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 [python]

Tool Description Tags Platforms Pricing
ConvoKit A toolkit for extracting conversational features and analyzing social phenomena in conversations, using an interface inspired by (and compatible with) scikit-learn.python, conversational analysis, social mediaPythonFree, Open Source
Murre A tool for normalising and generating dialectal Finnish and Swedishpython, variation, dialectal data, finnishLinux, Mac, WindowsFree
NATAS A spacy-based library for processing historical corpora (with a focus on neologisms).historical, python, lexisLinux, Windows, MacOpen Source
TextDirectory TextDirectory is a tool for aggregating text files based on various filters and transformation functions.compilation, text-processing, pythonWindows, Linux, OSXFree, Open Source
Trafilatura Trafilatura is a Python package and command-line tool which seamlessly downloads, parses, and scrapes web page data.corpus creation, python, R, compilation, crawler, boilerplate remover, data, xml, scrapingPythonFree, Open Source

Last Updated: May 15, 2022.

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