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  • OpenOffice Linguistic Tools

    This add-on inserts linguistic examples into LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice Writer documents.  It reads XML files from Phonology Assistant, Toolbox, and FieldWorks.

    Other features include:

    - Data Conversion using SIL Converters.

    - Manage the list of grammatical abbreviations in a document.

    - Practice learning different scripts by typing.

  • Reading App Builder

    Reading App Builder helps you build customized apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. You can use it to make apps containing picture books, health and community development materials, song books, illustrated stories and libraries of easy-to-read books for new readers – each with the option of synchronizing text and audio, highlighting each phrase as it is read. The app menus, icon, splash screen and colors can all be customized for your language and culture.

    All the content can be packaged into the app, so app users can have full access even without a live Internet...

  • FieldWorks Translation Editor (TE)

    Outdated: SIL says Translation Editor is now minimally supported. Use Paratext instead. 

    Translation Editor helps Bible translators edit and check Biblical text in a vernacular language.

    In Translation Editor, members of a translation team can do any of the following:

  • Map Creator

    Map Creator simplifies the creation of language-specific maps, charts, and diagrams for Bible lessons and world geography.

    Features

    • 80 maps, charts, and diagrams for chronological Bible teaching and world geography
    • Powerful editing features
    • Create translatable maps, charts, diagrams, and timelines from your own images
    • Runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and the most popular distributions of Linux
    • User interface and predefined map content in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Indonesian
    • Translate once: translations for...
  • Parser and Writer for Syntax Starter Kit

    Parser and Writer for Syntax

    The Parser And Writer for Syntax Starter Kit is affectionately also called PAWS.

    As the name of the starter kit indicates, the Parser and Writer for Syntax (PAWS) has two purposes and four outputs:

  • Door 43

    A wiki setup for new Scripture translations and works on discipleship, intended to be shared freely on the web. Content can also be distributed to mobile phones as audio or video. 

  • Audacity

    An audio editor that runs on all major platforms. It is oriented more toward music than phonetics and has only limited analysis tools. However, it can do noise reduction and has some useful editing tools, including the ability to modify individual samples and to change the amplitude envelope.

  • Quizlet

    Quizlet is a website that lets you create flashcard type quizzes, and then quizzes you on them. It maintains statistics on what you've answered correctly, and can test you in a variety of ways, such as how many can you get correct in a fixed time, 

    Requires creating an account, you can create a profile on the site, or use a Google or Facebook account to authenticate.

    A basic account is free, letting you create text based quizzes. The site accepts Unicode input. A $15 per year subscription (Quizlet Plus) lets you record audio and upload pictures, a $25 subscription (Quizlet...

  • Paratext 8

    Paratext is a tool designed to help produce quality translations from the point of view of both format and content. It is the primary tool of Bible Translators worldwide.

  • 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