Reading IBM SPSS Statistics Data Files

IBM® SPSS® Statistics data files, which have a .sav file extension, contain your saved data.

  1. From the menus choose:

    File > Open > Data...

  2. Browse to and open demo.sav. See the topic Sample Files for more information.

The data are now displayed in the Data Editor.

Figure 1. Opened data file
The Data Editor displaying the data from demo.sav.