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Topic Using the software, General 
Product NVivo 10 for Windows, NCapture, NVivo 10 for Mac 
Question What is NCapture? 
Answer

Use NCapture, a web browser extension, to quickly and easily capture content like web pages, online PDFs and social media for analysis in NVivo 10. Before using NCapture, we recommend you view data types that can be imported into NVivo 10 for Windows and NVivo for Mac for analysis.

You can capture:

  • Web pages and online PDFs: Use NCapture to gather web pages and online PDFs. Then import them into NVivo as PDF sources.
  • Facebook wall posts and comments: Use NCapture to gather Facebook wall posts and comments from people, organizations or groups. Then import them into NVivo as a dataset source. Facebook wall posts and comments can only be imported in NVivo for Mac if they were captured as a PDF.
  • Twitter content: Use NCapture to gather Tweets from Twitter—for example, Tweets that include a particular word, phrase or hashtag, or Tweets by a particular user. Then import them into NVivo as a dataset source.Twitter content can only be imported in NVivo for Mac if it was captured as a PDF.
  • LinkedIn group discussions: Use NCapture to gather LinkedIn group discussions that are relevant to your research. Then import them into NVivo as a dataset source.LinkedIn group discussions can only be imported in NVivo for Mac if they were captured as a PDF.


Download NCapture

NCapture for Chrome can be used with both NVivo 10 for Windows and NVivo for Mac by installing from the Chrome Store. With NVivo 10 for Windows, NCapture for Chrome is included in the installer file.

To use NCapture for Internet Explorer, you need to be using Internet Explorer 8 or later. To use NCapture for Chrome, you need to be using Google Chrome 21 or later. 

For detailed instructions about installing and using NCapture, refer to the NCapture help.

 
Dated 31 July 2013 
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