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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/5/2018.

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 92e8a79997c75f562191765779cd0e661e216ade128b1f79b17893b5a7b62d73 -ChecksumType 'sha256' -Checksum64 138cc1ef395f420a4c00772f4a3065bdccf3fc4f440ba203a6ae505d03558aa9 -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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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Paul Boersma
  • David Weenink


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Praat 6.0.39 142 Tuesday, April 3, 2018 approved
Praat 6.0.37 185 Tuesday, February 20, 2018 approved
Praat 6.0.35 332 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.34 124 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.33 139 Tuesday, September 26, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.32 105 Sunday, September 17, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.31 177 Monday, August 21, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.30 165 Saturday, July 22, 2017 approved
Praat 6.0.29 206 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 approved
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