Variables Alternatives

    Variables is described as 'highly graphical and intuitive data analysis package. Explore your data, create sophisticated models and prepare stunning visualizations, all with your fingertips'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Variables for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and Microsoft Office Excel. The best alternative is R (programming language), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Variables are RStudio (Free, Open Source), PSPP (Free, Open Source), IBM SPSS Statistics (Paid) and STATISTICA (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2021

    1. R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. The IBM SPSS software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine-learning algorithms, text analysis, open-source extensibility, integration with big data and seamless deployment into applications.
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    5. STATISTICA is a tried and true analytics platform with more than two decades of history in delivering successful business results for our customers, a global user base of more than 600,000 users.


      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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    6. SOFA Statistics is an open-source statistical package, with an emphasis on ease of use, learn as you go, and beautiful output. The name stands for Statistics Open For All. It has a graphical user interface and can connect directly to MySQL, SQLite, MS Access, and MS SQL Server.
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    7. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Is a cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language that can import SPSS data files.
    8. Statwing was built by and for analysts, so you can clean data, explore relationships, and create charts in minutes instead of hours. Simply upload your spreadsheet or dataset, then select the relationships you want to explore.
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