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Platform and License

Information about current computer, license, product version


version Version number for MATLAB and libraries
ver Version information for MathWorks products
verLessThan Compare toolbox version to specified character vector
license Get license number or perform licensing task
ispc Determine if version is for Windows (PC) platform
ismac Determine if version is for Mac OS X platform
isunix Determine if version is for Linux or Mac platforms
isstudent Determine if version is Student Version
javachk Error message based on Java feature support
usejava Determine if Java feature is available


Manage Your Licenses

Use the MATLAB® licensing features to perform license management activities, such as activating licenses, deactivating licenses, or updating licenses.

Check for Software Updates

Determine if more recent versions of your MathWorks® products are available, and view latest version numbers for all MathWorks products.

Information About Your Installation

MATLAB software can tell you what products are installed, their versions, and other information about your license and platform.

Macintosh Platform Conventions

The documentation typically presents conventions for Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Therefore, some conventions and operations differ on the Macintosh platform from those that appear in the rest of the documentation.

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