Tool details


The CLAN programs are professional tools for analyzing computerized language. The name of the programs is an acronym for Computerized Language ANalysis. The programs are designed specifically to analyze data transcribed in the CHAT format. CLAN is ideal for any researcher interested in conversational interaction, language learning, or language disorders. The program helps the researcher explore basic research questions and many different language types. CLAN provides methods for speeding transcription, linking transcripts to media, sending data to automatic acoustic analysis, and computation of a wide range of morphosyntactic features.

Advice on download: On Windows you might get a prompt about CLAN being an Unknown Software. That is nothing to worry about.

Similar tools:  ELAN, Transana


Windows, Mac



TaDiRAH Level 1

Capture, Enrichment, Analysis

TaDiRAH Level 2

Discovering (Capture), Transcription (Capture), Annotating (Enrichment), Visualization (Analysis), Structural Analysis (Analysis)