QDA Miner Lite is a free and easy-to-use version of the popular computer assisted qualitative analysis software. It can be used for the analysis of textual data such as interview and news transcripts, open-ended responses, etc. as well as for the analysis of still images. It offer basic CAQDAS features such as:
Importation of documents from plain text, RTF, HTML, PDF as well as data stored in Excel, MS Access, CSV, tab delimited text files,
Importation from other qualitative coding software such as Altas.ti, HyperResearch, Etnograph, from transcription tools like Transana and Transcriber as well as from Reference Information System (.RIS) files.
Intuitive coding using codes organized in a tree structure.
Ability to add comments (or memos) to coded segments, cases or the whole project.
Fast Boolean text search tool for retrieving and coding text segments.
Code frequency analysis with bar chart, pie chart and tag clouds.
Coding retrieval with Boolean (and, or , not) and proximity operators (includes, enclosed, near, before, after).
Export tables to XLS, Tab Delimited, CSV formats, and Word format
Export graphs to BMP, PNG, JPEG, WMF formats.
Single-file (*.qdp) project format.
Use EditPad Lite to easily edit any kind of plain text file.
Create PDF documents from virtually any program that supports printing.
Easy-to-use qualitative data analysis program.
Convert NVivo 7-11 project into a QDA Miner project.
Powerful data mining tool characterized by its simplicity