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How do I download Hardware Support Packages and Optional Features for installation on a computer that is offline or that is behind a Proxy/Firewall?

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 22 Sep 2023
Edited: MathWorks Support Team on 22 Sep 2023
To install Hardware Support Packages and Optional Features on a computer that is offline or behind a Proxy/Firewall, you will need to use the stand-alone downloader on a machine that can connect to MathWorks to obtain the files needed.
The Support Software Downloader for Hardware Support Packages and Optional Features allows you to download Support Packages for releases R2016b and above without having to install MATLAB on another machine.
Note: Select the platform that corresponds to the machine that is connected to the internet. 
  1. Download and run the file from the URL below:
  2. Login to a MathWorks account when prompted
  3. Select and Download the Support Software
  4. Move the files to the target machine
Inside of the files that were moved over, there is a readme text document in the support package that explains the process to start the installation process. Please run through those steps to install your support package. The same readme.txt has been attached to the article.
  • This process is for MATLAB R2016b and above. Support packages for MATLAB R2016a and previous releases are no longer available. To use support packages you must use a newer release.
  • Support packages that are not created by a MathWorks Team will not be available to install using this method. These other support packages will only be able to be installed via an online method. 
cui,xingxing on 28 Oct 2020
The domestic Internet speed is too slow to access foreign servers and is prone to errors. It is recommended that Mathworks put the third-party package on google drive or baidu network disk. -----from china
Co Melissant
Co Melissant on 8 Jun 2023
Hmm, I like to install the download from within my current MATLAB session - but I need to restart MATLAB to be able to use the installed package. This is not needed, as the manual process does not need a restart of MATLAB. Is there a solution for this?

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