printUse ctrl + p to print the page

Qualitative data analysis software packages

Aim of the tool 
Qualitative data analysis software tools are used to make sense of data in a systematic way.

When to use it? 
These tools are useful when your qualitative data have been collected and you want to start with analysing the data.

How difficult is it to use it? 
Easy – moderate  for experienced users/facilitators

Tool for thought or tool for action? 
Tool for thought and for action

Description and resources
ATLAS.ti and NVivo are commonly used, but there are many different types of software out there. SAGE provides a useful overview on their website.