Raven

Raven Pro
Raven Exhibit
Raven Lite

Raven is a software program for the acquisition, visualization, measurement, and analysis of sounds.


Raven Pro provides a powerful, user-friendly research and teaching tool for scientists working with acoustic signals. Raven Pro's highly configurable views provide unparalleled flexibility in data display. Student discounts and per country discounts are available.

Raven Exhibit is a sound visualization and recording system optimized for public displays and exhibits in places like science museums, zoos, aquariums, and nature centers.

Raven Lite is a free software program that lets users record, save, and visualize sounds as spectrograms and waveforms. Raven Lite is intended for students, educators, and hobbyists, and can be used for learning about sounds, as an aid in birdsong recognition, and in musical instruction.



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Raven Lite 2.0

The Raven team has just released Raven Lite 2.0! This new free version of Raven represents a major update, is compatible with the lastest versions of Windows and Mac OS X, and has a number of improvements. For more details, see Raven Help Forum Announcements.




Sound Analysis Workshop

The Bioacoustics Research Program will be running a 5-day Sound Analysis Workshop featuring Raven Pro from Monday October 3rd to Friday October 7th, 2016 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York. The workshop is intended primarily for biologists interested in analysis, visualization, and measurement of animal sounds. The workshop covers basic principles of spectrographic analysis and measurement of animal sounds, as well as specific tools and techniques in Raven Pro.

The maximum class size is 11, and there are currently 3 places available. The standard fee is $1,400, but there is a discounted rate of $1,050 for registered students (Bachelors, Master or Ph.D.). The fee covers tuition, lunches, and a complimentary 1-yr license for Raven. More details can be found on the BRP homepage.

Please contact Liz Rowland, edr6@cornell.edu if you're interested or have questions.

For details, see BRP homepage.