TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software

3.4 MB   6,020 downloads
1.0.3 100% FREE GPL    
3.5/5 3
A user-friendly and powerful program that helps you draw syntax trees using preset linking components and embedding text, and print or export the project to JPEG or PNG file format

editor's review




TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software is a lightweight Windows application whose purpose is to help linguists or students draw syntax trees that represent the syntactic structure for different string of words.

This is a portable program, so it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.

You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you need to build syntax trees, without having to go through installation steps.

Since this is a Java-based utility, you should make sure you have previously installed the working environment on the computer, otherwise you cannot run the tool.

TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software sports a clean and intuitive layout that offers quick access to a set of well-organized functions.

You can represent a sentence in a tree-like structure, where words are organized into constituents. Plus, it is possible to create entirely left or right-branching trees, or draw tree phrases that combine both types of branching.

Thanks to its preset syntax parameters, which can be uploaded into the working environment using "drag and drop" operations or hotkeys, you can easily build a tree which may include multiple nodes (root, branch, or leaf nodes).

What’s more, you can embed text, which can be customized in terms of font, size, color, and background color, enable the bold, italic, strikethrough, or underline mode, zoom in or out, and switch to a full screen mode for a better focus on your work.

Last but not least, you are allowed to undo or redo your actions, perform basic editing operations with the text (cut, copy, paste), use hotkeys, as well as print the generated tree, copy it to the clipboard for pasting it into other third-party utilities, or export it to JPEG or PNG file format.

During our testing we have noticed that TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software carries out a task quickly and provides excellent output results. However, just like any similar Java tools, it eats up CPU and memory, so the overall performance of the computer may be hampered.

All in all, TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software proves to be a reliable application that comes bundled with a handy suite of features for helping you generate syntax trees.

TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software was reviewed by Ana Marculescu
Last updated on January 27th, 2014
TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software - The main window of TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software enables you to start designing your tree.TreeForm Syntax Tree Drawing Software - The Properties window will enable you to customize the application to fit your needs.

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