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    Spark NLP Alternatives

    Spark NLP is described as 'State of the Art Natural Language Processing' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Spark NLP for Self-Hosted solutions, Python, SaaS and Amazon Web Services. The best alternative is NLP Cloud, which is free. Other great apps like Spark NLP are TextBlob (Free, Open Source), spaCy (Free, Open Source), OpenNLP (Free, Open Source) and Polyglot NLP (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 18, 2021

    1. High performance NLP API based on spaCy and HuggingFace transformers, for Named Entity Recognition (NER), sentiment-analysis, classification, summarization, and more. You can either use the pre-trained models or upload your own custom models.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      TextBlob is a Python (2 and 3) library for processing textual data. It provides a simple API for diving into common natural language processing (NLP) tasks such as part-of-speech tagging, noun phrase extraction, sentiment analysis, classification, translation, and more.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      spaCy is a leading NLP toolkit for Python. It's designed to help you do real work — to build real products, or gather real insights. The library respects your time, and tries to avoid wasting it. It's easy to install, and its API is simple and productive.
    2. The Apache OpenNLP library is a machine learning based toolkit for the processing of natural language text.
    3. Polyglot is a natural language pipeline for Python that supports massive multilingual applications. Polyglot depends on pycld2 library which in turn depends on cld2 library for detecting language(s) used in plain text.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      PyNLPl is a Python library for Natural Language Processing. It contains various modules useful for common, and less common, NLP tasks. PyNLPl can be used for basic tasks such as the extraction of n-grams and frequency lists, and to build simple language model.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      NLTK is a leading platform for building Python programs to work with human language data.
      • Amazon Web Services
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Amazon Comprehend is a natural language processing (NLP) service that uses machine learning to discover insights from text.
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