How to open CORPRO in MacOS
如何在Mac開啟 CORPRO 庫博中文獨立語料庫分析工具

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Introduction to CORPRO

corpro interface
Interface of the software – CORPRO

Are you looking for a handy tool to analyze Chinese language texts? Let’s try CORPRO! It is a Chinese corpus-based text mining software. Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with programming – this software is designed to be user-friendly and accessible to everyone (without programming skills) to conduct textual-mining independently.

CORPRO allows you to incorporate your own compiled corpus and set up customized analysis conditions. You can define your own dictionaries, stop words and words-grouping, etc. With CORPRO, you can perform various corpus analysis functions with ease. These include examining term frequencies, collocations, keywords in corpus and concordance, all with related statistics.

「庫博中文語料庫分析工具」(CORPRO) 是以語料庫語言學為基礎的電腦輔助文本分析軟體工具,功能包括詞彙編輯(包括自建詞典停用詞同類詞)、詞頻統計詞彙之間的搭配關係文本語料庫比較之正負顯著詞彙關鍵詞索引

Playing with CORPRO: a Chinese Text-mining Tool for Humanities Scholars

闕河嘉, 國立臺灣大學生物產業傳播暨發展學系副教授
Ho-chia Chueh, Associate Professor,
Department of Bio-Industry Communication and Development
National Taiwan University

We highly recommend you watching this video as it provides detailed demonstration that will give you a comprehensive understanding of the functions offered by CORPRO.
本錄影為「庫博中文語料庫分析工具」 (CORPRO) 的開發者、國立台灣大學生物產業傳播暨發展學系闕河嘉副教授主講的第三部份。
工作坊主辦: 香港中文大學圖書館與翻譯系翻譯科技研究中心

Open CORPRO in Windows

Open the CORPRO software in Windows is straightforward:

  1. Download the software here:
  2. Unzip the file and double click “CORPRO.exe” to open the software.
Homepage of CORPRO website

Open CORPRO in Mac/Linux

For Mac/Linux, simply double click “CORPRO” to open the software. It may take a few seconds to launch the software.

CORPRO files in mac

If it does not work, you may try the following steps:

  1. Download the software here:
  2. Open the terminal in Mac/Linux.
terminal in mac

3. Change Directory: In the terminal, use the cd command to navigate to the folder where the CORPRO software is located.

cd folderpath

4. Set Permissions: To ensure the software is executable, enter the following command in the Terminal window and press Enter. This command grants the necessary permissions to run the software.

chmod +x CORPRO

5. Run the Software: Finally, execute the software by typing the following command in the Terminal window and pressing Enter. This command launches the software.



– By Holly Chan, Library

October 18, 2023