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The easiest way to install GNU Octave on Microsoft Windows is using [ MXE] builds. For the current 4.0. release installers and zip archived packages can be found at []. Unofficial 64 bit binary is available at [ File list of Octave for Windows]
Known issue specific to windows version 4.0
#Both cli and gui cannot handle path name of which contains non-ascii characters. (For 3.8, cli can handle non-ascii code if codepage is properly set to the machine locale)
Known issues specific to 64 bit binary.
#OpenBLAS bundled with the package is buggy. You can find a replacement on the [ File list of Octave for Windows]. Please read readme.txt in the package to install it.
#nan package cannot be installed by "pkg install" commands.
For detailed instruction of installing Octave-Forge packages is shown at [ Octave-Forge]
For 64 bit binary distributed from the unofficial site, pre-built package are not prepared.
Please follow the instruction for 3.8 and 4.0.0 to install the octave-forge packages.
== Octave 4.0.1 on cygwin==