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PRAAT is a very flexible tool to do speech analysis. It offers a wide range of standard and non-standard procedures, including spectrographic analysis, articulatory synthesis, and neural networks.

To install Praat, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install praat

To upgrade Praat, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade praat


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'praat'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $fileName = "Praat.exe"
    $linkName = "Praat.lnk"
    $destdir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$destdir" "$url64" -Checksum a28a2faf5edc6c0e5154110f3cf55864ce455f2ba4f8857999eb0e77c227cac2 -ChecksumType 'sha256' -Checksum64 7f3082e3669c21483a7ce3b691470726f0d4e4ac3dac3172ca1e0ac31626ff7f -ChecksumType64 'sha256'
    #install start menu shortcut
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName 
    $targetPath = Join-Path $destdir $fileName
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -targetPath $targetPath
    #make usable in commandline
    Install-ChocolateyPath $destdir
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $linkName = "Praat.lnk"
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName
    if(Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {
        del $shortcutFilePath
  • tools\Praat.exe.gui
  • tools\Praat.exe.ignore

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Paul Boersma
  • David Weenink


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Praat 6.0.35 284 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.34 82 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.33 94 Tuesday, September 26, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.32 61 Sunday, September 17, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.31 137 Monday, August 21, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.30 117 Saturday, July 22, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.29 171 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.28 132 Thursday, March 23, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.27 82 Saturday, March 18, 2017 approved
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