MATLAB and Simulink Requirements

MATLAB R2022a System Requirements for Mac

Other Platforms: Windows | Linux

Operating System

macOS Monterey (12)
macOS Big Sur (11.6)
macOS Catalina (10.15.7)


Support for macOS Catalina (10.15) will be discontinued in an upcoming release



Minimum: Any Intel x86-64 processor

Recommended: Any Intel x86-64 processor with four logical cores and 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

Note: For Polyspace, 4 GB per core is recommended


3.5 GB for just MATLAB
5-8 GB for a typical installation
24 GB for an all products installation
An SSD is strongly recommended


Any Mac able to run macOS Catalina 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