Professional Software for Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research
100% identical on Windows & Mac
Released in 1989 MAXQDA has a long history of providing researchers with powerful, innovative and easy to use analytical tools that help make a research project successful.
MAXQDA Base - basics of qualitative text analysis
a straight-forward simplified version of MAXQDA, that is affordable and exceptionally easy to learn and handle. MAXQDA Base is limited to the core functionality of qualitative data analysis of textual data and well suited for small scale research projects.
MAXQDA Standard (former MAXQDA)
a professional software for qualitative and mixed methods data analysis. The software is available as a universal app for Windows and Mac and can help you analyze all kinds of unstructured data like interviews, articles, media, surveys, twitter, and more.
MAXQDA Plus (former MAXQDAplus)
the extended version of MAXQDA Standard and enables researchers to facilitate quantitative text analysis into qualitative research projects.
All quantitative text analysis features are gathered in the MAXDictio module: quantitative content analysis, vocabulary analysis and dictionary creation.
MAXQDA Analytics Pro – introducing ‘Stats’ module
equips you with a large range of tools for statistical evaluation. Seamlessly quantify your qualitative data and enrich your analysis with evidence and
plausibility. Statistically analyze your qualitative data in MAXQDA or import and connect your data with data sets in the Excel or SPSS format.
【Regular License Options 】
・Single User License ・
The Single User License is Standard license.
It may be used by one person and the installation is possible on two machines (either a Windows and a Mac computer, two Windows or two Mac computers).
Both installations may not be used simultaneously or by different persons.
Install on Windows and/or Mac
Purchase: Available at least 1 license
・Portable License ・ (Portable license is not available for Base)
A fully functional version of MAXQDA that you can take with you – analyze your data wherever you are: at home, at work, on a library computer, or in an internet cafe.
Install on your USB flash drive and start MAXQDA straight from the USB flash drive – from your Mac or your Windows machine.
Works with Windows and/or Mac
Purchase: Available at 1 license
・Network License (min. 5 licenses)・ (Portable license is not available for Base)
Network Licenses are server-based licenses, which allow the simultaneous use of the software in the amount of the number of purchased licenses (starting with 5 licenses).
The total access may be twice as high as the number of purchased licenses (concurrent / floating use).
Network licenses need to be set up and managed with VERBI Software GmbH's license management tool "MAXServer".
This requires the server PC to have a Windows environment (Windows XP or newer).
Access with Windows and/or Mac
Purchase: Available at 5 licenses
－OS：Windows 8 or higher
－Processor： 1,3 GHz with 2 cores recommended: 2 GHz or more 2 cores or more
－RAM：2GB or more
－Display：1.024 x 768 or more
－OS： Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
－Processor：1,3 GHz with 2 cores recommended: 2 GHz or more 2 cores or more
－RAM：２BG or more
－Display：1.024 x 768 or more
MAXQDA student licenses are personal licenses that can only be purchased by verified students or PhD candidates. They may only be used for private purposes and cannot be purchased by institutions.
MAXQDA Standard Student 6 month License
MAXQDA Standard Student 2-year License
MAXQDA Analytics Pro Student 2-year License
* No student license is available for Base and Plus.
Student verification process
In order to prove that you are qualified to purchase the student license, please send us a copy of your current student identification after completing the order process.