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Phonetically analyzes, manipulates, and synthesizes speech

'Praat' is a computer program with which phoneticians can analyze, synthesize, and manipulate speech, and create high- quality pictures for articles and theses. It has functions for speech analysis, speech synthesis, learning algorithms, labelling and segmentation, speech manipulation, listening experiments, and more.


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Download version 6.0.26 (stable)
released on 2 March 2017


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Leaders and contributors

David Weenink Maintainer
Paul Boersma Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 March 2017.


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