Installing SPSS (macOS)

Issue/Question

As a Faculty/Staff member, how do I install SPSS for my Mac?

Environment

  • macOS
    • Faculty/Staff
    • Students

Resolution

SPSS 26 and newer is compatible only with macOS 10.15 Catalina; older versions of macOS cannot run SPSS 26.
  1. Go to the WKU Software Center.
  2. Login with your NetID and Password.
  3. If you are installing SPSS on your personal computer select the Personal tab. If you are installing SPSS on a WKU-owned computer select University.
  4. Click IBM SPSS Statictics 26.
  5. Click Add To Cart.
  6. Click Shopping Cart.
  7. If you will be using this product, Click Check Out.
     Note: If someone else will be using this product, click the box for I am ordering on behalf of someone else and then click Check Out.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Enter your ICN and then click the Next button.
  10. Fill out Contact Information.
    Note: If you do not want to receive promotional emails from OnTheHub, un-check the box.
  11. Click Proceed with Order.
  12. Click Download Your Software.
  13. Click  Download SDM.
  14. Install SDM.
  15. Click  Download .SDX.
  16. Open the .SDX file.
    Note: If the SDM fails to launch and load properly, please contact the ITS Service Desk for further assistance.
  17. Click Start Download .
  18. Click Launch .
  19. Double click on the SPSS24OSX folder.
  20. Double click on SPSS_Statistics_26_mac.dmg.
  21. Double click on the SPSS_Statistics_Installer button.
  22. Enter your password if prompted.
  23. Click OK.
  24. Click Next.
  25. Click on the I accept the terms in the license agreement radio button and then click Next.
  26. Click Next to install Essentials for Python.
  27. Click on the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button and then click Next.
  28. Click on the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button and then click Next.
  29. Click Next.
  30. Click Install.
  31. Click Done.
  32. You'll find the application launch icon for SPSS in /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/26/SPSSStatistics.
  33. When SPSS opens, click the License Product button.
  34. Click Next.
  35. Click the Authorized user license radio button.
  36. Click Next.
  37. Enter the authorization code. The code is found on your receipt in the Software Center.
  38. Click Next.
  39. Click Next.
  40. Click Finish.
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Details

Article ID: 1858
Created
Wed 10/21/15 3:53 PM
Modified
Wed 4/1/20 8:29 AM