• SIL Converters

    An interface making it possible to convert any file (e.g., SFM texts, lexicons, and Word documents) to a different encoding.

  • Adapt It

    Adapt It is a computer program that helps translate texts between related languages (a process called adaptation). Using Adapt It, translators have been able to dramatically reduce the total time spent in their translation projects.

  • WeSay

    WeSay helps non-linguists build a dictionary in their own language. It has various ways to help native speakers to think of words in their language and enter some basic data about them. The program is customizable and task-oriented, giving the advisor the ability to turn on/off tasks as needed and as the user receives training for those tasks. WeSay uses a standard xml format, so data can be exchanged with linguist-oriented tools like FieldWorks. Team members can collaborate via USB flash drive, email, and via network connections.

  • IPA Help

    This program is designed to help the user learn to recognize, transcribe, and produce the sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).

  • Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator

    The Keyboard Layout Creator lets you create keyboard layouts. You can add any Unicode character to your keyboard layout. You can create dead keys. The keyboards cannot be context sensitive like Keyman keyboards can. The program is a free download and the keyboards you create can be shared with anyone. The keyboards are installed into Windows, and then appear in the list of available keyboards in Control Panel.

  • myWorkSafe

    myWorkSafe Provides a super-simple backup system for language-development workers.

  • Pub2SDwizard

    A tool for publishing MP3 files on SD cards.

    Why use Pub2SDwizard?

    Just copying your MP3 files on to an SD card is easy enough, but:

    • What order do you wish them to play in?

  • RegExPal

    RegExPal is a utility that works alongside of ParaTExt to do powerful search and replace on scripture text.

    • It lets you see your "find" go to work as you build it (it's dynamic).
    • It let's you see problems with your expression while you are typing it letting you know by a blue highlighter when it is invalid or not yet complete (because more of the expression is required).
    • When you do a replace you get to see a before and after view of the "replace" (one at a time) so you can see if it is working the way you want it to.
  • KeymanWeb - Multilingual Virtual Keyboard for Web Applications


    KeymanWeb enables users to type in any language on their website, regardless of the hardware and software installed. No downloads or installation are necessary - users simply select the required language and keyboard layout and begin typing. The built-in On Screen Keyboard display provides both a reference to the keyboard layout and an alternative method of entering text by clicking with the mouse, allowing even those users who are unfamiliar with the layout to input text quickly and easily.

  • PhonWrite

    PhonWrite is a program to assist in the writing of a phonological description.  Please address questions, suggestions and bug reports to the author.