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MATLAB Runtime

Run packaged MATLAB® applications on computers that do not have MATLAB installed

MATLAB Runtime (MCR) is a collection of shared libraries, MATLAB code, and other files that enables the execution of compiled and packaged MATLAB applications on systems without an installed version of MATLAB. End users who want to run these applications without MATLAB must install MATLAB Runtime or specify the location of a MATLAB Runtime network installation.

To create an application installer that contains MATLAB Runtime, you must download the MATLAB Runtime installer that matches both the version and update level of MATLAB used to create the installer. To distribute a packaged MATLAB application without an installer, end users must download the MATLAB Runtime installer that matches the version of MATLAB used to compile the application, at the same update level or newer. For more information, see Install and Configure MATLAB Runtime.


mcrinstallerDisplay version and location information for MATLAB Runtime installer corresponding to current platform
mcrversionReturn MATLAB Runtime version number that matches MATLAB version
compiler.runtime.downloadDownload MATLAB Runtime installer



MATLAB Runtime Customization

MATLAB Runtime Considerations