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Kratylos stores your data and media files and also derives new files in its own representation. However, Kratylos is not an archive and should not be used for safekeeping. Please keep a safe copy of all your data.

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Upload your Kratylos data here. Your uploaded file can be any of the following, or it can be a zip or tar/gzip or tar/bzip file containing one or more of the following.

  • Fieldworks Explorer dictionaries (Configured Dictionary XML or LIFT XML).
  • Fieldworks Explorer TEXT files (FLEXTEXT XML).
  • Praat files (TextGrid).
  • ELAN annotation format (EAF XML)
  • TLex dictionary format (XML)
  • Toolbox files
  • eXtensible Interlinear Glossed Text (Xigt) files
  • Transcriber (trs XML) files
  • Pangloss files (XML)
  • Media files, either audio or video, in any recognizable format. You might add these files later after uploading and viewing the rest of the data. Name the media file (not including the extension, such as .MP3 or .WAV) according to these rules:
    • Fieldworks Explorer LIFT: As specified in the pronunciation media tag (omitting pathname)
    • Fieldworks Explorer TEXT: Title-Segnum
    • Praat: same name as the TextGrid file, up to the first dot, if any (omitting pathname)
    • ELAN: As specified in the EAF XML file (omitting pathname)
    • Transcriber: As specified in the XML file (omitting pathname)
    • Pangloss: same name as the Pangloss XML file, up to the first dot, if any (omitting pathname)
If upload fails when you upload a single file, try putting the file in a zip, tar/gzip, or tar/bzip package instead.



Fieldworks Explorer TEXT files: only used if no title in the file. Otherwise optional, but recommended to distinguish independent sets of files for the same language.


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The provenance is associated with the project, that is, the language-collection pair. This information is visible on the project page.
If you use this tool, please acknowledge its creators: Raphael Finkel at the University of Kentucky and Daniel Kaufman at the Endangered Language Alliance. This work is partially sponsored by the National Science Foundation, grant #1500753.