Linguistic analysis software


Supporting LSA.301 Field Methods

to transcribe audio

IPA
Doulos SIL Font Package, beta version, Unicode IPA

SIL IPA93 Fonts 2.0
http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=encore-ipa
http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=encore-ipa-download

Unicode home page
Cyclone, a text converting utility application for Macintosh

SAMPA and X-SAMPA using ASCII, and IPA Script

Transcriber
http://www.etca.fr/CTA/gip/Projets/Transcriber/Index.html
latest version (currently 1.5.1) from
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=40021&package_id=51790

tips for using the Transcriber application

TableTrans in the AGTK (Annotation Graph Tool Kit) (not on Computer Lab machines)

to transcribe video (or audio)
Elan
http://www.mpi.nl/tools/elan.html
Elan 2.4 and later have obviated the need for the related converter Econv http://www.mpi.nl/tools/econv.html
Albert Bickford's getting-started guide for ELAN (especially for working with sign languages)

CLAN
http://childes.psy.cmu.edu/clan/
which may call on the font Macintosh Arial Unicode
http://childes.psy.cmu.edu/tools/Arialuni.TTF.zip

to edit audio files
Transcribe!  Macintosh
http://www.seventhstring.com/xscribe/overview.html
current:  Transcribe! version 7.11 for Mac OS-X
runs for 30 days without requiring a "license key"

Audacity  (not on Computer Lab machines)
http://www.audacity.sourceforge.net/

Praat  Macintosh
http://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/download_mac.html

to convert between formats and edit text files
TextWrangler 2  Macintosh
http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/

TextPad Windows
http://www.textpad.com/products/textpad/

emacs — included in Mac OS X, in Applications/Utilities/Terminal

TECkit version 2.1.2 Macintosh OS X
http://scripts.sil.org/teckit
http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=TECkitDownloads#ce654079

to create and edit interlinear text and dictionaries
Shoebox http://www.sil.org/computing/shoebox/ (Mac version runs under Mac OS 9, Classic)
Technical support papers, including Shoebox for the Mac 'Line 108 error' fix
for Windows, Shoebox's successor Toolbox http://www.sil.org/computing/toolbox/

a new Interlinear Text Editor
Lexique Pro http://www.lexiquepro.com/download.htm is only for Windows

to present a audio-linked concordance
Audiamus  Macintosh
http://www.linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/thieberger/audiamus.htm

to analyse linguistic variation statistically
Vocabulary Management Profiles, including online calculation of Type/Token Statistics, and Concordances & Word Frequencies
http://www.missouri.edu/~youmansc/vmp/

Goldvarb 2001
http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/lang/webstuff/goldvarb/

Plotnik
http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~wlabov/Plotnik.html


Created 22 March 2005
Modifed 9 October 2005
URL http://www.anu.edu.au/linguistics/nash/LSA.301/sw.html