TalkBank Downloading and Browsing

The TalkBank database contains transcript and media data collected from conversations with adults and older children. Conversations with children are available from CHILDES. All of the data is transcribed in CHAT and CA/CHAT formats. The use of all CHILDES and TalkBank data is governed by the Creative Commons License. Please remember to read and follow the Ground Rules for data-sharing.

Accessing TalkBank Data

Working with transcripts and media locally


If you find it tedious to download files one by one, you can configure your browser to download all the items on a web page in one go. Many methods are available, but these are the ones we have tested: