Download Praat from



Great script sources

Mietta's Praat scripts link

Xu Yi's Praat scripts for prosody analysis link (a script every 'toner' should collect)


Resynthesis using Praat

Mannual for duration manipulation link

Mannual for formant manipulation link


Sample acoustic study procedure

1. compile your word list

2. put the word list in Paradigm so the tokens will be randomized and repeated automatically. You can specify to have the tokens transit with a pre-set time interval or have the transition self-pased manual for Paradigmmannual

3. record the participants

4. annotate the recording using Praat manual and then use Mietta's "save labeled interval to small wav file" to extract target tokens