for download. Texas Instruments uses this system
on their graphing calculators.