SPSS Statistics

This user guide helps you to install and license SPSS Statistics.

 Note

  • The software is not free. You can order it from AcadCloud.
  • If you have downloaded the software in a ZIP archive, unpack the files to your hard disk before the installation. To do so, copy the files in the ZIP archive to a folder on your hard disk or right-click the ZIP file and select Extract All ...
  • SPSS Statistics can be activated only once and only on one device with the received authorisation code.
  • If there is already a network license or an older version installed on your device, you have to uninstall it first.
  • Firewalls or other software must not prevent the communication with the licensing server.
  • An internet connection is only necessary for the licensing of the software, not for running it.
  • An additional registration on the SPSS websites is not necessary.
  • After installation the system date of your computer must not be changed.
  • The license expires one year after it was activated. Afterwards, you have to obtain a new license.

Installing SPSS Statistics

  1. Download the relevant installation file from  AcadCloud.
  2. If you have downloaded the software in a ZIP archive, unpack the files to your hard disk before the installation. To do so, copy the files in the ZIP archive in a folder on your hard disk or right-click the ZIP file and select Extract All...
  3. Start the installation according to the following instructions, depending on your operating system.


Windows 7, 8 and 10

For SPSS 25, run the appropriate file for your Windows system type:

  • 32-bit: SPSS25win32.exe
  • 64-bit: SPSS25win64.exe

You can check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit) under Control Panel – System.

For SPSS 26, open the file setup.exe and click Install IBM SPSS Statistics 26.

For SPSS 27, execute the file SPSS27win.exe

Carry out all further steps necessary for the installation and continue with the section Licensing SPSS Statistics of this user guide.


macOS

  1. For SPSS 25 and 26, open the file SPSS25mac.dmg or SPSS26mac.iso and run the setup file SPSS_Statistics_Installer.app contained in it. You will be prompted to enter your macOS user password.
    For SPSS 27, open the file SPSS27mac.pkg
  2. If the message iCloud Drive may not work properly appears, ignore it by clicking OK.
  3. Carry out all the steps required for the installation and then continue with the section Licsensing SPSS Statistics of this user guide.


Linux

  1. Mount the ISO image SPSS25linux.iso that you have downloaded. To do so, right-click the ISO image in a file manager and select Open with Disk Image Mounter. Alternatively, you can also mount the ISO image by entering the following command in the terminal:  mount -o loop ~/Downloads/SPSS26linux.iso /mnt/ORDNERNAME 
    Before you can do so, you have to create the mount point where you want to mount the image.
  2. To install the software, enter the following command in the terminal: sudo sh /media/BENUTZERNAME/SPSSStatistics/Linux/setup.bin 
    Replace the expression USER NAME in the command line with your own user name.
  3. Enter the root password and press ENTER to start the installation.
  4. Carry out all the steps required for the installation and continue with the section Licensing SPSS Statistics of this user guide.

 Note

After the installation, you can open SPSS using the following command/opt/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25/bin/stats

Licensing SPSS Statistics

If the installation was successful, the window below should appear. Select the first option Authorized user license and click Next (Weiter).

If necessary, you can also start the License Authorization Wizard manually

  • Windows: Search for IBM SPSS Statistics 25 License Authorization Wizard or IBM SPSS Statistics 26 License Authorization Wizard and run the program.
  • macOS: Search for SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard and run the program.
  • Linux: Enter the following command in the terminal: sudo /opt/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25/bin/licensewizard
    If using other versions, adjust the command by changing the path to the appropriate version number.

 

 

Screenshot SPSS 25 Produktautorisierung - Lizenz für berechtigten Benutzer

Enter the authorisation code that you received when you acquired the software via AcadCloud. Click Next (Weiter).

Please note that this step requires an active Internet connection.

Screenshot SPSS 25 Autorisierungscode eingeben

The authorisation code is now being validated. Click Next (Weiter), then Finish.

Screenshot SPSS 25 Autorisierungssatus erfolgreich

Click Finish.

Screenshot SPSS 25 Lizenzierung abgeschlossen