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Attention macOS Sonoma users: IBM recently released SPSS, which is the first version of SPSS that is fully compatible with macOS Sonoma. If you are unable to run SPSS on macOS Sonoma (macOS 14), it is because SPSS is currently not versions of SPSS prior to SPSS are not currently supported on macOS Sonoma (see this official statement from IBM). As of 10/26/2023Although the issue has been fixed for SPSS, IBM released interim fixes for SPSS 29, SPSS 28 , and SPSS 27 for the time being and they plan to release full updates/fix packs at some point. If you are unable to run SPSS on macOS Sonoma, (please follow these instructions to apply the appropriate interim fix for the build of SPSS you have installed).


IBM discontinued 32-bit versions of SPSS after SPSS 26.


SPSS empowers you to reach the in-depth answers that come only from using advanced analytical techniques. Get the information you need with data access, data preparation, analytical reporting, segmentation and predictive modeling. Leverage your data and knowledge using SPSS -- and ensure you get better analysis through prediction.


Faculty/Staff and Students for academic use on both UMBC-owned computers and personal computers.

System Requirements

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License Type & Licensed Components

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SPSS Licensed Components

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