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manDA - The Gmane Data Analyser

GmanDA is a GPL software for performing qualitative data analysis on mailing-lists and mboxes. It was developed to ease the work with large scale mailing-list archives taken from


  • Direct fetching from using
  • Support for mbox-files
  • Visualisation of codes
  • Storing codes and metadata in XML
  • Integrated search (using Lucene) and code completion
  • Export to social networks using GraphViz Dot and many other formats
  • Export codes and their definitions straight to LaTeX
  • Analyze the occurrences of two codes against each other


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  • GmanDA requires Java 1.6 for running

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Topic revision: r8 - 01 Jun 2010, ChristopherOezbek
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