Version 8.4.24

Release date: 2020-02-25

  • Fixed some rare crashes when attempting to open text documents
  • Fixed an issue that caused quotation highlighting to be offset from the actual quotation or not visible at all
  • Re-enabled opening quotation in context on single-click in quotation lists

Version 8.4.23

Release date: 2020-01-23

  • Fixed issue with codings being invisible in documents

Version 8.4.22

Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Fixed Excel export in Inter-Coder Agreement calculations
  • Documents use correct fonts again (fixes issues related to missing emojis)
  • Fixed a bug where highlighted area was offset from the actual selected range in text documents with tables

Version 8.4.21

Release date: 2019-12-02

  • Fixed issue with margin in right-to-left documents
  • Fixed display of text quotations ranging across cell borders
  • Fixed crash in memo text editor when changing numbered list to bullet list
  • Fixed crash on project merge
  • Fixed rare crash with empty comments

Version 8.4.20

Release date: 2019-10-08

Various hot fixes

Version 8.4.19

Release date: 2019-10-01

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Improved handling and presentation of text documents
  • Fixed broken keyboard shortcuts in text documents: Ctrl+H (Create Quotation), Ctrl+J (Add Coding), and Ctrl+L (Quick Coding)
  • Fixed alignment for right-to-left text in memos and comments
  • Style edits (color, lists, bold) etc.) in memos and comments are now saved properly
  • Fixed bug where spreadsheets did not automatically open after Excel export
  • Fixed bug where Focus Group Coding button was accidentally disabled
  • Fixed crash when entering code name already in use in coding dialog
  • Fixed crash when saving memo or comment containing bi-directional text pasted from elsewhere

Version 8.4.18

Release date: 2019-07-27

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fixed problem creating memos that affected some users

Version 8.4.17

Release date: 2019-07-25

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fixed crash when closing the dialog for defining Excel export columns
  • Fixed exports results when exporting to Excel
  • Improved content migration in the library
  • Repaired missing content folder and broken bundle content identifier
  • Fixed auto coding and focus group coding in document manager when nothing is selected
  • Fixed: Adding code created duplicate codes.
  • Removed cancel from the delete dialogs for orphan quotations and codes
  • Fixed/improved multiple issues with the Geo Document Viewer
  • Fixed issue with not updating stop list combo box in word cruncher dialog when adding new stop list
  • Fixed crash when updating node list in a network in the project explorer
  • Fixed ‘Show Details’ and ‘Show Percent’ checkboxes in Word List
  • Added check if quotation can be created in coding actions
  • Fixed: Properly updating the word list when exclude buttons are checked/unchecked

Version 8.4.16

Release date: 2019-07-04

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Twitter import works again
  • Improved memo and comment editor
  • Completely redesigned split code dialog
  • Fixed a bug that caused some dialog buttons to be clipped when scaling settings exceeded 100%
  • Fixed global filters in word cloud and word list
  • Word comparison in word lists and in stop and go lists now uses current culture
  • Comments are now merged according to selected strategy in project merge
  • QDPX export now supports export of empty groups (they cannot be reimported in ATLAS.ti, though)
  • Improved QDPX project import
  • Added messages for QDPX project import issues
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when copying text to the clipboard in PDF documents
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when coding quotations or selections
  • Fixed a crash in the code document table when word count was selected

Version 8.4.15

Release date: 2019-03-24

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fixed double click action in the Project Explorer
  • Fixed Bug in iPad import: Empty entity names are automatically corrected on Import
  • Fixed a bug that allowed words containing invalid characters to be added to stop lists
  • Fixed a bug where document scrolled to the wrong position when PDF quotations were opened
  • Code Document Table: Global filter in result quotations lists removed
  • Fixed a bug where projects were incorrectly marked as defective and could no longer be loaded
  • Bug fix for crash when pasting corrupted clipboard data into network editor
  • Fixed a rare crash when navigating with keyboard in certain PDF documents
  • Added the global filter to the quotation lists
  • Fixed a bug where Query Tool did not open when document group was set as global filter
  • Bug fix for crash in undo operations related to transcripts
  • Fixed a bug where Excel export in manager did not work in rare cases
  • Fixed a crash in word list that could occur when right-clicking on the background in the word list
  • Fixed a crash when opening word list
  • Fixed crash when validating smart code name in the create smart code dialog
  • Improvements ribbon context switching behavior in query tool, network editor and analysis tables
  • Added some notifications to QDPX import and export

Version 8.4.14

Release date: 2019-03-21

Various bug fixes and minor changes

Version 8.4.13

Release date: 2019-03-18

QDPX: Export projects in new universal exchange format

New and Added Functionality

  • Added search field to Project Explorer
  • Added comment preview to Project Explorer
  • Import/export document groups from Excel
  • Insert date and time in comments and memos

Word Lists / Word Cloud Improvements

  • Show scope
  • Type-Token Ratio


  • Compress tables by removing empty rows and columns
  • More information in the Code Co-occurrence Table
  • More information in the Code-Document Table
  • Binarize the results of the Code-Document Table
  • Networks: Show Code-Documents Connections

Create groups anywhere

  • Network Editor: Create Group from selected items of one entity type
  • Query Tool: Create Document Group from selected results


  • Export data for further statistical analysis (SPSS, R, STATA, SAS, etc.)
  • Quotation preview and export everywhere


  • Reports from Quotation Lists in Analysis Tables and Code Manager
  • Info sheets for Excel reports
  • Include codes in document reports


  • Simplify remove items from selected groups in Managers
  • Create smart codes in the Code Manager
  • Open Memo on double-click
  • Copy Entities Into Pasteboard/Clipboard
  • Improved workflow – Reference Manager import

Please see this page for details

Version 8.3.20

Release date: 2018-12-12

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fix for a problem on Windows 7 Home Basic introduced and Windows Server Datacenter Edition introduced in 8.3.18

Version 8.3.19

Release date: 2018-12-11

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fix for a problem on Windows 7 Home Basic introduced in 8.3.18

Version 8.3.18

Release date: 2018-12-10

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Added commented icons in text search results
  • Creating new projects with the same name as an existing project no longer possible
  • Improved import from ATLAS.ti Cloud
  • Search for word in Word Cloud/Word List
  • Export: If report bundle creation fails on default folder, a second attempt will be made in the user temp folder
  • Added missing arrowheads in network editor
  • Fixed: Use of wildcard char (“?”) caused a crash in Auto Coding
  • Repaired black preview images
  • Other bug fixes

Version 8.3.17

Release date: 2018-10-29

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • New interface language: Portuguese
  • CTRL+S now works universally across project
  • Fixed a bug in Default File Location access
  • Fixed broken quotation preview switch in NWE
  • Word count calculation for the code document table
  • Crash when duplicating a Smart Code
  • Quotations and codes sorting in grouped Excel export
  • Fixed inserting ReTweets

Version 8.3.16

Release date: 2018-09-26

  • Import transcripts
  • Networks: Add nodes from list
  • Find redundant codings
  • Store last used search terms in auto coding dialog
  • Code-Doc-Table: Show relative frequencies
  • Code-Cooc-Table: More Excel export options
  • Navigate multimedia documents using keys
  • Duplicate document
  • Twitter import expanded (now up to 1,000 tweets).
  • User-selectable default file location (a solution for the overzealous Windows Defender folder protection)

Please also see this page for more details

Version 8.2.34

Release date: 2018-08-09

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fix for Windows %temp% folder issue
  • Added additional information re. recent entity reports to SysBundle to better diagnose OutOfMemory crashes

Version 8.2.33

Release date: 2018-07-13

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Global filtering corrected in Code-document table
  • Added convert memo into document to right-click menu in Project Explorer
  • Removed auto coding button from main ribbon (but the tool is, of course, still available in the Document/Document Group Manager and the Document Viewer)
  • Codebook (QDC) export & import improved
  • Add notification if a project cannot be saved or exported because of trial license limitations
  • Error reporting improved
  • Mobile Import: Fixed bugs on quotation name / default name import
  • Check for regular expressions in stop/go lists
  • Prohibit duplicating a relation type without a name
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when undoing delete Code Group
  • Fixed crash in auto coding; prevent multiple auto coding processes
  • Fixed a bug in Twitter import
  • Fixed a bug in word lists when adding to stop list takes long
  • Solved a rare crash when using German stemmer
  • Fixed bug with Undo/redo when creating new user
  • Various other bug fixes and minor improvements

Version 8.2.32

Release date: 2018-05-25

Implemented GDPR Telemetry Compliance and new EULA

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Fixed error description in create free code dialog
  • Dragging mixed entities in margin area
  • Fixed empty menu in word list control
  • Fixed merging relation types
  • Set to trial version if setting the license key fails
  • Installer to present EULA every time it changes

Version 8.2.31

Release date: 2018-05-18

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • Improved multiple selection in Project Explorer
  • Improved Stop/Go list import
  • Fixed an issue when showing coefficients in Code-Co-Occurrence Table
  • Fixed a bug in Network xps export
  • Fixed color sorting in code list
  • Colors corrected in codebook import (XLSX)
  • Quotation previews are now properly updated if location was changed
  • Enable report and export buttons when items were added or removed from a manager

Version 8.2.30

Release date: 2018-04-27

  • Multiple small bug fixes (Project Explorer, Word Cloud, selections in PDF documents)

Version 8.2.29

Release date: 2018-04-20

  • New interface language: Chinese
  • Inter-Rater Agreement analysis
  • Automatically code focus groups
  • Support for importing and exporting codebooks in vendor-independent QDC format
  • SPSS export improvements
  • PDF annotations can now be displayed
  • Document export
  • Create multimedia quotations by setting in/out points
  • Improved stop/go lists for word cruncher
  • Quotation previews in code document table
  • Multiple selection in project explorer
  • Create multimedia quotations without temporary selection
  • Auto-scrolling multimedia margin
  • Show start time, end time, duration for selected multimedia quotation
  • Print Memos and Comments
  • Improve PDF text newline/paragraph detection
  • Many bug fixes

Version 8.1.30

Release date: 2018-03-06

  • List of quotations now opens when double-clicking code/memo (group), even if there is only one linked quotation
  • Unnecessary copies of project library are no longer saved
  • Code document table now updates reliably after changes
  • Improved Twitter import readout with backlinks to the original Twitter feed
  • Improved paragraph detection in multi-column PDFs
  • Fixed an issue with quotation IDs in project explorer
  • Fixed an issue with renaming a project on import
  • Fixed issue where switching library was blocked after working on a project
  • Fixed a bug in Chinese PDF import
  • Fixed a bug where Twitter Import button stayed disabled when a query was pasted into query field
  • Fixed a bug where the selected code in auto coding dialog was reset when pasting text into the text search field
  • Fixed a bug that caused the global filter indication bar to be blank when a filter was set
  • Fixed a bug where images in imported tweets were not coded correctly
  • Fixed a bug where entities kept their commented icon after removing their comment
  • Fixed an issue that caused the refresh button in the code document table to be blocked after a global filter was applied
  • Fixed several issues with long file and path names
  • Fixed multiple crash scenarios

Version 8.1.29

Release date: 2018-02-08

  • Improved PDF Text segmentation.
  • Improved German and Spanish translations.
  • Improved the Create Relation dialog.
  • Twitter import now supports long Tweets with multiple images.
  • Fixed an issue where images in Twitter imports got distorted.
  • Various bug and crash fixes.

Version 8.1.28

Release date: 2017-12-04

  • Text block recognition in PDF files improved
  • Quotation list popup
  • Float/dock memo editor window
  • Various bug fixes

Version 8.1.27

Release date: 2017-11-23

  • Multi-language interface (English, German and Spanish available for now, other languages to come)
  • Global filters
  • Switchable library location (create new libraries, switch to different existing libraries, move documents to a different library); supports work from different locations
  • Project snapshots (document the work process by saving different versions)
  • Savable project preferences (remember windows positions/sizes, open tools, etc. )
  • Savable application preferences (customize important aspects of the program)
  • Improved work flow for scope option in Query Tool
  • Drag and drop in Query Tool
  • Word List option replaces Word Cruncher,
  • Improved dialog for auto coding
  • Universal Excel export
  • Import and export of code lists
  • Improved team project workflow
  • Renaming option when importing projects
  • Many reworked and improved dialogs
  • Revamped icons
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