Install IBM SPSS Statistics 25 on a Mac

To install SPSS on a Mac at a TWU workstation, contact the Technology Service Desk.

Please note: The instructions below require downloading a trial version. If you continue through the instructions, you will see how to get a license key to validate the software for extended use.

Note: These instructions are based on installing through a Chrome browser. Installations through other browsers may differ slightly. 

  1. Navigate to
  2. Log on with TWU credentials.
  3. Under Mac, click SPSS 25

◦         The file should begin to download. Click SPSS_Statistics_25_mac.dmg in the Downloads folder.

  1. Double click when the file mounts.
  2. Click open.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Click ok.
  5. Click next.
  6. Click to accept the terms in the license agreement and click next.
  7. Click next.
  8. Click to accept the terms in the license agreement and click next.
  9. Click to accept the terms in the license agreement and click next.
  10. Click next.
  11. Click install.
  12. Click done.
  13. Navigate to the TWU SPSS End User License Agreement:   [Works best in Chrome]
  14. Log on with TWU credentials. 
  15. Read the agreement.
  16. Verify your username.
  17. Click Yes to agree to the terms of the Agreement.
  18. You may choose to receive a copy of your response.
  19. Click Submit.
  20. Copy the license key provided in the form response confirmation screen.
  21. Return to the SPSS Statistics 25 License Authorization Wizard.
  22. Click next.
  23. Make sure authorized user license is selected and click next.
  24. Paste the key into the Enter Code: text box in the SPSS window.
  25. Click next.
  26. Click next.
  27. Click finish.
  28. Click the under the /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25 directory to start the application.

For additional support, contact the Technology Service Desk at,, or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.

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