Your Psychology and Mental health Portal
PsychNet-UK - Psychology and Mental health Forum
Mental Health and Psychology Portal
Student Information

Software Packages

Links to a large range of free software packages for use in the behavioural sciences. Useful for students and professionals alike.

Professionals Information
General Psychology Sites
Online Books & Journals
General Packages: 
  Dataplot - Linux, PC-DOS, Windows for scientific visualization, statistical analysis, and non-linear modeling. Has extensive mathematical and graphical capabilities.  Free
  HLM - This hierarchical linear model package is used for nested or multilevel models. The student version contains all of the functionality of the professional edition, but is limited in the number of observations.  Free
  LISREL - The student version has the capability to conduct multilevel analysis for two- and three-level models, two-stage least squares estimation, principal component analysis, and exploratory factor analysis. It handles up to 12 observed variables.  Free
  MacAnova - Is a free, noncommercial, interactive statistical analysis program for Windows 95/98/NT, Windows 3.1 with Win32s, Macintosh and Unix written by Gary W. Oehlert and Christopher Bingham, both of the School of Statistics, University of Minnesota. Free
  MX - Here's a structural equation modeling program. Amazingly enough, it appears to be freeware. The authors do ask for a small contribution to handle the duplicating costs if you order a manual to go along with the downloadable software.  Free
  Regress+ - A Macintosh only package for univariate mathematical modeling (equations and distributions). The most powerful software of its kind available anywhere, with state-of-the-art functionality and user-friendliness. Free
  SISA - Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis for PC (DOS) from Daan Uitenbroek. An excellent collection of individual DOS modules for several statistical calculations, including some analyses not readily available elsewhere. Free
  SPM - Statistical Parametric Mapping, free software for functional brain mapping analysis techniques. Free
  Statistical Software  - A large collection of executable DOS programs (and Fortran source). Includes: Matrix occupancy, exact g-sample empirical coverage test, interactions of exact analyses, spectral decomposition analysis, exact mrbp (randomized block) analyses, exact multi-response permutation procedure etc. Free
  STREAMS - This is structural equation modeling software can also be used as a pre-processor to LISREL, AMOS, EQS, M-Plus, and Mx. Multilevel Modeling.  Demo
  ViSta - A Visual Statistics program for Win3.1, Win 95/NT, Mac and Unix. Free
  WebStat - A Java-based statistical computing environment for the World Wide Web. Needs a browser, but can be downloaded and run offline. Free
  WinIDAMS 1.0 for 32-bit Windows Operating System. Released by UNESCO - WinIDAMS is a freeware software package for numerical information processing and statistical analysis. It provides a complete set of data manipulation and validation facilities and a wide range of classical and
advanced statistical techniques, including interactive construction of multidimensional tables, graphical exploration of data and time series analysis. Freeware
Subset Packages
Subset Packages ADE-4 - Multivariate analysis and graphical display software package for Mac and Win 95/NT. Includes component analysis and correspondence analysis, spatial data analysis methods, discriminant analysis and within/between groups analyses, many linear regression methods  Graphical displays include an automatic collection of elementary graphics corresponding to groups of rows or to columns in the data table, automatic k-table graphics and geographical mapping options, searching, zooming, selection of points, and display of data values on factor maps.  Free
Curve-Fitting & Modeling:
Curve-Fitting & Modeling: None Located
Biostatistics and Epidemiology:
Biostatistics and Epidemiology: EasyMA - Free user-friendly MS-DOS program for the meta-analysis of clinical trials results. Developed to help physicians and medical researchers to synthesize evidence in clinical or therapeutic research. Free
Surveys, Testing, and Measurement:
Surveys, Testing, and Measurement: POSDEM - Uses simulation techniques to analyze and compare alternate sampling strategies for surveys. Performs power / sample size / precision analyses for different sampling methods: systematic, stratified, random, etc. Windows versions available. Free
Excel Spreadsheets and Add-Ins:
Excel Spreadsheets and Add-Ins: DE Histograms - Excel add-in that provides comprehensive descriptive stats, histograms, outlier detection, normality testing, and much more. Free
  Life Table - Available in Lotus and Excel formats. Free
  SampleCalc - A free Microsoft Excel Add-in. Calculates point and interval estimates for simple, stratified, two-stage, or cluster samples. Free.
Qualitative Analysis Software
Qualitative Analysis Software Atlas.ti - Qualitative Data Analysis software. Trial Download.
  Ethnograph Qualitative Data Analysis software - Demo Download
  Raynald's SPS Tools - Purposes of this site, i t present useful code and techniques to increase productivity of all level of SPSS users. Ther are 350+ sample syntax, macros and scripts included in this site, by Raynald Levesque
  Research Randomizer - Neat piece of software contained in a web page.   Student     
Statistical Packages Resources
Statistical Packages Resources None Located
  PsychNet-UK Home