Tools for Corpus Linguistics

A hopefully comprehensive list of currently 280 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 47
annotation 43
visualization 29
tagging 20
text analysis 20
pos tagger 18
wordlists 16
statistics 12
compilation 11
keywords 11
collocation 10
qda 10
readability 8
lexis 8
parser 8
tokenizer 8
frequency analysis 7
language learning 6
analysis 6
web-based 6
mixed methods 6
spoken 6
crawler 5
language teaching 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: November 05, 2023.

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