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Query:   Waves Alternatives
Author:  Joybrato Mukherjee
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Computational Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology

Summary:   Dear colleagues,

On Monday I posted a query asking for potential alternatives to the Waves program which is no longer available. In total, I received some fifteen responses with useful and valuable suggestions and comments. Since quite a few colleagues are obviously facing the same problem, I am pleased to be able to present the following list of tools (whose suitability for our puposes we will have to check out next week, though):

Praat: www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/ , www.praat.org

Wavesurfer: www.speech.kth.se/wavesurfer/

HTK toolkit: http://htk.eng.cam.ac.uk/

CSL: http://www.arts.nie.edu.sg/ell/davidd/data/jipa-vowels/index.htm

Speech Analyzer from SIL:
www.sil.org/computing/speechtools/speechanalyzer.htm

Interestingly enough, Chilin Shih wrote that she got a Waves release by writing to entropic@mcs.com. So there might be some hope for those of us who prefer Waves to other candidates. Bill Fletcher sent me a freeware program called ''Spectrogram'' (Version 4.2.8.) which has been developed by Richard Horne (rshorne@mnsinc.com)

I would like to thank Helmer, Marc, Fred, Matt, Gareth, Simon, David, Meredith, Rina, Mike, Barbara, Dan, Kevin, Chilin, Maciej, John and Bill for their swift replies.

Best,

JM

LL Issue: 12.637
Date Posted: 08-Mar-2001
Original Query: Read original query


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