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An all-online access model – the Minitab web app – exists for both Windows and Mac. It completely replaces the desktop app on January 1, 2022.

The current version of Minitab can still be downloaded from the Software Download site until December 31, 2021, but it will not work with new versions of macOS or new Mac (M1) chipsets. Minitab no longer provides Mac desktop support.

Minitab® is an all-in-one statistical and graphical analysis software for quality improvement, education, and research. 

Access Minitab on the cloud from any laptop, anywhere. Bug fixes and updates are applied automatically so you can be confident you are always running the latest version.

Key Benefits:

  • Communicate insights and achievements accurately with Graph Builder
  • Save time gathering data before starting your analysis with one-click import from Microsoft Excel and Access or send from Minitab Connect  
  • Solve more challenging problems, tap into deeper insights, and visualize complex interactions with Minitab’s Predictive Analytics Module
  • Make expert predictions using classical methods or Minitab's machine learning algorithm, Classification and Regression Trees (CART®)

Getting Started:

Choose from the following two options to get a Minitab license:

Minitab for Students

Students can acquire use Minitab online via the web app or use it in the Student Computing Labs. Visit Minitab's website for complete product information.

Minitab for Faculty, Departments, and Staff

Please consult the following chart for Minitab availability options. Before you use the web app, make sure you have a license.

Product Audience (Faculty, Staff, or Department) Personal Use or Office Use Operating Systems Cost Includes Home Use Rights Annual Maintenance Renewal Date Location

Minitab

Faculty

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh*

$25

Yes

Note: This ends December 31, 2021 (see note above)

Panther Express

Minitab

Faculty

Personal Use

Windows/Macintosh*

Free

Yes

Note: This ends December 31, 2021 (see note above)

Software Download Service
(software.pitt.edu)

Minitab

Staff

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh*

$25

Yes

Note: This ends December 31, 2021 (see note above)

Panther Express

Minitab

Staff

Personal Use

Windows/Macintosh*

$25

Yes

Note: This ends December 31, 2021 (see note above)

Drop-In Support Desk University Store on Fifth

Minitab

Department

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh*

$25

Yes

Note: This ends December 31, 2021 (see note above)

Panther Express

Minitab web app

Faculty

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh

$25

Yes

February 1

 

Panther Express

Minitab web app

Faculty

Personal Use

Windows/Macintosh

Free

Yes

February 1

Software Download Service
(software.pitt.edu)

Minitab web app

Staff

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh

$25

Yes

February 1

 

Panther Express

Minitab web app

Staff

Personal Use

Windows/Macintosh

$25

Yes

February 1

 

Drop-In Support Desk University Store on Fifth

Minitab web app

Department

Office Use

Windows/Macintosh

$25

Yes

February 1

 

Panther Express

*Minitab Express is available for Macintosh and has limited functionality. Minitab Express for Windows is available upon request. Please visit the Minitab Express website for product details.

License Renewal

Departments: Pitt IT will send departments a reminder with renewal costs. In order to receive upgrades, maintenance payments must be received by renewal date noted in the product list below.

Personal purchase by faculty and staff: The software will display an expiration warning. Contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk to purchase a renewal license.

The Minitab web app is available now and can be accessed anytime, anywhere using a browser. No downloads are necessary. Pitt Information Technology recommends that users start using the web app today.

Using the Minitab Web App

  1. Visit Minitab, enter your University Computing Account email address, then click Next.
    Note: The Minitab web app does not work with Firefox.

  2. Login using multifactor authentication.

  3. As a first-time user, review the Subscription Agreement, check the box to accept the terms, then click Accept. Returning users can skip to step 5.

  4. First time users see a Welcome Screen, click Open Web App and you can skip to step 6.

  5. As a returning user, click the Minitab Statistical Software, then follow any onscreen prompt to open the web app.

  6. For all users, the Minitab web app launches and you can use the app to create your work.

  7. When finished, click the Sign Out link in the upper right-hand side of the window.

Additional Resources:

To learn how to use key Minitab Statistical Software features, watch one of their quick videos.

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