ELAN Download Mirror

Page updated: June 7, 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 6.5) [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 20 runtime. Requires: 64-bit, Windows 10, 8, Vista, 7(? not tested anymore)



.zip and .dmg files containing a .app which includes a Java 20 runtime. The M1 version only works on Apple silicon Macs. Requires: 64-bit, macOS High Sierra (10.13) or higher



Archive files (.tar.gz) or Debian installers (.deb), all including a Java 20 runtime. Requires: 64-bit, tested on Ubuntu 20.04

Source code

Archive containing the source files and a Maven build script. Requires: Maven 3.3 or >, OpenJDK 14 or >


Release notes.

Previous versions

List of previous versions.



Example set

Sign language examples

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