In this article, we will show you how to Download and Install Tableau Desktop (irrespective of the version) with screenshots. Installing Tableau Desktop includes following steps. So, Please follow the steps as we mentioned below
Steps to Download and install Tableau Desktop
The following are the steps involved in downloading and installing Tableau Desktop. And it will be the same for Mac users also.
Download Tableau Desktop
Tableau provides a 14-days trial version of Tableau desktop. You can use the same and practice it on your own. To download Tableau Desktop, first Go to the official tableau website by clicking this link Download Link.
The below screenshot will show you the Downloads page from the official website. Please provide a Valid Email ID to download the Desktop
If you are a Student (Holding valid Student ID), then you can download the Tableau for Students, and licence valid for one year.
To download Tableau for students, click this link Download Link. The below screenshot shows you the Downloads page. Please click on the Get Tableau For Free button
Clicking the Get Tableau For Free button will show you the following form. Please fill your details and then upload your ID card. Next, allow some time for the tableau team to verify your details. Once your ID is confirmed, the Tableau team sends you the Licence Key, which is valid for One Year.
Install Tableau Desktop
To install Tableau desktop, please navigate your file system to the Tableau Software that we downloaded previously. Next, and click on the application.
Once you click on the application, the below-shown window will open. It is Security warning, and it may appeal if you have any security measures otherwise, skip to next step
The first page of installing Tableau desktop is a Welcome page. Please check-mark the I have read and accept the terms of the license agreement option and click the Install button
Wait until the Tableau desktop installation completed.
Wait till the Tableau registration window is opens.
Here you have to register your details.
If you have the Tableau Licence Key, then click on the Activate Tableau hyperlink from the above screenshot. Click the link will open the following window. Please provide the Licence Key and click Activate.
Tableau Desktop automatically opens after finishing the installation