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Transform your data analysis with XLSTAT — the ultimate statistics and multivariate data analysis software that more than 150,000 users across 120+ countries rely on! With XLSTAT, you can easily explore, predict, visualize, customize, and share your results without ever leaving Microsoft Excel. And with advanced features devoted to sensory analysis, marketing, life sciences, and quality, XLSTAT lets you unlock the full potential of your data from day one. XLSTAT is part of the Lumivero family, the parent company of NVivo.

Key Facts

  • Flexible Pricing Options
  • 12-month contracts with the option to extend

  • Banded pricing options for smaller classroom environments or full campus licence to suit varying needs

  • Free major software upgrades as they are released

  • Constant product development with new features added regularly

Important dates

Agreement Start: 1 July 2022

Agreement End: 30 June 2027

Subsequent invoice date: One-year licence only 

Licence Type


Commitment Period

Institutions will be committed to the licence for a twelve-month period.


You can test the latest version of XLSTAT with a free trial. Contact Chest Help for further information

Eligible Institutions

Higher and Further Education, Research Councils, Associated Sites, Charities in the United Kingdom and Third Level Institutions in Ireland

Background Information

Lumivero is the bringing together of QSR, the publishers of NVivo, Addinsoft, the publishers of XLSTAT and other related Analytics solutions to create the leader in data collaboration software. This Agreement offers institutions a very viable solution to consider instead of SAS, SPSS and others.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Licensor: Lumivero, 1331 17th Street, Suite 404, Denver, CO 80202.

Product Description

XLSTAT is a powerful yet flexible Excel data analysis add-on that allows 150,000+ users in over 120 countries across the world to analyze, customize, and share results within Microsoft Excel. 

Why is XLSTAT so great?

  • No coding required
  • Directly integrated into Microsoft Excel
  • Easy data preparation and processing
  • Comprehensive data reports
  • Customizable Microsoft Excel charts
  • Efficient customer support and free online tutorials
  • Discounts for students and academics

Please see further down for information about purchasing XLSTAT 

XLSTAT For Users 

Analyze Data in Any Field 

XLSTAT is offered in three forms via this agreement: 

  • XLSTAT Basic+ Classroom license (50 fixed users, no network) 
  • XLSTAT Premium Classroom license (50 fixed users, no Network) 
  • XLSTAT Premium Campus license (1000 Concurrent users, Network) 



Widely used statistical analyses such as ANOVA, PCA, hypothesis testing, and powerful visualization tools. Plus: Machine learning tools for regression and classification, as well as the ability to develop your own R scripts directly in Excel.

XLSTAT Premium

Combines XLSTAT Basic+ with ALL of the following modules to suit multiple different courses: 

XLSTAT Sensory

XLSTAT is the sensometrics reference software containing preference mapping, CATA data analysis, panel analysis, discrimination tests, temporal data analysis, and many more sensory-devoted features. 

XLSTAT Life Sciences

A solution specifically created for survival analysis, laboratory data analysis, designs of experiments, and more to help researchers deepen their work. 

XLSTAT Marketing

The only Excel-friendly quantitative marketing software that enables you to perform conjoint analysis, PLS-PM, PROCESS analyses, and much more. 

XLSTAT Forecasting

Designed for those who need the most advanced analysis methods to predict sales, rainfall, and sports results, analyze stock markets, or create optimized portfolios. 

XLSTAT Quality

A comprehensive Six Sigma toolkit that provides a user-friendly interface to perform various analyses such as designs of experiments and advanced features in our statistical process control module. 

Further product information: 

  • More than 250 features available 
  • Compatible with both Windows and Mac 
  • An in-app assistant that helps you choose the right statistical tool 
  • No coding required 
  • Efficient customer support and 400+ free online tutorials 

Service and Support

You can test the latest version of XLSTAT with a free trial. Contact Chest Help for further information.

Product Documentation 

  • A wide range of materials to assist Network Administrators and users can be found at the XLSTAT Support pages
  • An in-app assistant helps you choose the right statistical tool 
  • XLSTAT runs from within Excel so no need to learn a new environment – should be instantly familiar 
  • No coding required 
  • XLSTAT features a powerful R Gateway into Excel 

Training and Training Materials 

"We want you and your users to have a great experience. All training is provided from within the application itself and via the support pages. For more advanced users who wish to develop their skills Lumivero offers a comprehensive range of partnerships with training providers. Contact Chest Help for an introduction to the correct people at Lumivero" 

Technical Support 

XLSTAT sits within Excel and so is instantly familiar and easy to use. The in-app assistant helps you choose the right statistical tool for every requirement. And if you ever do have questions? You can rely on XLSTAT’s fast and friendly support team. 

Supplier Web Address 


System releases, new versions and functionality 

From time to time, Lumivero will release service packs for its software to address issues or provide minor enhancements. These service packs are available free of charge to all XLSTAT users, and can be downloaded from the Lumivero website.

Major Software Releases: An important benefit of the Chest Agreement is that you receive free major software upgrades at the time they are released. So while your XLSTAT Agreement is current for example, you'll receive every major version of XLSTAT that is released 


XLSTAT is available for both Mac OS and Windows. XLSTAT works within Microsoft Excel. 

Method of delivery of product 

Licence keys will be sent to the named Admin Contact at the Licensed Site by Lumivero only after the completed order form has been submitted, processed and forwarded to Lumivero. 

If for any reason any of the contacts as detailed on the Lumivero Chest Agreement Order Form change, please inform Chest Help. 

Useful resources

Lumivero has a constant and vibrant series of webinars and events to support all of their products. More details specifically on XLSTAT content can be found here.

We also encourage everyone to join the Lumivero Community. It’s free and gives access to massive volumes of webinars, events, podcasts, white papers, etc, etc on all aspects of research – qualitative and quantitative and focused primarily on best practice.

Terms and Conditions

Licensor: Lumivero, 1331 17th Street, Suite 404, Denver, CO 80202. 

The Chest Order, together with the Licence Terms and Conditions, and any exceptions listed below, create a legally binding contract between your institution, organisation or company and the Licensor. Therefore please read the terms and conditions carefully and only submit a Chest Order if its terms and conditions are acceptable to your institution, organisation or company and you have the authority to make the financial commitment shown. 

Licence Type 

This Site licence is subject to the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software (June 2011). There are some specific rules that apply to the use of Software outside the territory of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland which are detailed at the bottom of this page. 

Copying of the Software is allowed in accordance with the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software. 

Payment Terms 

Jisc will invoice Licensed Institutions for the initial fee on receipt of a completed order. Sites will then be invoiced annually three months in advance of the anniversary of their licence start date until the end of their chosen Commitment Period. 

You are advised that because of the requirement for Jisc to collect monies due before the anniversary date two charges may initially fall into one academic accounting year. 

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to Jisc, 4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB to cover all charges plus VAT. 

All terms contained in a PO are expressly rejected and do not form part of the Licence or vary the Licence terms in any way. 

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions. 

Termination Clauses 

At the end of the Period of Agreement, if there is no new Agreement between Lumivero and Chest or a new Agreement directly between the Licensed Site and Lumivero, then Licensed Sites are required to remove all copies of Lumivero Products from their systems - including personal machines which have been loaded with a copy of the software - at the expiry of their Licence (Commitment) Period. 

Location and Use Permissions 

The product(s) may be used by any Authorised User of the Licensee for Educational Purposes which includes the administration and management of the licensee’s educational and research operations. These permissions are described in the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software. 

Students Yes
Academic Staff Yes
Non-Academic Staff Yes
Administration and management Yes
Staff home use rights Yes
Student home use rights Yes
Installation on Hosted Server Yes

Personal Licences 

Only site licences are available under this agreement. If you would like to purchase a personal licence for NVivo then we recommend that you refer to the Lumivero website or contact Lumivero directly via email at info@lumivero.com. 

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

Use of Software outside the territory of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland

The use of Software outside the territory of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (the Territory) by your Authorised Users temporarily working outside the Territory is allowed provided the Software is only installed on the Authorised Users’ personally- owned computers or on computers provided to them by you. Your Authorised Users are responsible for preventing third-party use whilst they are outside the Territory and for ensuring that Software is not loaded onto any other machine whilst they are outside the Territory. They must also still conform to the terms, conditions and restrictions on use stipulated in this Licence Agreement. 

The Licensor and you both acknowledge that Authorised Users making use of Software outside the Territory may do so for a period of up to three months. Use of Software outside the Territory for any longer period is not allowed, save but by specific written authorisation from the Supplier*. Such authorisation may be by letter, fax, email or similar method of electronic communication and shall be communicated to an applicant Authorised User by the Licensor direct. Eduserv shall be sent a copy of the relevant authorising communication by the Licensor. 

*This applies to Authorised Users travelling overseas for periods of longer than three months. Where the user is permanently based overseas and not part of any of the above categories, they will require a separate licence. Contact help@chest.ac.uk for further information or clarification. 

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