Update History

We frequently publish updates and service packs. They are not only bug fixes, but most of the time they introduce useful and valuable new features, thus expanding the capabilities of ATLAS.ti still further. So, it is definitely worth making it a habit to regularly check for the latest releases.

ATLAS.ti makes it extremely easy to stay up-to-date. Its built-in Live Update Service Pack Manager is fully automated and makes downloading and installing updates and service packs a breeze.

ATLAS.ti 8 Windows

The following changes were implemented in previous updates and service packs. These changes are all contained in the most recent service pack, so you do NOT need to look for these older service packs or download anything beyond the most current one.

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

Bug fixes/improvements:

  • 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

ATLAS.ti Mac

ATLAS.ti 8.3.1 (build 573)

Release date: 2018-11-13

New and Improved

  • It is now possible to copy document, code, quotation, memo, network, or group names from lists.
  • Copied documents, codes, quotations, memos, networks, or groups can be pasted into networks.
  • It is now possible to copy a word from the Word Cruncher.
  • You can now see (and remove) group members from the inspector of a group.

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Prevented a crash when undoing after editing a comment.
  • When importing from Twitter, quotations for retweet authors are now correct.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when exporting a report.
  • Prevented a crash when attempting to change an internal-use relation.
  • Creating feedback mail is now more reliable.
  • Inspectors now update list item height correctly.
  • Fixed inspector background color on macOS 10.14 Mojave.
  • Corrected an issue where inspectors would sometimes fail to display a comment.
  • ATLAS.ti will now ask for deleting orphaned quotations less often.
  • Project info window now also displays number of networks.
  • Minor improvements to German and Spanish translations.



ATLAS.ti 8.3.0 (build 567)

Release date: 2018-10-04

New and Improved

  • Transcript import and playback.
  • Relative frequencies in code document table.
  • Find redundant codings.
  • Improved performance.
  • Auto coding now remembers last used search terms.
  • Duplicate documents, memos, networks, and groups.
  • Take smart code and smart group snapshots.
  • Show code groups, memo groups, and networks in the margin.
  • Add nodes to network from a list.
  • Double-click a code in the margin to view and edit its comment.
  • Import up to 1000 tweets per Twitter query.
  • New PDF documents now contain fewer superfluous characters.
  • Many small user interface improvements.

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed a crash when importing multiple documents including non-importable ones.
  • Prevented malformed survey imports from crashing ATLAS.ti or generating invalid documents.
  • Improved reliability of codebook imports containing illegal characters.
  • Fixed quotation sorting by location.
  • ATLAS.ti does no longer force itself to the foreground during long-running tasks.



ATLAS.ti 8.2.4 (build 559)

Release date: 2018-06-28

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed startup issues for trial version.
  • Fixed a crash when creating reports containing audio quotations or documents.
  • Resolved an issue with Twitter authentication.
  • QDC format now properly exports empty code groups.
  • Minor UI improvements.



ATLAS.ti 8.2.3 (build 556)

Release date: 2018-05-25

New and Improved

  • Updated privacy policy to comply with GDPR.
  • Added an option to opt in to anonymous telemetry gathering.
  • Improved performance for large projects.



ATLAS.ti 8.2.2 (build 554)

Release date: 2018-05-16

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Prevent a crash when updating from very old versions of ATLAS.ti.
  • Uncolored codes no longer become black when exporting and importing a codebook in XLSX format.
  • Spacebar and other keyboard controls now continue working properly after coding via drag and drop in multimedia documents.
  • Fixed a visual glitch with selections in intercoder agreement window.
  • Code cooccurrence explorer now properly displays code colors on all levels.
  • Multimedia snapshots now have more accurate timing.
  • Prevent the short skip that could occur in some multimedia documents when resuming playback.
  • Various minor GUI improvements.



ATLAS.ti 8.2.1 (build 550)

Release date: 2018-04-27

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Improved chapter detection for auto coding.
  • Repaired some user interface issues, especially on OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Improved legacy project import.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some customers from upgrading.
  • Prevented some crashes.



ATLAS.ti 8.2.0 (build 547)

Release date: 2018-04-20

New and Improved

  • New Icons!
  • Inter-Rater Agreement analysis. Menu Project ▶︎︎Intercoder Mode
  • Automatically code focus groups. Menu Code ▶︎︎Code Focus Groups …
  • Twitter import. Menu Document ▶︎︎Twitter Import︎︎
  • Code cooccurrence explorer. Menu Analysis ▶︎︎Code Cooccurrence Explorer︎︎
  • Support for importing and exporting codebooks in vendor-independent QDC format. Menu Code ▶︎︎Import/Export︎︎
  • SPSS export. Menu Project ▶︎︎Export SPSS︎︎
  • PDF annotations can now be displayed. Menu View ▶︎︎Show Annotations︎︎
  • Document export. Menu Document ▶︎︎Export Documents …︎︎
  • Create multimedia quotations by setting in/out points.
  • Improved stop/go lists for word cruncher.
  • Quotation previews in code cooccurrence table and code document table.
  • Project explorer navigator.
  • Multiple selection in project explorer.
  • Improvements to Excel outputs.
  • Added a column for groups to code, document, network, and memo managers.
  • Added "Expand to chapter" option to auto coding.

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Clicking links in text documents now opens them in the default browser.
  • Fixed an issue with selecting text in documents by double-, triple-, or quadruple-clicking.
  • Improved import of documents containing Emoji families that make use of the Zero-Width Joiner character.
  • Filters now always update.
  • Improved performance of dragging selections in multimedia documents.
  • Changing the extent of a multimedia quotation is now less finicky.
  • Fixed issues when merging multiple codes.
  • XML export is now compatible again with Entity Mapper.
  • Fixed issues with exporting or importing certain projects.
  • Repaired drag-selection in network views.
  • Prevented a crash when closing a network view that had been moved to a new window.
  • Network views now don't stop updating after switching to a different tab and back.
  • Groundedness numbers in add code dialog suggestion dropdowns are now more up-to-date.
  • Various minor improvements in UI, stability, and speed.



ATLAS.ti 8.1.3 (build 522)

Release date: 2018-01-17

New and Improved

  • Merge multiple codes by selecting them and dragging them onto a code.
  • The dialogs for adding codes or creating codings now have discernable titles.
  • When importing a project by double-clicking it in the Finder, ATLAS.ti will now open it after importing.
  • Managers can now be made much narrower than before.

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed a migration issue.
  • Prevented a crash when dragging codes.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur after deleting entities that are used as global filters.
  • Resolved user interface issues on macOS 10.13 High Sierra when exporting tables.
  • Fixed an issue when merging certain projects.
  • Improved readability for very dark links or codes when selected in the margin.
  • Emoji families now stay together when used in in-vivo coding and quotation names.
  • Fixed a display issue in the margin after flipping a link.
  • Minor improvements to German translation.



ATLAS.ti 8.1.2 (build 517)

Release date: 2017-12-08

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed an issue with project imports.
  • When closing a project, the cancel button now behaves as expexted.
  • Resolved an minor issue with previews in the project explorer.



ATLAS.ti 8.1.1 (build 515)

Release date: 2017-12-04

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed a crash when importing documents.
  • Fixed a crash in Project explorer.
  • Project explorer does not close branches unexpectedly anymore.
  • Resolved a graphics issue with the navigator filter.



ATLAS.ti 8.1.0 (build 510)

Release date: 2017-11-23

ATLAS.ti Mac is now ATLAS.ti 8 Mac!

Version numbers for ATLAS.ti for Windows and Mac now follow the same scheme, which makes talking about new features much easier. Your current ATLAS.ti Mac license is, of course, still valid.

New and Improved

  • Choose library location: Move your ATLAS.ti library to a directory of your choice, or switch between libraries.
  • Geo documents: Go to Documents -> New Geo Documents to try it out. (Requires macOS 10.11 or newer)
  • Global filters: Right-click on any group to set it as global filter.
  • Import projects from ATLAS.ti for Android.
  • Multimedia playback speed now has more fine-grained options.
  • Import cooccurring codes in networks via context menu.
  • Code-Documents table now shows a quotation list for the selected cell.
  • New look for networks (same as ATLAS.ti 8 for Windows).
  • Stop lists can now also be imported from Excel files.
  • Many small UI improvements.
  • Performance improvements in managers, project and survey import, networks, inspectors, queries…
  • Support for importing HEIC/HEIF files introduced with iOS 11. (Requires macOS 10.13)

Fixed Bugs and Crashes

  • Fixed issues in project import.
  • Stop lists now survive restarting ATLAS.ti.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when using ATLAS.ti in full screen mode and switching desktops.
  • Graphical Quotation previews now display correctly for transformed PDFs.
  • Reports now show comments for nested entities when enabled.
  • Fixed overlap query operators.
  • Undo adding nodes to a network works now.
  • Fixed display of selections in PDF documents on macOS 10.13.

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