You can install and run Mathcad Prime 6.0 without a license. Either as the free 'Express' version with reduced functionality, or in a 30 day trial period with full functionality.
You only need the installation zip file. If you don't have it please contact us by submitting a request here at https://support.alfasoft.com.
First unzip the install package ...
... and double click on setup.exe. You will then see this screen:
After clicking next you see a screen the legal text:
You need to accept the software agreement and also tick the box at the bottom:
After clicking Next you will see what's about to be installed:
This can differ depending on what's already installed on your computer. Normally you just click on 'Install' and then you have to wait a few minutes ...
Until it's done:
After clicking 'Finish' you will hopefully see a Mathcad Prime icon on your desktop:
And new shortcuts in the start menu:
Using the 'PTC Mathcad Prime 188.8.131.52' start menu item or double clicking on the icon will start Prime:
Then if it can't find a license you will see the 'PTC Mathcad License Wizard':
You must now decide if you want to try the full functionality for 30 days. If you do, jump to 'Setting up a PTC account' below. If not, and you just want to run the free version you just click 'Exit' and start using Prime Express:
You can later click on the Activate button to start a 30 trial if you want to. If you already bought a locked license and did all this just to see the 'HostID' you can go to the M' menu and choose 'Options':
And then look at the License tab:
You can click on the 'Copy All' button and paste that in a support case here https://support.alfasoft.com and we will generate a license file for you. Please remember that we need to be able find you in the database so we need to know your company name or the PTC customer number.
When you've got the license file you just save in a safe place on your computer and go to that License tab again ...
and choose 'File' and click on the 'Browse' button and locate you file and click 'Apply'. Then you should see a 'Valid' and can start using Prime:
Setting up a PTC account
To be able to get a 30 day trial license you need to create a PTC account so click 'Next':
If you already have a PTC account you can use that to log in here. But if you don't you need to create a new:
And you need to fill in the details on this screen:
When done you will be able to click on the 'Create Account' button:
After some verification you will see this and can click on 'Acquire License':
And the temporary license file will be downloaded to your computer:
And you will see this and can click 'Exit':
And can start using Prime with all features:
You should also have a mail from PTC in your inbox where you need to verify your email address. Attached to the mail you will also see a copy of the temporary license file. But if Prime works fine you don't need to use that one.
And please don't hesitate to contact us if you need assistance with anything or want to place an order.