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X-12-ARIMA Seasonal Adjustment Program

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X-12-ARIMA Version 0.3 Download Page -
PC (Windows®) Version

This page contains links to files associated with Version 0.3 of the Final X-12-ARIMA seasonal adjustment program for Windows® PC computers.

The most recent release of this program is Build 192.

This program can be run in a command window or through our Windows interface. Win X-12 is available for downloading on this website.

This version of X-12-ARIMA can run on all versions of Windows later than Windows 95 and up to Windows 7.

Installation instructions are also available on this page.

Note that the X-12-ARIMA software is distributed using ZIP compressed files. A separate utility that can extract ZIP files is required if your operating system (versions of Windows® before Windows 2000) does not provide one, such as the ZIP Reader from PKWARE® Link to a non-federal Web site


Combined X-12-ARIMA archives

omegav03all.zip
Contains a subdirectory named x12a with the following contents:

  • programs x12a.exe (the X-12-ARIMA executable), cnvout2html.exe (which converts X-12-ARIMA output files into accessible HTML), and cnvout2xhtml.exe (which converts X-12-ARIMA output files into accessible XHTML),
  • a sample input file named testairline.spc,
  • the Reference Manual, PC Quick Reference, and documentation for the output conversion utilities in a subdirectory named docs,
  • and two Icon programs to assist users of X-12-ARIMA in a subdirectory named tools: genhol.exe (which generates user-defined regressors for moving holidays) and x12diag03.exe (which produces a summary of the seasonal adjustment diagnostics produced by X-12-ARIMA), along with their documentation.

(about 4.0 Meg)
Last update: March 4, 2011

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X-12-ARIMA Version 0.3 Program Archives

omegav03.zip
Contains x12a.exe, the X-12-ARIMA executable, along with testairline.spc, a sample input specification file. (about 821K)
Last update: March 4, 2011

omega64v03.zip
Contains x12a64.exe, the X-12-ARIMA executable for 64-bit processors, along with testairline.spc, a sample input specification file. (about 822K)
Last update: March 4, 2011

itoolsv03.zip
Contains four Icon programs to assist users of X-12-ARIMA, in a subdirectory named tools:

  • cnvout2html.exe (which converts X-12-ARIMA output files generated using the -a runtime flag into accessible HTML),
  • cnvout2xhtml.exe (which converts X-12-ARIMA output files generated using the -a runtime flag into accessible XHTML),
  • genhol.exe (which generates user-defined regressors for moving holidays), and
  • x12diag03.exe (which produces a summary of the seasonal adjustment diagnostics produced by X-12-ARIMA).

Documentation for the four programs (in cnvout2html.html, cnvout2xhtml.html, genhol.html, and x12diag03.html, respectively) is provided. (about 1.55 Meg)
Last update: March 4, 2011

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X-12-ARIMA Documentation Files

docsv03.zip
A compressed archive that contains two PDF documents, stored in a subdirectory named doc:

  • x12adocV03.pdf PDF, the Reference Manual for Version 0.3 of X-12-ARIMA and
  • qref03dos.pdf PDF, the Quick Reference for Version 0.3 of X-12-ARIMA.

(about 1.41 Meg)
Last update: March 4, 2011

x12adocV03.pdf PDF
The Reference Manual for Version 0.3 of X-12-ARIMA. (about 1.66 Meg)
Last update: March 4, 2011

qref03pc.pdf PDF
The PC Version of the Quick Reference for Version 0.3 of X-12-ARIMA, a brief summary of the X-12-ARIMA input specifications. (about 200K)
Last update: March 4, 2011

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Installation Instructions

  • Copy the zip file omegav03all.zip (or omegav03.zip, if you only want the program) to the drive where you want to install X-12-ARIMA.
  • Uncompress the file - the program will be stored within the x12a subdirectory.

To install the Icon programs,

  • copy the zip file itoolsv03.zip into the same folder as the omegav03.zip file.
  • Uncompress the file - the utilities will be stored within the tools subdirectory.

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Previous Version (Build 188 of X-12-ARIMA)

x12ab188.zip
Contains a subdirectory named x12ab188 with the following contents:

  • programs x12a.exe (the X-12-ARIMA executable), cnvout2html.exe (which converts X-12-ARIMA output files into accessible HTML),
  • a sample input file named airline.spc (a sample input specification file),
  • The Reference Manual, PC Quick Reference, and documentation for the output conversion utilities in a subdirectory named docs, and
  • an Icon program to assist users of X-12-ARIMA in a subdirectory named tools: x12diag03.exe (which produces a summary of the seasonal adjustment diagnostics produced by X-12-ARIMA), along with its documentation.

(about 2.99 Meg)
Last update: March 4, 2011

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Other Files

changes.txt
A summary of the new features, changes, and bug fixes introduced with each version of Final X-12-ARIMA up through version 0.2.10.(about 27K)
Last update: June 2002.

Release Notes for Version 0.3 of X-12-ARIMA PDF, by Brian C. Monsell
This paper gives details of the changes between version 0.2.10 and Build 188 of Version 0.3. (about 573K)
Last modified: March 9, 2007

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Support

Questions or comments can be directed to Brian C. Monsell.

email: brian.c.monsell@census.gov or x12@census.gov

Phone: 301-763-1721 (or 301-763-1649)

FAX: 301-763-8399

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for Statistical Research and Methodology | (301) 763-1649 (or x12@census.gov) |  Last Revised: September 20, 2013