Rasch Measurement Analysis Software Directory

Computer programWebsite obtainable fromFree or paid?EstimationRasch models
Rasch Software: Paid (Commercial)
ConQuest 3 (Windows)shop.acer.edupaidMMLE, JMLE dichotomous, polytomous
Facets (Windows)www.winsteps.com/facets.htmpaidJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
RUMM2030 (Windows)www.rummlab.com.au
paidPMLE, WMLEdichotomous, polytomous
WINMIRA (Windows)winmira.von-davier.depaidCMLE dichotomous, polytomous
Winsteps (Windows)www.winsteps.com/winsteps.htmpaidJMLE, PROX dichotomous, polytomous
Xcalibre (Windows)www.assess.compaidEM dichotomous, polytomous
Logimo?paidCMLE (Log-linear) dichotomous
LPCM-WIN (Windows)?paidCMLEdichotomous, polytomous
Quest (Windows, old Macs) paidJMLEdichotomous, polytomous
RSP?paidCMLE, MMLEdichotomous
for demo: serial number is "demo"
paidNon-parametric dichotomous
Rasch Software: freeware
Bigsteps (MS-DOS Windows)www.winsteps.com/bigsteps.htmfreewareJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
ConstructMap (formerly GradeMap) (Windows & Mac)bearcenter.berkeley.edu/GradeMap/freewareMMLE (MLE, EAP, DPVM)dichotomous, polytomous
Facets-DOS (MS-DOS Windows)www.winsteps.com/facdos.htmfreewareJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
Ganz Rasch (Windows)www.ganzrasch.atfreewareCMLE, JMLE, PMLE, WLE, MinChi, PROXdichotomous
ICL (Windows, Mac, Linux), MAP, EAPdichotomous, polytomous
jMetrik (Windows, Mac OSX, Linux)www.itemanalysis.comfreewareJMLE. PROXdichotomous, polytomous
Minifac (Windows)www.winsteps.com/minifac.htmfreewareJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
Ministep (Windows)www.winsteps.com/ministep.htmfreewareJMLE, XMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
MULTIRA (in German, Windows)www.multira.de in German
www.multira.de in English
freewareCMLE, JMLE, WMLE dichotomous
OPLM (MS-DOS & Windows)norman.verhelst @ gmail.comfreeCMLE, MMLEdichotomous, polytomous
WinLLTM (Windows)www.cito.comfree?CMLEdichotomous
Bond&FoxSteps (Windows)On the CD-ROM with Bond & Fox "Applying the Rasch Model", 2nd EdnfreewareJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
Digram (Windows)?freewareCMLE (log-linear, graphical)dichotomous, polytomous
SALTUS (Windows)kdraney @ clink.berkeley.edufree?MMLE?
BICAL (MS-DOS Windows)installed on some mainframes-JMLE dichotomous
IRT programs with Rasch-like capability
BILOG-MG (Windows)www.ssicentral.com/irtpaidMMLEdichotomous
flexMIRT (Windows)www.vpgcentral.com/irt-software/paidvariousdichotomous, polytomous
PARSCALE (Windows)www.ssicentral.com/irtpaidMMLEdichotomous, polytomous
IRTPRO 2.1 (Windows)www.ssicentral.com/irtpaidMMLEdichotomous, polytomous
PARDUXG.R. Burket, www.ctb.com?MMLEdichotomous
RASCAL (Windows)(now incorporated into Xcalibre)paidJMLE dichotomous
See also software listing at: www.umass.edu
Software with some Rasch functionality
Damon (Python)www.pythiasconsulting.com
Analysis of multidimensional tabular datasets
open sourceALSdichotomous, polytomous
EQSIRT (Windows, Mac, Linux)www.mvsoft.com/eqsirt10.htmpaidMMLE, MCMCdichotomous, polytomous
ETIRM (Windows)www.smallwaters.com/software/cpp/etirm.htmlfreewareC++ functionsdichotomous, polytomous
flirt (MATLAB)faculty.psy.ohio-state.edu/jeon/free add-onsML+EMdichotomous + IRT models + multidimensional
Frank B. Baker & Seock-Ho Kim (Windows)Item Response Theory: Parameter Estimation Techniques, Second EditionCD-ROM in bookvariousdichotomous, polytomous
Frank B. BakerItem Response Theory: Parameter Estimation Techniques, First Editionfreewarevarious dichotomous
Latent GOLD (Windows)www.statisticalinnovations.compaidMMLERasch Mixture models: dichotomous, polytomous
LIBIRT (C++)libirt.sf.netfreewareMMLE etc.dichotomous
Mpluswww.statmodel.com/irtanalysis.shtmlincludedMLEdichotomous + IRT models
R CRAN Task View: Psychometric Models and Methodsfree add-onsvariousdichotomous, polytomous, continuous
eRm: Extended Rasch Modelingfree add-onsCMLEdichotomous, polytomous
ltm: Latent Trait Models under IRTfree add-onsMMLEdichotomous + IRT models
mixRasch: Mixture Rasch Models with JMLEfree add-onsJMLEdichotomous, polytomous, mixture
pairwise: Rasch Model Parameters by Pairwise Algorithmfree add-onsPMLEdichotomous, polytomous
sirt: Supplementary Item Response Theory Modelsfree add-onsPMLE etc.dichotomous, polytomous
TAM: Test Analysis Modulesfree add-onsJMLE, MMLEdichotomous, polytomous, multifacets and more
R Snippets for IRT: WrightMapfree add-onsgraphingdichotomous, polytomous, multidimensional
RaschFit (SAS)RaschFit.sas downloadfree SAS macro to compute expected scores, residuals and mean-square fit statistics using response data and parameter estimatesany dichotomous, polytomous
RASCHTEST (STATA)pro-online.univ-nantes.fr free add-onsCMLE, MMLE, GEE dichotomous, etc.
STATA, S-PLUS, R, etc.
free add-ons ? ?
SAS PROCspublicifsv.sund.ku.dk/~kach/free add-onsCMLE, MMLEpolytomous, longitudinal
STATAwww.stata.com/support/faqs/statistics/rasch-model/-CMLE, Bayesian dichotomous
Rasch demonstration software
Mark Moulton (Windows)Excel Spreadsheet (dichotomous)freewareJMLEdichotomous
John M. Linacre (Windows)Excel Spreadsheet (polytomous)freewareJMLEpolytomous
Simulation software
WinGen (Windows)www.hantest.net/wingenfreeware  dichotomous, polytomous
WINIRT (Windows)Hua Fang, George A. Johanson, Ohio Universityfreeware  dichotomous
IRT-Labwww.education.miami.edu/facultysites/penfield/freeware various
Rasch unfolding software
Please notify us of corrections or other Rasch software using the comment form below.
CMLE = Conditional Maximum Likelihood Estimation, JMLE = Joint MLE, MMLE = Marginal MLE, PMLE = Pairwise MLE, WMLE = Warm's Mean LE, PROX = Normal Approximation

Rasch Publications
Rasch Measurement Transactions (free, online) Rasch Measurement research papers (free, online) Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Applying the Rasch Model 3rd. Ed., Bond & Fox Best Test Design, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis, Wright & Masters Introduction to Rasch Measurement, E. Smith & R. Smith Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement, Thomas Eckes Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, George Engelhard, Jr. Statistical Analyses for Language Testers, Rita Green
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Journal of Applied Measurement Rasch models for measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences, Boone, Stave, Yale
in Spanish: Análisis de Rasch para todos, Agustín Tristán Mediciones, Posicionamientos y Diagnósticos Competitivos, Juan Ramón Oreja Rodríguez

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