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  • FLEx (FieldWorks Language Explorer)

    FieldWorks consists of software tools that help you manage linguistic and cultural data. FieldWorks supports tasks ranging from the initial entry of collected data through to the preparation of data for publication, including:

    • dictionary development
    • interlinearization of texts
    • cultural records
    • bulk editing of many fields
    • morphological analysis
  • SynPhony Community Edition

    Synphony Community Edition is public domain software that assists in sequencing literacy training using intelligent analysis of wordlists in any language. SynPhony CE provides a user-friendly interface to help literacy teachers find teachable words to present to learners based on the letters that students already know. 

  • Phonology Assistant 3

    This program keeps track of phonetic data either typed directly in or drawn from one or more data sources (Toolbox, Fieldworks Language Explorer, Speech Analyzer files with transcriptions). If sound files are included in the source data, the user can listen to them directly in Phonology Assistant. PA has many analytical features, such as

  • Solid

    A program for checking and cleaning up a Toolbox lexicon. You can use SOLID to help prepare it for importing into FieldWorks or WeSay, or just verify the consistency of your data. 

  • Speech Analyzer

    Speech Analyzer is a computer program for acoustic analysis of speech sounds. You can use it to do the following tasks:

    • Perform fundamental frequency, spectrographic and spectral analysis, and duration measurements.
    • Add phonemic, orthographic, tone, and gloss transcriptions to phonetic transcriptions in an interlinear format.
    • Perform ethnomusicological analysis of music recordings.
    • Use slowed playback, repeat loops and overlays to assist with perception and mimicry of sounds for language learning.
  • PrimerPro

    The purpose of PrimerPro is to assist the literacy worker in the development of primers for a given language. The application performs these functions (and more):

    • It can suggest a teaching order of the graphemes based upon a word list or text data, using an algorithm which calculates their productivity.

    • It supports alphabets that contains consonants, vowels, tones and/or syllographs.

    • It can give a list of words containing any given grapheme from the word list or text data.

    • It can track "graphemes taught"...

  • Scripture App Builder

    Scripture App Builder is a tool for taking formatted text like USFM files from Paratext and making them into an Android app that will display the text on an Android phone or tablet. If audio files exist, they can be built into the app, so that as the audio plays, the corresponding words in the text are highlighted. If you use HearThis to record the audio for your Paratext project, incorporating the two together in an app is quite straightforward (HearThis automatically stores the timing information needed for the text-audio synchronization). 

  • Toolbox

    Toolbox is a data management and analysis tool for field linguists. It is primarily aimed at editing lexical data, and for parsing and interlinearizing text, but it can be used to manage virtually any kind of data.

    If you have experience with the Field Linguist's Shoebox, you can think of Toolbox as an enhanced version of Shoebox with a new name. It is fully compatible with Shoebox. You can install Toolbox and use it just as you used Shoebox, with virtually no difference. Because Toolbox is an enhanced version of Shoebox, it is sometimes referred to as Shoebox/Toolbox.

  • Bloom

    Learning to read takes books. Learning to read well, and developing a love of reading, takes lots of books.  Books at all different skill levels. But how are low-literacy language communities ever to get all those books in their language?  They can do it with Bloom.

    Bloom uses collections of "shell books" that come with multiple source languages. Read the ones you understand, type in a translation in your language, and you're done!

  • Lexique Pro

    Lexique Pro provides a rich browsing experience for lexicons store in an SFM format such as MDF. No import is required (though there is some initial configuration). It also supports the new XML standard, LIFT (Lexicon Interchange FormaT). Lexique provides three kinds of output for distributing your dictionary: print, interactive CD, and website. See www.lexiquepro.com !