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NVivo Mac (Release 1.0)

An extensive range of free resources are available to help NVivo Mac users get up and running. Many of these are accessible from within NVivo. You can also make them widely available by posting links on your organizations Intranet, for example.

Resource Description
NVivo Help Provides comprehensive information about working with NVivo. Users must be connected to the Internet to access the Help.
Users can access Help from the software—on the menu bar, choose Help > NVivo Help.
You can also access the Help website directly.
Sample projects Enables users to explore features of NVivo using sample data. A sample project, called Environmental Change Down East, is provided with the NVivo software. Additional sample projects are available for download
Users can create their own copy of the Environmental Change Down East sample project at any time.
To create a copy of the sample project, users can do one of the following:
  • On the Welcome to NVivo window, click Create a copy of the sample project
  • On the menu bar, choose File > Create Copy of Sample Project.
Tutorials Offer step-by-step animated demonstrations of NVivo's features and how to use them.
Users can access the tutorials from the software—on the menu bar, choose Help > Tutorials
You can also access the Tutorials directly from the QSR website.
Project Conversion NVivo for Mac projects have a different file format from those created in NVivo for Windows:
  • NVivo for Windows (.nvp) – e.g. MyProject.nvp
  • NVivo for Mac (.nvpx) – e.g. MyProject.nvpx
All conversion between NVivo Windows (Release 1.0) and NVivo Mac (Release 1.0) must be done using NVivo Windows (Release 1.0).
For further information about project conversion and installation of project converters, refer to Compatibility with other QSR software (Compatibility with NVivo for Mac) in the NVivo Windows (Release 1.0) section of this Technical Resource Center.