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Statistical /Scientific Desktop Software

SPSS Statistical Software

  • Widely used statistical/data analysis package. Run simple and advanced statistical analysis; good charting/table tools and data import/export.
  • Download and use open source integrations such as Python programming.
  • Available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You must have a Windows or Apple OS computer that meets technical requirements in order to install and use the software, 
  • Uninstall any prior version before installing the current one.  The license key provided in the download will not work with prior versions.
  • Click on the appropriate link below, then enter your Downstate NetID username and password (if requested). 
  • The compressed Zip file contains the installer file plus separate files containing installation instructions and the annual license key. 
  • When you first open the software after installation it will run a Product Authorization process.  Follow the instructions provided in the downloaded Zip file!.
  • If you need assistance, send an email to with the subject line "SPSS: Install (Your Name)"


Install for Windows Install for macOS Install for Linux

 To request installation on a Downstate PC,

Send an email to with the subject SPSS: Install (Your Name) and the following information:

  • Your name, department, phone number, building and office location
  • The name of your computer: To find your computer name: Click on the Start/Windows button at bottom left; choose the Control Panel/Settings button (gear icon), then System > About/Properties.
  • Two possible 90 minute appointment slots: suggest two dates/times in the next two weeks when you would be available and could be at that computer during the installation.