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Keeping Stata 8 up to date

This page is intended for Stata 8 users who do not have access to the Internet from within Stata. If you are using a version of Stata prior to 8, click here. If you are using a version of Stata newer than 8, click here.

If you are using Stata 8, and you have a direct Internet connection, type update query in Stata, and follow the recommendation presented.

Update Platform
Stata executables Stata 8 for Windows 98/ME/XP/2000/NT
Stata 8 for Macintosh
Stata 8 for Unix
Stata ado-files All operating systems

Click here to obtain
the latest updates for Stat/Transfer
from stattransfer.com.

There are two components to Stata:

These are updated separately.

You update the Stata executable only rarely. Updating your copy of Stata 8 is simply a matter of downloading a file.

More frequently you should update the ado-files.

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