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System Requirements - Release 2006a

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  Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks Products Tiger
Mac OS X 10.4.2
Mac OS X 10.4
Mac OS X 10.3.9*
Mac OS X 10.3.8
PowerPC G4
PowerPC G5


512 MB
1024 MB (recommended)

* Requires a Apple Java patch. For more information, see solution 1-161VXT.

Compilers (for MEX Files)


  • 16-bit graphics or higher adaptor and display (24-bit recommended)
  • X11 (X server) for Mac OS X

Other Recommended Items

  • Postscript printer

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.

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