All selected files can be downloaded using Matlab. Select a target folder or download directly to your current directory. A progress bar will notify you about the. mat file into matlab from my downloads folder after seeing if it exists or not, thanks. Follow. 17 views (last 30 days). I have a folder in Matlab online, and I zipped it as a zip file. How can I download this zip file to my desktop? I tried "save as", but doesn't work.