MAXQDA

World-leading QDA software designed for analysing qualitative data the way you want

MAXQDA Demo

Contact us for an obligation free MAXQDA demonstration. Consultation data, survey data,  focus group data, Facebook data and much more. MAXQDA will help you to make sense of any qualitative data you have.

Free 14-day trial

Download the free 14-day trial and test MAXQDA with your own data or with the included demo projects. The trial version includes all the features of MAXQDA Analytics Pro.

Obligation Free Quote

MAXQDA has a range of pricing options to fit any projects budget. Discounts are available for NGO/Government organisations and multiple licenses. Contact us for an obligation free quote.

What is MAXQDA?

MAXQDA is a world leading software package for qualitative and mixed methods research. It is one of the most comprehensive programs in the field and is used by thousands of researchers in more than 150 countries around the world.

MAXQDA also gives you the freedom to analyse an increasingly diverse range of data types. You can import documents, PDF files, tables, images, media files, Twitter tweets, survey data and more — MAXQDA is ideal for analysing large amounts of qualitative data that consultations and surveys can generate.

All Your Data

MAXQDA can help you with systematic analysis and interpretation of all your data. Analyse interviews, articles, media clips, Twitter tweets, Facebook comments, surveys, focus groups, and more.

Teamwork Made Simple

100% identical and compatible on Windows and Mac, and smart teamwork features to help you work together.

Mixed Methods

MAXQDA is the mixed methods expert! You can import and export quantitative data matrices to and from statistics software packages like SPSS. You can turn your codes into variables, use crosstabs, automatically or manually assign variables to your data, and export any part of your project to a spreadsheet.

Data Visualisations

A picture says more than a 1000 words. Use them to visualise your research and share your findings with others.

Your Research Journey

MAXQDA supports you every step of the way. From collecting data in the field to publishing your findings.

User Friendly

MAXQDA’s easy-to-use interface and free tutorials, manuals and webinars will get you started in no time.

What does MAXQDA do?

MAXQDA helps you to collect, organise, analyse, visualise and publish data from qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. Over 25 years of experience and constant development have made MAXQDA one of the most comprehensive analysis programs in the industry. This page will give you an idea of the full scope of MAXQDA’s features.

Identical on Windows and Mac: MAXQDA is the only leading QDA software that offers exactly the same features on Windows and Mac.

MAXQDA Features

Different types of data – one program!

Use MAXQDA to manage your entire research project. Easily import data like texts, interviews, focus groups, PDFs, web pages, spreadsheets, articles, e-books, and even tweets. Organize your data into groups, link relevant citations together, and share and compare work with your team members. Your project file remains flexible and you can gradually expand and refine your category system to fit your research.

Mixed Methods Features

MAXQDA is the mixed methods expert! With MAXQDA you can easily combine qualitative and quantitative methods to get an even deeper insight into your data. MAXQDA offers mixed methods tools, quantitative text analysis tools in MAXDictio, the add-on module of MAXQDA Plus, and statistical analysis in the Stats module of MAXQDA Analytics Pro.

Quantitative evaluation of themes

Quantitative aspects can also be relevant in a qualitative study. For example, sort sources according to document variables and compare values with frequency tables and charts. Don’t miss MAXDictios word frequency functions, which make quantitative analysis of terms and their semantic contexts even easier.

MAXApp for iOS
MAXApp Android App

MAXApp: Made for field research

  1. Collect photos, texts, audio and video
  2. Code and organise data
  3. Import projects to MAXQDA
  4. Continue your analysis in MAXQDA

MAXQDA Analytics Pro with the tool Stats

MAXQDA Analytics Pro equips you with a large range of tools for statistical analysis. Seamlessly quantify your qualitative data and enrich your analysis with evidence and plausibility. With the integrated output viewer, you can transfer every table and every chart into your report with a simple copy & paste.

The Stats module is only available in MAXQDA Analytics Pro.

MAXMaps

Illustrate your analytical process and its results in constant interactive connection to your data and freely add project elements (overlapping codes, memos, etc.). Use automatic templates to quickly get started or use the tool freely, like a true mind mapping software package.

Idea storage in memos

When reviewing your data, good ideas and insightful connections come up often. Record these, such as research questions and goals, in Memos or use them to paraphrase passages into your own words.

Use the new summary section in document memos to summarize the main aspects of a case or use the new summary section in code memos to summarize the main aspects of a topic.

MAXQDA Demo

Contact us for an obligation free MAXQDA demonstration. Consultation data, survey data,  focus group data, Facebook data and much more. MAXQDA will help you to make sense of any qualitative data you have.

Free 14-day trial

Download the free 14-day trial and test MAXQDA with your own data or with the included demo projects. The trial version includes all the features of MAXQDA Analytics Pro.

MAXQDA Product Options

MAXQDA Standard

Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis

MAXQDA Standard is the best choice for comprehensive qualitative data analysis of diverse data sets. It works with a wide range of data types and offers powerful tools for advanced coding, retrieval, transcription, and visualization, while still being easy to learn and use.

Overview of MAXQDA standard

  • Analyse a wide range of data
    • Interviews, surveys, webpages, images, audio and video files, spreadsheets, bibliographical data and YouTube comments and Tweets
  • Code your Data
    • Mark important information in our data with different codes: regular codes or tags, colours, symbols or Emojis easy via drag & drop or with automatic coding
  • Analyse and transcribe interviews in written text or media data
  • Integrated Mixed Methods tool
  • Profit from a full bunch of visualisation tools
  • Share and export you project in easily readable file formats
  • The User Interface is available in numerous languages and your analysis can be conducted in every single language of the world
Available in: MAXQDA Standard, MAXQDA Plus, MAXQDA Analytics Pro

MAXQDA Plus

Quantitative Text Analysis – The “MAXDictio” Module

MAXQDA Standard + Quantitative Text Analysis

MAXQDA Plus adds the MAXDictio module to the advanced qualitative analysis features of MAXQDA Standard. Included are tools for visual text exploration, content analysis, vocabulary analysis, dictionary-based analysis and more.

Overview of the added MAXDictio Module

  • Visual Text Exploration
  • Content analysis for single words or “keyword-in-context”
  • Word frequencies, ranks and distribution of word combinations
  • Dictionary based analysis
  • Automatically code your categories and all your search terms or convert them into document variables.
Available in: MAXQDA Plus, MAXQDA Analytics Pro

MAXQDA Analytics Pro

Statistical Data Analysis – The “Stats” Module

MAXQDA Plus + Statistical Data Analysis

MAXQDA Analytics Pro is our most powerful product because it adds a comprehensive module for statistical analysis into MAXQDA. Project data can now be analyzed statistically, and data sets from Excel, SPSS, or other statistical software can be imported and analyzed together with the qualitative data corpus. MAXQDA Analytics Pro is the all-in-one solution for qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research.

Overview of the added MAXDictio Module

  • Run statistical calculation with your MAXQDA project data
  • Work with Excel or SPSS datasets – just like in any other statistical software
  • Create simple charts to compare frequencies and percentages for variables or codes
  • Explore relationships within your data
  • Scale, compute & recode
Available in: MAXQDA Analytics Pro

MAXQDA License Overview

Identical functionality, different styles of installation. For Windows and Mac.

License Types

Computer

Single User License

A personal MAXQDA license for individual users with up to 2 computers.

Computer Network

Network License

MAXQDA license managed on a server for easy distribution in your network.

Installation

2 computers belonging to a single user. Installations may not be used simultaneously and only by that user.

Subscription / Perpetual

Starting at 1 license

Installation

Simultaneous use by as many clients as seats purchased / access by double the number of clients as seats purchased.

Subscription

Starting at 5 seats

Subscription or Perpetual?

365 day carefree subscription including free version upgrades or one-time purchase of current version.

Annual Subscription

Perpetual License

  • New Version Free

    Upgrades to new versions included

  • Premium Support

    Response within 1 business day

  • TeamCloud license Available

    TeamCloud license can be purchased

Software Updates Included

Updates and bugfixes included

Always includes the latest version. Subscriptions last one year and renew automatically unless cancelled with 2 months notice.

  • New Version Not Included

    May be purchased at a discount price

  • Standard Support

    Response within 1-3 business days

  • TeamCloud license Not available

    TeamCloud license not available

Software Updates Included

Updates and bugfixes included

This one-time purchase MAXQDA license has an unlimited duration and never expires. Can be upgraded to new versions with a discount.

Subscription pricing starts from $1,499*

*Annual subscription pricing for ‘MAXQDA Standard’, single user for NGO/Government organisation. Includes 5 licenses. Discounts available for multiple licenses.

Perpetual license pricing starts from $1299*

*One single user license for ‘MAXQDA Standard’ for NGO/Government Organisation. Discounts available for multiple licenses.

MAXQDA Demo

Contact us for an obligation free MAXQDA demonstration. Consultation data, survey data,  focus group data, Facebook data and much more. MAXQDA will help you to make sense of any qualitative data you have.

Free 14-day trial

Download the free 14-day trial and test MAXQDA with your own data or with the included demo projects. The trial version includes all the features of MAXQDA Analytics Pro.

Obligation Free Quote

MAXQDA has a range of pricing options to fit any projects budget. Discounts are available for NGO/Government organisations and multiple licenses. Contact us for an obligation free quote.