If you have an expiring or expired NVivo license, please follow the renew an expired license instructions below.

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DescriptionNVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It’s designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content.
EligibilityFaculty/Staff/Graduate Students for academic use.
System Requirements

Select the version of NVivo in the NVivo Technical Resource Center to see the appropriate system requirements and other helpful information.

License Type  

This is a stand-alone license type.

Install Instructions
  1. Download NVivo.
  2. Using the file you downloaded in step 1 and the license key from here, follow the Mac or Windows install/activation instructions.
Renew an expired license

If you a need to renew the license (or remove/replace an existing license), please follow these instructions:

1. Open NVivo. In the File menu, open Help > Manage License.
2. Click Replace License.
3. Enter the new license key and click OK to activate the new license.


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