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NEWS: The SciMAT associated article has been accepted in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Please, if you use SciMAT, cite it as: M.J. Cobo, A.G. López-Herrera, E. Herrera-Viedma and F. Herrera, SciMAT: A new Science Mapping Analysis Software Tool. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63:8 (2012) 1609-1630 doi: 10.1002/asi.22688pdf icon.

SciMAT has been developed using Java as programing language, so it run in the majority of the Operative System (Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc.) and plataforms. To run SciMAT, version 8 of Java has to be installed in the system. If you do not have Java installed or you have an early version, you can freely download it from

To run SciMAT v1.1.04, unpack this zip file and execute the SciMAT jar file.

Also, we provide specific exectuable version for Windows and Mac. To run this, just unpack one of the following files, and then double click on .app (osX) or .exe (Windows)

The user-guide can be downloaded here.

NOTE: We are developing the user guide of the new SciMAT version. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any question about SciMAT, please contact with M.J. Cobo

Furthermore, the SciMAT source code can be downloaded, and modified according to the GPLv3 license.

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