Text Analysis Info

Overview on software that analyses texts and other sources of human communication




Welcome to Text Analysis Info.

Text Analysis Info is a free information source for information that deals with the analysis of content of human communication, mostly but not limited to text.

Several programs support the coding of different sources of human communication like audio, video, or chatroom files. Also software that supports the transcription of texts is listed here. This site and its former versions have been online since 1999.

Visits since June 18, 2011 real visitors (without search bots) since 18 June 2011.


September 29th, 2015: TLab plus has been released, a new re-engineered version that allows to analyse texts in any language that separates words by blanks and/or punctation. The demo, the user’s manual and the quick introduction are available at T-Lab 2015

April 15th, 2015: Quirkos has released version 1.1 of their easy to use qualitative analysis software for text data. New features include batch import of text files, and support for reports in non-latin scripts. More at www.quirkos.com.  

December 4th, 2014: Provalis Research has released a new version of its WordStat software. Some new features like a topic extraction took, a Link Analysis feature, and a new pattern-based named entity extraction feature were implemented. Learn more....

October 31st, 2014: textanalysis.info has a new structure now, especially the section Text Analysis Classified.

October 26th/28th, 2014: textanalysis.info is currently being extended, many software descriptions were added, such as CAT, CATMA, quintexA, QCAmap, more are to come. The audio/video section was deleted because most of the qualitative programs can work with it.

September 12th, 2014: textanalysis.info was updated, bad links were repaired, and the entries of some programs that do not exist any more were deleted. More information can be found in the appropriate sections.

March, 26th 2014: T-LAB Pro 9.1 was released, and new features are thematic analysis tools, quality indices, and pairwise document similiarity. More...

August 31st, 2013: Provalis Research released QDA Miner Lite v1.2, a new version of its freeware. Learn more....

April 28th, 2013: Social Science Consulting has released a new version of TextQuest, now version 4.2. Improvements were made in the vocabulary section (new text statistics, new word sequence module) and the readability analyses with new readability formulas: language independent formulas (Tuldava), lexical density (Ure), Strain Index (Solomon), and more readability formulas for English and Italian were implemented. Learn more....

March, 6th, 2013: A new book on computer aided text analyses (author: Harald Klein) was released: Computerunterstützte Textanalysen mit TextQuest. Eine Einführung in Methoden und Arbeitstechniken. [Computer aided text analysis with TextQuest. An introduction into methods and working techniques]. One focus is on how to prepare texts e.g. scanning, dictating). This book is in German, more information including a table of contents and some pages are here.