Matlab working very slow on my m1 MacBook Pro

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Alara Altinkalem
Alara Altinkalem on 4 May 2021
Commented: Angelo on 23 Jan 2023 at 20:53
I downloaded 2020b update 5 version which said to be compatible with rosetta 2. Although I downloaded the right version matlab works incredibly slow I even cannot close the app. I tried to do what this problem says but even though I disabled the MathWorks Source Control Integration it still was slow. Is it about the java heap memory and how much should I inrease that? Thanks.
Angelo on 23 Jan 2023 at 20:53
The 2022 version is so slow in MacOs Ventura. Did anyone found a solution other than installing the 2017 version?

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Weinan Wang
Weinan Wang on 12 Jun 2021
In my case, the lag disappears if I start MATLAB from Terminal everytime. It's strange to see that while it could run good, it is running slow when started from the ususal App icon.
Nelson Mark
Nelson Mark on 23 Dec 2022
Mine runs REALLY SLOW. A job on my old macbook (2016) with 2.8GHZ intel i7 takes 5 minutes. On the new macbook M1 it takes 8 minutes. 60 percent longer!

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Steve Eddins
Steve Eddins on 8 Jul 2021
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