Carnegie Mellon University

S-PLUS with FinMetrics

S-PLUS data analysis and visualization software is designed specifically for complex problems and interactive data discovery.

Eligibility & Cost 

Computing Services holds a campus agreement which covers students only on campuses located in North America


  • Use for academic, non-commercial purposes only. Software must be removed from computers if annual payment is not made.  Student copies expire 365 days from date of installation.

System Requirements

Operating System




Windows 7+ 8.2 496MB 8/16/11

Install S-Plus

Before you install: If you already have S-Plus 6.2 and simply need to update the serial number, begin the download and agree to the license agreement. The serial number will then be displayed and you can stop the download.

  1. Decompress (unzip) the file using a utility like Winzip or, for Windows XP users, right-click on the zip file and select "Extract All..."
  2. Close all other applications and disable Antivirus software before installing S-Plus.
  3. Read the essential, very important installation information contained in the cmu_install_info file.