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Finding Your Tableau Desktop/Prep Version and Build Number When The Application Does Not Launch


Published: 18 Mar 2021
Last Modified Date: 18 Mar 2021

Question

How to find the Tableau Desktop or Tableau Prep Builder version when the application does not launch for some reasons

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Windows
  • Mac

Answer

For Windows:
  1. Go to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features
  2. Scroll down the list to find the installed application starting with "T"
  3. Tableau Desktop or/and Tableau Prep Builder are shown with the major version and build number.

For Mac:
  1. From Finder, Go > Applications
  2. Scroll down the list to find the installed application starting with "T"
  3. Click Tableau Desktop or Tableau Prep Builder and press a space bar
  4. The version shows up. 
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