VisualText and NLP++ are open source projects that were developed to create a programming language and IDE specifically for the purpose of quickly creating accurate, robust, and extensible text analyzers.


VisualText and NLP++ was developed by Text Analysis International, Inc. (TextAI) was founded in 1998 to bring to market a new and pragmatic approach for analyzing electronic text. TextAI was a privately held software development company poised to take advantage of the surging demand for effective text analysis solutions with its groundbreaking VisualText® core product.

TextAI was dissolved in 2018 and its architects Amnon Meyers and David de Hilster made it open source.