Linguistics Software

A topically organized list of resources on the Internet that pertain to linguistics computing.

General Information on Computing and Linguistics

Commercial Research and Development Sites

Software Archives

Software Tools

Fonts and Multilingual Resources

Data Management

  • askSam, freeform information manager for MS-DOS and Windows.
  • Shoebox (Windows, Macintosh)
  • Toolbox Unicode compatible upgrade to Shoebox (Windows)

Speech Analysis and Phonetics

Phonology and Morphology

Grammar, Syntax, Semantics

Lexical Tools

See also Lexical Resources on the Internet.

Text Analysis and Corpus Linguistics

See also Text Resources on the Internet.


Historical and Comparative Linguistics, Dialectology

  • PHONO, tool for developing and testing models of regular sound change (MS-DOS)
  • Download file: [110K, 7-May-96]
  • A World of Words, Macintosh HyperCard stacks about history of Indo-European
    Download file: aworldofwords.cpt.hqx [628K, 19-Jan-94]

Text Processing Languages and Utilities

  • AWK, a pattern-scanning text processing language
  • Emacs, programmable text editor
  • Icon, a high-level, general-purpose programming language with a large repertoire of features for processing data structures and character strings.
  • SNOBOL4 and SPITBOL Information