JMP: Installation and Activation Instructions (Windows)

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To Install JMP on Windows

1. Go to TigerWare (login if you do not see the downloads available).

2. Click to download the available files for JMP Pro.

3. If prompted, Save File and Yes to allow changes to be made to the computer.

4. Upon completion of the download, right click on the file and select Extract All.

Context menu with Extract All highlighted


5. Select a destination location for the unzipped files, then click Extract.

Select a Destination and Extract Files popup window


6. Navigate to the unzipped folder in your File Explorer and right click the application setup file called jmppro_[version]_win, or jmppro_[version]_win.exe.

NOTE: Your folder may extract to a default location, or to a custom folder you select. If you are having trouble finding your setup file, please try the following example location on Windows as a guide:     C:\Users\[yourusername]\Downloads\JMPPro_15-2_Win\JMP\JMP_Pro\15_2\Windows\

JMP folder in downloads
setup file for JMP in file explorer


7. From the context menu, select Run as administrator

Context menu with run as administrator selected


8. If prompted, select Yes to allow changes to be made to the computer, allowing the InstallShield Wizard to launch.

9. Close all unnecessary programs, and select Next.

InstallShield Wizard pop-up with next selected


10. Select the destination folder for file installation, click Next. The default location is: C:\Program Files\SAS\JMPPRO\15 (the number may be different depending on which version is available on Tigerware).

11. Select the features you desire installed, click Next. For expanded information on these features, visit JMP's Website.

12. The InstallShield Wizard is now ready to begin installation. Select Install to begin the process.

13. Upon completion of installation, select Finish to end the process.

InstallShield Wizard pop-up with Finish selected


14. Prior to launching JMP Pro, you may be prompted to restart your computer. You can choose to do so immediately, or at another time. Regardless of your selection click Finish to complete the setup and close the InstallShield Wizard.

15. To launch JMP, navigate to the directory you selected in step 10 (e.g. C:\Program Files\SAS\JMPPRO\15) and double-click JMP or JMP.exe

  • For the newest version, skip to step 18.
  • For versions older than the newest, continue to the next step.

16. When JMP requests the license file, click Open License. 

JMP License location


17. Navigate to the sid_files folder within JMP in File Explorer (it is in the main JMP directory you downloaded before you first found jmppro_[version]_win.exe) and select the SID file from there.

JMP SID file location in SID files


18. The application will now ask you to save a file called jmp.per. It does not matter where you save it as long as you do not delete it. Most users can simply click Save.

19. Installation is complete (register if you care to do so).


Referenced from JMP Statistical Discovery.


3/5/2024 3:28:30 PM