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Maple 2019 and 2018 are currently not compatible with MacOS “BigSur”.
Please do not upgrade to Big Sur until the product is fully supported.

What is Maple

Maple is a math software which includes functions to find solution of simultaneous equation and differential equation, numerical caluculations, interactive glaphic functions.
Please see below for more information.

Site License Terms of Use

It is available under the following conditions:

(1)Education/Research License

  • Only faculty members belonging to the Faculty of Science and Engineering can apply.
  • This license is for educational and non-commercial research purposes only. Business use (office work, operations related to university administration, etc.) and commercial use including part-time jobs and interns, is not permitted.
  • This service is only available on the university-owned computers at the following campuses managed by the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
<Available Campuses>
Nishi-waseda Campus, Kikui-cho Campus, Kagami Memorial Institute for Materials Research, Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences (for Waseda University laboratories only), Building 120/121, Kitakyushu Campus
※Other campuses/laboratories, such as the Waseda campus, are not eligible for this service.
※Shared spaces at the Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences and laboratories outside of Waseda University are not eligible for this service.

(2)Self-study License

  • Only faculty, staff and students belonging to the Faculty of Science and Engineering can apply.
  • This license is for self-study purposes only. It cannot be used for business purposes (office work, operations related to university administration, etc.).
  • Each person may install the software on up to one personal PC.
  • Since the license is for a single year, it needs to be renewed every March.


For New Installations For License Renewal Windows/Mac
  • Latest Version
  • Previous Version
  • Latest Version
  • Previous Version
  • Previous Version
  • Previous Version
※ Only faculty members are provided with the “Latest version” and “Previous version”.
※ We only provide students with “Previous version” that have been tested by the faculty.


(1)Off-campus access

To use the Download Station from off-campus, a VPN connection is required.
For more information about VPN connection, please refer to the following web page.
※ Currently, the load on the VPN device is high due to the influence of the Novel Coronavirus, and there are cases where the VPN connection cannot be made, or the connection is cut off in the middle.
If the VPN connection doesn’t work, try using a VPN connection and software download at night when there are few users.


After logging in to MyWaseda, please follow the steps below to access the DownloadStation.
MyWaseda → Global menu「IT Services」 → Service menu 「Available Software」 → 「Download Station」

From the DownloadStation screen, select the software you wish to use.
※ Please contact us from the contact information for the following cases.
  • The installer you downloaded at Download Station has expired and you want to download it again.
  • You have changed your PC and want to install SOLIDWORKS again on your new PC.
※ The list of software displayed in the list differs depending on affiliation and qualification.
※ Click on the “Select” button to download the authentication program (Maple installer).
※ Click on the “Help” button to download the installation manual/license update manual.
※ If you are a faculty member, please apply for the use of the software from “Use of comprehensive software for faculty members” and it will be available after approval.

(3)If the download fails

Please use the Downloader (※) to try the download.
※ It is a tool that specializes in downloading authentication programs.
※ Please use this if you have run the download several times and it fails with no improvement, or if the download cannot be completed due to a network disconnect.
※ Only the Windows version is available.
Please refer to the following for information on how to obtain/install and use the Downloader.

  • (a)Please access the following URL.
  • (b)Please refer to the “Downloader利用ガイド(Windows 版).pdf” [in Japanese] saved in the “Manual” folder.
  • (c)Try installing from “DS_Downloader_Win_999101.exe” which is saved in the “Software” folder.


(1)Run an authentication program

Run the downloaded “Authentication Program” and enter the authentication program number and password.
When you press the “Run” button, you will get a “serial number” for the installation.

(2)Installing Maple

When the Maple installation screen appears, please follow the steps to complete the installation.
To activate, enter the “Purchase Code” at the end.

Reference document

Contact for inquiries about DownloadStation

For “Frequently Asked Questions” about DownloadStation, please refer to the following web page [in Japanese].

If your question is still not answered after checking the “Frequently Asked Questions”, please contact us through the MyWaseda application form.

→Global menu「IT Services」
→Support and Application for the systems (Helpdesk)
→ITサービス/IT Service
→PC(教室、研究室)、ソフトウェア利用、教室常設機器に関する相談/PC, AV support

Contact for Maple site license inquiries