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difference betwen matlab for ipad pro and matlab for win10 ?

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i buy a new ipad pro 10.5 inchs, my question is: on ipad i can do the same things i do on windows ? because i need to side up ipad (for maneuverability, lightness) with a notebook windows

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Cam Salzberger
Cam Salzberger on 3 Sep 2017
Hello Andrea,
There is a very big difference between how you can work with MATLAB on a computer, and how you can work with it with a tablet or phone. On a computer (desktop, laptop, notebook), you can install MATLAB locally. It will contain all the libraries and files necessary to run, and can be used without internet (once installed and activated). All features for the toolboxes you own will be usable from your system, including some of the Windows-specific features (e.g. COM integration).
On a mobile device (tablet, phone, etc.), you can install the MATLAB Mobile app. This requires connection to either a cloud-based or computer-run session of MATLAB, meaning you need internet access to use it. All computation is done in the connected MATLAB session, not on your mobile device. This means that it will take less memory and processing power, but it will also be significantly slower (at least for some operations that require a lot of data to go back and forth). There are also several built-in apps and features that are not yet supported by MATLAB Mobile (see the "Limitations" section on the page I linked).
I hope this helps you make your decision.
-Cam
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Claudio Iturra
Claudio Iturra on 19 Mar 2023
Edited: Claudio Iturra on 19 Mar 2023
Hello, currently I use my ipad pro (M1) with 8Gb Ram to virtualize a very ligthweith linux version (Lubuntu) with matlab installed (UTM Virtual app for IOS). Runs great, usually I just run matlab with -njv -nodesktop and use sublime-text as editor. I like to code or write new codes ideas/project literally everywere, so my ipad with a very thin case+keyboard is the best option for me, literally i just read a paper on the ipad and write a code for an image that i like....best regards

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Adam Jems
Adam Jems on 31 Oct 2018
Edited: Walter Roberson on 26 Dec 2018
The basic difference is you can use MATLAB on a mobile device or iPad by installing the MATLAB Mobile app. This requires a connection to either a cloud-based or computer-run session of MATLAB, That means you need internet access to use it and the important thing is all computation is done in the connected MATLAB session, not on your mobile device. for Apple devices you need to be careful otherwise you can get an Error 0xe8000015 as i got an iTunes Error 0xe8000015

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