Tools

Find selected research tools used by the DIGHUMLAB community and supported by experts.

  • Mozilla Firefox is an open source browser which can be customized with a wide variety of plug-ins.

  • Netvizz is an application designed to extract data from Facebook using Facebook’s own API. It was developed by Bernhard Rieder (associate professor in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam and a researcher with the Digital Meth…

  • Paparazzi is a tool for capturing custom sized images of webpages.

  • A Part-Of-Speech Tagger (POS Tagger) is a piece of software that reads text in some language and assigns parts of speech to each word (and other token), such as noun, verb, adjective, etc.

  • Try PRAAT Praat is a free software package used for speech analysis in phonetics. It is designed and continuously developed by Paul Boersma and David Weenink of the University of Amsterdam. It is a flexible tool that offers a broad range of standard…

  • QuickTime is the standard media player in OS X systems. QuickTime can record a movie from your camera, or record the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. It can also record audio from a microphone or record the screen of your Mac. The options…

  • As of iOS 11, screen recording is offered as a built-in feature in Apple’s mobile devices, working on both iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Screen Recording on Apple Devices Tutorials Read the document tutorial from Apple Support, or watch this tutorial b…

  • Try SMURF SMURF is a tool for visualisation of how the Danish language has evolved through exploration of words and sentences used in Danish newspapers since the 18th century. The search tool uses data from The Royal Danish Library’s digital collecti…

  • Snagit is a tool for screen capture in the form of images or video.

  • SoundTap is an application for recording audio playing on the computer. It will capture whatever is playing on the computer’s sound card, including streaming audio. NB! Recordings from the soundcard may contain static from the electronics surrounding…