For three decades, Mathematica has defined the state of the art in technical computing—and provided the principal computation environment for millions of innovators, educators, students and others around the world.
Widely admired for both its technical prowess and elegant ease of use, Mathematica provides a single integrated, continually expanding system that covers the breadth and depth of technical computing—and is seamlessly available in the cloud through any web browser, as well as natively on all modern desktop systems.
For Modern Technical Computing, There's No Other Choice
With energetic development and consistent vision for three decades, Mathematica stands alone in a huge range of dimensions, unique in its support for today's technical computing environments and workflows.
A Vast System, All Integrated
Mathematica has over 6,000 built-in functions covering all areas of technical computing—all carefully integrated so they work perfectly together, and all included in the fully integrated Mathematica system.
Not Just Numbers, Not Just Math—But Everything
Building on three decades of development, Mathematica excels across all areas of technical computing—including neural networks, machine learning, image processing, geometry, data science, visualizations and much more.
Unimaginable Algorithm Power
Mathematica builds in unprecedentedly powerful algorithms across all areas—many of them created at Wolfram using unique development methodologies and the unique capabilities of the Wolfram Language.
Higher Level Than Ever Before
Superfunctions, meta-algorithms... Mathematica provides a progressively higher-level environment in which as much as possible is automated—so you can work as efficiently as possible.
Everything Is Industrial Strength
Mathematica is built to provide industrial-strength capabilities—with robust, efficient algorithms across all areas, capable of handling large-scale problems, with parallelism, GPU computing and more.
Powerful Ease of Use
Mathematica draws on its algorithmic power—as well as the careful design of the Wolfram Language—to create a system that's uniquely easy to use, with predictive suggestions, natural language input and more.
Documents as well as Code
Mathematica uses the Wolfram Notebook Interface, which allows you to organize everything you do in rich documents that include text, runnable code, dynamic graphics, user interfaces and more.
The Code Makes Sense
With its intuitive English-like function names and coherent design, the Wolfram Language is uniquely easy to read, write and learn.
Make Your Results Look Their Best
With sophisticated computational aesthetics and award-winning design, Mathematica presents your results beautifully—instantly creating top-of-the-line interactive visualizations and publication-quality documents.
Instant Real-World Data
Mathematica has access to the vast Wolfram Knowledgebase, which includes up-to-the-minute real-world data across thousands of domains.
Seamless Cloud Integration
Mathematica is now seamlessly integrated with the cloud—allowing sharing, cloud computing and more in a unique and powerful hybrid cloud/desktop environment.
Connected to Everything
Mathematica is built to be connected to everything: file formats (180+), other languages, Wolfram Data Drop, APIs, databases, programs, the Internet of Things, devices—and even distributed instances of itself.
Mathematica is based on the breakthrough Wolfram Language.
Full Wolfram Language Documentation & Reference
Highlighted Core Areas
The unique knowledge-based symbolic language that grew out of Mathematica, and now powers the Mathematica system.
The world's largest integrated web of algorithms, providing broad and deep built-in capabilities for Mathematica.
Wolfram Notebook Interface
The uniquely flexible document-based interface that lets you mix executable code, richly formatted text, dynamic graphics and interactive interfaces in Mathematica.
Natural Language Understanding
Introduced in Wolfram|Alpha and now fully integrated into the Wolfram technology stack, NLU is a key enabler in a wide range of Wolfram products and services.
The infrastructure technology that lets you run Mathematica Online with just a web browser.
The Mathematica Trajectory
It's Come a Long Way in Three Decades
The 500+ functions from Mathematica 1 are still in Mathematica 13—but there are now over 6,000, as well as a huge range of important new ideas that dramatically extend the vision and scope of the system.
The 1988 Revolution
When Mathematica first appeared in 1988, it revolutionized technical computing—and every year since then it's kept going, introducing new functions, new algorithms and new ideas.
Far, Far Beyond Math
Math was Mathematica's first great application area—and building on that success, Mathematica has systematically expanded into a vast range of areas, covering all forms of technical computing and beyond.
The Innovation Gets Even Faster
Mathematica has followed a remarkable trajectory of accelerating innovation for three decades—made possible at every stage by systematically building on its increasingly large capabilities so far.
Serious New Ideas in Every Version
Versions of Mathematica aren't just incremental software updates; each successive one is a serious achievement that extends the paradigm of computation in new directions and introduces important new ideas.
What You Learned in Version 1 Still Works
If you're one of the lucky people who used Mathematica 1, the code you wrote over three decades ago will still work—and you'll recognize the core ideas of Mathematica 1 in the vast system that is Mathematica today.
Always Moving Forward, for Three Decades
Mathematica has always stayed true to its core principles and careful design disciplines, letting it continually move forward and integrate new functionality and methodologies without ever having to backtrack.
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