Updates for MAXQDA

Free program updates

We are continuously working on making MAXQDA even better: With every update we offer you improved or completely new features! Others may charge you extra for this service – as a MAXQDA license holder, you can regularly take advantage of free program updates.

MAXQDA 11 for Windows

MAXQDA: How to do an update?

Latest version: Release 11.0.10

MAXQDA Release

Updating is easily done from within the program. Simply click on the help menu > “?” and select > “Search for updates”. If an update is available, you will be asked if you want it to be downloaded and installed. If you click “Yes”, the program will be closed, the update downloaded and installed, and the program will be opened back up again.

For being up to date, you can also check out the Release Notes of MAXQDA 11.

To use the Update function, you have to run MAXQDA 11 as an Administrator (otherwise the button is grayed out). In Windows Vista and Windows 7 it may be necessary to close MAXQDA and then start by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) with the command “run as administrator”.

MAXQDA 11 for Mac

Latest version: Release 11.1.3

MAXQDA Release

Updating is easily done from within the program. Simply click on the help menu > “?” and select > “Search for updates”. If an update is available, you will be asked if you want it to be downloaded and installed. If you click “Yes”, the program will be closed, the update downloaded and installed, and the program will be opened back up again.

For being up to date, you can also check out the Release Notes of MAXQDA 11.

Search for update on MAXQDA for Mac

MAXQDA 10

MAXQDA: How to do an update?

Latest version: R240113

Last Update: January 24th, 2013

Updating is easily done from within the program. Simply click on the help menu (“?”) and select Search for updates. If an update is available, you will be asked if you want it to be downloaded and installed. If you click Yes, the program will be closed, the update downloaded and installed, and the program will be opened back up again.

For being up to date, you can also check out the Release Notes of MAXQDA 10.

To use the Update function, you have to run MAXQDA 10 as an Administrator (otherwise the button is grayed out).In Windows Vista and Windows 7 it may be necessary to close MAXQDA and then start by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) with the command “run as administrator”.

MAXQDA 2007

Latest version: R161210

Last Update: December 16th, 2010

Updating is easily done from within the program. Simply click on the help menu (“?”) and select Search for updates. If an update is available, you will be asked if you want it to be downloaded and installed. If you click Yes, the program will be closed, the update downloaded and installed, and the program will be opened back up again.

To use the Update function, you have to run MAXQDA 10 as an Administrator (otherwise the button is grayed out).In Windows Vista and Windows 7 it may be necessary to close MAXQDA and then start by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) with the command “run as administrator”.

MAXqda 2

Latest version: 2R060307-G

Last Update: March 6th, 2007

The last version of MAXqda 2 is version 2R060307-G. Please check if you have this latest version by clicking on the help menu (“?”) in MAXqda2 and selecting Info. If you do not have this most recent version, you can download it by clicking on the link below. After downloading the update, double-click on it and follow the on-screen directions.

Download MAXqda 2 Update

MAXqda 1

Latest version: 2k3 R150604-GER

Last Update: June 15th, 2004

MAXqda was replaced by its successor MAXqda 2 and will no longer be updated. Download the archive file and extract the file “max2k.exe” from the archive. Copy this file to your MAXqda program folder “MAXQDA” and REPLACE the old file “max2k.exe”. The program folder will be saved in C:\Program Files\ if another location was not selected during the first installation of MAXQDA.

Download MAXqda 1 Update