Sample data is provided and used for the majority of our workshops, but time is allocated during the afternoon sessions to practice with your own project. NVivo can work with audio files, videos, digital photos, databases and text documents, so you are welcome to bring data in any of these formats to practise with.
Formats that can be imported into NVivo for Windows include: Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx) Rich Text Format (.rtf)Text (.txt) Portable Data Format (.pdf) Audio (mp3, m4a, wma, wav) Video (mpg, mpeg, mpe, wmv, avi, qt, mov, mp4, 3gp, mts, m2ts) Picture files (bmp, gif, jpg, jpeg, tif or tiff) NCapture files (ncvx) Evernote exports (enex) OneNote exports (.nvoz) Bibliographical database exports (ris, xml, txt) Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and text delimited files while NVivo will import datasets from other applications through ODBC, we are unable to guarantee that these files will be accessible in the workshop setting.
Formats that can be imported into NVivo for Mac include: Microsoft Word files (.doc, .docx) Open Document files (.odt) Rich text files (.rtf) Text files (.txt) PDF files (.pdf) Video in MOV format that was recorded on mobile iOS devices (such as an iPad or iPhone) Video in MP4 format that was recorded on Android or Windows Mobile 8 phones Video in MOV format that was exported from QuickTime on a Mac (OS X 10.7.5 and later) Audio in M4A format that was exported from QuickTime on a Mac (OS X 10.7.5 and later) Audio in MP3 format Audio in WAV format If you wish to work with demographic information or other categorical data at the workshop, prepare a table in Microsoft Excel, or a delimited text file.
If you are unable to bring any data, the sample data will provide a range of scenarios and applications that you can use during exercises in the workshop.If you are attending the second day of a two day NVivo workshop, please bring a copy of your project to work with.