ELAN is a professional tool for the creation of complex annotations on video and audio resources.

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ELAN 4.8.1 with CorpAfroAs extension



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All Software developed by TLA may be used free of charge (freeware). It is also ‘open source’: the source code of ELAN can be downloaded from the ELAN download page, the source code of other TLA software is available upon request under the Gnu Public License 2 (in some cases GPL 3).