MAXQDA is designed to facilitate and support qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research projects.

It allows you to import, organize, analyze, visualize and publish all forms of data that can be collected electronically, including interviews, surveys, (PDF) documents, tables (Excel / SPSS), bibliographic data, pictures, videos, web pages and even tweets. With its comprehensive range of functions, from transcription to inferential statistical analysis, MAXQDA is an “all in one” software for research and teaching purposes in numerous disciplines.

Since its first release in 1989, MAXQDA has quickly become one of the most widely used programs in qualitative and Mixed Methods research. Today, MAXQDA is available in 15 languages and is used by thousands of researchers in more than 150 countries.


  • Free online support

    All registered MAXQDA license holders can use our free online support service if they have questions or need help. The easiest way to get help is to fill out the support form on this website:

  • Manuals

    There are detailed user manuals (in PDF format) for MAXQDA, that come included with the software. They can also be found here:

  • Video tutorials

    Free online video tutorials are available at with a curriculum covering all the most important functions of the software.

  • LinkedIn User Group

    There is also a forum for MAXQDA users on LinkedIn, which allows users from around the world to trade tips, share experiences, and ask questions here:

  • Benefits

    Free introductory webinars

    Users can participate in our monthly free online introduction seminars and get a quick insight into the functionality of MAXQDA. The list of upcoming webinars can be found here: