This plugin provides a series of procedures to facilitate some scripting tasks:

  • Directory and file GUI selectors for initial forms

  • A method to require specific versions of Praat

  • Procedures for format-free date manipulation

  • Procedures to safely create temporary files and directories

  • Procedures for try/catch-style programming

  • Count string occurrences with or without regular expressions

  • split

  • pwgen

  • zeropad

  • toLower

  • toUpper


Install using CPrAN:

cpran install utils

You can download an archive of the latest version for manual installation, but you’ll have to also manually install the dependencies yourself. You can manually install the plugin just like any other Praat plugin.