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System Requirements - Release 2007b

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  Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks Products

Mac OS X 10.4 (10.4.8 and above)

Mac OS X 10.5 *

PowerPC (G4 and above)


510 MB (MATLAB only)

512 MB

(1024 MB recommended)

* Important information about OS X 10.5 support


  • X11 (X server) for Mac OS X

Java Virtual Machine

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.5 Release 4

Compilers (for MEX Files)

Support for Products on Operating Systems No Longer Supported

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