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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do you have a quick introduction to get me started programming with MATLAB?

    Yes. MATLAB Onramp is a free two-hour, self-paced, interactive course that allows new users to learn MATLAB. With MATLAB Onramp, users gain confidence, become comfortable with the MATLAB environment, and acquire the basic skills needed to use MATLAB. This course uses adult learning principles: presentation, practice, and test. Regular quizzes test your knowledge and provide immediate feedback. You'll receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

  2. How can I learn to use MATLAB during my trial?

    MATLAB Onramp is a free two-hour, self-paced, interactive course that allows new users to learn how to use MATLAB effectively. With MATLAB Onramp users gain confidence, become comfortable with the MATLAB environment, and gain the basic skills needed to use MATLAB. If you need more in-depth MATLAB training, MathWorks offers additional self-paced training courses include specialized application areas such as financial applications and data processing and visualization, as well as in-depth MATLAB programming.

  3. Now that I've downloaded the trial, what's next?

    If you need help getting started with MATLAB, try MATLAB Onramp. MATLAB Onramp is a free two-hour, self-paced, interactive course that allows new users to learn how to use MATLAB effectively. With MATLAB Onramp, users gain confidence, become comfortable with the MATLAB environment, and gain the basic skills needed to use MATLAB. If you need more in-depth knowledge of MATLAB or other application areas, we offer several other self-paced training courses.

  4. I'm a professor – can I use MATLAB in my class?

    Yes. MATLAB is used extensively in educational settings throughout the world. You can get a free trial or see if your school already offers a MATLAB campus license. To learn MATLAB, you and your students can use the free MATLAB Onramp course. In addition, MATLAB Grader lets you create and autograde MATLAB coding assignments.

  5. I am a professor; how can I get a trial of MATLAB student-use software?

    If you are a professor thinking of requiring or recommending MATLAB student-use software to your students, you can get a free trial. You can also contact your MathWorks account manager for assistance.

  6. How do I extend my trial period on a product?

    To request an extension of your trial period for a product, contact sales.

    The trial period is 30 days.

  7. Can I evaluate the same product on multiple platform/OS combinations?

    Yes, you can trial products on any and all supported platform/OS combinations.