NVivo is software for gaining richer insights from qualitative and mixed-methods data.

What is NVivo?

NVivo is software for gaining richer insights from qualitative and mixed-methods data. With NVivo, you can

  • Store and sort all your data in one platform, from quantifiable demographic information to qualitative open-ended questions and interviews.
  • Categorize and analyze Automatically sort sentiment, themes and attributes in seconds. Quickly exchange data with SPSS for further statistical analysis.
  • Visualize and discover: Easily cross tabulate mixed methods data and visualize the results to brainstorm and map ideas, explore connections between project items and discover new paths of investigation.
Who can use NVivo?

NVivo is available only for current Stony Brook Faculty and Graduate Students.

Get Started

Get NVivo Software

To get started with NVivo, Faculty and Graduate Students can find the software in Softweb*:

  1. Go to Softweb at softweb.cc.stonybrook.edu and sign in with your NetID and NetID password
  2. On the left, click University Licensed Applications, and then click NVivo
  3. Follow the directions to download and install the version for your computer

*Only Stony Brook Faculty and Graduate Students will see NVivo in Softweb. If you don't see NVivo in Softweb and believe you should, create a ticket in the Service Portal.

Learn More about NVivo

Check out NVivo's resources on getting started, tutorials, online help, webinars, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lecturers, professors, students and researchers all over the world use NVivo to organize, manage and analyze their qualitative data from text, images, literature, video, surveys, social media and more. Learn more

Faculty and Graduate Students can use NVivo 12 for Mac or NVivo 12 Plus (Windows). However, NVivo recommends using only one or the other due to some known limitations between the versions. Compare features.

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