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.

Platforms

Stata for Windows

  • Windows 10 *
  • Windows 8 *
  • Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 *

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

Stata for Mac

  • Mac with Apple Silicon or 64-bit Intel processor
  • macOS 11.0 (Big Sur) or newer for Macs with Apple Silicon and macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or newer for Macs with 64-bit Intel processors

Stata for Unix

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

Hardware Requirements

Package Memory Disk space
Stata/MP 4 GB 2 GB
Stata/BE 1 GB 2 GB
Stata/SE 1 GB 2 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.