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Recent professional journals citing WINKS

"WINKS is an excellent basic program that runs well on my laptop.  I find that I use it more than SAS"  - Dr. Jim Dickson, Iowa State University

  "I recommend WINKS to anyone who needs a quick and easy program to perform data analysis."  - Dr. Wayne Woodward, Southern Methodist University.

"[WINKS is] brilliant to teach students statistics with the null and alternative hypotheses."
- Dr. Jorgen Fabricius, Denmark

WINKS runs on
Windows XP, Vista and
Windows 7
& 8
(32 & 64 bit).



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A Special Message for Statistics Instructors

Now is the time to think about your next statistics course.

Over the past 20+ years thousands of students have learned Statistics and Data Analytics using WINKS Statistical Data Analysis from TexaSoft. It is designed to make it easier to teach and explain how statistics is used in research. Try it for one semester, and we know you’ll use it in your class again and again.

Click on the Instructors button at the left to request more information or a desk copy.

We've listened to statistics instructors for decades, and created a software program that has what you want for your students. Try it'll see.

"I consider WINKS a treasure."
- Bill Lafitte, Pepperdine University-GSEP

WINKS Statistical Data Analytics(SDA) & Graphs is designed to help you use statistical analysis; from introductory analyses (BASIC EDITION) to more advanced topics (PROFESSIONAL.) Use WINKS in the classroom to learn statistics, or as a data analysis tool for your theses, dissertations, professional journal articles, reports, and research projects. We guarantee WINKS will meet your statistical needs -- or your money back. (Return within 30 days for full refund.)

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WINKS SDA, 7th Edition
Statistics, Data Analytics, and Graphs Software

  • WINKS SDA is software designed to help you learn and use statistics for your own research. Use it for your next Statistical Analytics and "Big Data" projects. Designed for healthcare, predictive, science, and business analytics.

  • WINKS BASIC – For introductory and intermediate statistical instruction and analysis

  • WINKS PROESSIONAL – For higher level instruction and analysis: theses, dissertations, research projects and journal articles.

  • WINKS is an economical, reliable and simple to use statistical analysis tool designed to help students and researchers get the statistical answers they need.

  • WINKS contains a wide range of statistical tests including many handy features not found in programs such as SPSS or SAS -- for example, easy analysis from summary data (as well as from raw data), nonparametric multiple comparisons, APA standard analysis write-ups and more.

  • The newest features include Grubbs Test for outliers  and Tukey Test for outliers, Kwikstat Data Generator evaluation edition, multiple comparisons in 2xc and rx2 crosstabulation (Chi-Square) analysis)  & Permutations and combinations calculator.

  • Statistical tests such as t-tests (paired t test, independent group t test/unpaired t test), ANOVA, regression, correlation, repeated measures, logistic regression, times series analysis, chi-square, Bland-Altman, Kruskal-Wallis, Mann-Whitney and much more.

  • Friendly interface with easy Excel-like data handling & graphs (reads and writes Excel files.)

  • PROMPT delivery to you when you order now.

  • Print a brochure (pdf format)

  • Recent updates include

    • Added ability to calculate new column of z-scores for numeric variables.
    • Increased maximum groups to 40 for one-way ANOVA and one-way repeated measures (40 repeats).
    • Added editor option to create indicator variables from categorical variables.
    • Added Outcomes and Probabilities module that calculates combinations and permutations.
    • Added Grubbs & Tukey tests for outliers.
    • Added Multiple Comparisons of Proportions to Crosstabulations procedures for 2xc or rx2 tables
    • Updates are free to current users.

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Quick Comparison - WINKS vs Industry Leaders

t-tests (one, two, paired)
ANOVA (one-way, multi-factor, repeated)
Analysis of Covariance w plots
Extra work
Extra Work
Regression (simple, multi, stepwise)
Analyze from summary stats
Bland-Altman Plots
APA Writeup Suggestions
Grubbs Outlier Test
Retail Version Cost w Statistics Modules
$99 to $229
Over $1000
Over $5000/yr
NOTE: WINKS Student pricing is lower. Click for student pricing.

Now available: Run R Code in WINKS 7
* Factor Analysis Example
*Instructions on Running R code in WINKS

BeSmartNotestm & Statistical
Learning Resources

Laminated Statistical Reference Cards for

  • WINKS SDA Basic Statistics Reference
  • SPSS Basic Statistics Reference
  • SAS Basic Statistics Reference
  • SAS ODS (Output delivery System) Reference
  • SAS Functions
  • SAS Arrays
  • SAS Combo Pack

Handy reference notes -- laminated 8.5x11 three hole punched reference cards with helpful information for beginners and avid users:

Purchase BeSmartNotes Reference sheets at the TexaSoft on-line store.


WINKS is WINdows KwikStat

"No programming required ... to perform any analysis in WINKS."

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Who Uses WINKS?

Instructors: See our ad at the recent (JSM) Joint Statistical Meetings

Special Edition
of WINKS for Time Series
featured in
Applied Time
Series Analysis 
from CRC Press

Time Series Cover

This book Includes time series data analysis features that are based on the WINKS SDA front-end (features only available in the Applied Time Series Book Edition) (release Oct 2011)

For information about this book and the Time Series module for WINKS,Click Here

"Current time series theory for practice is well summarized in 2012 book Wayne A. Woodward, Henry L. Gray, Alan C. Elliott, Applied Time Series Analysis, CRC Press" —Emmanuel Parzen (2012)


Instructor's Corner



Use WINKS in your classroom!

WINKS Student Editions help students understand practical statistical data analysis concepts and procedures. WINKS is quick to learn, affordable, and works well in the classroom. Thousands of students have used WINKS. Try it in your classroom and see how it can help you teach statistics.

Instructors: Click here.

"I consider WINKS a treasure."
- Bill Lafitte, Pepperdine University-GSEP

Should you use Excel to teach statistics?

Bookstores: fax POs to 214-292-9799 or email

A sampling of WINKS statistical analytics procedures

  • Extensive descriptive statistics -- with group breakdowns, extreme cases, confidence intervals, percentiles, test for normality, and more
  • Grubbs outlier test
  • t-tests -single, independent and paired
  • Multiple Regression, simple, stepwise, polynomial, all-possible
  • Logistic Regression
  • ANOVA, simple, multi-way with multiple comparisons, 96% CI
  • Analysis of Covariance
  • Repeated Measures ANOVA
  • Comparison of Means
  • Correlation - Pearson, Spearman & Partial
  • Extensive Graphics
  • Mantel-Haenzel
  • Non-parametric Tests
  • Kruskal-Wallis
  • Mann-Whitney
  • Friedman's test (repeated measures)
  • Mutiple Comparisons
  • Dunnett's test
  • Crosstabulation, Chi-Square, Liklihood Ratio
  • Goodness-of-fit
  • z-scores
  • Survival Analysis
  • Bland-Altman Plots
  • Odds Ratios
  • Inter-Rater Reliability
  • Kappa (Weighted)
  • Fisher's Exact test 2x2 tables
  • Cramers V, Phi
  • McNemar's, Cochran's Q
  • Sensitivity and specificity
  • ROC curves
  • Read and write Excel data
  • On-line step-by-step tutorials
  • Output includes informtion on how to interpret and write up results
  • Many other statistical features
  • Runs on Windows 7 & 8 (as well as Vista, XP, and other versions)
  • Student pricing available

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WINKS will run on a Mac when Windows in installed. Go to this link to find out other options.

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