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

There is also a comprehensive list of all tags in the database.


Tools [n-grams]

Tool Description Tags Platforms Pricing
AntGram A freeware n-gram and p-frame (open-slot n-gram) generation tool.text analysis, n-grams, p-frames, lexical bundles, lexical framesWindows, Mac, LinuxFree
kfNgram A simple tool for generating n-gramsn-grams, p-framesWindowsFree
N-Gram Processor (NGP) A perl based tool for the creation and processing of n-gram lists out of text files.n-gramsLinux, Windows, MacOpen Source
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
WordCruncher A tool for searching, studying, and analyzing digital texts and corpora. The tool has been tested for corpora up to a billion words.concordancer, wordlists, collocates, n-grams, keywords, key phrases, ebooksWindows, Mac, iOSFree

Last Updated: May 15, 2022.

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