Can I work with materials in languages other than English in NVivo for Windows?

NVivo for Windows lets you work with Unicode data, which means you can work with data in virtually any language - not only in your documents, videos, photos, spreadsheets and audio files but also throughout the analysis process. This includes searches, names of nodes and attributes. NVivo for Windows can also handle symbol and character based languages such as Japanese, Mandarin and Cantonese.

NVivo 11 for Windows (Update 1 or above) users can work in any one of the seven user interface languages - English, Chinese (Simplified Chinese), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish.

NVivo 10 for Windows (Service Pack 5 or above) users can work in any one of the seven user interface languages - English, Chinese (Simplified Chinese), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish. In addition NVivo 10 Service Pack 5 contains enhanced query capabilities for Japanese and Chinese text.

NVivo may not operate as expected when attempting to use right to left languages such as Arabic. We recommend you download and work with your data in our NVivo free trial Software first.


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