Here you'll find some Praat programming aids, various scripts, scripting manuals and workshops about using Praat in production and perception studies in speech sciences.
Praat syntax highlighter for Sublime Text
- praatSublimeSyntax: Praat scripting Syntax highlighter for Sublime Text (available for Windows, Linux and (Mac) OS X). This highlighter has been designed to work with the latests Praat syntax, although it is also relatively compatible with older syntax definitions. So far, the highlighter includes: highlighting for most Praat functions, commands and operators; code folding; snippets for assisted writing of loops, conditional jumps and forms. Instructions for downloading and installing can be found in the link above and/or here.
Praat scripting manual (workshop) for beginners
- Praat scripting manual (workshop) for beginners: Manual/workshop for writing Praat scripts for beginners (in English). This manual/workshop, unlike other existing manuals, is exclusively devoted to script writing (not to Praat's general usage) and it doesn't presume any previous programming experience. Amongst other subjects, it covers: the Praat Objects window, how to read and write scripts in Praat, good scripting practices, uses and types of variables, conditional jumps (if), loops (for, while, repeat), common numerical and string functions, debugging, interacting with the user, procedures and arrays. It also includes many tips, script examples and learning exercises, for which the solutions can be found in the accompanying folders and files.
Praat scripting manual (workshop) for beginners (PDF - v. 1.8)
Companion folders and files (ZIP - v. 1.8.)
Using Praat for research in Speech Sciences: Programming fundamentals, methods and good practices for production and perception studies
Plugin to transform colour codes to Praat's native format