• 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
  • Keyman Desktop - Multilingual Virtual Keyboard

    Keyman Desktop is a multilingual virtual keyboard application.  It enables a user to type in any of over 600 languages in any Windows application such as MS Office, email, SIL Fieldworks, web applications, Adobe applications and many more. Designed with the user in mind, it is the market-leading keyboard mapping solution. Well-supported across Windows-based software, it brings a simple solution to the complexity of typing in a range of languages and scripts that are either unsupported or only partly supported by the operating system.

  • SheetSwiper

    Sheet Swiper converts spreadsheets containing linguistic data to Standard Format (for use with Linguist's Toolbox, Phonology Assistant, Lexique Pro, etc.). The rules for how to do the conversion come from the first rows of the spreadsheet itself, so subsequent, repeated conversions are easy for non-computer savvy users to do.

    Given this input from Excel:

    Sample Excel Input

    The "review" tab shows this:


  • Elan

    ELAN is a professional tool for the creation of complex annotations(e.g. sentence, word or gloss,  comment, or translation) on video and audio resources.

  • CARLA Studio

    CARLAStudio is a program that you use both to model languages and then to put the model to work parsing texts and adapting texts to another language.

  • Glossy


    Displays lexicons from Paratext interlinearizer in an easy searchable form.

    What you can do with the list

    Glossy shows you the quick lexicon generated from the interlinearizer.

  • Cipher Music Font

    This unicode font uses smart rendering (Graphite) to support the numeric musical notation used in Indonesia and other Asian countries. An InKey keyboard is provided for keyboarding the data, and LibreOffice Writer is the recommended editing software.

    The font defaults to displaying musical slurs in Indonesian kepatihan mode (slurs below the notes), but also provides a mode that's more conducive to editing (slur tips only), and a third mode for Chinese jianpu (slurs above the notes). These modes are easiest to access if using the styles and macros in the provided template.

  • WordSurv

    A linguistics computer program designed to aid in the collection and analysis of word lists, assisting in the entry and maintenance of word lists and cognate decisions, the computation of lexicostatistic and phonostatistic measures of similarity, and the output of data and results in various formats.


  • 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: