NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package designed for research. NVivo is used predominantly by academic, government, health and commercial researchers across a diverse range of fields. The software allows users to classify, sort and arrange information; examine relationships in the data; and combine analysis with linking, shaping, searching and modeling. This desktop software is available in both a Windows and Mac version to all LU students, faculty, and staff at no cost.
NVivo supports data formats such as audio files, videos, digital photos, Word, PDF, spreadsheets, rich text, plain text and web and social media data. Users can interchange data with applications like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, IBM SPSS Statistics, EndNote, Microsoft OneNote, SurveyMonkey and Evernote; and order transcripts from within NVivo projects, using TranscribeMe.