NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software package produced by QSR International. It allows you to collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys and audio.

There is a current site license at La Trobe covering all students and staff.

Conditions of use

The software may be used only while the user is an eligible member of La Trobe University. The licence to use the software under this agreement will terminate when you are no longer a staff member or student of the University.

The software may be used "at the site or at their principal residence". However, use of the software at the principal residence is "limited to use related to course work, research or other work directly related to the users relationship with the University".

The software must not be "copied or downloaded on to any non-eligible user's personal system for personal use".

Minimum System Requirements

PlatformMinimum system and hardware requirementsRecommended
  • 1.2 GHz single-core processor (32bit).
  • 1.4 GHz single-core processor (64bit).
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution.
  • 2GB available hard disk space).
  • Windows 7 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 11 or later.
  • Google Chrome 44 or later.
  • 2.0GHz single-core processor.
  • 4GB RAM.
  • 1680 x 1050 screen resolution.
  • 4GB available hard disk space.
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, i5, i7, or Xeon processor.
  • 2GB of RAM.
  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution.
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or above.
  • 2GB of available disk space.
  • Google Chrome 44 or later.
  • Intel Core i5, i7, or Xeon processor.
  • 4GB RAM.
  • 1440 x 900 screen resolution.
  • 4GB available disk space.

For further details refer to the official QSR Support site.

Download and install NVivo.