How to Install SPSS on a Mac Computer


This document details the steps to installing SPSS 25, 24, and 23 onto a Mac computer.

You may need your administrator’s name and password to complete the installation. If you do not have administrative access to your computer, please contact your local IT support, or the IIT Help Center at
NOTE: You can download this software for free from our download site.
Instructions >

Installing SPSS on your Mac computer

NOTE: If you are trying to download and install SPSS from off campus, you must first connect to Georgia State’s Virtual Private Network
  1. Find and open the SPSS file downloaded in your Downloads folder.
  2. Choose your desired language and click OK.
  3. Read the IBM SPSS Statistics 22 Introduction and click Next.
  4. On the License Type page:
    1. Choose the Concurrent User License option.
    2. Click Next.
  5. On the Software License Agreement page:
    1. Carefully read the Software License Agreement
    2. Accept the terms
    3. Click Next
  6. In the License Manager name or Server IP Address text box:
    1. Enter the server address SPSS.LICENSE.GSU.EDU
    2. Click Next
  7. On the Customer Information page:
    1. Enter your desired user name.
    2. In the Organization text box, enter Georgia State
    3. Click Next
  8. Choose any other language(s) you would like the help options translated to, then click Next.
  9. Choose Yes to install Python Essentials and click Next.
  10. On the License Agreement page:
    1. Carefully read the License Agreement.
    2. Accept the terms
    3. Click Next
  11. Choose where you would like the program installed, then click Next.
  12. After reviewing the Pre-Installation Summary, click Install.
  13. Click Done.


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