SPEX Help Center

X-ray spectral fitting package



How to install SPEX on your machine? This page explains the installation of SPEX for Linux and Mac OS X, both from binary files, the source code or using Docker.

Getting started

How to get started after installation? Take your first steps toward advanced spectral fitting with SPEX.

Reference Manual

All features of SPEX are documented in the SPEX reference manual. The manual can be browsed in HTML by clicking on the title above.

Analysis examples

The SPEX cookbook contains examples of how to analyse X-ray spectra with SPEX.

Python tools

We are developing a Python toolbox to use with SPEX. It contains modules to work with SPEX formatted data and user model interfaces.

The SPEX Reference Manual and SPEX Cookbook are also available in PDF format:

Reference Manual (PDF)   Cookbook (PDF)