System Requirements & Platform Availability

Platform Road Map for the MATLAB Product Families

MathWorks publishes a platform road map for IT planning purposes for releases of Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, and select Linux distributions. Other Linux distributions may be supported as described in the Linux System Requirements. The road map reflects the current plans of MathWorks and is subject to change without notice.


Microsoft Windows

64-Bit MATLAB Product Families
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  R2014b R2015a R2015b R2016a R2016b R2017a R2017b R2018a
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista®
Windows XP
32-Bit MATLAB Product Families
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  R2014b R2015a R2015b R2016a R2016b R2017a R2017b R2018a
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista®
Windows XP

Mac OS X

64-Bit MATLAB Product Families
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  R2014b R2015a R2015b R2016a R2016b R2017a R2017b R2018a
El Capitan (Mac OS X 10.11)
Yosemite (OS X 10.10)
Mavericks (OS X 10.9)
Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)
Lion (OS X 10.7)
Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6)

Linux®

64-Bit MATLAB Product Families
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  R2014b R2015a R2015b R2016a R2016b R2017a R2017b R2018a
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
The release supports this platform. Technical support is available through standard support mechanisms.
The release does not support this platform. Technical Support remains available for prior releases that support this platform.
Bug fixes are no longer issued for this platform. Many customers quickly resolve their issues without contacting MathWorks directly by using technical articles, FAQs, troubleshooting tools, and other support resources available online.

Note: If you have a current subscription to MathWorks Software Maintenance Service: 1) MathWorks will respond to technical questions and provide workarounds when possible for a period of two years from the date when MathWorks discontinued support for an operating system and 2), you can continue to download earlier MathWorks product releases.