You can use Praat in workflows that involve other programs.

1. General ways to access Praat from other programs

• To send messages from another program to a running Praat, use sendpraat. This method is used by the programs CHAT (Childes) and Phon to view a sound in a Sound window.

• To execute a Praat script as a subprocess of another program, see Scripting 6.9. Calling from the command line.

2. General ways to access other programs from Praat

• To execute another program as a subprocess of Praat, see Scripting 6.5. Calling system commands.

3. Files

• Many programs read and/or write Praat TextGrid files. If you want create a TextGrid reading or writing procedure, consult TextGrid file formats.

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