Origin, the experimental data analysis and visualization software

Discover Origin, a reliable and powerful solution, offering a palette of processing, analysis, visualization and automation tools that will make your life easier every day.

Origin is a complete data analysis and graphing tool providing a range of features (peak analysis, curve fitting, statistics…) to meet the quality requirements and specific needs of the scientific community (researchers, engineers, technicians…). Origin exists in two versions: Origin Standard and Origin Pro.

With Origin Standard, focus on your work rather than on fully mastering the tool. With its wide range of tools, get your analysis in a few clicks without having to manipulate your data cell by cell.

With Origin Pro, take advantage of the same features as Origin Standard, completed with a more advanced set of tools in peak analysis, curve and area fitting, statistics, signal processing and image manipulation.

5 good reasons to use this software

  • Import of data to the final report
  • Flexibility for data analysis
  • Wide choice of publication quality charts
  • Automation of repetitive tasks
  • Connectivity with Excel, Matlab, LabView, Python, R…

I learned more from this training than I expected. The trainer introduced us to elements and functions of the software that we hadn’t even thought of! Nothing but positive things.

Justine Benghozi-Bouvrande
Origin Training


An « all-in-one » solution

Origin is a complete solution:

  • Import the raw data from your experiments with the many formats available: .csv, .dat, .xls, . spc, and many others
  • Manipulate your data to make it easily usable
  • Perform all your analyses, calculations and statistics
  • Trace your graphs in 2D or 3D
  • Edit your final analysis/test reports and use HTML, CSS, or Python to customize them.

All this by simple ” point-and-click “, with no programming required, and in an intuitive way.

A clear and structured graphical interface

In addition to an intuitive interface, benefit from a wizard that help you get started with the software, Origin Central: navigation through existing projects, sample projects (graphics and analysis), video tutorials or the application exchange platform… Moreover, a multi-sheet workbook system and an integrated project explorer help you organize your projects in a structured way.

Numerous data analysis tools

Origin offers a wide range of data analysis tools (curve and area fitting, peak analysis, interpolation, signal processing, derivatives) and statistics (descriptive, ANOVA, parametric and non-parametric tests, multivariate analysis, power and sample size calculations, survival analysis and ROC curves).

Each analysis is accompanied by a report that summarizes parameters and organizes your results. In addition, you have access to the entire NAG Mark 25 library (latest version) via Origin C functions (integrated programming language).

Opt for a wide selection of publication-quality graphics

With more than 100 types of graphics built in, Origin makes it easy to create and customize your visualizations and give you optimal publication-quality results. Powerful tools allow you to easily manipulate and customize your charts.

Many types of graphs are available such as histograms, pie charts, waterfalls, radars, parametric graphs, polar coordinate graphs, area curves, profile curves, iso line maps, thermal maps, field graphs, Pareto graphs, with multiple vertical axes or multiple sections, in 2D or 3D, or statistical graphs.

Automate repetitive tasks via scripts

With or without programming, Origin allows you to create import filters, import multiple files simultaneously, and add scripts after import that can be saved and reused. The same is true for analysis, data processing and graphics, whose styles and properties can be saved and reused at will.

To take it a step further, Origin includes two built-in programming languages : Origin C, a C-compatible language, and the interpreted LabTalk™ programming language. It also has a real development environment, the Code Builder, to code and debug its scripts.

Having a large library of scalable applications

Origin offers an application exchange platform, powered by users and the OriginLab team itself, to make available to as many people as possible tools developed around Origin.

Available directly from Origin, you can install and test these applications that will simplify your work. Listening to users, OriginLab regularly develops new applications to meet their specific needs.

Compatible with your other tools

Connect your other tools to Origin: Matlab™, LabView™ or Microsoft© Excel. Query Origin from these tools to get the most out of each. You can also create your own processing routines in Origin C or LabTalk, integrating your Python or R codes.

Work on large datasets

Origin allows you to connect to your databases via ODBC, ADO connectors or import very large test datasets. Once imported, this data will be able to be visualized, explored, analyzed, in a simplified way, with dynamic tools.

Origin 2022b new features

The Origin 2022b version offers a number of new features to make your work easier, including:

  • Export graphs and layouts to SVG format: your graphs and layouts can now be exported to SVG format. Useful for editing the exported file in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Workbook buttons: buttons are added to the workbook navigation to add new sheets or to toggle the workbook Organizer on an off.
  • Windows arrangement: take advantage of a new dialog to arrange/tile windows by Project Explorer order, window name or type, etc.
  • Rich Text support in Notes windows: applies to standalone Notes or Notes added as workbook sheet. Use Format toolbar, apply document styles. Auto-wrapping.
  • Rich Text support for Worksheet Cell Notes: use the Format toolbar and paragraph styles to style text in both label row and data cells.
  • Insert Images into Graphs and Notes: insert linked images from data cells, image windows, files pr online, into labels in graphs or into Note windows.
  • Simplified Symbol Map dialog: open a smaller, tabbed dialog for inserting common symbols. Direct access to “Advanced” dialog.
  • Distance annotation on graphs: a new tool for labelling the distance between two points on your graph.

New applications :

  • GeoTIFF Export
  • Tangential Baseline Pro
  • Color Spectrum Plot
  • Matrix Analysis Pro
  • NetCDF Data Analysis Pro
  • Zoom FFT Pro
  • Mann-Kendall Test Pro
  • Radiometric Geochronology Analysis Pro
  • Hansen Solubility Parameter Plot



These system requirements apply to the most recent version of Origin and OriginPro.

Microsoft Windows

  • Operating System: 64-bit (x64) Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8. 1, Windows 10, Windowss 11
  • Processor: 1.6 GHz 64-bit (x64)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • Hard Drive Space: 2.0 GB free hard drive space for program installation + help files (does not include data storage)
  • Other hardware: USB port or DVD drive (if installing from a USB stick or DVD)
  • Browser: Learning Center dialog requires Internet Explorer version 11 or Microsoft Edge on Windows 11

Additional recommendations for large data sets:

For users working with large datasets (for example, importing text files of 10 MB or more in size), OriginLab makes the following additional recommendations:

  • Multi-core processor: The more processors, the better
  • RAM: At least 16 GB or more
  • Storage: SSD
  • Network: If the data is on a network, 1000 Mb (Gigabit) is best

See also, the documentation for the system variable @IAS which controls the minimum file size (in MB) to allow multi-threading on import.

Mac OS

Mac users can run Origin using Microsoft Windows via Boot Camp or in OS X using third-party virtualization software.

See the system requirements and instructions.

Starting from (excl tax)
Perpetual license
2074 CHF
726 CHF / year