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Where do I find the Mathworks License Agreement?

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Bob Koupal
Bob Koupal on 15 Nov 2017
Commented: Steven Lord on 24 Sep 2018
Where do I find a copy of the user agreement for Designated Computer and Individual licenses?

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Justin Ghetti
Justin Ghetti on 24 Sep 2018
Edited: Justin Ghetti on 24 Sep 2018
The MathWorks Software License Agreement can be found inside the root installation directory of MATLAB as "license_agreement.txt" or by going to the Help menu in MATLAB and clicking on "Terms of Use".
On Windows the path is: C:\ProgramFiles\MATLAB\R2XXXx\license_agreement.txt
On Linux the path is: usr/local/MATLAB/R2XXXx/license_agreement.txt
On MAC the path is: /Applications/MATLAB_R2XXXx.app/license_agreement.txt

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Rik
Rik on 24 Sep 2018
(This answer was accepted by Kyle Perry, instead of the OP of this question.)
IMHO this answer is not better than Walters answer in a clear enough degree to warrant a non-OP accept. This answer relies on the standard location for the root installation directory, while Walters works for any location on any system and has the same release limitations.
@Kyle, could you clarify why you chose to accept this answer? I don't want to start a 'wheel war', so I'm not going to unaccept. I feel both answers have their place and only the OP should decide which answer works best for them.
Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 24 Sep 2018
There are two parts to Justin's answer, and they should probably be more visibly separated to make the path-independent one more visible.
If you can open MATLAB, in my opinion the easiest way to reach the license agreement is via the Terms of Use item accessible using the triangle under the Help icon on the Home tab of the Toolstrip. I'm not certain offhand how far back this exact set of instructions will work, but it's probably at least a couple years worth of releases and they should be "close enough" for a couple years prior to that.
If you cannot open MATLAB, navigating to the MATLAB root directory and opening the text file will also work. Justin's answer uses the default installation locations, and perhaps should clarify that your installation may be in a different location.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 16 Nov 2017
In current releases:
edit( fullfile(matlabroot, 'license_agreement.txt') )
It moved to there a few releases ago; it used to be a different license*.txt file in matlabroot

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