Release notes

0.5.2 (04/10/2019)

This version is mostly a bug fix release.

  • new import dialog for metadata
  • bug fixes

0.5.1 (29/09/2019)

  • new regular expression engine based on PCRE2
  • faster loading time for TextGrid annotations (~ 23%) thanks to the new regex engine

0.5.0 (27/09/2019)

  • new website at
  • create and edit annotations
  • scripting API to access the content of annotations
  • export metadata to CSV
  • bookmarks
  • fix initialization on Windows when the user’s directory contains non-ASCII characters

0.4.1 (21/09/2019)

This version brings the following fixes and enhancements:

  • fix communication with Praat on Windows when the user’s directory contains non-ASCII characters
  • better monospace font on Windows
  • improved preferences dialog

0.4.0 (20/09/2019)

This is the first functional version of Phonometrica. It brings the following features:

  • project management
  • native format for annotations based on annotation graphs
  • conversion between Praat TextGrids and Phonometrica annotations
  • typed properties (Boolean, numeric or textual)
  • query editor for single layer queries
  • query protocols
  • plugins

0.3.0 (30/08/2019)

  • initial implementation of annotation views

0.2.0 (17/03/2019)

  • project management, with support for metadata
  • script editor and scripting console
  • basic interaction with Praat
  • initial documentation
  • installers for Windows, macOS and Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)

0.1.0 (26/02/2019)

  • Scripting engine based on MuJS 1.0.5.

Phonometrica is partly based on Dolmen, developed and maintained by Julien Eychenne from 2010 to 2018. A python proof-of-concept of Dolmen was sketched out in April/May 2010. Dolmen was a complete redesign of the PFC platform (2006/2008), a concordancer implemented in Python and specifically written for the PFC project (