STATA System Requirements

Stata will run on the platforms listed below. While Stata software is platform-specific, your Stata license is not; therefore, you need not specify your operating system when placing your order for a license.

Learn about running Stata on a dual-core, multicore, or multiprocessor computer.


Stata for Windows

  • Windows 10 *
  • Windows 8 *
  • Windows 7 *
  • Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 R2*

* Stata requires 64-bit Windows for x86-64 processors made by Intel® and AMD

Stata for Mac

  • Stata for macOS requires 64-bit Intel® processors (Core™2 Duo or better) running macOS 10.11 or newer

Stata for Unix

  • Linux
  • Any 64-bit (x86-64 or compatible) running Linux

Hardware Requirements

Package Memory Disk space
Stata/MP 4 GB 1 GB
Stata/IC 1 GB 1 GB

Stata for Unix requires a video card that can display thousands of colors or more (16-bit or 24-bit color)

For xstata, you need to have GTK 2.24 installed.