Free BI and Analytics Software Downloads

The amount of data and software solutions in the area of data visualization and analytics have been growing at an exponential rate, if not more, in the last several years.

Today, small to medium sized companies can enjoy state-of-the-art software solutions that are practically free or priced at incredibly low level.

Free Data Analytics and Visualization Software:

Power BI Desktop

Power BI Desktop puts visual analytics at your fingertips with intuitive report authoring.  The free Desktop edition offers the following features:
  • Connect to cloud sources
  • 1 GB per user data capacity
  • Daily scheduled data refresh
  • 10K rows per hour streaming data

Tableau Public

Tableau Public is a streamlined visualization software that allows one to transform data into a wide range of customizable graphics.  Tableau made a decision to make premium edition FREE for all for everyone with impressive list of features:
  • Supports data sets up to 10 million rows
  • 10 GB per user data capacity
  • Ability to make the file private

MicroStrategy Desktop

Did you know that MicroStrategy offers free deskop version of its renowned data mining and analytical software for FREE?  The company claims that its software is more powerful than Tableau's premium edition with support for 70+ data sources in the market.

This is not a free trial.  It is in fact a fully functional free edition that are more than capable for most small BI departments.

Follow the link to learn more.

Qlik Sense Desktop

Another excellent choice for those looking for a powerful data visualization and analytics software that doesn't cost a penny is Qlik Sense Desktop.  This free edition can be paired with the company's free Cloud Basic account.
  • Unlimited Access
  • Supports sharing data and reports with up to 5 users
  • Access to Qlik Data Market Free