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Software

  • COG

    Cog is a tool for comparing languages using lexicostatistics and comparative linguistics techniques. It automates the process of comparing word lists from different language varieties. This is an alpha test version, so not ready for full use;.
     
    The webpage includes a demonstration video on the program. 

     

  • 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. 

  • 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:

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  • 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.

  • SynPhony

    SynPhony is a browser-based program that facilitates the rapid production of literacy materials in alphabetically written languages. Being browser-based means it can be accessed from a web server OR your personal hard drive. In both cases it will display in your browser. SynPhony allows the computer to dynamically find language material that corresponds to the reading level of any particular stage in a literacy curriculum. It is unicode aware and can handle many different writing systems, including syllabic scripts. To date SynPhony has successfully been implemented in 12 different scripts...

  • SILAS (Smart Interactive Layout Assistant for Scripture)

    A Microsoft Word template to provide smarter and safer layout of RTF files exported from Paratext, Adapt It or Fieldworks Translation Editor.

  • Webonary

    Webonary gives language groups the ability to put their bilingual or multilingual dictionaries on the web with a minimum of technical help. Each dictionary is built around a search bar, which looks for a word throughout the dictionary, and returns the most relevant results to the top of the list.

  • SILKin

    SILKin is software designed to facilitate collection, analysis, and reporting of kinship terminologies. The program graphically displays genealogical structures and intelligently supports development of term definitions.

  • 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.

  • 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.