User Accounts

User Types and Privileges

Guest Users 

Guest Users are entitled to receive LDC’s newsletter, access limited portions of LDC Online, edit their user profile and change the password to their LDC account. Guest users cannot license data. In order to become an LDC member or to license data from the LDC Catalog, Guest Users must register their organization with LDC or indicate their affiliation with an existing organization. 

Managing Your LDC Account

To create an LDC account or to access an existing account, visit the User Login page, the LDC Catalog or LDC Online. Each is a gateway for becoming a member, browsing the catalog and ordering data.  

SPHERE Conversion Tools

Many LDC corpora contain speech files in NIST SPHERE format. The programs below convert SPHERE files to other formats.

sph_convert_2.1
This program is suitable for Windows systems. It converts many files at once. Users may find the batch conversion simpler, but may also find that the program provides less flexibility and control.

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