Praat

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Praat
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Developer(s)Paul Boersma and David Weenink
Initial release1991[1]
Stable release6.0.55 (13 June 2019; 43 days ago (2019-06-13)) [±]
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Written inC, C++
Operating systemWindows, Linux, Macintosh, FreeBSD, Solaris
Available inEnglish
TypeFree software
LicenseGNU GPL
Websitewww.praat.org

Praat (/prɑːt/; Dutch: [praːt] (About this soundlisten), "talk") is a free computer software package for speech analysis in phonetics.[2] It was designed, and continues to be developed, by Paul Boersma and David Weenink of the University of Amsterdam. It can run on a wide range of operating systems, including various versions of Unix, Linux, Mac and Microsoft Windows (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10). The program supports speech synthesis, including articulatory synthesis.

Version history[edit]

Version Date Main
3.1 5 December 1995
4.0 15 October 2001
4.1 5 June 2003 Mac OS X edition, More than 99 percent of the source code distributed under the General Public Licence.
5.0 10 December 2007
5.1 31 January 2009
5.2 29 October 2010
5.3 15 October 2011
5.4 4 October 2014
6.0 28 October 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boersma, Paul; van Heuven, Vincent (2001). "Speak and unSpeak with Praat" (PDF). Glot International. 5 (9/10): 341–347.
  2. ^ "Praat: doing phonetics by computer". Retrieved 20 September 2017.

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