Get Started

Are you just starting to learn MAXQDA?

Get started with MAXQDA quickly and easily and put your research project into practice. On this page you will find various ways to get to know MAXQDA and successfully start your first MAXQDA project.

Get started with MAXQDA – Getting Started Video Tutorial

Follow us step-by-step through the basics in only seven minutes – from importing and coding data to retrieving coded segments.

Getting Started Manual

The Getting Started Guides offer step-by-step instructions on setting up your software and creating your first project with your brand new QDA software.

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Literature Review Guide

The Literature Review Started Guide is a short introduction to working with literature data and creating literature reviews with MAXQDA.

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MAXQDA Online Manual

Are you already familiar with MAXQDA and do you need more information on certain features in detail? The complete MAXQDA User Manual describes all the different features MAXQDA provides.

MAXQDA Online Manual

Free Introductory Webinar

Take part in a MAXQDA webinar for a 30-minute introduction and get answers to your most urgent questions right away.

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