Release notes

NVivo 12 (Windows)

NVivo 12 (Windows) is available in two editions—Pro and Plus. Some of the features described in this topic may not be available in all editions of the software. Refer to the QSR website for information about the features available in each edition.

For information about known issues in this software, refer to the FAQs section of the QSR website.

NVivo 12.2 (Windows) — 9 October 2018

  • Added: The ability to transcribe audio and video files from NVivo with the automated transcription service NVivo Transcription.

  • Improved: Screen reader support has been added to list view.

  • Discontinued: The interface to the transcription service TranscribeMe. This has been replaced with NVivo Transcription.

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NVivo 12.1 (Windows) — 26 June 2018

  • Added: The ability to import and export codebooks in the Codebook Exchange Format (.qdc).

  • Added: A new feedback method allowing you to suggest a new feature or to report a bug.

  • Added: Ability to change the user interface language. NVivo is available in English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.

  • Improved: Keyboard navigation is now available within NCapture imports, hierarchy charts, and project items in the Select Project Items dialog box. It has also been improved in Node reference view, source detail view, and datasets.

  • Improved: The ability to view, edit, and re-run your Matrix Coding query in Detail View, while viewing the query results below it.

  • Improved: Pattern based auto coding now takes into account 'uncoded' content when making comparisons (NVivo Plus only).

  • Improved: Automated download and installation of updates without leaving the application.

  • Resolved: Reports and extracts using the Case Classification view were not returning results.

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NVivo 12.0 (Windows) — 20 March 2018

  • Added: A crosstab query to show how coding is distributed across cases, and against attributes, with frequency totals.

  • Added: The ability to export numerical data (classification sheets, matrix coding query results, crosstab query results) into SPSS (.sav) format, and to import SPSS files as classification sheets.

  • Improved: A simplified terminology to better reflect the research process.

  • Improved: A streamlined ribbon to make features easier to find.

  • Improved: An enhanced Navigation View with a Quick Access folder for frequently used items.

  • Added: New autocoding option to code responses from multiple speakers in a transcript to separate cases.

  • Improved: More control over pattern based coding (NVivo Plus only).

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