ImportError: No module named matlab.engine

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KIEN NGUYEN 2016 年 6 月 16 日
コメント済み: uchiha 2020 年 3 月 20 日
I could not seem to import matlab.engine in python in my Ubuntu 15 as shown in the following figure:
The MATLAB Engine API for Python has been successfully installed following the instructions here
Does anyone have a solution for this issue?

回答 (5 件)

KIEN NGUYEN 2016 年 6 月 17 日
This installation command, other than the original one, has worked for me: python build --build-base=$(mktemp -d) install
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Nicolás Ugrinovic
Nicolás Ugrinovic 2020 年 2 月 14 日
nice, thanks!


Bo Li
Bo Li 2016 年 6 月 16 日
Anaconda may not work as MATLAB Engine API for Python supports CPython only:
Another issue to consider is whether your Python version support wide-Unicode:
Following code can be used to check it supports wide Unicode or not:
>>> import sys
>>> if sys.maxunicode > 65535:
... print 'wide-unicde'
... else:
... print 'narrow-unicode'

Anshul Joshi
Anshul Joshi 2018 年 5 月 15 日
I had the same issue with mine. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and Python 3.6 on Pycharm, and Matlab 2018a. After installing Matlab Python API as given on
it creates a folder structures like:
<installation-dir>/lib/ and <installation-dir>/lib.linux-x86-64-2.7/
or something like that. After I copied these directories into my Python project root they started working and I was able to import matlab.engine(). In Pycharm you can add source folders paths to your project; you can try something similar.
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Hongbin Liu
Hongbin Liu 2018 年 7 月 22 日
I have addressed my problem. I found that the Python could not find the Matlab module because my computer had two Python versions. Therefore, I pointed out the Python version when the API was installed, i.e. the installing code was changed as
python3 install
Best regards and thanks again.


Farzadd Amirjavidd
Farzadd Amirjavidd 2019 年 1 月 9 日
There is a full answer to this question for windows 10 64 bit and Pycharm :

Ankit Jaiswal
Ankit Jaiswal 2020 年 1 月 8 日
I had same issue. I was trying it on Spyder but it didn't work. I rhen shifted to Pycharm and the error was gone. I guess there is some issue with Anaconda-Spyder.
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uchiha 2020 年 3 月 20 日
Cannot get this to work, could you explain what you did in pycharm?


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