Product Requirements & Platform Availability for Audio Toolbox

Supported Platforms

Windows, Mac, Linux

Product Requirements

  • Requires MATLAB
  • Requires DSP System Toolbox
  • Requires Signal Processing Toolbox
  • Simulink recommended
  • Simulink Coder recommended
  • MATLAB Coder recommended
  • Simulink Real-Time recommended
  • Simulink required to use block library
  • VST plugin generation only supported on Windows and Mac
  • VST plugin hosting only supported on Windows and Mac
  • AU plugin hosting only supported on Mac
  • JUCE plugin project generation requires MATLAB Coder
  • JUCE plugin project generation only supported on Windows and Mac

Eligible for Use with MATLAB Compiler, MATLAB Parallel Server, and Parallel Computing Toolbox local workers


Supported Third-Party Compilers


  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Family
    • Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions are supported.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Professional
    • The corresponding version of Visual Studio Community is reported to work. Full support for Visual Studio Community has not been qualified by MathWorks.
    • 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.


  • Xcode 9.x Available at no charge
  • Xcode 8.c Available at no charge

Introduced in R2016a

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