Run Matlab on Webots

How to run Matlab on Webots 8.6.0 under OSX 10.12?

  • Add a symlink in “/usr/local/bin”:
    $ sudo ln -s /Applications/MATLAB_R2016a.app/bin/matlab /usr/bin/matlab
  • Run Webots through terminal:
    Go to “Applications”, right click “Webots”, click “Show Package Contents -> webots”.

Webots exists the following path error:

  1. matlab: failed to start: matlab -nosplash -nodesktop -r launcher
  2. Unable to find the ‘matlab’ executable in the current PATH. Please check your matlab installation. It should be possible to launch matlab from a terminal by typing ‘matlab’. It may be necessary to add the matlab bin directory to your PATH environment variable. More information about the matlab installation is available in Webots’ User guide.
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