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Which package: comparisons and strengths


The Software Overview table compares CAQDAS packages: Atlas.ti 5; HyperRESEARCH 2.6; MAXqda; The Ethnograph 5.08; QSR N6 and QSR NVivo has been compiled by Dr Susanne Friese. The descriptions reflect Dr Friese's personal experience with the packages and should not be (mis)understood as an objective report. It includes a comparison of the main functions (tools), quantitative output, teamwork support and system requirements. The table was last updated in 2004.

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Each package has its own particular strengths click on the links below to read.

Special strengths of Atlas.ti

Special strengths of N6

Special strengths of NVivo

Special strengths of MAXqda