Move data into and out of MATLAB® using several different
file formats. Valid formats include tabular data, tab-delineated files, Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets,
XPORT files. Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox™ provides
additional data types for working with grouping variables and categorical
data. The toolbox also supports many, but not all, of the data types
available in MATLAB. For more information, see Supported Data Types.