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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 11*
  • Windows 10 *
  • Windows 8.1 *
  • Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012R2 *

* Stata requires 64-bit Windows for x86-64 processors made by Intel® or AMD (Core i3 equivalent or better)
Find out if your OS is 64-bit compliant.

Stata for Mac®

  • Mac with Apple Silicon or Intel processor (Core i3 or better)
  • macOS 11.0 (Big Sur) or newer for Macs with Apple Silicon and macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or newer for Macs with 64-bit Intel processors

Stata for Linux

  • Any 64-bit (Core i3 equivalent or better) running Linux
  • Minimum requirements include the GNU C library (glibc) 2.17 or better
    • Check the output of ldd -v within a terminal
  • For xstata, you need to have GTK 2.24 installed

Hardware requirements

    Package Memory Disk space
    Stata/MP 4 GB 2 GB
    Stata/SE 2 GB 2 GB
    Stata/BE 1 GB 2 GB
    Stata for Linux requires a video card that can display thousands of colors or more (16-bit or 24-bit color)





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