Qualitative Analysis Software


NVivo software is designed to help researchers organize, code, and analyze qualitative and mixed methods research data. NVivo 12 is under site license at the University of Toronto and is available to current faculty, staff, and students at no cost. 

How To Get NVivo Plus: Fill out the NVivo license key request form

Current Version Available: NVivo 12 Plus

Current license period: October 21, 2022 – October 25, 2023. This is a term license agreement and the license key will change every year. 

Operating Systems Supported: Windows, Mac

New to NVivo? Check out these installation instructions and come to a live workshop (or watch a prior workshop recording). Or check out our one-stop guide to getting started with NVivo 12.

Have NVivo, but need to update your key: If you already have NVivo 12 installed, on Windows go to File -> Help -> Manage License -> Replace License Key and then copy and paste in the new license key. On Mac, it is slightly different, go to NVivo 12 -> Licensing -> Replace License.

Wondering about alternatives? Check out this guide to other qualitative data analysis software options.