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Re: [Bioacoustic-monitoring] annotation/labeling of wav files

To: "Charles S. Henry" <>
Subject: Re: [Bioacoustic-monitoring] annotation/labeling of wav files
From: Andrea Valle <>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:42:12 +0200
BTW Praat it’s also Linux, and can be easily scripted so that you can run it via pipe (terminal) from other sws


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On 29 Sep 2014, at 19:10, Charles S. Henry <> wrote:

Hi Marco,
I agree, Praat is an incredibly versatile program and should allow Gianni to do just what he was hoping to do. Plus I love its sonograms.
And it's available on PCs and Macs.

On 9/29/2014 12:18 PM, Marco Gamba wrote:
Hello Gianni,
You should try Praat ( <>).
Praat textgrids are exactly doing what you are looking for and they can be stored (and manipulated) as text files separately.
However, you should probably avoid working on very long files.
If I can help with more, please do not hesitate to ask.

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On 29 Sep 2014, at 17:43, <m("","martin.obrist");"> <m("","martin.obrist");">>> <m("","martin.obrist");"> <m("","martin.obrist");">>> wrote:

'Amadeus Pro' should do the same thing (on Mac)

...out from MKO^V^Pad...

Am 28.09.2014 um 19:21 schrieb "Gianni Pavan" <m("","gianni.pavan");"> <m("","gianni.pavan");">>>:

dear all, I'm searching for a software to make labels or annotations, e.g. to mark and label specific points in time or specific freqeuncy-time areas on spectrograms of wav files.
the main requirement, other that being easy to use, is to maintain the data separate from the wav file, without touching the wav file.
any suggestion ?

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