MATLAB / Download and install, activate on macOS


  • Download, install, and activate MATLAB on macOS
  • Create a MathWorks account and activate MATLAB on macOS


  • Software for Personally-owned Computers
  • 336976: MATLAB
    • MathWorks
  • macOS 


  1. Visit Miami University's MATLAB portal
  2. Click Sign in to get started on the Miami University MATLAB portal
  3. Enter your Miami credentials if prompted
  4. Click Sign In to sign in to your MathWorks account
    • If you don't have a MathWorks account you will be prompted to create one
      • Use your Miami email address in the format of
  5. Click the button to download the latest release e.g. R2020a
    • Previous releases are also available
  6. Click the button for the OS type of your computer the installer will download
  7. Find the downloaded file and open it to extract the zip file
  8. Find the extracted DMG file to start the install
  9. Click InstallForMacOSX
  10. if prompted enter your Mac password
  11. When prompted enter your MathWorks email address in the format and click Next
  12. Enter your MathWorks password and click Sign In
  13. Accept the terms of the license agreement and click Next
  14. Select the License MATLAB (Individual)  and click Next
  15. Enter your details to Confirm User and click Next
  16. Confirm the destination folder and click Next
  17. Confirm the products for installation and click Next
    • By default, all products licensed to Miami University will install
  18. Confirm option and click Next
  19. Confirm selection and click Begin Install



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