ELAN Download Mirror

Page updated: November 12, 2023.

Welcome to the ELAN download mirror. This mirror is served through a globally distributed content delivery network and files are cached directly from the official ELAN file repository.

By downloading and using ELAN you agree to cite ELAN in any publication based on research in which ELAN has been used. You can cite a paper or cite as software, e.g. as follows: "ELAN (Version 6.7) [Computer software]. (2023). Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Retrieved from https://archive.mpi.nl/tla/elan"


Installer (.exe [a Setup wizard with options] and .msi [silent installation for all users]) and portable, unpack-and-run (.zip) versions all include a Java 21 runtime. Requires: 64-bit, Windows 11, 10, 8, Vista, 7(? not tested anymore)


.zip and .dmg files containing a .app which includes a Java 21 runtime. The M1 version only works on Apple silicon Macs (including M2 etc.). Requires: 64-bit, macOS High Sierra (10.13) or higher


Archive files (.tar.gz) or Debian installers (.deb), all including a Java 21 runtime. Requires: 64-bit, tested on Ubuntu 22.04

Source code

Archive containing the source files and a Maven build script. Requires: Maven 3.3 or >, OpenJDK 17 or >

Release notes.

Previous versions

List of previous versions.



Example set

Sign language examples

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