NVivo - Install/Licensing


  • How do I install NVivo?
  • Is NVivo compatible with my computer?


  • Oregon State University
  • Employee
  • Graduate Student
  • Windows
  • MacOS 

License Restrictions

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

Individual licenses will need to be purchased from the OnTheHub eStore or directly from QSR (if transcription, collaboration cloud, or the latest version of NVivo, you will need to purchase direct from QSR).

Purchase from OnTheHub (Version 12): https://estore.onthehub.com/WebStore/ProductsByMajorVersionList.aspx?cmi_mnuMain=8659da1b-241d-e611-941a-b8ca3a5db7a1&pc=8e8a1f43-ef5f-e211-a88c-f04da23e67f4


Purchase from QSR: https://www.qsrinternational.com/nvivo-qualitative-data-analysis-software/buy-now



New NVivo Installation

  1. Once your license has been purchased from QSR, you should receive 2 emails - one to setup your NVivo account, and one with info about the NVivo license access and downlaod links.
  2. First, click on the "mNVivo profile" link to set a password on your account.
  3. Next, find the email stating you have access to NVivo and download either the Windows or Mac verison and start the install process.
  4. Once installed, log in with your NVivo account by clicking "Log into myNVivo".

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 97280
Mon 2/3/20 4:59 PM
Thu 4/28/22 11:21 AM