Hey, what answers do you need?
< All Topics
Print

Voyant Tools – Free Textual Analysis

Voyant Tools is an open-source, web-based text analysis program. Its intuitive platform is easy to use for scholars new to text analysis.

Voyants’s landing page

You can open and upload a document from your computer, copy and paste a website URL, or directly paste the text for Voyant to analyze.

Voyant creates word clouds that users can hover to reveal frequency counts on the entire document. There are also charts listing the works before and after your target words, frequency within sections of the document, and highlighting the word throughout the text.

This makes it easier to notice significant findings for users new to text analytics that can click around on a free program before committing to a robust one that can be overwhelming.

Previous Video Project Workshop Outline
Next What to expect as a class observer
Table of Contents