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Answer questions as fast as you can think of them with Desktop

Tableau Desktop is data analysis that keeps you in the flow. It’s easy to learn, easy to use, and 10-100x faster than existing solutions. It’s built on breakthrough technology that translates pictures of data into optimized database queries. Use your natural ability to see patterns, identify trends and discover visual insights in seconds. No wizards, no scripts.


Discover insights at the speed of thought

Connect to your data and perform queries without writing a single line of code. Stay in the flow as you shift between views with drag-and-drop technology. Whether you measure your data in petabytes stored in the cloud or in billions of rows, Tableau is built to work as fast as you do. It’s self-service analytics, for everyone. Download a free trial and get more results with less effort.


Get to your data, live or in-memory, in seconds

Connect directly to your data for live, up-to-date data analysis that taps into the power of your data warehouse. Or extract data into Tableau’s blazing fast data engine and take advantage of breakthrough in-memory architecture. Or do both, for 2, 3, or even 10 different data sources and blend them all together. It’s up to you and your data.


Share your insights with beautiful dashboards

Drive decisions using data. Combine multiple views into interactive dashboards. Highlight and filter data to show relationships. String together specific insights into a guided story to explain the ‘why’ behind your data. Share content using the web-based Tableau Server or Tableau Online. Build a data-driven culture.

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Features that are intuitive and powerful:

  • Visual Analysis in a Click

Powerful analytical tools—at your fingertips. Filter data dynamically, split trends across different categories or run an in-depth cohort analysis. Double-click geographic fields to put data on an interactive map. All without writing a single line of code.

  • Metadata Management

Make better sense of your available data—quickly and easily. Rename fields and modify number formats. Split your data into multiple fields or combine fields into groups. Create subsets of your data by simply selecting groups of points. Use those sets to filter other views. Now it’s easy for you to make your data understandable to everyone.

  • Data Engine

When you want to take data offline or bring it in-memory, Tableau’s Data Engine lets you extract data for ad hoc analysis of massive data in seconds. It combines advances in database and computer graphics technology to make even huge datasets possible to analyse on a laptop or mobile device.

  • Deep Statistics

Go deeper into your data with new calculations on existing data. Drag reference lines and forecasts, build box plots and see statistical summaries of your data. Experiment with trend analyses, regressions, correlations, and much more. PhD not required.

  • Best Practices Built In

You get the benefit of years of research on the best ways to represent data, built right into your workflow. Optimized colour schemes, automatic chart types and elegant design. Communicate insight in the most effective way, automatically.

  • Mapping

Beautiful, interactive maps are key to understanding place. Double-click geographic fields to put data on a map. Pan, zoom, filter or search to focus on your insights. And with detailed map data worldwide, you can answer questions, whether you are working with Australian postcodes or Brazilian municipalities.