Free Spectrometry Software

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Built from the ground up to be the most effective tool for all of your spectrometry needs.

FREE download for Windows® and Mac® computers and free apps for iPad® and Android™ tablets.

The Spectrometry application provides support for experiments including, analysis of emission spectra, absorbance spectra of colored solutions and plant pigments, Beer’s law determination of unknown concentrations, and kinetics experiments. The learner-centered interface makes it easy for all levels of students and teachers to integrate spectrometry into the teaching and learning of physics, chemistry and biology.

Spectrometry screenshot

Windows Download

  • Filename: Spectrometry-
  • Filesize:   104 MB
  • Version: 2.2.1

Windows Download

Mac Download

  • Filename:Spectrometry_Mac-
  • Filesize:  23.3 MB
  • Version: 2.2.1

Mac Download

Free app for iPads and Android Tablets

The free apps may be downloaded directly from the App Store or Google Play respectively and update notifications will be sent directly to your device.

iPad app

Android App

Using Chromebooks?

Google has begun allowing Android apps (including our Spectrometry application) to run on a select (and growing) list of Chromebooks.

To see if your Chromebook is compatible and learn how to install the application on Chromebooks, please visit this page:

Spectrometry for Chromebooks

About this Download

This software allows students to measure intensity, absorbance, transmittance and fluorescence using either the PASCO Wireless Spectrometer or the legacy Amadeus or Red Tide spectrometers from Ocean Optics and supports both USB and BlueTooth™ connectivity.

Current Version:

Version 2.2.1 was released on 1/17/2019. It is a hotfix release that fixed an issue where Spectrometry showed clipped absorbance data when connected via USB but not when connected via Bluetooth. It also fixed an issue with Chrome OS v71 that caused Spectrometry to crash when a device was paired but not connected. Other known issues were fixed as well.

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Previous Versions:

Version 2.2.0 was released on 11/14/2018. It is a maintenance release that resolved multiple issues on Mac Mojave and fixes other known issues as well

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Version 2.1.0 was released on 6/26/2018. It is a feature release that provides support for the SPARK LX and SPARK LXi dataloggers, initializes the language to the system language on the first run and resolves some known issues.

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Version 2.0.1 was released on 10/19/2017. It is a maintenance release to fix specific issues. 

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Version 2.0.0 was released on 10/12/2017. It was a feature release that added the following new features:

  • Direct Wave Length Entry and Real-Time Digital Readout. Together these new features give the Wireless Spectrometer the same behavior as the Spectronic 20 while providing lots of additional features and functionality as well.
  • Upgraded user interface, including improved top navigation and new toolbar icons.
  • Support on select Chromebooks (see below for details)

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System Requirements

To run the latest version of Spectrometry

Windows 7 or higher (32-bit or 64-bit) Mac OS X v 10.7 or later
1 GHz Processor An Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or Xeon Processor
Graphics card with OpenGL 2.0 Support Graphics card with OpenGL 2.0 Support
100 MB available disk space 50 MB available disk space

1024 x 768 or greater resolution

1024 x 768 or greater resolution

User Guide

Download the User Guide for Spectrometry Software.