Tableau Desktop

Download Tableau Desktop 10.3.3

Tableau Desktop is a data visualization tool that helps us get actionable insights about data fast. It differs from Tableau Server in that it provides users with the ability to develop comprehensive, interactive workbooks and dashboards to fulfill their academic or business requirements.

 


 

What is Tableau Desktop?

Tableau Desktop is our primary tool for creating data visualizations. To learn more about Tableau Desktop and the way it works, we recommend watching the brief video below, provided by Tableau Software.

 

 

Which version of Tableau Desktop should I be using?

At this time, all Tableau Desktop users should be using version 10.3.3 or older (e.g., 10.3.2, 10.2.1, 9.3.9, etc.). However, upgrading to 10.4 should not prevent you from being able to publish to Tableau Server.

Where can I download Tableau Desktop?

Before downloading Tableau Desktop, please make sure that your computer meets the following receommended requirements. If you need assistance with verifying the requirements of your computer, please contact your respective IT support staff:

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or newer (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron processor or newer
  • 2 GB memory
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space
  • 1366 by 768 screen resolution or higher 

Mac

  • iMac/MacBook computers 2009 or newer
  • OSX 10.10 or newer
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space
  • 1366 by 768 screen resolution or higher

We recommend downloading Tableau Desktop from https://www.tableau.com/support/releases. In the Product Downloads section, click to download the appropriate Tableau Desktop installer version (i.e., Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit, or Mac). To determine which version of Windows you're using (i.e., 32-bit or 64-bit), please refer to this article, provided by Microsoft.

If you do not have a Tableau Desktop license, you will be able to use the software during a free 14-day trial before you will be required to enter a product key to continue using the application.

 

How do I install Tableau Desktop?

Installing Tableau Desktop is easy. Just open the installer that was downloaded from Tableau's Alternate Downloads Site, and follow the steps provided. If you have already purchased a Tableau Desktop license, you will be asked to enter it and activate your software at the time of installation. If you need to access data managed by SAP HANA, please refer to our SAP HANA resources page.

 

How can I purchase a license?

With a license for Tableau Desktop, you will be able to connect to 40+ data sources, including Microsoft Excel files, and the University's central database management system, SAP HANA. Additionally, you will receive a year of updates and support provided by Tableau. Per Tableau's End User License Agreement (EULA), each license can be used on up to two different machines.

To purchase a license, please contact our Tableau account manager for educational pricing and purchasing information:

Mike Hujet
mhujet@tableau.com
(206) 634-7505

 

How do I connect to SAP HANA with Tableau Desktop?

If already have access to SAP HANA, follow the applicable steps for your operating system:

For more information about SAP HANA, check out our SAP HANA resources page.

 

I'm having trouble with Tableau Desktop. Help!

Sometimes you may receive an error or experience issues when connecting to SAP HANA through Tableau Desktop. In these instances, we recommend that you check out our troubleshooting page.

If, after troubleshooting, you continue having problems with Tableau Desktop, please contact us.

 

What training resources do I have access to?

Tableau offers many free online resources as well as specialized resources. This includes:

In addition, we recommend that you check out the following resources to help you along the way:

 

I still have questions. Who can I contact?

For questions, or to get more information about Tableau Desktop, please contact us.