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Downloading for Matlab 7.10

The download directory contains a number of compressed tar files. One for each computer type the program is running under (see below). In each are located all the files for the release. The tar file can be downloaded and then expanded to yield all files by using the gzip and tar programs on UNIX workstations or WinZip on PCs.

The new code on this page will only work with Matlab 7.10. Use the old code version 3.16 for working with Matlab 7.6 by pressing For Matlab 7. Use the old code version 3.00 for working with Matlab 6.1 by pressing For Matlab 6 in the left menu. or the old code version 2.86 for working with Matlab 5.3 by pressing For Matlab 5 in the left menu.

The following operating systems are currently supported:

Operating system
Windows Windows that runs Matlab 7.10, 32 and 64 bits Field_II_PC7.tar.gz Compressed TAR 3.20, 19/11-2010
Windows Windows that runs Matlab 7.10, 32 and 64 bits ZIP file 3.20, 19/11-2010
Linux Matlab 7.10,
32 and 64 bits
Field_II_linux.tar.gz Compressed TAR 3.20, 19/11-2010
Intel Mac Matlab 7.10 (64 bits) Field_II_mac_intel.tar.gz Compressed TAR 3.20, 19/11-2010
All For all the currently supported stations, 32 and 64 bits Field_II_combined.tar.gz Compressed TAR 2.72, 2.86, 3.00, 3.16 or 3.20


The tar-file should be downloaded to the directory, that must hold the files. The file is then extracted by writing:

gzip -d "name_of_tar_file".tar.gz
tar -xvf "name_of_tar_file".tar

to uncompress and extract the files. The tar-file can then be deleted.

The files can also be opend using programs like winzip (

The Field II program can now be run from this directory or from an other directory by writing:


where /home/user/field_II/m_files contains the Field II m-files. This ensures that the directory is included in the Matlab search path, and the user-written m-files can then be placed in a separate directory.

Individual files

The individual files in the installation can be found here. From this you can view and download the individual m-files or the executable mex file for Field II.

A number of utility files can be found here. The can be used for displaying the transducer geometry, etc.

Windows 7 problem

There seems to be a missing ddl for running Field II under Windows 7 in a normal distribution. This can be fixed by installing the mex compiler feature under Matlab. This seems to fix the problem. I will try working on a permanen solution in March.

Last updated: 8:56 on Thu, 24-Jan-2013