Minitab 19: How to Install

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Minitab is a statistical software tool designed for easy interactive use and for analyzing research data. This software is available for download for faculty/staff and students for use on personally owned devices. 

Note: there are three versions of Minitab software: Minitab 19, Minitab Express for Windows, Minitab Express for Mac. Be sure you are installing the correct version your instruction requests.

How to Install Minitab 19 for Windows

  1. First, uninstall any existing versions of Minitab on your computer
    1. To uninstall a previous version of Minitab go to your Control Panel and open "Programs and Features"
    2. Look for Minitab 18, Minitab 17,and Minitab 16. Double-click on the application to begin the un-installation process
  2. Getting the License File
    1. Access the license file (Right click this link and select "open link in new tab")
    2. Click on the circle next to the file "minitab.lic" to "check mark" it and then click "Download" toward the top of the screen.
    3. Open the "Downloads" folder on your computer. Right-Click on the "minitab-license-file.zip" folder and choose "extract all"
    4. Browse to your Desktop and click "extract"
  3. Installing Minitab
    1. Right click this link Minitab download ZIP file and select "open link in new tab". Click on the circle next to the file to "check mark" it and then click "Download" toward the top of the screen.
    2. Open the "Downloads" folder on your computer. Right-Click on the "Windows-minitab19.2.zip" folder and choose "extract all"
    3. Browse to your Desktop and click "extract"
    4. Double-click on the file “minitab19.2.0.0setup.x64.exe”
    5. Select your language
    6. Click Next
    7. Agree to the terms and click Next
      Minitab installation end user agreement screenshot
       
  4. Licensing Minitab
    1. Select "Activate with a license" and click Next.
      Minitab setup activate with a license screenshot
       
    2. Select "File" then "browse". Browse to the "minitab.lic" file that you saved to your desktop
      Menu for minitab activation by license file
    3. You’re all set!

How to Install Minitab 19 for Mac

  1. First, uninstall any existing versions of Minitab on your computer
    1. To uninstall a previous version of Minitab, open Finder and go to Applications
    2. Look for Minitab 18, Minitab 17, and Minitab 16.
    3. Drag them from Applications into the trash bin.
  2. Getting the License File
    1. Access the license file (Right click on this link and select "open link in new tab")
    2. Click on the circle next to the file "minitab.lic" to "check mark" it and then click "Download" toward the top of the screen.
    3. Select "save file" and click OK
    4. Open the "Downloads" folder on your computer. Double-Click on the "minitab-license-file.zip" folder.
    5. Drag the "minitab.lic" file to your Desktop
  3. Installing Minitab
    1. Right click this link Mac Minitab download ZIP file and select "open link in new tab".
    2. Click on the circle next to the file to "check mark" it and then click "Download" toward the top of the screen.
    3. Open the "Downloads" folder on your computer. Double-Click on the “Minitab.v19.2.0.0.Commercial.pkg” zip folder
    4. Double-Click the file "Minitab.v19.2.0.0.Commercial.pkg"
    5. Click Continue three times, then agree to the terms
  4. Licensing Minitab
    1. Select "Activate with a license" and click Continue.
      Minitab software activation screenshot
    2. Select “License File” and navigate to the minitab.lic file you earlier placed on the Desktop. Then click Close.
      Activate minitab with license file
       
    3. You’re all set!

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