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SPSS available to download

12 April 2012

SPSS is now available to download onto your computer

IBM SPSS Statistics is a comprehensive, easy-to-use set of data and predictive analytics tools used by members of staff and students here at Cardiff University.

SPSS has always been available as an application on the open-access PC workstations located around campus but you can now download a licensed copy of this popular application for use on your own computer.

Login with your network username and password at to download a copy of SPSS for both Windows based PCs and Apple Macs.

Each version is supplied in ZIP file format and may need to be stored on a USB stick as each download is around 1GB in size (depending on the version you require).Please make sure you read the installation instructions (available as a link with each version) before downloading as these instructions explain how to install SPSS on your computer and also provide the licensing codes you will need to activate the software. WindowsSPSS18 (PASW Statistics 18)

Windows SPSS18 32bit

Windows SPSS18 64bit

Installation instructions for Windows versions of SPSS18

SPSS20 (IBM Statistics 20)

Windows SPSS20 32bit

Windows SPSS20 64bit

Installation instructions for Windows versions of SPSS20


SPSS20 (IBM Statistics 20)

Macintosh SPSS20

Installation instructions for Macintosh versions of SPSS20

You should note that SPSS downloads are licensed until 1st August each year with license warning expiry messages displayed from the start of July.

By downloading a licensed copy from the Cardiff Authorised Downloads site you will receive a new authorisation code during July so you can continue to use SPSS for your work or whilst you study here at Cardiff University.

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