How to Download SPSS Software

by Joanne Cichetti
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IBM SPSS Statistics is a software program that consists of a wide range of modules like Advanced Statistics, Bootstrapping, Complex Samples, Custom Tables, Data Preparation, Decision Trees, Direct Marketing, Forecasting, Neural Networks and more, according to SPSS website. You can download SPSS evaluation version from its website.

Step 1

Go to SPSS website and open the “Downloads” page.

Step 2

Click the link that says “IBM SPSS Statistics 18 – (305 MB).”

Step 3

Click the “Create a new profile” button on the next page.

Step 4

Enter your email address on the next page, and click on “Click to go to registration form.”

Step 5

Fill out the registration form on the next page. Registration is necessary for verification, and you will only have to enter information such as your name, occupation, phone number, email address and so on. Once you fill it out, click the button that says “Register Now.”

Step 6

Check your email inbox for SPSS’ confirmation email. To verify your registration, click the “Verify this e-mail address” link from the email notification you received. SPSS website will load again, and will show you this message: “Go to the content you requested or wait for this page to reload to be redirected.” Click this link to go the respective page.

Step 7

Click the appropriate link on the next page. You have two options to download “IBM SPSS Statistics 18.0 for Windows” and “IBM SPSS Statistics 18.0 for Mac.”

Step 8

Click the “Save” button on the “File Download” dialog box. Then specify where you want the installer file saved. You can select any folder of your computer.

Click “Run” when the file has downloaded. Now you will be guided through the installation procedure.


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About the Author

Joanne Cichetti has written articles and Web content professionally since 2009, focusing primarily on health and lifestyle. In order to further pursue her writing career professionally, Cichetti inducted herself in the Long Ridge Writers Group, and she looks forward to having a novel published under their guidance.

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