LINGUIST List 14.3228

Mon Nov 24 2003

Software: AKUSTYK for Praat

Editor for this issue: Neil Salmond <>


  • 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