Compatible operating systems
Stata will run on the platforms listed below. While Stata software is
platform-specific, your Stata license is not; therefore, you need not
specify your operating system when placing your order for a license.
Learn about running Stata on
a dual-core, multicore, or multiprocessor computer.
Stata for Windows
Windows 8 *
Windows 7 *
Windows Vista *
Windows XP Pro/Home *
Windows Server 2008 *
Windows Server 2003 *
* 64-bit and 32-bit Windows varieties for x86-64 and x86 processors
made by Intel and AMD
Find out if your OS is 64-bit compliant
Stata for Mac
64-bit Stata requires Intel-based Mac with a 64-bit processor and Mac OS X 10.5 or greater
Find out if your OS is 64-bit compliant.
32-bit Stata for any Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 or greater
(Universal binary for all processors including Intel and PowerPC.)
Stata for Unix
Any 64-bit (x86-64 or compatible) or 32-bit (x86 or compatible)
Any 64-bit SPARC running Solaris 9 or higher
64-bit x86-64 Solaris version also available
Minimum of 512 MB of RAM
Minimum of 500 MB of disk space
Stata for Unix requires a video card that can display thousands of colors or more (16-bit or 24-bit color)
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