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Free Stata Alternatives

The best free alternative to Stata is R (programming language), which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Stata and 18 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Stata are RStudio, PSPP, JASP and jamovi.

Stata alternatives are mainly Statistical Analyzers but may also be Spreadsheet Apps or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Stata.
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  1. R (programming language) icon

    R (programming language)

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    95 alternatives to R (programming language) 

    R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is a GNU project which is similar to the S language and environment which was developed at Bell Laboratories (formerly AT&T, now Lucent Technologies) by John Chambers and colleagues. R can be consider.

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    1.  Support for scriptingR (programming language) supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Almost everyone thinks R (programming language) is a great alternative to Stata.
    sedeti

    because its free and does the same job as stata

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    Learning R is rather steep; Stata is not a programming language, but more like a command interface.

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    RStudio

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    52 alternatives to RStudio 

    RStudio™ is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. RStudio combines an intuitive user interface with powerful coding tools to help you get the most out of R.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingRStudio supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    PSPP

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    36 alternatives to PSPP 

    PSPP is a free software application for analysis of sampled data. It has a graphical user interface and conventional command line interface. It is written in C, uses GNU Scientific Library for its mathematical routines, and plotutils for generating graphs.

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    JASP

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    22 alternatives to JASP 

    JASP is a free and open-source graphical program for statistical analysis supported by the University of Amsterdam. It is designed to be easy to use, and familiar to users of SPSS. It offers standard analysis procedures in both their classical and Bayesian form.

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    1.  No Coding RequiredJASP can be used without an coding or programming skills.
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    jamovi

    • FreeOpen Source
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    14 alternatives to jamovi 

    jamovi is a new free and open "3rd generation" statistical spreadsheet. Designed from the ground up to be easy to use, jamovi is a compelling alternative to costly statistical products such as SPSS and SAS.

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    1.  Import CSV Datajamovi can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
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    RKWard

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    31 alternatives to RKWard 

    RKWard is an easy to use, transparent frontend to the R programming language, a very powerful, yet hard-to-get-into scripting-language with a strong focus on statistic functions. RKWard tries to combine the power of the R-language with the ease of use of commercial statistical...

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  7. The R Commander

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    47 alternatives to The R Commander 

    A basic-statistics GUI for the R (programming language), based on the tcltk toolkit

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    Deducer

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    28 alternatives to Deducer 

    Deducer is designed to be a free easy to use alternative to proprietary data analysis software such as SPSS, JMP, and Minitab. It has a menu system to do common data manipulation and analysis tasks, and an excel-like spreadsheet in which to view and edit data frames.

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  9. PAST - PAlaeontological STatistics

    36 alternatives to PAST - PAlaeontological STatistics 

    PAST is a free, easy-to-use data analysis package originally aimed at paleontology but now also popular in many other fields. It includes common statistical, plotting and modelling functions.

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    gretl

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    21 alternatives to gretl 

    Is a cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language that can import SPSS data files.

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