SUMMARY: (Text Encoding Conversion kit) A toolkit for converting plain-text files from one encoding to another (e.g. Legacy to Unicode).
DETAILS: TECkit is a low-level toolkit intended to be used by other applications that need to perform encoding conversions (e.g., when importing legacy data into a Unicode-based application). The primary component of the TECkit package is therefore a library that performs conversions; this is the "TECkit engine." The engine relies on mapping tables in a specific binary format (for which documentation is available...
Bibledit is a multi-platform Bible editor, providing tools to the Bible translator.
- Native USFM text editor, several texts can be opened at once
- Project notes editor
- Chapter and book outline view
- Resizeable and moveable windows
- Easy application of styles
- Styles editor
- Selection and display of project notes by various parameters
- Online help
- Backup and restore
- Import and export
- Resources display
- Spelling check
- Simple or more advanced...
A basic need to do any language work on the computer is a font that will display the needed characters. Fonts that come with your operating system may have a certain number of characters already, but the SIL fonts frequently have a wider variety of characters.
The Latin/Cyrillic fonts differ mostly in the typeface. Charis, Doulos and Gentium are serif fonts. Andika is a sans-serif typeface designed for new readers with easily distinguished letter forms.
This tool makes it much easier to see the results of syntactic parses produced by the PC-PATR program (http://www.sil.org/pcpatr/). For each sentence, it shows the interlinear result and the syntactic tree. When one clicks on a node in the tree, it also shows the features at that node and the rule in the PC-PATR grammar file.
It is a .Net version 2.0 program so it requires a Windows operating system that has .Net version 2.0 or higher installed on it.
PdfDroplet is a free, simple little tool which only does one thing: it takes your PDF and gives you a new one, with the pages combined and reordered, ready for saving & printing as booklets.
With PdfDroplet, you can make several booklet these types:
- Fold booklets
- Calendar fold
- Cut & stack
PdfDroplet requires that Adobe Reader be installed.
Customarily we think of reading Scripture. How can the 60% of the world who are non-readers read Scripture in their language? If the Scripture is consultant checked, and in electronic form, and has a consistent quote system; Dramatizer can help. Dramatizer can help prepare the scripts for audio dramatized Scripture with multiple voices.
From the Byki website:
Byki language-learning software is a powerful and personalized language-learning system, designed to advance your new language proficiency by expanding your vocabulary reservoir. In addition to being presented in an engaging flash-card interface, the system also tracks everything you learn, automatically presenting the appropriate material at just the right intervals – ensuring that the material you've covered is successfully locked into your memory.
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.
OpenCode 3.6 is a tool for coding qualitative data generated from text information such as interviews, observations or field notes. It has been developed to specifically follow the first steps of the Grounded Theory methodology. However, it can of course be used as a tool for classifying and sorting any kind of qualitative text information. The aim has been to create a self-instructive program that is easy to learn and easy to use.
The main features of the program are to:
• import text from any word-processing program
• write memos
• find words in text
This is a program that enables an anthropological researcher to produce an ethnograph, hence its name. The program website summarizes its role this way:
Collect Data + Code Data + Write Memos + Analysis = Ethnograph