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** http://thomas.mangin.com//content/texcat-in-python.html – a python implementation by Thomas Mangin
 
** http://thomas.mangin.com//content/texcat-in-python.html – a python implementation by Thomas Mangin
 
** http://www.mnogosearch.org/guesser/ – another C reimplementation
 
** http://www.mnogosearch.org/guesser/ – another C reimplementation
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* Nutch Language Identifier https://wiki.apache.org/nutch/LanguageIdentifier Java (Apache 2.0 license)
 
* Nutch Language Identifier https://wiki.apache.org/nutch/LanguageIdentifier Java (Apache 2.0 license)

Revision as of 03:25, 6 December 2012

A listing of language identification tools. Language identification can mean both identifiying text type (e.g. news vs literature) and language (e.g. English vs Frisian vs Dutch).

Most of these tools require training on a big corpus (see List of resources by language for corpora per language), but many come with some prebuilt language models.

Free Software



  • Compact Language Detector for Javascript https://github.com/jaukia/cld-js (3-clause license)
    • doesn't seem to include a method to add new languages, the existing ones were presumably generated by Google


Proprietary

See also