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FLEx (FieldWorks Language Explorer)

Info updated: 2019-07-24
Average: 4.1 (16 votes)

FieldWorks Language Explorer (FLEx) is the lexical and text tools component of SIL FieldWorks. It is an open source desktop application designed to help field linguists perform many common tasks. It can help you:

  • record and manage lexical information
  • configure and export dictionaries (we recommend Pathway)
  • interlinearize texts
  • analyse discourse features
  • study morphology
  • collect and organize cultural and other notes
  • send/receive which supports remote collaboration.


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Status Stable/Production
SIL Status Supported
Runs on Windows, Linux
Unicode compatible Yes
Interface language(s) English, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Indonesian, Bahasa Malaysia, Korean, Persian, Chinese, Turkish, Telugu
Developed by
License Open Source
Download page Windows downloads, SIL FieldWorks - Linux
User group FLEx List

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