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System Requirements - Release 2008a

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Windows

Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks™ Products

Windows® XP
(Service Pack 1, 2 or 3)

Windows Server 2003
(Service Pack 1 or 2, R2)

Windows Vista™ (Service Pack 1)

Intel® Pentium (Pentium 4 and above)

Intel Celeron

Intel Xeon

Intel Core

AMD Athlon 64**

AMD Opteron

AMD Sempron

510 MB*
(MATLAB® only)
512 MB

(1024 MB recommended)
64-bit MathWorks™ Products
Windows® XP x64
(Service Pack 1 or 2)

Windows Server 2003 x64
(Service Pack 1 or 2, R2)

Windows Vista™ (Service Pack 1)


Intel® Pentium (Pentium 4 and above)

Intel Celeron

Intel Xeon

Intel Core

AMD64

510 MB*
(MATLAB® only)
1024 MB

(2048 MB recommended)

* Disk space requirement varies depending on size of partition. The MATLAB installer will inform you of the hard disk space requirement for your particular partition. Installation size will be determined by the installer and can vary for NTFS and FAT formats.

** Processor must support SSE2 instruction set.

Graphics

  • 16-, 24-, or 32-bit OpenGL capable graphics adapter

Compilers (for MEX Files)

License Management

  • Some license types require a license server running FLEXnet 11.4, which is provided by the MathWorks installer.
  • TCP/IP is required on all platforms when using a license server.

Additional Requirements

  • Microsoft Word 2002, 2003, or 2007 is required to run MATLAB® Notebook.
  • Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, or 2007 is required to run MATLAB® Builder™ EX and Spreadsheet Link™ EX.

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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.