Tools for Corpus Linguistics

A hopefully comprehensive list of currently 266 tools used in corpus compilation and analysis.

This list is kept up to date by its users. Hence, please feel free to contribute by suggesting new tools. You can also make suggestions, e.g., corrections, regarding individual tools by clicking the symbol. As this is a non-commercial side (side, side) project, checking and incorporating updates usually takes some time.

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Top 25 Tags

All Tags
concordancer 44
annotation 40
visualization 27
tagging 19
pos tagger 17
text analysis 17
wordlists 16
compilation 11
statistics 11
keywords 11
collocation 10
qda 9
lexis 8
parser 8
readability 7
tokenizer 7
mixed methods 6
web-based 6
spoken 6
analysis 6
python 5
crawler 5
transcription 5
semantics 5
xml 5

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Tools [collocation]

Tool Description Tags Platforms Pricing
BFSU Collocator A collocation analysis toolkitcollocation, statisticsWindowsFree
CLAN A tool for searching and analyzing child language data in the CHAT transcription format.search, wordlists, collocation, child language, CHILDESWindows, Mac, UnixFree, Open Source
COCA_MWU20 ColloGram A collocation analysis tool based on a COCA collocation family list.collocationWindowsFree
ConcGramCore A modern rewrite of ConcGram (Greaves 2005) that allows efficiently searching for concgrams.collocation, concgramWindowsOpen Source
CorporaCoCo A set of R functions used to compare co-occurrence between corporacollocationRFree
Cortext Manager A scriptable "ecosystem" for modeling and exploring corpora. Especially useful for creating topic models and co-occurence networks.NER, topic models, visualization, word2vec, collocation, keywordsWebFree
LancsBox The Lancaster Desktop Corpus Toolbox; Software package for the analysis of language data and corporacollocation, frequency analysis, keywordsJavaFree (CC)
Pareidoscope Pareidoscope is a collection of tools for determining the association between arbitrary linguistic structures, such as collocations, collostructions or between structures.collocation, constructionsFree
Sketch Engine A corpus manager and text analysis software developed by Lexical Computing.annotation, concordancer, tagging, sampling, search, visualization, wordlists, keywords, compilation, text analysis, n-grams, collocation, statistics, segmentation, analysis, crawler, parallel, colligation, annotations, tokenization, query, ngrams, boilerplate remover, comparison, frequency analysis, information retrieval, data, sentence boundary, corpus creation, duplicate remover, regex, thesaurus, meta modelling, dictionary, text-processing, xml, frequency, trends patterns, web-based, collocates, collocation analysis, word cloud, coocurence, KWIC, corpus management, multilingual, NLP, diachronic analysis, term extraction, keyword extraction, bilingual term extraction30-day free trial then starts at 4.83 €/month
UCS Toolkit A toolkit (libraries and scripts) for the statistical analysis of coocurence data.collocation, coocurence, statisticsR, PerlFree

Last Updated: June 19, 2022.

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