Compare our free and full versions

PTC Mathcad Prime is the industry standard for engineering mathematics software, and buying a license gets you access to all the latest product developments and full product functionality.

With PTC Mathcad Express however, you can trial full functionality for 30 days, after which you get basic functionality.

Use the table to understand what features you’ll miss out on if you don’t upgrade to the full version.


PTC MATHCAD CAPABILITIES PTC Mathcad Express PTC Mathcad Prime (FULL LICENSE)
Write equations using natural math notation available available
Spell Check not available available
Hyperlinks in Text not available available
Custom Margin, Header, Footer Sizes not available available
Redefinition Warnings not available available
Watermark and Start Page available not available
Automatic update of calculations available available
Algebra and trigonometry operators and functions available available
Comprehensive documentation available available
Standardize engineering processes using templates not available available
Copying Worksheet Regions to a Word/PowerPoint Document One at a time available
Content Protection not available available
Equation Wrapping not available available
X-Y plots available available
Advanced plot types: Polar, Contour, 3D not available available
Programming not available available
Solve systems of linear, non-linear and differential equations not available available
Evaluate expressions symbolically not available available
Advanced Engineering Mathematics: e.g. Design of Experiments, Differential Equations, Solving Regression not available available
Advanced Numeric Functions: e.g. Fourier Transforms, Signal Processing, Statistics & Data Analysis not available available
API Guide available available
Include worksheet region not available available
Excel Component not available available
Combo-box Input Control not available available
Insert Object not available available