Download ELAN

ELAN for Windows

Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

ELAN Installer: ELAN 5.7-FX Windows

Includes a Java 11 Runtime and a JavaFX player.

ELAN installer: ELAN 5.7 Windows

Includes a Java 1.7 Runtime Environment.

Simple-ELAN Installer: Simple-ELAN 1.2 Windows

ELAN for Mac OS X

Zip: ELAN 5.7 AVFX macOS

Version with Java 11, AVFoundation and JavaFX player, for High Sierra and above.

Zip: ELAN 5.7 macOS **

Requires Apple’s Java 6 for OS X.

Zip: Simple-ELAN 1.2 macOS

ELAN for Linux

ELAN installer: ELAN 5.7-FX Linux  [.deb]

Includes a Java 11 Runtime Environment and a JavaFX player.

ELAN installer: ELAN 5.7 Linux

Requires a pre-installed Java 1.8 (or less) Runtime Environment.

Simple-ELAN installer: Simple-ELAN 1.2 Linux

Previous versions
(webstart, installers and sources)
Previous versions can be found here.
/ Documentation
The manual for ELAN: read/download as pdf or browse online. Other, third party documentation and manuals can be found here.

Here is an overview page of the keyboard mappings of the extended IPA input method.

Documentation of the EAF Annotation Format (version 3.0) (pdf).

Release notes read
Source code

The sources of ELAN 5.7 are available under GNU Public License

Read the source release notes.

The LEXAN API source code (extension mechanism for NLP/text processing)
The Audio Recognizer API and demo package (version 4)
(Preliminary) Lexicon extension “API” demo package.

The ELAN logo (5 sizes, from 16×16 to 256×256).

Example Set

Annotation Video Audio
Complete example set in a single zip file

Sign language examples

Annotation Video 1 Video 2
Complete sign example set in a single zip file

Installation notes

**Note: On Mac OS the application is now compatible with the “identified developers” setting in the Security & Privacy system preferences.
If it doesn’t work nevertheless, switch to “Anywhere” once. (09 October 2014)