Download installer files for MAXQDA 12 and older

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 12 (for Windows & Mac OS X)
    MAXQDA: How to do an update?

    Latest version: Release 12.2

    Search for available updates with Help > Search for updates.
    Take a look at the MAXQDA release notes to see which features are new in each update.

    Windows user need admin rights to install updates (otherwise the button is grayed out). In Windows 7 it may be necessary to start MAXQDA by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) and choosing Run as administrator.

    Downloading the latest version of MAXQDA 12 is easy. Just download the demo version (and unlock it with your serial number). The demo version is always the current version of MAXQDA 12.

    Get MAXQDA 12 Demo

    Users with a portable license please click on the download link in the installation guide that was sent to you in the delivery e-mail or contact our online support team.

  • MAXQDA 11 (for Windows)

    Latest version: Release 11.1.1

    Search for available updates with ? > Search for updates.
    Take a look at the MAXQDA release notes to see which features are new in each update.

    Windows user need admin rights to install updates (otherwise the button is grayed out). In Windows Vista and 7 it may be necessary to start MAXQDA by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) and choosing Run as administrator.

    Download: MAXQDA 11 for Windows Installer (Windows 7 or higher)

    Download: MAXQDA 11 for Windows Installer (Windows XP or Vista)

  • MAXQDA 11 (for Mac)

    Latest version: Release 11.2.4

    Search for available updates with Help > Search for updates.
    Take a look at the MAXQDA release notes to see which features are new in each update.

    Download: MAXQDA 11 for Mac OS X Installer (desktop)

    Download: MAXQDA 11 for Mac OS X Installer (USB / portable)

  • MAXQDA 10

    Latest version: R240113

    Search for available updates with ? > Search for updates.
    Take a look at the MAXQDA release notes to see which features are new in each update.

    Windows user need admin rights to install updates (otherwise the button is grayed out). In Windows Vista and 7 it may be necessary to start MAXQDA by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) and choosing Run as administrator.

    Download: MAXQDA 10 for Windows Installer

  • MAXQDA 2007

    Latest version: R161210

    Search for available updates with ? > Search for updates.

    Windows user need admin rights to install updates (otherwise the button is grayed out). In Windows Vista and 7 it may be necessary to start MAXQDA by right-clicking on the MAXQDA Icon (on the desktop or start menu) and choosing Run as administrator.

    Download: MAXQDA 2007 for Windows Installer

  • MAXqda 2

    Latest version: 2R060307-G

    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 for Windows Installer

  • MAXqda 1

    Latest version: 2k3 R150604-GER

    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 for Windows Installer