Origin Pro provides a data analysis and graphing workspace for scientists and engineers. 

Is this software right for me?

This software can be used by staff or students, on personal or university computers, whether that is a laptop or desktop, both on and off campus, without a network/internet. 

If you want to use this on a personal or university computer with a network/internet connection, please use Origin Pro 2021 Network for Windows.


What does this software do?

New features include multi-sheet workbooks with sparklines, expanded import capabilities, SQL queries, automatic recalculation of analysis results and new graph types.

Windows version : 2021

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

Origin is available to download via Pegasus.

Student :

Origin is available to download via Pegasus.

Computer Labs :

Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Single User Licence

End Date : Renewed Annually

Licence Details :

Academic, Commercial or Not for Profit Individual stand-alone License
An Individual license allows a single user to obtain license files that enable Origin to run on any two computers (i.e. work and notebook). Only the licensee is granted the right to use Origin on any of the two computers and only one Origin installation may be in use at any one time. As such, this license type is sometimes referred to as named user, node-locked, or fixed seat.

Please read licence details before downloading software:

Usage :

Staff or students on or off campus and with a personal or University owned computer system.

Personal Licence : Not Applicable


OriginPro - How to install on Windows

When downloading this software, an automated email will be sent to your university email account. Please read this email as it contains information and instructions.

If you have any problems downloading, installing or authorising this software, please contact help@strath.ac.uk

A huge variety of information is available, including overviews, and FAQs on OriginLab home pages.

If you want older versions of this software, other versions are available on the Available Licensed Software page on Pegasus.


The Development & Training Resource Centre has a wealth of online training resources including video tutorials, tutor-led material, self-study material and links to external best practice sites. Follow the link(s) below for more information:


Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download to University owned or personal PC/Laptop

Student :

Free to download to University owned or personal PC/Laptop

System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

Microsoft Windows 10

1.5 GHz or higher Pentium-compatible processor
1 GB of RAM
2.0 GB of free hard disk space
DVD drive (if installing from DVD)

To use HTML Help, Internet Explorer 4.01 or later required