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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 10 *
  • Windows 8 *
  • Windows 7 *
  • Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 R2 *

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

Stata for Mac®

  • Mac with Intel processor or Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or newer for Macs with Intel processors and macOS 11.0 (Big Sur) or newer for Macs with Apple Silicon

Stata for Linux

  • Any 64-bit (x86-64 or compatible) running Linux
  • For xstata, you need to have GTK 2.24 installed

Hardware requirements

    Package Memory Disk space
    Stata/MP 4 GB 1 GB
    Stata/SE 2 GB 1 GB
    Stata/IC 1 GB 1 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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