Origin vs. OriginPro

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OriginPro includes all of the features available in Origin. In addition OriginPro provides advanced analysis tools and Apps. The following tables summarize the key benefits of OriginPro by feature areas.

For a broad overview of the features in both products, please visit our Origin product page.

This information is also available as a PDF file  

Comparison of Origin and OriginPro

Curve Fitting

Curve FittingOriginOriginPro
Linear and Polynomial Fitting
Linear Regression
Linear Fit with X Error  
Confidence Ellipse for Linear Fit
Polynomial Regression
Multiple Linear Regression
Partial Leverage Plots in Multiple Regression
Residual Analysis
Nonlinear Fitting
Fitting Multiple Datasets
Built-in Fitting Function and User-Defined Fitting Function
Parameter Initialization and Derived Parameter Definition
Bounds and Constraints
Weighted Fitting
Fitting with Y Error
Fitting with X and Y Errors (Orthogonal Regression)  
Global Fit with Parameter Sharing
Fitting Replica Data
Residual Analysis
Fitting with Implicit Functions (Orthogonal Distance Regression)  
Fitting Comparison  
Fit and Rank Multiple Models  
Surface Fitting  


Peak Analysis

Peak AnalysisOriginOriginPro
Peak Analysis
Baseline Detection
Baseline Subtraction
Peak Finding
Peak Integration
Peak Fitting  
Fit Baseline with Peaks  
Fit Individual Peaks with Different Fitting Functions  
Batch Peak Analysis  



Descriptive Statistics
Basic Descriptive Statistics
1D and 2D Frequency Counts
Correlation Coefficient  
Partial Correlation Coefficient  
Cross Tabulation  
Discrete Frequency
Distribution Fit  
Normality Test (Shaprio-Wilk, Lilliefors, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Anderson-Darling, D'Agostino-K Squared, Chen-Shapiro)
Statistics Charts: HistogramBox ChartScatter MatrixQC ChartProbability PlotQ-Q Plot, and Pareto Chart
Grubbs Test and Q-test to Detect Outliers
Hypothesis Testing
One Sample and Two-Sample t-Test, Pair-Sample t-Test
Two Sample and Paired-Sample T-Test on Rows  
One Sample and Two Sample Hypothesis Tests for Variance  
One and Two-Proportion Test  
Analysis of Variance
One Way ANOVA, Two Way ANOVA
Three Way ANOVA  
ANOVA: Mean Comparison (Tukey, Bonferroni, Scheffe, Dunn-Sidak, Fisher LSD, Holm-Bonferroni, Holm-Sidak)
One Way and Two Way Repeated Measure ANOVA  
Nonparametric Tests
Sign Test  
Wilcoxon Test for One Sample and Paired Sample  
Two Sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test  
Mann-Whitney Test  
Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA  
Mood's Median Test  
Friedman ANOVA  
Multivariate Analysis
Principal Component Analysis  
Cluster Analysis  
Discrimininant Analysis  
Canonical Discriminant Analysis  
Partial Least Squares  
Survival Analysis
Kaplan-Meier Estimator  
Test Equality of Survival Functions (Log-Rank, Breslow and Tarone-Ware )  
Cox Proportional Hazard Model  
Weibull Fit  
Power and Sample Size
One, Two and Paired-Sample t-Test,One Way ANOVA, One and Two-Proportion Test, One and Two -Variance Test  
ROC Curve
ROC Curve  


Signal Analysis

Signal AnalysisOriginOriginPro
Smoothing and Filtering
Smoothing using Savitzky-Golay Filter, Adjacent Averaging, FFT Filter, Percentile Filter
FFT Filters: Low Pass, Low Pass Parabolic, High Pass, Band Pass, Band Block, and Threshold
IIR Filter Design  
Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
FFT with Basic Options
2D FFT and 2D IFFT Basic Filtering  
Short-Time Fourier Transform (STFT)  
Wavelet Analysis
Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT) and Inverse Discrete Wavelet Transform (IDWT)  
Wavelet Smoothing  
Wavelet DeNoising  
Continuous Wavelet Transform (CWT)  
Evaluation of Continuous Wavelet Function  
Convolution and Deconvolution
1D Correlation
2D Correlation  
Hilbert Transform  
Signal Envelope  
Signal Decimation  
Rise and Fall Time Analysis  



Simple Mathematics Operations
Simple Mathematics Operations on or Between Datasets
Set Cell, Column or Matrix Values by Using Mathematics Operations
Interpolation and Extrapolation
1D Interpolation and Extrapolation
Interpolation and Extrapolation of Y From X
Trace Interpolation on XY Data
Trace Interpolation on XYZ Data
2D Interpolation and Extrapolation
3D Interpolation
Differentiation and Integration
Numerical Differentiation
1D Numerical Integration
2D Volume Integration  
Area Calculation
Polygon Area
XYZ Surface Area  
Matrix Surface Area  
Average Multiple Curves
Inverse of a Matrix



Surface Integration Gadget  
Global Vertical Cursor Gadget Across Graphs
Intersect Gadget
Quick Sigmoidal Fit Gadget
Cluster Gadget  
Quick Peaks Gadget
Differentiate and Interpolate Gadget
Quick Fit Gadget
Rise Time Gadget  
Integrate, FFT and Statistics Gadget



Constrained Multiple Regression  
Polynomial Surface Fit  
Sequential Fit  
Piecewise Fit  
Enzyme Kinetics  
General Linear Regression  
Global Peak Fit  
Composite Spectrum Regression  
Cyclic Voltammetry  
Simple Fit
Compare Datasets
Compare Linear Fit Parameters and Datasets
Equation Solver  
ODE Solver
Curvature Radius
Onset Of Slope
Tafel Extrapolation
Distance Between Two Points
Level Crossing
Signal Processing
Simple pCLAMP Analyzer  
Time-Frequency Analysis  
Fourier Self-Deconvolution  
FFT Examiner  
White Noise
Simple Time Series Analysis  
Logistic Regression  
Principal Component Analysis for Spectroscopy  
Advanced Principal Component Analysis  
Hotelling's T-squared Test  
Monte Carlo Simulation  
Probability Distribution Calculator  
Gage Study  
Post-hoc Analysis for Nonparametric Tests  
Chi-Square Test  
Hurst Exponent
Graph Customization
Color Editor
Google Map Import
Maps Online
Import Shapefile
Colormap for Map Data
Layer Stack Manager
Means Plot  
Manhattan Plot for GWAS (Genome-Wide Association Studies)  
3D Confidence Ellipsoid  
Image Stack Profile  
Heat Map with Dendrogram  
Paired Comparison Plot
Kernel Density for Polar and Ternary
3D Stacked Histograms
3D Wall Profile
Plot Sub Matrix
Log Histogram
Zoomed Inset
Treemap Plot
Z Profiler
Volcano Plot
Polyline Profiles
Data Processing
Data Slicer
OPJ Searcher
Import and Export
Import Chem Data
Movie Creator
HDF5 Browser
Import Tektronix WFM Files
Agilent MS Reader
Send Graphs to Word

Note: New Apps are released frequently. Please visit originlab.com/Apps for the most up-to-date list.

Note: If you don't see features listed here, it means they exist in both regular and Pro.