Software Options

The following software are designed for analysis of qualitative data of all kinds including text, audio, and video: 
 

AccuLine 
Digital Automated Scoring
Developed by Harpe & Associates Ltd. 
Platform: Windows PC
Price: $380 per year for AccuLine Primary (Elementary schools); $780 per year for Acculine Professional (Jr. and Senior high schools); $2500 per year for AccuLine Scholastic (colleges and technical institutions); $5000 per year for Acculine Academic (post-secondary and enterprise) 
Free Trial Download (For PC) Requires access code.

AnSWR
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by Centers for Disease Control: Information Systems Support Services (CISSS) 
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Epidemology Branch 
Platform: Windows 95,98, NT, 2000, ME, or XP
Price: Freeware Software
Free Download

Atlas.ti 
Text, Digital Audio and Video Analysis
Developed by Thomas Muhr  
Platform: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0
Price: $400 (Educational-Single Copy), $715 (Standard- Single Copy), $1,580 (Educational-5 Pack), $2,860 (Standard-5 Pack), $1,440 (Educational Workstation-Qty. 5), $2,640 (Standard Workstation-Qty 5) 
Free Trial Download

Behavior Evaluation Strategies and Taxonomies
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by SKWare (Subsidiary of Educational Consulting) 
Platform: Windows 95,98,NT,2000
Price: $500 (Educational-Single Copy); $650 (Standard- Single Copy); $400 (Educational-5 Qty); $520 (Standard-5 Qty); $750 (Educational Workstation-Qty5); $975 (Standard Workstation-Qty. 5)
Free Trial Download

CDC EZ-Text
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by Centers for Disease Control 
Platform: Windows 95,98, NT, 2000, ME, or XP
Price: Freeware Software
Free Trial Download

C-I-SAID
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by Code-A-Text Ltd x
Platform: Windows 95,98, NT
Price: $ 315 (Educational-Single Copy); $ 555 (Standard- Single Copy); $ 1,260 (Educational-5 Pack, Single User); $ 2,220 (Standard-5 Pack, Single User)
Free Download

ELAN
Digital Audio and Video Annotation
Developed by Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Platform: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, MacOS X, Linux
Price: Freeware
Free Download

Ethno 
Text Analysis
Developed by David Heise
Platform: Windows/PC (Java enable)
Price: Freeware
Free Trial Download

Ethnograph
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by Qualis Research Associates
Platform: Windows 3.1, 95, 98/PC
Price: $300; $200 (Student)
Free Trial Download

EthoVision 
Digital Audio and Video Analysis
Developed by Noldus Information Technology 
Platform: Windows 98, 2000, XP, NT 4.0 
Price

HyperRESEARCH 
Qualitative Analysis of Text, Images, Audio, and Video Source Material, Code Maps, Auto Coding
Developed by ResearchWare Inc 
Platform: MacOS, Windows
Price: $370 USD
Student discounts and institutional licensing is available
Free Trial Download

HyperTRANSCRIBE 
Transcription of Audio or Video Source Materials for Qualitative Analysis
Developed by ResearchWare Inc
Platform: MacOS, Windows
Price: $100 
Student discounts and institutional licensing is available

Free Trial Download

InterClipper Professional 
Digital Audio, Video Analysis
Developed by DocuMat, LLC 
Platform: Windows 95/98/NT 
Price: $500 (download) + $15 (CD-ROM version) 

INTERACT 
Multimedia Video Analysis for Behavioral Research
Developed by Mangold Software & Consulting 
Platform: Windows ME, NT, 2000, XP 
Price: Available on request to info@mangold.de 
Free Trial Download: Available on request to info@mangold.de

INTEXT 
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by Harald Klein 
Platform: MS-DOS (version 3.3 above)/Versions for 80386, 80486 and Pentium
Price: $30 (diskette version with a printed manual); $100 (student version); $275 (single version); $1,370 (network/institute version); $4,565 (campus license- 5 manuals)
Free Demo Download
 

Kwalitan
Text, Digital Audio and Video Analysis
Developed by Department of Research Methodology, University of Nijmegen 
Platform: Windows 95, 98, NT or ME
Price: $290(Educational-Single Copy); $375 (Standard- Single Copy); $885 (Educational-Qty 3-5); $2 (Standard- Qty 3-5)
Free Trial Download

MacSHAPA 
Developed by MacShapa 
Platform: Mac
Price: Available on request
Email: sales@cpo.al.wpafb.af.mil

MaxQDA
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by MaxQDA 
Platform: Windows/PC
Price: $700
Free Trial Download:/ (click on 'trial version')

NVivo 
Text Analysis, Audio, video, PDF, and Photos
Developed by QSR International Pty Ltd (QSR) 
Platform: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Microsoft Windows XP SP2+, Microsoft Vista
Price: Contact QSR 
Free Trial Download 

OCS Tools
Developed by Triangle Research Collaborative, Inc
Digital Audio and Video Analysis 
Platform: Windows 95/98, 2000, XP, NT 4.0 
Price: Available on request info@TRCtech.com

PolyAnalyst 
Text Analysis 
Developed by ProGAMMA International
Platform: Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP or Windows NT
Price: Available on request (info@progamma.nl)
Free Trial Download: Available on request info@gamma.rug.nl

QDA Miner
Text Analysis
Developed by Provalis Research
Platform: Windows 98/NT/XP
Price: Academic: $255, Professional: $400
Free Trial Download

Qualitative Media Analyzer 
Digital Audio and Video Analysis 
Developed by CVS Information System
Platform: Windows/PC
Price: Academic: $350, Professional: $475

Qualrus 
Text, Digital Audio and Video Analysis
Developed by Idea Works, Inc
Platform: Windows 95, 98, Me, NT3.5, NT4, 2000 or XP

Sign Stream
Digital Audio and Video Analysis
Developed by Sign Stream
Platform: Mac OS 8.0, QuickTime 3.0.2 
Price: $25.00 (Educational - One time fee); $10 (Student license)
Free Trial: Email to carol@bu.edu

Survey Logix
Web-based Survey Development, Distribution, and Analysis
Developed by Sparklit
Price: $50 - $600
Survey Distribution: Internet
Online Survey Hosting Available: Yes

TACT 
Primarily Text Analysis
Developed by IBM-University of Toronto
Platform: MS-DOS/Windows 3.11, 95/98 
Price: $50 

TAMS Analyzer 
Textual Analysis (transcripts, observation logs, etc)
Developed by Matthew Weinstein http://tamsys.sf.net/
Platform: OSX, Linux (extremely limited version)
Price: Free
Free Trial Download

The Coding Analysis Toolkit (CAT)
Facilitate Analysis of Text Datasets
Developed by The University of Pittsburgh
Price: Currently free, as the service is brand new and going through an extended beta test period
Platform: A web-based service suitable for Mac and PC platforms

Transana
Transcription & Qualitative Analysis of Audio & Video Data
Developed by David Woods, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Platform: Windows 3.0 or 3.1, Windows 95
Price: $50.00 single user license, $500 multi-user license
Free Trial Download

WordSmith
Text Analysis
Developed by Mike Scott
Product: WordSmith 4.0 
Platform: Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Win NT and Win 98 
Price: Available on request Mike.Scott@liv.ac.uk 

WordStat
Text Analysis
Developed by Provalis Research
Platform: Windows 98/NT/XP
Price: Academic: $375-$425, Professional: $525-$645
Free Trial Download

XSight 
Text Analysis
Developed by QSR International Pty Ltd 
Platform: Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Price: Please contact QSR
Free Trial Download