Access the ultimate knowledge with the leading qualitative analysis tool designed that makes research better together

NVivo is a powerful qualitative data analysis software designed to help researchers collect and organize data, accelerate insights, collaborate quickly, and deliver world-class information fast.

More than just a data organization and management tool, NVivo provides an intuitive qualitative data analysis experience, enabling you to uncover deeper and more complete discoveries.

NVivo provides advanced features for researchers so you can get the most out of your data.

5 good reasons to use this software

  • Leading Software reference for unstructured and qualitative data analysis
  • Multiple data sources and formats in a single project
  • Coding, queries and visualization
  • Emergence of links and patterns of meaning in your sources
  • Automatic classification
NVivo is more than just a qualitative data analysis software, it is an essential tool for planning, team coordination, article review, research design, data analysis and report writing.

Chris Atchison
Department of Sociology and Anthropology – Simon Fraser University

Why choose NVivo?

Boost productivity

Using NVivo, you can identify themes, run advanced queries, and discover evidence based insights faster, allowing you to achieve rigorous research results in less time.

Uncover deeper insights for advanced Research

Use comprehensive queries and visualizations to ask critical questions of your data. Find patterns and connections that wouldn’t be possible manually.

Make robust conclusions across different types of Qualitative & Quantitative Data

Keep all your data in one place. Easily import your notes and data, so you have the complete picture when articulating outcomes or evaluating impact. Compliant with  REFI-QDA standards : NVivo makes it possible to work with data designed with other software (QDA & CAQDA).

Deliver Comprehensive Research Findings

Use the power of NVivo to reach and produce valid, defensible conclusions and ensure effective outcomes.


  • Import all types and data and formats: text, audio, image, video, social networks, statistical tools (Excel, IBM, etc.), Survey Monkey, bibliographic reference tools (Citavi, Endnote, Zotero…), QDA tools (Standard REFI-QDA)
  • Organize, catalogue, classify and save your data quickly and in complete safety
  • Analyze and visualize your data in depth: coding, nodes, classification, annotations, memos, links, matrix analysis, full text search, word cloud, query search, mindmap, histograms, sociograms, etc.
  • Guarantee rigorous reports and defensible findings & outcomes
  • Multilingual interface
  • Real time collaboration : common projets in the cloud / on server
  • Compatibility with projects created on previous versions (conversion to the most recent data format). Backward compatibility is not guaranteed.
  • REFI-QDA Standard

Dicover all features

What’s new in NVivo 14

Easily Connect from Mac or Windows

Syncing projects across Mac and Windows does more than eliminate the file conversion process — with NVivo 14, users can open projects across both Mac and Windows with ease. This feature requires NVivo’s Collaboration Cloud.

Citavi Insights – Powered by NVivo

Using NVivo and Citavi together helps you go beyond simple reference management and creates a springboard to analyze your literature, connect it to your empirical data, analyze it with NVivo’s research tools, and publish your work faster. This feature requires Citavi user license.

Simplified Lumivero Account Management

Whether you use NVivo, NVivo Transcription, NVivo Collaboration Cloud, Citavi, or a combination of them all, Single Sign-On offers a secure, centralized, and easy-to-use  access management capability. One account provides access to your resources, tools, data, and applications.

Bring Everything — and Everyone — Together

Whether you’re on Mac or Windows, NVivo 14 drastically improves project synchronization, allowing projects you’re working on offline to be updated almost instantly as soon as you log in. NVivo Collaboration Cloud now allows you to update, code and analyze shared projects in real time for a true collaborative experience. This feature requires NVivo Collaboration Cloud.

Collaborating with NVivo

Drop the mouse, bring your teams together

NVivo + Collaboration Cloud, for data stored in the cloud

NVivo Collaboration Cloud uses the power of the cloud to host NVivo projects, providing   teams with a secure way to store data, work in real-time on project files, and share their team’s analysis.Teams can share data and compare coding by measuring ‘inter-rater  – the degree of coding agreement between team members.

NVivo 14 – now seamlessly integrated with Citavi – now has an interface and technology that embeds teams in this mindset.

NVivo Collaboration Server : for locally stored data

For larger teams working in a central location, having fast, secureaccess to large volumes   data is essential. As an on-premise installation within your IT environment, NVivo Collaboration Server provides secure, centralized data storage and backup while enabling team members to work on projects concurrently in real-time.

The add-ons

Take your discovery and productivity to the next level with add-ons

NVivo Collaboration Cloud

NVivo Collaboration Cloud leverages the cloud to host NVivo projects, providing remote teams with secure storage, control over their files, and a lock on the teams’ analytical work.

NVivo Transcription

NVivo Transcription allows you to transcribe audio and video files into text files, directly compatible with NVivo. Its intuitive editor allows you to modify and format the data and to quickly individualize the different speakers.

NVivo Transcription is a stand-alone NVivo plugin that renders the audio content of your professional or research interviews.

Its seamless integration with NVivo makes it a powerful ally to accelerate the qualitative analysis you wish to perform on a volume of unstructured survey data.


  • Using a PC or smartphone, transfer many possible audio formats to the online platform.
  • If you are recording from a mobile device, upload the recording directly to NVivo Transcription and start transcribing.
  • All data is encrypted during upload and save.


  • You'll get fast turnaround times and up to 90% accuracy from good quality audio.
  • Files are transcribed in half the time of the audio, so a one-hour audio file will be ready for review in just 30 minutes.
  • NVivo Transcription is compatible with 29 languages.


  • Enrich your data with a rich editor that allows you to tag speakers.
  • Import transcribed files directly into NVivo or export and use them with other programs, including earlier versions of NVivo.

Citavi is a true bibliographic and knowledge management tool. It is the only solution that combines academic note-taking and citation management. Search, organize, collaborate, annotate and lay the foundation for your future publications in one place.


Operating SystemCPUDisk spaceRAMDVD-Rom /
Internet accessFree resources
Windows 8.1 or higher – 64 bits2.0 GHz dual-core
5 GB (minimum)4 GB
YesRequired to activate and use certain featuresGetting Started with NVivo Videos>

NVivo eGuide>
3.0 GHz quad-core
8 GB
8 GB
Mac OS X 10.13 or higherIntel Core 2 Duo,
Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, ou Xeon
5 GB
4 GB
noRequired to activate and use certain featuresGetting Started with NVivo Videos>

NVivo eGuide>
Intel Core i5,
Core i7, ou Xeon

8 GB
8 GB

Display information

  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution (minimum)
  • 1920 x 1080 screen resolution (recommended)

Available languages

  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Chinese (simplified) Only on Windows
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Japanese
Starting from (excl tax)
Perpetual license
954 CHF
444 CHF
Student subscription
111 CHF

And discover Citavi to manage all your bibliographic data in a simple and collaborative way.