Data analysis software for students and staff

Minitab is a statistical package used to analyse data. It is accessible for all Macquarie students and staff. Download Minitab Express, the latest version of the software and check the instructions for a smooth installation.

Conditions of use

The Macquarie University Licence Agreement permits the use of the program for course work, research or other work directly related to Macquarie University. Minitab can only be used by a Macquarie University staff member or student:

  • on and off campus on University-owned computer
  • on and off campus on personally-owned computers

The licence applies only whilst they continue to be associated with Macquarie University.

Minitab Express

Install Minitab Express On Mac

How to use the enterprise license file:
  1. Copy the attached license file (Minitab.lic) to this location (/Library/Application Support/Minitab/Minitab Express).
  2. From 'Applications', launch 'Minitab Express'. When prompted to specify the license server system or License File, choose 'Specify the License File'.
  3. Browse to and select 'minitab.lic'.
  4. Click 'Open'.
  5. Click 'OK' to launch Minitab.
  6. You will be required to enter a valid email address and name to use Minitab Express. Please fill in the information and click 'OK'. Then Minitab Express will start.

Install Minitab Express On Windows

How to use the enterprise license file:

Save the attached license file (minitab.lic) to the same folder as the Minitab Express installer and double-click the Minitab Express installer.

Replace the enterprise license file:
  1. Copy the attached license file to the directory where Minitab is installed (Default: C:\Program Files (x86)\Minitab\Minitab Express).
  2. Launch Minitab Express. When prompted to enter the Specify the License Server System or Specify the License File a file, select 'Specify the License File'.
  3. Browse to and select 'minitab.lic'.
  4. Click 'Open'.
  5. Click 'OK' to launch Minitab.
  6. You will need to enter a valid email address and name to use Minitab Express. Please fill in the information and click 'OK'. Minitab Express will then start.

Minitab 19

Install the enterprise license file

Save the attached license file (minitab.lic) to the same folder as the Minitab 19 installer and double-click the Minitab 19 installer.

Replace the enterprise license file
  1. Copy the attached license file to the directory where Minitab is installed (Default: C:\Program Files (x86)\Minitab).
  2. Launch Minitab 19. When prompted to specify the license server system or specify a license file, select 'Specify the License File'.
  3. Browse to and select 'minitab.lic'. Click 'Open'.
  4. Click 'OK' to launch Minitab.
  5. You will need to enter a valid email address and name to use Minitab. Please fill in the information and click 'OK'. Then Minitab will start.

Previous Minitab versions

Versions 16, 17 and 18 are no longer supported by Minitab and you can now no longer download these versions. If you have one of these versions and wish to continue using it the new license for Minitab Express and Minitab 19 will work for you.

Otherwise, please upgrade your version of Minitab to either Express or 19.