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X-13-Data

X-13-Data is a tool that can:

  • Convert data from Microsoft Excel to a text file in datevalue format that X-13ARIMA-SEATS can read.
  • Convert X-13ARIMA-SEATS output files in x12save format to a Microsoft Excel file.

The most recent release contains a redesigned user interface for converting X-13ARIMA-SEATS output to Microsoft Excel, allowing users to convert multiple output files into a single Excel file.

With this update, users will now be able to:

  • Convert multiple X-13ARIMA-SEATS output files to a single Microsoft Excel file.
  • Create worksheets organized by series or by file type.
  • Select file types by description or file extension.
  • Select series output to convert from a list of series or list of metafiles (text files often used in X-13ARIMA-SEATS containing a list of series).
  • Customize the order of the selection list of file types to make selecting frequently used file types easier.

X-13-Data now supports the following data frequencies for converting both from Excel to X-13ARIMA-SEATS and from X-13ARIMA-SEATS to Excel: annual, biannual, quarterly, bimonthly, and monthly.

This site contains distribution files and installation instructions below for Version 2.0 of X-13-Data, officially released in April 2015. Documentation for the program is also available.

Download Version 2.0 of X-13-Data

Contains all files for Version 2.0 of X-13-Data, all within a x13data subdirectory.
Last update: April 2, 2015

Documentation for X-13-Data.
Last update: April 2, 2015

Install X-13-Data

  1. Copy the zip file x13data_V2.0.zip to the C drive of your computer.
  2. Uncompress the file. X-13-Data will be stored in a x13data subdirectory.

Double click on X13Data.exe to launch.

System Requirements for X-13-Data

X-13-Data has been tested on Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8. To run the program, Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 must be installed on your computer. It can be downloaded at here.

X-13-Data also requires Microsoft Excel installed on your computer and has been tested with Microsoft Excel 2007 and Microsoft Excel 2010.

For more information on installing X-13-Data and links to the .NET Framework, access the Getting Started section of the X-13-Data Documentation.

Note that, if you have both programs, you will need to have both frameworks installed on your system. Most Windows users will already have them on the system.

X-13-Data Documentation

pdf PDF [<1.0 MB]

For support with X-13-Data, please contact Demetra Lytras:

Email: demetra.p.lytras@census.gov
Phone: (301) 763-7426

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