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NVivo

Developer: QSR International

Latest Release: NVivo 12 (April 2018)

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS

NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It lets you collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audio - and now NVivo 12 is highly intuitive and more customizable than ever before, so you can get on with exploring your data, not learning software.

What is NVivo?

Our world is exploding with data – text, videos, social media and more. Making sense of it without the right research tools is like looking for a needle in a haystack. See the big picture fast with NVivo 12 – the most powerful software for gaining richer insights from qualitative and mixed-methods data.

Store and organize

Store and sort all your data in one platform, from quantifiable demographic information to qualitative open-ended questions and interviews.

Categorize and analyze

Use powerful tools to categorize and classify your data. Automatically sort sentiment, themes and attributes in seconds. Quickly exchange data with SPSS for further statistical analysis.

Visualize and discover

Easily cross tabulate mixed methods data and visualize the results to brainstorm and map ideas, explore connections between project items and discover new paths of investigation.

Purpose-built for qualitative and mixed methods research

The last decade has seen a revolution in the ease of accessing digital data, from social media to digitalized libraries, big data, bio-data and more. While collecting data has never been easier, the bigger challenge is bringing it all together in a meaningful way. With data spread across so many different formats, finding connections can be extremely difficult and time consuming without the right tools.

NVivo gives you a place to organize, store and retrieve your data so you can work more efficiently, save time and rigorously back up findings with evidence. Import data from virtually any source –text, audio, video, emails, images, spreadsheets, online surveys, social and web content and more.With advanced data management, query and visualization tools, NVivo lets you ask complex questions of your data so you can discover more.

What does NVivo help you achieve?

Individuals use NVivo for:

  • Spend more time on analysis and discovery, not administrative tasks.
  • Work systematically and ensure you don’t miss anything in your data.
  • Interrogate your information and uncover subtle connections in ways that simply aren’t possible manually.
  • Rigorously justify your findings with evidence.
  • Manage all your material in one project file.
  • Easily work with material in your own language.
  • Effortlessly share your work with others.

Organisations use NVivo for:

  • Get the most out of your data – from customer and employee feedback to information about product performance – to make new discoveries and ultimately, better decisions.
  • Easily manage your information and enhance your internal workflow and reporting processes.
  • Deliver quality outputs backed by a transparent discovery and analysis process.
  • Justify decision making with sound findings and evidence-based recommendations.
  • Revisit data easily – build up the big picture over time.
  • Increase productivity and reduce project timeframes.

Discover how NVivo could support you

Your project

Everyone’s project is unique. Your information could come in many formats and languages, and you may be working alone, with a supervisor or as part of a team. Whatever your data, whatever your working arrangement, NVivo lets you work your way.

Your approach

You might use a specific research methodology or process, or you may have your own unique approach. You may want to take a high level view, or explore the subtlest themes in the detail. Regardless of your approach, NVivo has the flexibility to help.

Your workspace

NVivo’s workspace is designed using Microsoft user interface guidelines, so it looks familiar and is easy to use. There’s also a range of resources to get you started and keep you on track. From video tutorials to guides and online help - you’ll be up and running in no time.

Work with your information

NVivo handles virtually any data, including Word documents, PDFs, audio files, database tables, spreadsheets, videos, pictures and web data. And you can interchange information between NVivo and other applications like Microsoft Word and Excel, IBM SPSS Statistics, SurveyMonkey, Mendeley, Evernote and EndNote.

Analysing a survey that has open ended responses? Use NVivo to explore this sort of data. NVivo can easily work alongside statistical packages – so you get a complete view of what the data is telling you.

Make sense of your information

NVivo’s powerful query tools let you uncover subtle trends, and automated analysis features let you sit up above your data and drill down into it. For example, search for an exact word or words that are similar in meaning to quickly test theories or to direct you to the areas that need further analysis. This can be helpful when you’re working with lots of data.

Prefer pictures to words? With NVivo you can display connections, ideas and findings using visualisation tools such as charts, maps and models. What’s more, you can easily view the live data behind them.

Share and present your findings

Want to share your findings with others? Your conclusions, query results, models and charts can all be exported or simply copied and pasted into reports and presentations. NVivo also lets you export your findings as web pages, so you can share files and findings with clients or colleagues who don’t have NVivo.

DISCOVER THE NVIVO SUITE

Flexible solutions to meet your specific needs. 

Connecting the dots in your data is faster, easier and more efficient with NVivo. More than just a tool for organizing and managing data, NVivo helps you think differently about your research, uncover more and back it all up with rigorous evidence.

NVivo Pro

Supports the widest range of data sources. Ask complex questions of your data with advanced data management, query and visualization tools.

NVivo Plus

All the functionality of NVivo Pro plus powerful social network and research automation tools for deeper understanding of social themes and sentiments.

NVivo for Mac

Built specifically by our dedicated Mac developers, NVivo for Mac is the best native Mac application for complex research, including analyzing any part of a PDF.

NVivo for Teams

For streamlined, secure research collaboration by teams of all sizes. Ideal for complex research projects with larger volumes of data.

NVivo for Mac NVivo Starter for Windows NVivo Pro for Windows NVivo Plus for Windows NVivo for Teams
Advanced qualitative research software - as a native Mac application. Powerful analysis of text based data. More data types, more complex analysis. Reach findings faster, analyze networks. Streamlined, secure, research collaboration.
Import and analyze documents, images, PDFs, audio, video, spreadsheets, web pages, and Twitter and Facebook data

Theme, case and in-vivo coding

Review coding with coding stripes and highlights

Import and create transcripts

Autocode datasets

Memos and annotations

Matrix coding, coding, word frequency and text search queries

Word trees and word clouds

Export and share items

Work with data in virtually any language
Import and analyze text

Theme, case and in-vivo coding

Review coding with coding stripes and highlights

Text search, word frequency and coding queries

Charts, word clouds, word trees, explore and comparison diagrams

Import articles from reference management software

Import from note-taking software

Import notes directly from Evernote

Memos and annotations

Connect to NVivo for Teams

Export and share items

Work with data in virtually any language
Get all the features in NVivo Starter AND

Import and analyze images, video, spreadsheets, online surveys, web data and information from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Relationship coding

Autocode by structure

Merge projects

Matrix coding and coding comparison queries

Import directly from SurveyMonkey

Import, create or order NVivo-ready transcripts

Framework analysis

Tree maps, geovisualizations, cluster analysis, project, concept and mind maps

Import references from reference management software

Access NVivo for Mac at no extra cost
Get all the features in NVivo Pro AND

Social network analysis

Network sociograms

Network metrics

Automated insights

Pattern based autocoding
Streamlined, secure, research collaboration
          
Connect from NVivo for Windows

On-premise installation

Real time collaboration

Role based permissions

Secure, centralized data storage and back up

Work with greater volume of data sources
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The Latest NVivo 12 features

NVivo 12 is highly intuitive and more customizable than ever before, so you can get on with exploring your data, not learning software.

With enhanced support for mixed-methods data, an easier-to-useinterface and a redesigned experience, NVivo 12 helps you find more connections in your data than ever before.

Better support for mixed methods:

NVivo has always supported mixed methods research. Crosstabs provides new support for mixed methods by enabling the analysis ofthemes by one or two attributes, like age or occupation, or by cases.

Quickly exchange data with SPSS:

Totals are automatically calculated and the results can be saved as an SPSS file (.sav) for further statistical analysis. Using quantitativemeasures to support your qualitative analysis has never been easier.

Look through different lenses

Easily visualize and understand cross tabulated data, and create a snapshot that can guide writing up findings.

Easier, redesigned Windows navigation:

Easily explore your data with commonly used commands at the front of the ribbon, simplified default tabs and new contextual tabs that show options relevant to what you’re working on.

Customize your view for quick access:

Take control and pin your frequently used folders and items in navigation view for quick access to what you need.

NVIVO 12 (Windows)

NVivo 12 for Windows delivers powerful, time-saving tools that help you ask questions of your data in a more efficient way. Store all your data in one place and begin exploring themes from the moment you start your project. Available as NVivo 12 Pro, Plus or Teams, there’s an edition to suit your research needs.

Access the widest data support

Import text, images, video, audio, emails, spreadsheets, online surveys, web and social media data in virtually any language. Only NVivo lets you collect data from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as rich data sets so you can access comments as well as data like demographics and locations.

Organize information automatically

Pin your frequently used folders and items in navigation view for quick access to what you need. Store your thinking in memos for faster, more transparent and reliable reporting. Use annotations to make notes as you work so you don’t lose ideas you might want to explore later.

Analyze data more rigorously

Use crosstabs to analyze themes by one or two attributes – like age or occupation – or by cases for enhanced mixed methods research. Build powerful queries based on attributes like demographic data. Quickly exchange data with SPSS for further statistical analysis.

Ask questions of your data

Use queries to ask complex questions and identify new meaning in your data. Test ideas, explore patterns and see connections between themes, topics, people and places. Look for emerging themes, find words and discover concepts using text search and word frequency queries.

Visualize your research

Visualize your data with the most comprehensive range of visualizations: charts, mind maps, word clouds, explore, comparison diagrams and many more. When you’re ready to share your findings, it’s easy to export your visualizations into reports and presentations.

Import and share your findings

Import SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics surveys directly into NVivo. Import and share information from Microsoft Excel, IBM SPSS Statistics and reference management software. Order transcripts from NVivo which then syncs with your other data. Import notes collected on-the-go from Evernote and OneNote.

Only available in NVivo Plus

Automate coding

Save time by automatically grouping information such as themes and positive or negative sentiments from large volumes of text in minutes. Develop preliminary results at the start of a project, or validate your thinking as you work. Teach NVivo how to code your data using pattern-based auto coding to automatically categorize and classify data.

Analyze social networks

Discover influencers and opinion leaders and study the information flow using Social Network Analysis. Automatically create sociogram visualizations to see network relationships and interactions, and use metrics to discover critical network roles like influencers, connectors and brokers. See who’s tweeting and re-tweeting who.

Enhanced data visualization

Visualize how a particular central person is connected to other people, and how those people are connected to each other with egocentric sociograms. See the connections between a group of people with network sociograms. Also visualize Twitter datasets to see the network of Twitter users and how they are connected with social media sociograms.

NVivo 12 Pro

No matter how you collect your data, NVivo 12 Pro for Windows has you covered. Import, manage and analyze text, audio, video, emails, images, spreadsheets, online surveys, web content and social media. With advanced data management, query and visualization tools, go exploring with NVivo.

Easy to learn and use

Only see tabs and commands when you need them using our redesigned navigation toolbar. Easily group project items according to research tasks using the Navigation View. Thanks to a streamlined layout, classifying your data and working with cases has never been easier.

Organize information automatically

Pin your frequently used folders and items in navigation view for quick access to what you need. Store your thinking in memos for faster, more transparent and reliable reporting. Use annotations to make notes as you work so you don’t lose ideas you might want to explore later.

Enhance your mixed methods analysis

Use crosstabs to analyze themes by one or two attributes – like age or occupation – or by cases for enhanced mixed methods research. Totals are automatically calculated and the results can be saved as a SPSS file (.sav) for further statistical analysis.

Ask questions of your data

Use queries to ask complex questions and identify new meaning in your data. Test ideas, explore patterns and see connections between themes, topics, people and places. Look for emerging themes, find words and discover concepts using text search and word frequency queries.

Visualize your research

Visualize your data with the most comprehensive range of visualizations: charts, mind maps, word clouds, explore, comparison diagrams and many more. When you’re ready to share your findings, it’s easy to export your visualizations into reports and presentations.

Import and share your findings

Import SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics surveys directly into NVivo. Import and share information from Microsoft Excel, IBM SPSS Statistics and reference management software. Order transcripts from NVivo which then sync with your other data. Import notes collected on-the-go from Evernote and OneNote.

NVivo 12 Plus

NVivo 12 Plus for Windows offers all the functionality of NVivo 12 Pro for Windows plus innovative social network analysis and automation tools. Now with enhanced support for mixed-methods data, faster loading times and easier navigation, NVivo 12 Plus can help you unlock new insights in minutes.

Easy to learn and use

Only see tabs and commands when you need them using our redesigned navigation toolbar. Easily group project items according to research tasks using the Navigation View. Thanks to a streamlined layout, classifying your data and working with cases has never been easier.

Organize information automatically

Pin your frequently used folders and items in navigation view for quick access to what you need. Store your thinking in memos for faster, more transparent and reliable reporting. Use annotations to make notes as you work so you don’t lose ideas you might want to explore later.

Enhance your mixed methods analysis

Use crosstabs to analyze themes by one or two attributes – like age or occupation – or by cases for enhanced mixed methods research. Totals are automatically calculated and the results can be saved as a SPSS file (.sav) for further statistical analysis.

Ask questions of your data

Use queries to ask complex questions and identify new meaning in your data. Test ideas, explore patterns and see connections between themes, topics, people and places. Look for emerging themes, find words and discover concepts using text search and word frequency queries.

Visualize your research

Visualize your data with the most comprehensive range of visualizations: charts, mind maps, word clouds, explore, comparison diagrams and many more. When you’re ready to share your findings, it’s easy to export your visualizations into reports and presentations.

Import and share your findings

Import SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics surveys directly into NVivo. Import and share information from Microsoft Excel, IBM SPSS Statistics and reference management software. Order transcripts from NVivo which then sync with your other data. Import notes collected on-the-go from Evernote and OneNote.

Automate coding

Save time by automatically grouping information such as themes and positive or negative sentiment from large volumes of text in minutes. Develop preliminary results at the start of a project, or validate your thinking as you work. Teach NVivo how to code your data using pattern-based auto coding to automatically categorize and classify data.

Analyze social networks

Discover influencers and opinion leaders and study the information flow using Social Network Analysis. Automatically create sociogram visualizations to see network relationships and interactions, and use metrics to discover critical network roles like influencers, connectors and brokers. See who’s tweeting and re-tweeting who.

Enhanced data visualization

Visualize how a particular central person is connected to other people, and how those people are connected to each other with egocentric sociograms. See the connections, or lack of connections between a group of people with network sociograms. And visualize Twitter datasets to see networks of Twitter users and how they are connected with social media sociograms.

NVivo 12 Mac

Built specifically for Mac users, NVivo 12 Mac is the best native Mac application for qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis. If you need to unlock insights from large volumes of research data, discover the new features in NVivo 12 Mac.

Easy to learn and use

Get started on your analysis straight away with improved loading times. Say goodbye to toe-tapping while you wait for your project to load. Thanks to a streamlined layout, classifying your data and working with cases has never been easier.

Share progress in a snap

Automatically create a codebook based on your codes and their descriptions, ensuring coding consistency for you or your team. Then in just a few clicks export your codebook to share, allowing others to easily review your progress and structure.

Code your way

Use new region coding to code your PDF based data. Import scanned newspapers, scripts and other data and then code any part of the PDF, including charts, handwritten notes and tables or convert words in a scanned PDF into codable text. Then query your region and text coding and incorporate it into visualizations.

Ask questions of your data

Use queries to ask complex questions and identify new meaning in your data. Test ideas, explore patterns and see connections between themes, topics, people and places. Look for emerging themes, find words and discover concepts using text search and word frequency queries.

Visualize your research

Visualize your data with the most comprehensive range of visualizations: charts, mind maps, word clouds, explore, comparison diagrams and many more. When you’re ready to share your findings, it’s easy to export your visualizations into reports and presentations.

Enhance your mixed methods analysis

Use crosstabs to analyze themes by one or two attributes – like age or occupation – or by cases for enhanced mixed methods research. Totals are automatically calculated and the results can be saved as a SPSS file (.sav) for further statistical analysis.

NVivo 11 Plus for Windows Software

System Requirements

NVivo for Mac

  Minimum Recommended
Processor Mac computer with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor Mac computer with an Intel Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor
Memory 2 GB of RAM (as defined by the Mac OS X Mavericks minimum requirements) 4 GB RAM
Display 1280 x 800 screen resolution 1440 x 900 screen resolution or higher
Operating system Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later
Hard disk Approximately 2 GB of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data) Approximately 4 GB SSD of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data)
Browser   Google Chrome 44 or later
Other   Internet connection

NVivo for Windows

  Minimum Recommended
Processor 1.2 GHz single-core processor (32-bit) 1.4 GHz single-core processor (64-bit) 2.0 GHz dual-core processor or faster
Memory 2 GB RAM or more 4 GB RAM or more
Display 1024 x 768 screen resolution 1680 x 1050 screen resolution or higher
Operating system Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows 7 or later
Hard disk Approximately 5 GB of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data) Approximately 8 GB of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data)
Browser   Internet Explorer 8 or later
Google Chrome 44 or later
Other   Internet connection

NVivo for Windows is designed to operate natively on Microsoft Windows. If you're running the software on a virtual platform on a Mac, these system requirements may not apply.
 

NVivo for Teams

  Minimum Recommended
Processor 1.2 GHz Pentium III-compatible processor (32-bit) or 1.4 GHz Pentium 4 - compatible processor (64-bit) 2.0 GHz Pentium 4-compatible processor or faster
Memory 2 GB of RAM 4 GB RAM
Display 1280 x 800 screen resolution 1440 x 900 screen resolution or higher
Operating system Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit) (Web editions of Windows Server are not supported). Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later (32-bit or 64-bit) (Web editions of Windows Server are not supported).
Hard disk Approximately 10 GB of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data). Approximately 25 GB of available hard-disk space (additional hard-disk space may be required for NVivo project data).
CPU Intel x86-compatible (32-bit) processors and Intel x64-compatible (64-bit) processors are supported (Itanium (64-bit) processors are not supported). Intel x86-compatible (32-bit) processors or Intel x64-compatible (64-bit) processors are supported (Itanium (64-bit) processors are not supported).
Browser Internet Explorer 7 (or later), or Firefox 40 (or later) is required to access NVivo Server Manager. Internet Explorer 7 (or later), or Firefox 40 (or later) is required to access NVivo Server Manager.
Other   Internet connection

NCapture

NCapture is a web browser extension that is optionally installed with NVivo or available via the Google Chrome store. It enables you to capture and import web content (web pages, online PDFs and social media data from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube) . It is currently available for Internet Explorer 10 (or later) or Google Chrome 44 (or later). 

OneNote

With the NVivo Add-In for OneNote, you can export content from OneNote and import it into your NVivo for Windows project. NVivo retains the way your data was structured in OneNote. To use this add-in, your machine needs to meet the following requirements:

  • Microsoft OneNote 2007 or 2010
  • Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010

A range of NVivo and NVivo for Mac licences are available to Commercial, Government, Academic and Student users. The following is a brief list of available licence types (for more details, please contact us).

  • Single licence
  • Volume licence
  • Student licence
  • Site Wide licence
  • Government licence
  • Commercial licence

If you’re a student, teacher or an academic who is learning, instructing or undertaking research at an educational institution such as a university or college (including teaching hospitals), or you work for a registered charity, then you may be eligible for education pricing. You must be using QSR software for teaching, educational or charitable purposes only.

If you belong to a federal, state or local government department or agency that is undertaking research, or you work for a not-for-profit organisation (that is not a registered charity), then government price applies.

If you belong to a commercial organisation that is undertaking research for commercial purposes, then the commercial price applies.

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