Click on the tabs below for information about Origin.
About the software
Origin is a scientific data analysis and graphing software.
Origin 2018 is licensed for use by staff and students in the following departments:
- Computer Science
- Health Sciences
- Hull York Medical School
See the Obtaining the software tab for details.
Obtaining the software
Staff and students
Download and installation (University of York Faculty of Science staff and students only)
- When you visit the Origin download site for the first time, you will need to create an account with your University of York email
- Once you've downloaded the installer, run it. Enter your name, University of York as the Company Name and the Origin serial number
- Once the installation completes, you will need to launch Origin as Administrator (this is ticked as the option during the installation process) to complete the activation
- When you install Origin v2017 you will presented with a license activation window requesting a product key upon starting the application. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request the product key then click "Activate" to license the application.
- If you have any queries, please email email@example.com
Origin v2018 download
License retrieval instructions
Documentation, training and support