In this article, we will learn How to Download and Install Tableau Public Desktop on Windows Machine?
Tableau desktop is available for Windows and Mac.
Following are some requirement to install Tableau Desktop free edition
You can install Tableau on Windows or later. For Mac users OSX 10.11 or later.
If you are using the Tableau Public Desktop, then you are only able to use the following limited data sources.
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To install tableau first we need to download it from Tableau.com. If you have the licensed for the Tableau’s product you can download and install it. We will use the free and trial version of Tableau desktop for this entire tutorial series. To download the free Tableau desktop visit @ https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/download
Provide your email to download the Tableau Public Desktop or Free edition
At the time of writing this article, we downloaded the Tableau version 2018.2.2. The version for you may be newer.
You can download an older version for Tableau from https://www.tableau.com/support/releases
Tableau Installation is very simple. You need to launch the installation and need to accept the terms and condition. The rest of the things will be handled by the installation. In our previous step, we downloaded the installation file. Next, we need to double click on the installer to launch the installation.
The installation step for both free and the trial is same. Except, for the trial you need to provide the registration information. Also, with the Tableau desktop trial, you can connect almost all the data sources.
If you are using the Tableau Desktop, then you may need to connect with a database server. We will use SQL Server Database for our tutorial videos. To connect with a database server, we need to download its driver first. Following are the steps to download any specific database server drivers:
As shown in the image, for SQL Server drivers will install automatically. So why the above steps. Just to demonstrate How to download and install drivers for your database server.
If you want to know How to Download and Install Tableau for Mac, please check this article.
We are done with the Tableau Desktop and Tableau Public Desktop Installation. In the next article, we will learn about the Tableau User Interface.
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