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User Guide

As mentioned in the pre-requisites for AutoGate, it requires Matlab to work. The production version of AutoGate uses Matlab version 2017a. To take advantages of recent update of Matlab, we are releasing an early adopter version (EAV) of AutoGate with Matlab R2019a. If you would like to participate in this EAV, below are the details. Once we have proven AutoGate's compatibility with Matlab R2019a, we will release this to wider community.


For Mac Users

1. Download Matlab R2019a runtime from

This is a once off install and doens't have to be repeated when there's a newer version of AutoGate.

1) It takes ~15 mins to complete the download (depending on your computer configuration and network speed)

 2019aMCR Downloa


2) Go to Downloads folder and extract the zip


3) Open the MATLAB_Runtime_R2019a_Update_5_maci64.dmg file

2019aMCR Unzipped


4) Open the Install file

2019aMCR Install


5) As it's downloaded from a trusted site, click Open

2019aMCR Open


6) Provide your computer admin credentails when prompted

2019aMCR Java pwd


7) It takes ~5 mins for the Matlab Install Wizard to show up. No changes / action required here or in any of the installation steps.

2019aMCR Install append


8) Click on the Next button in all the screens to complete the installation.

2019aMCR Install complete


2. Download from


1) It prompts to Open with or Save File. Click OK

AG2019a Download


2) Go to Downloads folder and open Though is from a trusted source, Mac computer displays this warning message. Click Cancel

AG2019a App Cancel


3) Again open from the downloads folder. This time, click Open

AG2019a Open


4) AutoGate2019a will launch.


Note: When there is a new version of AutoGate available, you will be alerted on launching AutoGate. Upon your confirmation, the updates will be automatically downloaded for you.