TEI Drop

teidropiconTEI Drop ist a tool for easy conversion of common transcription formats to TEI conformant files

TEI is an acronym for Text Encoding Initiative. The TEI develops guidelines for the digital representation of texts. For transcriptions of spoken language, there is an ISO standard based on TEI. TEI Drop works with this standard, and it supports:

  • the file formats of CHAT, ELAN, EXMARaLDA, FOLKER and Transcriber
  • the transcription systems HIAT and cGAT

TEI-Drop is part of the EXMARaLDA distribution. It can be downloaded from the downloads page. Previews of upcoming versions are offered on the previews page.