EXMARaLDA (Extensible Markup Language for Discourse Annotation) - a toolset for creating and analysing spoken language corpora, supports the TEI guidelines for Transcriptions of Speech
- Cross Platform (Windows, Macintosh, Linux) tools: transcription editor, corpus manager, query/concordancing tool
- XML based file formats, exports to and imports from TEI and various other formats (ELAN, Praat, FOLKER, Transcriber, ANVIL, TASX, Annotation Graphs)
- Sophisticated audio and video support, various visualization methods (musical score, column or line notation), various customizable visualization formats (HTML, RTF, SVG, PDF)
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Java Runtime Environment 1.6 or higher
Source code and licensing
The software is free and open source, technical support through developers as far as time allows
Support for TEI
The tool imports from and exports to TEI
The tool is written in Java using JDOM, XSLT. The interface is available in English, German, French, Swedish, Turkish, Spanish and Czech. Documentation is available in German and English.
Documentation can be found on the project website.
Info about tech support can be found on the project website
The tools are mostly used in discourse and conversation analysis, language acquisition studies, and dialectology.
Check out the demo corpus created with EXMARaLDA.
Current version number and date of release
Current version of the transcription editor is 1.4.5., released in May 2010.
How to download or buy
Download for free from the project website.