MaxQDA Plus

Description: MaxQDA Plus is a software tool for qualitative data analysis. It is a state-of-the-art instrument for professional text analysis. MAXQDA Plus contains the add-on MAXDictio, a fully integrated software for dictionary-based content analysis. MAXDictio allows for setting up word frequency lists, dictionaries, stop- and go- lists, etc.  As one of the pioneers in the field, it is used by researchers and research institutions from a wide range of scientific disciplines all across the world. 

Platform:Windows, Mac or Linux.
Cost: No charge (Access via App2Go Server)

App2Go Login


MaxQDA Plus is available on the App2Go server without the need to purchase or install the application on your computer. Educational discount prices are available if you wish to purchase the application.

Licensing Information

VCU faculty, staff, and students may access MaxQDA Plus on the App2Go server, which is used to support research and are not intended for instructional use. 

There are five (5) concurrent use licenses of MaxQDAplus are available for use by VCU researchers on the App2Go Server. Only five users may access the application at the same time.

Use MaxQDAplus on the App2Go Server

Using a Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you can access MaxQDAplus via a browser window. Although MaxQDAplus runs on the App2Go Server, it appears to be running on your PC. You can open, save and print files from your PC. Applications on the App2Go server are available to support research projects and are not intended for instructional use.

Only current VCU faculty, staff, and students may access MaxQDAplus on the App2Go Server. Documentation on how to use the App2Go Server will provide you details such as system requirements, installation, opening files, saving files and printing. 

Purchase a Copy

MAXQDA offers educational prices for students and faculty if you wish to purchase a copy.


There are a variety of MaxQDA Plus training and support resources available to assist you with the use of the application.

Training & Documentation

Other Support Resources


For assistance with using MaxQDAplus, please contact the MaxQDA Support, or refer to the manuals and training resources noted above. For issues concerning accessing and running MaxQDAplus on the App2Go server, please contact the IT Support Center.