Obtaining GNU PSPP
PSPP is GNU software. You can obtain it the same way as with any
GNU software. PSPP should work on most modern computers and most operating
systems. Systems which have been known to work include:
Downloading the Source Code
If you want to compile and install PSPP yourself, you can get the source code from
Should this link be unavailable or unreasonably slow,
please select a local mirror site.
Once you have downloaded the tarball, refer to the INSTALL
file for installation instructions. The PSPP wiki has
system-specific tips for installing PSPP as well.
We do not distribute precompiled binaries of PSPP. Many operating systems
provide such binaries, but these might not be the most up to date version.
Refer to your operating system's instructions for details. Below is a list of
some precompiled binary packages for various operating systems, of which we are
These are prepared by third parties over whom we have no control.
The PSPP developers make no claims about the reliability of these packages.
If you find a problem with them, ask the respective package maintainer and not the PSPP
- Gnewsense - a fully free GNU/Linux distribution.
- MS Windows
- Live CD's containing PSPP
- Mac OS X
port install pspp-devel to get the latest
and most featureful version, or
port install pspp
to get an older but possibly better tested version)
PSPP is under continual improvement. You can get development versions if
you are interested to see what the developers are working on. However, please
be aware that these may not have been fully tested and may not be entirely free
From time to time “alpha” versions
are made available. These
are typically versions which are almost ready for release but need further testing.
If you want the latest “bleeding edge” version, development
sources are available from the Savannah GIT repository.
However, the installation
procedure is more complex. It's recommended only for experienced hackers.
Automated builds of the development
versions are performed typically every day.