Install the Connector on Your Computer

As of R2013a, the MATLAB® Connector™ software is installed automatically with MATLAB. To start the MATLAB Connector, see Start the Connector.

If you are using an earlier version of MATLAB, use the following instructions to download and install the MATLAB Connector software.

To download the software, you must have a MathWorks® Account, a valid MATLAB license (R2012a or later), and an up-to-date MathWorks Software Maintenance Service contract.

Download Instructions

  1. In a Web browser, navigate to

  2. Log in using your MathWorks Account email address and password. If you do not have a MathWorks Account, create one.

  3. If you do not see the download buttons, check that your account is associated with your MATLAB license. Click the link to the License Center, and then click Add License.

  4. Click Download the MATLAB Connector. Save the zip file to a folder you can easily find again.

  5. Extract the contents of the zip file.

Installation Instructions

Follow these instructions to install the connector on your computer:

  1. Start a MATLAB session on your computer.

  2. In MATLAB, navigate to the folder on your computer that contains the extracted files, and enter:


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