Instruction for installing Matlab on your own computer
As a student of UNSW, you are licensed to install Matlab on your own
personal computer for non-commercial purposes.
You can install Matlab by downloading it from the Mathworks web site. We
recommend that you do this at home. The download is fairly big, about 2
GBytes (for student version). The download time depends on the type and
quality of Internet connection you have at home. The easiest thing is to get
the download going before you go to sleep.
- IMPORTANT NOTE:
We do not recommend that you
download from Uniwide during your lab time slot. This can be
disruptive if many students try to download at the same time during
We have different versions of installation instructions below. You can
select the one that best suits your need. We recommend you to download
Matlab 2013b because this is the version in the lab. However, you can
download a later version if you wish.
- If you are comfortable with installing software with minimal
instructions, you can use these instructions from the UNSW IT. These
instructions assume you install from the Internet. [click here
, read the licensing conditions and then click on "Download
product and view licensing information" near the top to view the
- Expanded instructions for installation from the Internet. There are
four steps. Steps 1 and 2 are common to both Windows and Mac. Steps 3
and 4 are platform dependent.
- Step 1 (Creating a Mathwork account) and Step 2 (Obtaining license
details) [click here]
- Step 3 (Downloading the software) and Step 4 (Installing the