Simple qualitative analysis software

Beautiful qualitative data analysis with Quirkos

What is Quirkos?

Quirkos gives you a visual and intuitive way to manage, analyse and explore your qualitative research.

It's easy to learn, flexible and reliable, and makes qualitative data analysis creative again.

Discover why people are moving to Quirkos!

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To tag some text, just drag and drop it onto a bubble, and watch your themes grow!



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Show your themes and codes as colourful bubbles, not flat lists of text!

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What makes Quirkos Different?


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Quirkos was designed by qualitative researchers to be the software they wanted to use, without the frustrations of other packages. The live visual interface keeps you close to the data, and it's designed with a few flexible features, rather than a clutter of things you don't need.

Store your data in the cloud or on your computer with auto-save, and identical features and interface on Mac, Windows or Linux. If you’ve not used qualitative software before, Quirkos is a straight forward step-up from trying to do analysis with highlighters, sticky notes, Word or Excel.

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Who uses Quirkos?

Quirkos is used in more than 350 universities, across the world by qualitative researchers and students who trust it with projects big and small, and teach it in their courses. Organisations including public sector, government and NGO/charity organisations use it for evaluation and feedback, making the most of user comments and open-ended survey responses.

It’s also used in market research agencies, both large and small where time is a premium, and projects have to get off the ground quickly and get straight to actionable results.

But the simple interface also allows use in citizen led and participatory research, empowering communities and 3rd sector organisations to make powerful cases for service improvement.







Ready to try Quirkos?

Try the complete and unrestricted version for free on Mac, Windows or Linux.

We have the best CAQDAS licences, with free updates, permanent or subscription licences, the longest free trial and the best value student licences:

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Quirkos is also unique in being the only tool that lets you switch instantly between cloud and local storage, with the same platform and easy interface.

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Want to find out more?



Read about the main features, see manuals and example projects, or discover what qualitative analysis software does.

All our support and training materials are freely available without registration, and we have a network of qualitative software experts across the world ready to help you learn Quirkos.



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