General Purpose Statistical Software
All these Statistical Software provides a wide variety of statistical analysis. The following list of software is completely free and can be used in its fully functional mode.
OpenStat is a general-purpose free statistical software/ package. It supports all Windows versions (Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8). It is also available for Linux Systems (under Wine). This software is developed by Bill Miller of Iowa State U, with a very broad range of data manipulation and analysis capabilities. It has SPSS like user interface. This software has excellent reference material and video tutorials.
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Download Sample Data files
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- The use of OpenStat to create a file and do several analyses Tutorial1.zip.
- Importing Excel file data into OpenStat Tutorial2.zip.
- Use of Multiple regression analysis with OpenStat Tutorial3.zip.
- Creating a professional-looking output document in OpenStat Tutorial4.zip.
- The relationship of Analysis of Variance to Multiple Regression Tutorial5.zip.
- The use of Simulation procedures in OpenStat Tutorial6.zip.
- PowerPoint presentation on the use of the Select Cases in OpenStat Tutorial7.zip.
- Converting string group codes to integer group codes and the Recode option, Tutorial8.zip.
SalStat-2 is a statistical software written in Python Language having a graphical user interface. It is a multi-platform, easy-to-use statistical system that provides data management such as importing, editing, pivot tables. It provides a range of Numerical Statistical Calculations such as descriptive statistics, probability functions, chi-square, t-tests, One-way ANOVA, Regression Analysis, Correlation, non-parametric tests, Six-Sigma.
It has a graphics system inherited from matplotlib and can produce bar, line, scatter, area, histogram, box&whisker, stem, adaptive, ternary scatter, normal probability, quality control graphs.
Download Windows Version: Final Windows version S2 V2.1
SOFA (Statistics Open For All)
SOFA is an innovative statistics analysis, reporting package user-friendly open-source software. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux systems.SOFA Has an emphasis on ease of use, learn as you go, and beautifully formatted output. It can help you if you are a researcher, student, data analyst or anyone who want to understand their data
Download SOFA Ubunto Linux version
Download SOFA Windows version
Download SOFA Mac version
ViSta is a Visual Statistics program that can run under Windows, Mac, and Unix available in three languages English, Spanish, and French. ViSta can perform univariate and multivariate visualization and data analysis. ViSta constructs very-high-interaction, dynamic graphics that show you multiple views of your data simultaneously. The graphics are designed to augment your visual intuition so that you can better understand your data.
Download Windows version (English)
Download Mac version (English)
Download Unix version (English)
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PSPP is a free replacement for SPSS although at this time it implements only a small fraction of SPSS’s analyses. But it never “expire”. It closely looks like SPSS, and even reads native SPSS syntax and files!
- Supports over 1 billion cases and over 1 billion variables.
- Choice of the terminal or graphical user interface
- Choice of text, postscript or HTML output formats.
- Inter-operates with Gnumeric, Open Office, and other free software.
- Easy data import from spreadsheets, text files, and database sources.
- Fast statistical procedures, even on very large data sets.
- No license fees; no expiration period; no unethical “end-user license agreements”.
- Fully indexed user manual.
- Cross-platform; Runs on many different computers and operating systems.
Download PSPP Windows Version
Download PSPP Documentation
- Download and unzip the OpenEpi.zip file. Be sure you have “OpenEpi” folder after unzipping the file, Otherwise rename it as OpenEpi.zip .
- To use the OpenEpi program find and double click the index.html file.
- Enter the data in given required tables
- Save the output from the browser’s File menu by using Save as the command.
Statext Provides a nice assortment of basic statistical tests, with text output its graph output is text-based.
Capabilities include: Data can be rearranged, transposed, and tabulated; Similarly random sample, basic descriptive, Graphs such as dot plot
(text-based), box-and-whiskers plot, stem-and-leaf display, histogram, scatter-plot, Parametric tests such as find z-values, the confidence interval for means, t-tests (one group, two groups, and paired); one- and two-way ANOVA, Pearson, Spearman and Kendall correlation, linear regression Analysis,
Non-Parametric tests such as Chi-square goodness-of-fit and independence tests, sign test, Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis H tests,
probability tables such as z, t, Chi-square, F, U, random number generator, Central Limit Theorem, Chi-square distribution.
You can also buy Statext software at a cheap price.
MicrOsiris is a comprehensive statistical and data management package for Windows, derived from the OSIRIS IV package developed at the University of Michigan. MicrOsiris have special statistical techniques for data mining and analysis of nominal, ordinal, and scaled data.
It can handle any size data set. It has an Excel type of data entry. SPSS, SAS, and Stats data sets can be imported or exported. MicrOsiris reads ICPSR (OSIRIS) and UNESCO (IDAMS) datasets, interactive decision tree for selecting appropriate tests, database manipulation extensive statistics such as scatter-plot, cross-tabs, ANOVA/MANOVA, log-linear, correlation/regression, perform logistic, linear, Tobit, Poisson, and proportional hazard regression, cluster, factor, MINISSA, item analysis, survival analysis, internal consistency. Fully functional and freeware.
MicrOsiris requires a processor which includes the SSE3 instructions. Although all modern processors have SSE3 instructions, if you are in doubt you can download and run CPU_Z software to find out if your computer has these instructions. See MicrOsiris Guide
Gnumeric is a free, fast, and accurate high-powered spreadsheet with better statistical features than Microsoft Excel. It has about 60 extra functions as compared to Excel, with basic support for financial derivatives including Black Scholes and telecommunication engineering related problem’s function, advanced statistical analysis tools, extensive random number generation techniques, linear and non-linear solvers, implicit intersection and iteration, goal seek, and Monte Carlo simulation tools. It also has many features of Excel such as autofill, automatic input guess, batch process import, and export from and to the different file formats.
Download Gnumeric (Linux Version)
Statist is a compact, portable program having most of the basic statistical capabilities such as data manipulation (recoding, transforming, selecting), descriptive statistics (including histograms, box plots), correlation and regression analysis, and the common significance tests such as chi-square, t-test, etc. This Statistical software is written in C Language. (Its source code is also available for the improvement and further update). This software can run on Unix/Linux, Windows, Mac, among other operating systems. Statist is simple to use and can be run in scripts. It also handles Big data sets well on small machines.
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Tanagra is a free (open source) statistical software for data mining for academic and research purposes, supporting the standard
The “stream diagram” paradigm is used by most data-mining systems. This software contains components for the Data sources (tab-delimited text),
Visualization (grid, scatter-plots), Descriptive statistics (cross-tab, ANOVA, correlation), Instance selection (sampling, stratified),
Feature selection and construction, Multiple Linear Regression, Factorial analysis (principal components, multiple correspondings (K-means, SOM, LVQ, HAC), Supervised learning (logistic regression, k-NN, multi-layer perceptron, prototype-NN, ID3,
discriminant analysis, naive Bayes, radial basis function), Meta-spv learning (instance Spv, arcing, boosting, bagging), Learning assessment
(train-test, cross-validation), and Association (Agrawal a-priori).
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Functionalities Tanagra Functionalities
Dap is a statistics and graphics package developed by Susan Bassein for Unix and Linux systems, with necessary and common data management facilities. It helps to conduct Statistical analysis such as univariate statistics, correlations and regression, ANOVA, categorical data analysis, logistic regression, and nonparametric analyses. Dap Provides some of the core functionality of SAS and is able to read and run many SAS program files (but not all).
AM Statistical Software
AM is a free statistical package for analyzing data from complex samples, especially large-scale assessments, as well as non-assessment survey data. AM has advanced statistical tools, an easy drag & drop interface, and an integrated help system that explains the statistics as well as how to use the software. It can estimate statistical models via marginal maximum likelihood (MML), which defines a probability distribution over the proficiency scale. It also analyzes “plausible values” used in programs like NAEP. AM automatically provides appropriate standard errors for complex samples via Taylor-series approximation, jackknife & other replication techniques. This software also offers a set of non-MML statistics, including regression, probit, logit, cross-tabs, and other statistics that are useful for survey data in general.
You can download the AM Statistical software.
Instat Plus is a statistical computing package from the University of Reading, at the statistical service center, in the UK.
(do not confuse it with Instat from GraphPad Software.) It is an interactive statistics package for Windows or DOS. This statistical software is simple and useful in teaching statistical ideas and has the power to assist the researcher in any discipline that requires the analysis of data. Instat includes many special facilities for the processing of climatic data.
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WinIDAMS is free statistical software from UNESCO and Information processing tools, for numerical information processing and
statistical data analysis. WinIDAMS Provides data manipulation and validation facilities for classical and advanced statistical
techniques (table building, regression analysis, one-way analysis of variance, etc.), including interactive construction of multidimensional
tables, graphical exploration of data set such as 3D scattergram spinning, etc., time series analysis, and a large number REmultivariate
techniques such as discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, principal components factor analysis, and analysis of correspondences, partial order scoring, the rank ordering of alternatives, segmentation, and iterative typology.
SSP (Smith’s Statistical Package) is a simple, user-friendly statistical package available for both Mac and Windows operating systems. SSP software helps for entering, editing, transforming, importing, and exporting the data. It can calculate basic summaries, prepare charts, evaluate distribution function probabilities, and can perform simulations. Many inferential statistics test are available such as compare means and proportions test, ANOVA’s, Chi-Square tests, simple & multiple regressions analysis.
Download SSP Windows Version
Download SSP Mac Version
Dataplot software systems are available for Unix, Linux, PC-DOS, and Windows operating systems for scientific visualization, statistical analysis, and non-linear modeling. It has extensive mathematical and graphical capabilities. The target Dataplot user is the researcher and analyst engaged in the characterization, modeling, visualization, analysis, monitoring, and optimization of scientific and engineering processes. Closely integrated with the NIST/SEMATECH Engineering Statistics Handbook.
Download Dataplot Windows Version
Download Dataplot Macros
Download Dataplot Random Number Generator
Regress+ is a professional statistical package for performing univariate mathematical modeling (equations and distributions). The most powerful software of its kind available anywhere, with state-of-the-art functionality and user-friendliness. It has 21 built-in equation
and 59 built-in distributions.
Download Compendium of Common Probability Distributions
SISA is a simple Interactive Statistical Analysis for PC (DOS) i.e for windows operating system from Daan Uitenbroek. There is an
excellent collection of individual windows and DOS modules for several statistical calculations, including some analyses not readily available elsewhere.
Download SISA Windows Program
These windows programs contain a certain procedure that performs specific statistical analysis.
It helps to perform Mortality Analysis for Demography and Epidemiology. Lifetables program calculates the life expectancy, including all intermediary statistics, variance a confidence interval for the life expectancy, Potential Gains in Life Expectancy (PGLE), Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) and Lifetime Years of Potential Life Lost (LYPLL).
SISA-Distributions program allows the user for analysis of discrete single dimension distributions. The program is based on various manipulations of the Poisson, binomial and hypergeometric distribution. Available are the probability of an observed number of cases for the certain null hypothesis, the calculation of exact Poisson, binomial or hypergeometric confidence intervals, the exact and approximate size of a population using catch-recatch methodologies, the full analysis of a Poisson distributed rate ratio, Fieller analysis, and two versions of the negative binomial distribution can be used in various ways.
The multinomial program is the exact solution to the Chi-square Goodness of fit test of testing for a difference between an observed and an expected distribution in a one-dimensional array. For the two-category array, the multinomial test provides a two-sided solution for the Binomial test. The multinomial allows you to work with empty ‘0’ observation cells although you must have an expectation about a cell.
SISA-Tables is a program for the analysis of tables with up to 2*7 and 3*3 cells. This program (Tables) allows for exact and approximate
statistics. Fisher exact, Number Needed to Treat, Proportional Reduction in Error Statistics, Normal Approximations, Four different Chi-squares, Gamma, Odds-ratio, t-tests, and Kappa are among the many statistical procedures available in Tables Program.
The weighting program by SISA calculates sample weights according to the cell weight procedure. The design factor and the effective sample size for the resulting set of weights are determined. It is possible to specify a value above which extreme weights will be trimmed. The not trimmed weights will be recalculated.
- Intra Correlation
The intra correlation program from SISA calculates intra correlations and design effects for clustered samples were the outcome measure is
the number of positive responses per cluster. Confidence intervals and other statistics corrected for design effects can be calculated.
This program helps to compare two groups of clusters with a t-test procedure.
There are two spreadsheets available, a spreadsheet that does demographic analysis and another spreadsheet for the calculation of
intracorrelation coefficients. The spreadsheets are in Microsoft Excel file format; If you have MS Excel installed on the computer, your computer will start up Excel and load the spreadsheet into Excel automatically after you double click the procedure name.
This lifetable spreadsheet does a full abridged current life table analysis to obtain the life expectancy of a population. Furthermore, one can calculate Potential Gains in Life Expectancy (PGLE) after removing cause k, considering competing causes of death; the (Premature) Years of
Potential Life Lost (YPLL), the Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR), standardized numbers per 100,000 and the Comparative Mortality Figure (CMF) can also be calculated.
- Discounted YPLL
This spreadsheet contains the procedure to discount the YPLL if you only have mortality by age.
- Intra Correlation
The spreadsheet performs intra correlation calculations for dichotomous (binary yes/no) type outcome variables according to two different
methods proposed for the single cluster one by Fleiss and another one by Bennett et.al. A third spreadsheet concerns a method for two clusters by Donner and Klar.
There are 22 spreadsheets that demonstrate various statistical distributions such as Beta, Binomial, Normal, Poisson, Pareto, etc.
This procedure calculates the hypergeometric probability distribution to evaluate hypothesis in relation to sampling without replacing in small populations i.e. (hypergeometric distribution)
This procedure calculates probabilities for sampling with replacing in small populations or without replacing it in a very large population. It Can be used to approximate the hypergeometric distribution.
This procedure calculates probabilities for samples which are very large in an even larger population. it can used to approximate the binomial distribution.
- Negative Binomial 1
It is used to study accidents, is a more general case than the Poison, it considers that the probability of getting accidents if accidents
clusters differently in subgroups of the population.
- Negative Binomial 2
Another version of the negative binomial, this one is used to do the marginal distribution of binomials. Often used to predict the
termination of real-time events. Such as the probability of terminating listening to a non-answering phone after n-rings.
Same as described above in Windows Programs.
Is used to calculate the exact p-value for 2*2 contingency tables. Use the Fisher exact instead of the Chi-square when you have a small value in one cell or a very uneven marginal distribution.
This Dos procedure is not often used, but it is actually quite good. This procedure is based on the case of phenomena
being observed, tested, or data collected, sequentially in time. It is sometimes used in medical trials to monitor the amount of
negative side effects and to decide whether the trial should be stopped as the number of side effects is considered high enough.
This Dos procedure calculates the Chi-square and some other measures for two-dimensional tables.
This Dos Program calculates response rates according to different procedures. The CASRO (Council of American Survey Research Organizations)
the procedure is the “accepted” procedure for surveys.
Statistical Software by Paul W. Mielke Jr.
Statistical Software by Paul W. Mielke Jr. has a large collection of executable DOS programs and FORTRAN source. It contains Matrix occupancy, exact g-sample empirical coverage test, interactions of exact analyses. It also contains spectral decomposition analysis, randomized block (exact mrbp) analyses, exact multi-response permutation procedure, Fisher’s Exact for cross-classification, and goodness-of-fit test. Furthermore,
Fisher’s combined p-values i.e. meta-analysis, largest part’s proportion test, Pearson-Zelterman test, Greenwood-Moran, and Kendall-Sherman
goodness-of-fit runs tests. The advanced statistical procedures include multivariate Hotelling’s test, least-absolute-deviation regression analysis, sequential permutation procedures, LAD regression, principal component analysis, matched pair permutation, r by c contingency tables, r-way contingency tables, and Jonkheere-Terpstra.
Download Free Statistical Software by Paul W. Mielke Jr. (Windows Version)
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RegressIt (MS-Excel add-in)
RegressIt is a powerful free Excel add-in that performs multivariate descriptive data analysis and regression analysis with high-quality table and chart output. It’s an excellent tool for instructors who are running online data analysis exercises using platforms such as Zoom. The software includes built-in documentation and it can embed regression teaching notes in output worksheets in the form of cell comments. It also has some innovative auditing tools that allow instructors to easily review and verify the originality of the complete analysis carried out by every student in a class. RegressIt also has a unique interface with R that allows Excel to be used as a front end for running very detailed linear and logistic regression analyses in R and which also allows R to be used as a computational engine for running models in Excel. Visit https://regressit.com for complete details and free downloading of the software.