Rasch Measurement Analysis Software Directory

Computer programWebsite obtainable fromFree or paid?EstimationRasch models
Rasch Software: Paid (Commercial)
ConQuest 4 (Windows)www.acer.edu.au/conquestpaidMMLE, JMLEdichotomous, polytomous, multidimensional, IRT
Facets (Windows)www.winsteps.com/facets.htmpaidJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
RUMM2030 (Windows)www.rummlab.com.au
paidPMLE, WMLEdichotomous, polytomous
WINMIRA (Windows)winmira.von-davier.depaidCMLEdichotomous, polytomous
Winsteps (Windows)www.winsteps.com/winsteps.htmpaidJMLE, PROXdichotomous, polytomous
Xcalibre (Windows)www.assess.compaidEMdichotomous, 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"
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, WMLEdichotomous
OPLM (MS-DOS & Windows)norman.verhelst @ gmail.comfreeCMLE, MMLEdichotomous, polytomous
Quest (Windows)www.acer.edu.au/conquestfreeJMLEdichotomous, polytomous
WinLLTM (Windows)www.cito.comfree?CMLEdichotomous
Bond&FoxSteps (Windows)Software for Bond & Fox "Applying the Rasch Model"freewareJMLE, 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-JMLEdichotomous
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)paidJMLEdichotomous
See also software listing at: www.umass.edu
Software with some Rasch functionality
Bayesian Regression (Windows)georgek.people.uic.edu/BayesSoftware.html
(George Karabatsos)
freeware Bayesian posterior estimation via Monte Carlo methods (e.g., MCMC) Bayesian nonparametric (infinite-) mixture, standard normal mixture, dichotomous, polytomous, unidimensional, multidimensional, multi-level, FACETS-type
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 Editionfreewarevariousdichotomous
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
immer: Item Response Models for Multiple Ratingsfree add-onsCMLE, HRM, Facets-wrapperdichotomous, 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 estimatesanydichotomous, polytomous
RASCHTEST (STATA)pro-online.univ-nantes.frfree add-onsCMLE, MMLE, GEEdichotomous, 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, Bayesiandichotomous
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

Coming Rasch-related Events
Feb 26 - June, 2018Online Advanced course in Rasch Measurement Theory (D.Andrich), University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, http://www.education.uwa.edu.au/ppl/courses
March 23, 2018, Fri.12th Annual UK Rasch User Group Meeting, Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, www.rasch.org.uk
April 10-12, 2018, Tues.-Thurs. Rasch Conference: IOMW, New York, NY, www.iomw.org
April 13-17, 2018, Fri.-Tues. AERA, New York, NY, www.aera.net
May 22 - 24, 2018, Tues.-Thur. EALTA 2018 pre-conference workshop (Introduction to Rasch measurement using WINSTEPS and FACETS, Thomas Eckes & Frank Weiss-Motz), https://ealta2018.testdaf.de
May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 27 - 29, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Measurement at the Crossroads: History, philosophy and sociology of measurement, Paris, France., https://measurement2018.sciencesconf.org
June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
July 25 - July 27, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Pacific-Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS), (Preconference workshops July 23-24, 2018) Fudan University, Shanghai, China "Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and across the Human Sciences", www.promsociety.org
July 29 - August 4, 2018 Vth International Summer School `Applied Psychometrics in Psychology and Education`, Institute of Education at the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia, https://ioe.hse.ru/en/announcements/215681182.html
Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Sept. 3 - 6, 2018, Mon.-Thurs. IMEKO World Congress, Belfast, Northern Ireland, www.imeko2018.org
Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com