NASS 12 Data Analysis

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Data Analysis, Graphics

NCSS software provides a complete and easy-to-use collection of hundreds of statistical and graphics tools to analyze and visualize your data.

You can begin a free trial, watch the video to the right, or view the info-graphics below to learn more about the wide-ranging capabilities of NCSS.

NCSS software for data analysis comes complete with integrated documentation, free training videos, and full phone and email support from a team of PhD statisticians.

Discover the product that thousands of researchers, consultants, professionals, engineers, and scientists are using worldwide.

Analysis Using NCSS

With a few easy steps you can obtain meaningful numeric results and clean, clear graphics.

Use the Data window to import or enter your data. Open an NCSS procedure for your desired analysis. Select the columns and run the analysis to obtain accurate and easy-to-read numeric output and graphics.

Intuitive Data Management

NCSS readily imports all major types of data files; or you can copy-and-paste your data, or enter your data directly. NCSS has excellent filtering and transformation features for managing your data.

  • NCSS Data File (*.NCSS)
  • Access Database
    (*.ACCDB; *.MDB)
  • dBase File (*.DBF)
  • Epi Info File (*.REC)
  • Excel File (*.XLSX; *.XLS)
  • Gauss File (*.DAT)
  • JMP File (*.JMP)
  • Matlab File (*.MAT)
  • Minitab File (*.MTW)
  • R File (*.RData)
  • SAS File (*.SD2;*.SAS7BDAT…)
  • SPLUS File (*.DAT)
  • SPSS File (*.SAV; *.POR)
  • Stata File (*.DTA)
  • Statistica File (*.STA)
  • Systat File (*.SYS; *.SYZ)
  • Text File (*.TXT;*.PRN;*.CSV)

Choosing A Procedure

Finding the right analysis or graphics procedure is easy using the drop-down menu, the procedure search, or the category tree. Watch a short video to learn how to select your desired procedure in NCSS.

Easy Analysis Set-up

The analysis and graphics tools are easy to use and have built-in help messages for every option.

Select the columns to be analyzed, choose the desired reports and plots, and click Run to obtain your results. Watch this video to learn more.

And if you need additional help, the complete documentation for each procedure is just a click away.


Elegant Plot Design

There are over 80 plots available in NCSS. Some plots are part of a general analysis procedure such as analysis of variance or regression, while other plots are standalone tools.

All NCSS plots are highly customizable. Users are given control of the layout, symbols, titles, legend, axes, grid lines, and more. Plot settings are easily saved for future use or for sharing.

A variety of training videos are available through this website, featuring each aspect of plotting in NCSS.

Ready to Use Output

When an NCSS procedure is run, the analysis results and the desired plots are displayed in the output window. All graphics can be clicked to be shown in a separate window for viewing or saving.

Navigation of the output is easy with the output navigation tree. The output and graphics are ready to be viewed, copied and pasted, or saved. Multiple output runs can be sent to the output gallery for saving or for comparing analyses.