New Update NVivo 12 for Windows and NVivo 12 for Mac.

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News NVivo 12 Windows

NVivo 12 Windows: more intuitive so you can focus on your research, not learning software.
NVivo 12 Windows delivers powerful, time-saving tools that help you ask questions of your data in a more efficient way.

  • A redesigned, simplified ribbon and more contextual tabs to show relevant commands when you need them.
  • New navigation view styling and Quick Access section allows for faster access to data.
  • Import SPSS files as classification sheets, and export classification sheets, crosstab results and matrix query results as SPSS files.

Take advantage of the additional features in NVivo 12 Plus, allowing you to save time by using automated coding, analyze social networks and use sociograms to discover connections between people.

News NVivo 12 Mac

NVivo 12 Mac: bringing more research power for Mac users.
NVivo 12 Mac is the best native Mac application for qualitative and mixed-method data analysis. If you need to unlock insights from large volumes of research data using a Mac, NVivo 12 Mac is the option for you.

NVivo 12 Mac brings new features and functionality including:

  • Improved loading times for your project and project items means less wait time for your project to load.
  • Codebooks allow you to document your codes and their descriptions, ensuring consistency for you and your team.
  • See patterns and correlations in charts, a visual way to present and explore a summary of your coding

Compare the new NVivo Suite

Discover which version of the new NVivo is right for you.

New features and functionality are shown in blue.

  NVivo 11 for Windows  
  NVivo 11
NVivo 11
NVivo for Mac
Data Sources
Text Documents
Collect and import text documents in TXT, RTF, DOC, DOCX and PDF formats;
Supports Editable Text.
Collect and import images such as photos and scanned documents in BMP, GIF, JPG, TIF and PNG formats; Use the picture log to make notes and comments. 
Audio & Video
Collect and import audio and video recordings in MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, MPG, MPE, WMV, AVI, MOV, QT, MP4, 3GP, MTS and M2TS formats; work with editable synchronized transcripts and view waveform visualizations. 

 MP3, WAV, M4A, MP4, AVI, MOV; Editable Synchronized Transcripts; Waveform Visualization

Collect data in spreadsheets, surveys or databases and import in TXT, XLS, XLSX and ODBC formats; Display data in Form or Table Views. 
XLS, XLSX; Display as
Table View 
Use NCapture to capture web pages as they appear within a browser and import as a PDF. 
Social Media
Import comments from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Import videos from YouTube to view and explore.


Data Interoperability   
Qualitative Analysis Software
Convert and work with projects created in software by QSR, Atlas.ti, MaxQDA and Framework. 

Use NVivo 11 for Windows to convert projects to Nvivo for Mac format

Reference Management Software
Import bibliographical data, notes and article attachments from reference management software: EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks, Zotero. 
Statistical Analysis Software
Import and export delimited text files and spreadsheets to and from applications like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and IBM SPSS Stats. 
Note-taking Software
Export notes directly from Evernote and OneNote and bring them into NVivo with the same structure set up in your note-take software. Collect notes on-the-go using Evernote on devices like tablets and phones, and then easily import data directly into NVivo via API. 
Online Survey Software
Import survey responses and demographic data directly from SurveyMonkey. Supports SurveyMonkey API and Generic Survey Formats. 

Generic survey Formats

Generic Formats
Collect, import and export data from web browers, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and text files in HTML, XML, XLS, XLSX and TXT formats. 


Order transcripts from TranscribeMe and find them automatically synced to your media file in your NVivo project. 
Social Media
Collect data from people, organisations and groups published on Twitter, Facebook or Youtube. 
Twitter, Facebook 
Social Network Analysis
Build and analyze links between people or other entities. Visualize the connections between a population and derive further insight through network metrics. Supports PAJEK. 
Data Management     
Create a paperless filing system allowing you to easily search, sort and access project items using Folders, Search Folders and Sets. 

Folders, Sets

Import an existing transcript, or create one within NVivo, and link to its corresponding audio or video file. 
Store your project data and material in a single file, making your project completely portable. 
Enhance security by protecting access to projects with User Profiles, User Passwords, User Permissions and Encoded Storage. 

User Profiles, User Passwords, encoded Storage

Work with larger amounts of data in a single project (up to 10GB) or remove limits with NVivo for Teams. 

512GB Project Files

Keep track of what team members are doing by recording changes to a project with an audit log of user actions. 
Explore your data with confidence knowing you can retrace your steps with multi-level undo and automatic back up and recovery of your data. Includes multiple levels of Undo, Project Repair, Project Restore, Automatic Backup (with NVivo for Teams). 

Multiple Levels of Undo for selected features

Data Analysis    
Categorize and classify data by theme or topic and analyze how items are connected using In-Vivo Coding, Thematic Hierarchical Coding and Relationship Coding. 

In-Vivo Coding, Thematic Hierarchical Coding

Case Coding
Gather references to People, Places, Organisations and other entities and categorize and classify data to analyze the who, what and where questions. 
Auto Coding by Structure
Automatically categorize structured information like interview responses contained in datasets or documents formatted with paragraph styles. 

Automatic coding of datasets

Pattern-Based Auto Coding
Automatically categorize and classify data based on existing coding patterns. 
Assign Attributes like demographic data to Cases, or bibliographic data to Sources. Assign colours to Project Items and see them throughout your project in Charts, Models and other visual tools. 

Source Classifications with attributes, Case classifications with Attributes

Create editable notes to comment on selected content. 

Annotations for Documents and PDFs

Record and store your insights, observations and interpretations and link them to the material you are analysing using Memos for Project, Sources and Nodes. 
Apply 'see-also' links to note a comparison or to lay a trail of evidence. Use Hyperlinks to link to web pages and files outside of your project. 


Framework Matrices
Use Framework Analysis to condense large volumes of data into a table summarizing the topics in your content. 
Social Network Analysis
View Case Relationships and Social Media Interactions to explore social networks and answer questions about individuals' roles within a network, or study the network as a whole. 
Automated Insights
Use Automated Analysis of Themes and Sentiment to automatically discover emerging themes and sentiment within your data in a matter of minutes. 
Data Exploration      
Text Search Query
Query Words (and Stemmed Words), Phrases, or Concepts with AND, OR, NEAR operators to find an exact word match or words that are similar in meaning. 

Querying Words or Phrases with AND, OR, NEAR operators

Coding Query
Explore and ask questions about your coding to find overlaps and intersections using AND, OR, NEAR, SURROUNDS and PRECEDES operators. 

Querying coding with AND, OR operators

Word Frequency Query
See a list of the words that appear most often within your materials by querying frequently occurring words or concepts. 

Querying Frequently Occurring Words

Matrix Coding Query
Compare coded material across nodes, sets or attribute values by querying to Cross Tabulate Coding and/or Attributes. 
Locate project items by Criteria, Find by Name, Find in Content and group Find results. 

Find in Content

Use pre-defined reports or create your own using a Wizard. Save reports and share with others. 
Data Visualization    
Coding Stripes
Use colored stripes to view and compare coding or demographic information in your data. View and PrintCoding Stripes for Nodes, Attributes and Users. 

Display Coding Stripes for Nodes

Create and explore Charts including column, pie and bar charts. Range of Customizable Charts for Project Items and their Associations 
Word Clouds
A customizable visual representation of Word Frequency Queries that displays the most frequently appearing words in selected materials or nodes. 
Cluster Analysis
Use a range of Cluster Analysis Diagrams such as Dendrograms, Circle Graphs and Cluster Maps to visualize similarities and differences in Sources and Nodes. 
Word Trees
See the most frequently appearing words in selected materials and nodes and explore the context surrounding the words. 
Tree Maps
Visualize hierarchical patterns and prominent themes in your data. 
Map where your social media contributers are located, based on information provided in their user profiles. 
Explore Diagrams
Visually explore project data through a dynamic diagram that shows connections between a central project item and its related project content. Step through the project items to reveal further connections. 
Comparison Diagrams
Visually compare two Sources, Nodes or Cases to see what they have in common and where they differ. 
Project Map
Explore and visually analyze the connections in your Project Items. 
Concept Map
Freeform diagramming tool to respresent concepts, ideas, and theories relating to your research project. Map out ideas, findings or theories and present them for sharing with others. 
Mind Map
Brainstorm your ideas and visualize your thoughts. Quickly build node hierarchies at the beginning of your project. 
Egocentric Sociograms
Visualize how a particular central Case is connected to other Cases, and how those Cases are connected to each other. 
Network Sociogram
Visualize the connections, or lack of connections, between a group of Cases. 
Social Media Sociograms
Visualize Twitter datasets to see the network of Twitter users, and how they are connected by retweets and mentions. 
Language Support
Spelling Dictionary
Check spelling as you edit new and existing sources in NVivo in Chinese, English (US, UK), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. 
Data Language
Work with data in virtually any language including character based languages such as Japanese and Mandarin 
Query Dictionary Language
Run Text Search and Word Frequency Queries in 7 languages: Chinese, English (US, UK), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. 
User Interface Language
Work with an English User Interface 
 Teamwork Support
Merge Projects
Merge separate projects in to one project file 
Multi-User Projects
Allow team members to work in the same project at the same time and view each others changes immediately with NVivo for Teams. 
Coding Comparison
View coding of different users and compare to discover the degree of agreement for coding between users. 
User Assistance   
Getting Started Guide
Get up and running fast with an introductory guide to learning fundamental tasks. 
Online Help
Online Help that provides step-by-step instructions for working with every feature of NVivo. 
Online Tutorials
Step-by-step animated online video tutorials that demonstrate how to use NVivo. 
Sample Project
Provides a 'real-life' sample project that can be used as an example to explore how to organise data, and experiment with queries, visualizations and other analysis tools. 
System Administrator Help
In-depth technical resources for System Administrators. 
Community Resources
Learn and communicate with peers and our Customer Support team in online social communities: User Forum, Facebook, LinkedIn User Group, Twitter, YouTube, Blog
Update Notifications
Receive automatic notifications when new updates are available to download and install