Minitab 20 Statistical Software

What is Minitab?

Minitab is one of the most popular and stable “statistical analysis” software. Minitab has the market's most trusted and comprehensive set of tools for statistical analysis, data visualization, reporting and streamlining your workflows.

Minitab 20 makes it even easier with:

  • One-click import of data for seamless data preparation
  • Intuitive menu option to sort, stack, transpose, and quickly recode your data to discover & Explore the data to find, trends and patterns, uncover hidden relationships between variables, and Identify important factors
  • Export graphs and output directly to Microsoft Word or PowerPoint to easily create presentations and share your results.

Who Uses Minitab?

Minitab is used in both industry and academia. Minitab caters to the statistical analysis and visualization needs of a wide spectrum of users - from absolute beginners to the seasoned analytics experts, and six sigma black belts.

Do I need to be a statistical expert to use Minitab?

Absolutely not! Even if you are not a statistics expert, Minitab makes it easy for you to learn statistics by helping users focus on the analysis results and the impact of the result on a business / practical scenario, rather than spending time on learning formulas and performing complicated statistical calculations.

Minitab 19’s assistant feature is designed to:

  • Help beginners select the right tools,
  • Guide users through each step of the analysis
  • Helps interpreting and presenting the results.

Which industries use Minitab?

90% of fortune 100 companies use Minitab to analyse their data, and help improve their processes, get deep insights, design experiments, and solve some of the most difficult problems. Few of the industries using Minitab:

Banking & Insurance
Energy & Resources

Food and beverage
Medical Devices


What are the application areas of Minitab?

Data drives the businesses of today, and will continue to do so more in the future. Minitab is used by a professionals of various functions. Few of the examples are listed below:

For Quality

  • Measurement System Analysis (Gage studies, Attribute agreement analysis, Capability Analysis)
  • Control Charts ( Variable, attribute, Multivariate, Time weighted, Rare event charts)
  • Acceptance Sampling
  • Tolerance Intervals

For Reliability Engineering

  • Distribution Analysis: Arbitrary censoring, Weibull analysis, Censored data
  • Warranty Analysis
  • Repairable Systems Analysis
  • Test Plans: Demonstration, Sample Size Estimation , Accelerated Life Test
  • Regression with life data
  • Probit Analysis

For Product Development

  • Design of Experiments (DOE): Screening designs, Full factorial, Fractional factorial, Response surface, Mixture
  • Power sample size: Tolerance intervals, Normal and non-normal distributions

For Business Analytics

  • Correlation
  • Statistical Modeling: Linear / Non-linear Regression, Multivariate Models, Cluster Analysis, Time Series Analytics, ARIMA modeling, Time series / forecasting
  • Multivariate methods
  • Chi-Square Test for Association

For Process Validation

  • Stage 1 Process Design: Measurement Systems Analysis, Hypothesis testing, Regression / ANOVA, Process Capability
  • Stage 2 Process Qualification:  Control charts, Capability analysis, Tolerance Intervals
  • Stage 3 Continued Process Validation: Measurement System Analysis, Acceptance sampling, Control charts

Minitab 20 System Requirement

Minitab Statistical Software — Desktop App

  • Operating System: Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 10
  • RAM*: 64-bit systems: 4 GB of memory or more recommended
  • Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, with SSE2 technology
  • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB (minimum) free space available
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Connectivity: An internet connection is required for activation of trial and single-user licenses
  • Browser: A web browser is required for Minitab Help. Chrome or Chromium Edge is recommended. Additional required software will be installed with the application: Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables for Visual Studio 2019

*Memory recommendations depend on data size.

Minitab Statistical Software — Web App

  • Connectivity: An internet connection is required
  • Supported Browsers: Chrome, Chromium Edge, or Safari