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How to install Stata macintosh

This guide explains how to install and activate Stata macintosh

This guide explains how to install and activate Stata macintosh downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators
  • Staff
  • SLMS staff

Before you start...

Before installing, ensure that you have purchased the correct number of licenses. If you have not, then please purchase a license from ISD Purchasing via an Electronic IDT.


1. Ensure that the file has downloaded completely before proceeding. Double click on the .dmg file.

Stata mac file…

Fig 1 - Stata mac file

2. The Stata mac installer window will pop up, double click on the Install Stata icon

Install Stata mac…

Fig 2 - Install Stata icon

3.Check the software and hardware requirements

Stata requirements…

Fig 3 - Stata requirements

4. Accept software license agreement

Software license agreement…

Fig 4 - Software license agreement

5. Select the edition of Stata you have a purchased license for

Select Edition…

Fig 5 - Select Edition

6. Select install location > Install

Install Location…

Fig 6 - Install Location

7. Close

Installation was successful…

Fig 7 - Installation was successful

8. To activate Stata open the program and initialize license by entering the license details

Enter your license information…

Fig 8 - Enter your license information

9. Finish


Fig 9 - Finish

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