LINGUIST List 14.3228

Mon Nov 24 2003

Software: AKUSTYK for Praat

Editor for this issue: Neil Salmond <>


  1. Bartek Plichta, AKUSTYK for Praat

Message 1: AKUSTYK for Praat

Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 17:06:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Bartek Plichta <>
Subject: AKUSTYK for Praat

Akustyk is a vowel analysis add-on to Praat ( It
features an extensible architecture to include vowel inventories of
many languages and dialects. Akustyk helps achieve the highest level
of precision, consistency in the analysis of formants (in Hz and Bark,
formant bandwidths, formant amplitudes, voicing (5 different
parameters), duration, and intensity. Akustyk provides a high level of
data gathering automation, flexible graphs and plots, 4 vowel
normalization procedures, and statistical procedures. Akustyk is
distributed under General Public Lincense and is available for free at
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