MATLAB and Simulink Requirements

Product Requirements & Platform Availability for SimBiology

Supported Platforms

Windows, Mac, Linux

Product Requirements

  • Requires MATLAB
  • Global Optimization Toolbox recommended
  • Optimization Toolbox recommended
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox recommended
  • Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox recommended

Supported Third-Party Compilers


  • MinGW 5.3 C/C++ (Distributor: mingw-w64) (available at no charge)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Family
    • Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions are supported.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Professional
    • A compiler is not installed by default with this version of Visual Studio and must be specified while performing a custom installation. See Answer 328432 for more details.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Professional
  • lcc-win64 (included with products that support it)


  • Xcode 9.x (available at no charge)
  • Xcode 8.c (available at no charge)


  • C/C++:
    • Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.8 (available at no charge)

Introduced before R2006a

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