MAXQDA Manuals & Handbooks
The free MAXQDA Manuals assist you in providing detailed information on all functions of your QDA software.
If this is your first time working with MAXQDA you can get started very quickly with the help of our
Getting Started Guides.
Full user manual, offers detailed information about all MAXQDA features.
Manual for quantitative text analysis module (MAXDictio). MAXDictio is included in MAXQDA Plus and MAXQDA Analytics Pro.
Manual for statistical data analysis module (Stats). Stats is included MAXQDA Analytics Pro.
Step-by-step instructions for new users. How to set up your software and start working on your first project in MAXQDA.
Getting Started Guide (PDF – English)
Getting Started Guide (PDF – Spanish)
Getting Started Guide (PDF – Brazilian Portuguese)
Getting Started Guide (PDF – Japanese)
Getting Started Guide (PDF – Chinese)
Getting Started Guide (PDF – German)
Short guide that illustrates how to conduct a literature review in MAXQDA.
Manuals for older versions of MAXQDA
MAXQDA 10 had a separate manual for the quantitative text analysis tool MAXDictio (only included in MAXQDA Plus).
MAXQDA 2007 had separate manuals for the quantitative text analysis tool MAXDictio (only included in MAXQDA Plus) and for the mapping tool MAXMaps.