Qualitative Analysis Software


NVivo software is designed to help researchers organize, code, and analyze qualitative and mixed methods research data. NVivo, versions 12 and 14, 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: 

Click here to access the automated NVivo request webform, requires UTORid login.

Current Versions Available: 

  • NVivo 14
  • NVivo 12 Plus

Operating Systems Supported: Windows, Mac

New to NVivo? 

For NVivo 12: Check out these NVivo 12 installation instructions or watch an NVivo 12 workshop recording. Or check out our one-stop guide to getting started with NVivo 12.

For NVivo 14: Please see our NVivo 14 installation instructions, or consult our Introduction to NVivo 14 (Windows) and Introduction to NVivo 14 (Mac).

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.