MATLAB and Simulink Requirements

MATLAB R2023a System Requirements for Mac

Other Platforms: Windows | Linux

Operating System

macOS Ventura (13)
macOS Monterey (12.6)
macOS Big Sur (11.6)


Support for macOS Big Sur (11) will be discontinued in a future release


Intel Minimum: Any Intel x86-64 processor
Recommended: Any Intel x86-64 processor with four logical cores and AVX2 instruction set support
Note: A future release of MATLAB will require a processor with AVX2 instruction set support
Apple Silicon

Minimum: Any M-series chip
Note: On Apple silicon Macs, MATLAB runs using Rosetta 2


Minimum: 4 GB
Recommended: 8 GB


3.5 GB for just MATLAB
4-6 GB for a typical installation
16 GB for an all products installation
An SSD is strongly recommended


Any Mac able to run macOS Big Sur has a GPU able to run MATLAB.

GPU acceleration with Parallel Computing Toolbox is not available on macOS.

Products Not Available for macOS

  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Deep Learning HDL Toolbox
  • GPU Coder
  • HDL Verifier
  • Model-Based Calibration Toolbox
  • Polyspace Access
  • Polyspace Client for Ada
  • Polyspace Code Prover Access
  • Polyspace Server for Ada
  • RF PCB Toolbox
  • RoadRunner
  • RoadRunner Asset Library
  • RoadRunner Scene Builder
  • Signal Integrity Toolbox
  • Simulink Code Inspector
  • Simulink Real-Time
  • SoC Blockset
  • Spreadsheet Link
  • Vehicle Network Toolbox
  • Vision HDL Toolbox