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Software Description: Mathcad is desktop productivity tool for scientists and engineers. The program allows you to solve, analyze and share your most vital engineering calculations.

Platform: Access from Windows, Mac or Linux
Cost: No charge

Overview of MathCad

Mathcad is desktop productivity tool for scientists and engineers.
You can use Mathcad to perform, document and share calculation and design work. The unique Mathcad visual format and easy-to-use scratchpad interface integrate standard mathematical notation, text and graphs in a single worksheet, making Mathcad ideal for knowledge capture, calculation reuse and collaboration.

Mathcad is available to current VCU faculty, staff and students on the App2Go Citrix Server.

MathCad License Information

  • Five (5) concurrent use licenses of MathCad are available for use by VCU researchers on the App2Go Server.

Use MathCad on the App2Go Server

Using a Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you are able to access MathCad via a browser window. Although MathCad runs on the App2Go Server, it appears to be running on your PC. You can open, save and print files from your PC. Applications on the App2Go server are available to support research projects and are not intended for instructional use.

Current VCU faculty, staff and students may access MathCad on the App2Go Server for research. Documentation on how to use the App2Go Server will provide you details such as system requirements, installation, opening files, saving files and printing.

Purchase a Personal Copy of MathCad

Manuals and Training


For assistance accessing MathCad on the App2Go server, contact the VCU IT Support Center.