Text Analysis Info

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

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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.


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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.

January, 21st, 2013: The section of resources - text archives was updated, all dead links were removed, new links were added.

December, 11th, 2012: Verbi released a new version of MaxQDA. This also runs under iOS and allows coding with up to 300 emoticons. More...

November, 24th, 2012: Provalis Research released a free version of their QDA Miner qualitative coding tool named QDA Miner Lite. It includes all the essential features for importing, coding, annotating documents and images and for retrieving coded segments. More...

October, 24th, 2012:  With the Dedoose mixed methods & qualitative research app, you can use any modern platform – your Mac, Linux or Windows computer or iPad, Android or Windows tablet – to do state of the art video, audio and text analysis at your desk or in the field. As a pure web app, there is no software to install and it’s never out of date. Your data are protected by the latest security standards, and you can easily and seamlessly collaborate with your colleagues around the world. Dedoose fees start at $12.95 USD/mo. (with great discounts for two or more users and longer terms), and you can try it absolutely free for the first month!

June, 11th, 2012: The design of Text Analysis Info was changed. Menu titles are now in upper-/lowercase for better readability, the menu item label Classification of Text Analysis Software has been changed to Text Analysis Software - classified.

May, 27th, 2012: T-LAB Pro 8.0 was released, it includes a new tool named Dictionary-Based Classification. More...

April 20th, 2012: Social Science Consulting released the new version of TextQuest 4.1 in English and German. Two new readability formulas for English and Spanish were added, some fixed were done. Also time restricted licenses (6 and 12 months) at lower prices were introduced.  More...

April 2nd, 2012: Matthew Weinstein released a new version 4.31b5 of TAMS Analyzer, an open source qualitative coding and analysis program for Mac OS X. This is a very fast turn around update to plug a critical bug for renaming codes. Get it at http://tamsys.sf.net/osxtams/download.html

March 6th, 2012: Provalis Research releases a new version of its NVivo to QDA Miner project converter. More...