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reading a large binary file in MATLAB

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Ricky
Ricky on 5 Jul 2013
Hello,
I have to read in a large Binary file whose size is 92,504 KB. When I am using fread command MATLAB is giving me error
Error using fread Out of memory. Type HELP MEMORY for your options.
I tried to restart MATLAB also so that if I am using any virtual memory it should be cleared but still the problem persists.
How can I solve this problem of reading data.
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Ricky
Ricky on 5 Jul 2013
I am sorry for using the word urgent .

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 5 Jul 2013
fread(fid,'uint8') reads uint8 data and converts it to double. You should leave it as uint8 using fread(fid,'*uint8')

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