> I've a large text archive of 100+ million words in utf8 encoding
> (non-English text archive). Sometimes i need to get concordance, or word
> list but its size creates problem. I've tried AntConc (always hangs when I
> open the text files in it), as well as TextSTAT (works fine for concordance
> usually but hangs when a word list task is given). Any good free
> alternative to handle big text archives? Or any efficient way to handle
> such a large collection?
> Thanks a lot for taking time and reading this email. Your response will be
> highly appreciated.
AntConc is really designed for just a few million-word corpora. Also, it assumes that each corpus file is quite small. That's why you will find it hangs on 100+ word corpora. Saying that, I'm now working on a new version that will (hopefully) handle 100+ corpora smoothly. I'll announce it here when its ready.
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