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System Requirements for MATLAB & Simulink R2015b (Professional & Student Versions)

Note: Release 2015b is the last release supporting Windows 32-bit operating systems. See the platform road map for more information.

32-Bit and 64-Bit MATLAB and Simulink Product Families

Operating Systems Processors Disk Space RAM Graphics

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

Any Intel or AMD x86 processor supporting SSE2 instruction set*

1 GB for MATLAB only,
3–4 GB for a typical installation

2 GB;
With Simulink Coder, 4 GB is recommended

No specific graphics card is required. Hardware accelerated graphics card supporting OpenGL 3.3 with 1GB GPU memory recommended.

* You can find more information in Solution 1-B3MR75.

License Management

  • R2015b network licenses require a license server running FLEXnet v11.13, which is provided by the MathWorks installer. A license server that is enabling multiple releases of MATLAB must use the version of FLEXnet shipped with the latest release of MATLAB enabled by that license server.
  • Starting with R2016a, the License Manager is not available for 32-bit Windows.

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.