Text and PDF documents
Import and edit text documents (.docx, .odt, .rtf, txt). Import PDF files in their original format.
Import transcripts that were created with other software programs (manually or by automatic text recognition).
Import focus group transcripts or other multi-speaker texts with automatic speaker detection & speaker based analysis tools.
Audio and Video
Import media files from common file formats into MAXQDA products. Analyze media files directly. Transcribe media. MAXQDA Media player displays waveform, allows analysis down to 10th of a second.
Audio Windows: MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, M4A
Audio Mac: MP3, WAV, AAC, CAF, M4A
Video Windows/Mac: MP4, MOV, MPG, AVI, M4V, 3GP, 3GGP
Video Windows only: WMV
Import survey data from excel with automatic precoding of open-ended answers and assignment of statistical information. Import SPSS data sets (.sav).
Surveys from SurveyMonkey
Import survey data directly from SurveyMonkey account with automatic precoding of open-ended answers and assignment of statistical information.
Import table documents (.xls/.xlsx). Table view includes common table functionality: sort alphabetically, hide columns, edit or enter text into cells.
Import webpages as text, image or PDF documents using the free Google Chrome Addon “MAXQDA Web Collector”.
Social media: Twitter and YouTube
Twitter: Import tweets directly from twitter. Detailed search for tweets, authors, #hashtags languages, locations, etc. Automatically code tweets with #hashtags and @authors. Filter and statistically analyze tweets in new interactive table.
YouTube: Import video comments and video transcripts directly from YouTube. Autocode video comments with number of replies.
Import photos and images (png, jpg, gif, tif). Images can be rotated and zoomed.
Literature data and bibliographical data
Import text and PDF articles, as well as meta information about articles, textbooks, etc. from bibliographical software packages Endnote, Mendeley, Citavi, and Zotero.
Prestructured text documents
Import text data from one document, that is automatically coded and split into multiple cases.
Create data in MAXQDA
Create new texts, tables, notes, summaries, and more directly in MAXQDA.
Import projects from other programs like Nvivo that were exported to the REFI-QDA format.