Information About your Installation

MATLAB® software can tell you what products are installed, their versions, and other information about your license and platform. This information is important to have in the event you contact technical support.

Type of Information You WantTo Get the Information
Version and license for Installed product

From the product, select Help > About.

Or use functions:

  • license — for the license number

  • ver — for version numbers for MATLAB and libraries

  • version — for version numbers for MathWorks® products

MATLAB platformIn MATLAB, select Help > About MATLAB. The About MATLAB dialog box shows 32-bit or 64-bit.
arch value used for the mex function

In MATLAB, select Help > About MATLAB. The About MATLAB dialog box shows the arch value, for example win32.

Or use the computer function.

Passcodes and licensesFrom any desktop tool, select Help > Web Resources > MathWorks Account.

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