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System Requirements & Platform Availability

System Requirements for MATLAB R2016a (Professional & Student Versions)

Note: As of R2016a, Windows 32-bit operating systems are no longer supported.

64-Bit MATLAB, Simulink and Polyspace Product Families

Operating Systems Processors Disk Space RAM Graphics

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

Any Intel or AMD x86-64 processor

With Polyspace, 4 cores is recommended

2 GB for MATLAB only,
4–6 GB for a typical installation

2 GB

With Simulink, 4 GB is recommended

With Polyspace, 4 GB per core is recommended

No specific graphics card is required.

Hardware accelerated graphics card supporting OpenGL 3.3 with 1GB GPU memory is recommended.

Support for Products on Operating Systems No Longer Supported

If you are enrolled in Software Maintenance Service, MathWorks will respond to technical questions and provide workarounds when possible for a period of two years from the date when MathWorks ended support for an operating system. See the platform road map for more information.