New features in PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0 []

The latest version, Mathcad Prime 4.0, was released March 6, 2017 and adds this new capabilities:

  • Support for Windows 10
  • Content Protection: share your calculations without exposing your IP by locking areas
  • Interoperability with 3rd-party applications: MS Word and others
  • Improved usability: equation wrapping
  • Improved performance: manage large worksheets more effectively

PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0 Datasheet (pdf)

PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0 Brochure (pdf)


Mathcad Prime 3.1, adds powerful new calculation capabilities to a powerful yet easy-to-learn, easy-to-use platform.

PTC Mathcad Prime 3.1 delivers greater computational power, providing 3-D graphing, integration with Microsoft® Excel®, collapsible areas, and symbolic (CAS) capabilities, all in a document-centric environment. With over 600 built-in mathematical functions, PTC Mathcad Prime 3.1 allows advanced engineering exploration. Also, PTC Mathcad Prime 3.1 integrates with other best-in-class PTC products like Creo® Parametric and Windchill®, increases productivity, improves process efficiency, and allows for better collaboration between individuals and teams.

YouTube video demonstrating the new features in Mathcad Prime 3.1:

Below are some of the news in Mathcad Prime 3.0:

In Mathcad Prime 3.0 you now have the possibility to create templates. This enables you to get an uniform look for all documents you make in a fast and simple way.


Math in text
You can now write math within text regions so that you seamlessly integrate you text and the math expression you wish to explain.


Math formatting
Now you can edit you equations and calculations choose the font, the size, the color and if you wish to highlight. Everything you need to really emphasize what you think is important.


Copy/Paste a Region to External Programs
In Mathcad you can now mark and copy a region and then easily paste into an external program such as Word.


Some other news are:

  • The possibility to create custom functions by programing DLLs
  • The possiblity to assign global variabels
  • Updated numerical functions such as LU, QR and Cholesky

There is many more news in Mathcad Prime 3.0, to explore all those the easiest thing to do is to download a demo of Mathcad or go to