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System Requirements - Release 2008b

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Operating Systems Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks Products

Mac OS X 10.4
(10.4.8 and above)*

Mac OS X 10.5
(10.5.2 and above)

All Intel-based Macs

510 MB
(MATLAB only)

512 MB

(1024 MB recommended)

*Mac OS X 10.4 users must also have X11 (X server) for Mac OS X and Java Runtime Environment 1.5 Release 4.

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.

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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.