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  • 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    Outdated: SIL says Translation Editor is now minimally supported.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:

  • Unicode Ccount

    UnicodeCCount is a quick-and-dirty Unicode-aware replacement for Ccount, the character count utility. Written in Perl, the program is available both as the Perl source (requires Perl 5.8.1 or newer) and as a stand-alone Windows EXE.

     

    As this program is distributed at no cost, the SIL individual who created it and upgrades it is unable to provide a commercial level of personal technical support. He is interested in hearing from users, however, and will try to resolve problems that are reported to him. You can send feedback to...

  • PC-PATR

    A unification-based syntactic parser available individually, but more commonly distributed as part of PC-PARSE.

    For more information, use this contact.

  • Phonology Template Editor and Search Tool (PTEST)

    The Phonology Template Editor and Search Tool was developed to assist with the phonological analysis of a Bantu language. The program:

    • generates a phonology report;
    • carries out various types of searches of phonetic data;
    • serves as an interactive environment for writing and editing a phonology paper;
    • generates an electronic publishable report (HTML formatted) from a generated phonology report;
    • interfaces with Speech Analyzer;
    • allows creation of user-...
  • WorldPad

    SUMMARY: WorldPad is a text editor that can display text in complex scripts using Graphite.  It is an SIL product and is distributed as part of FieldWorks.

  • TECkit

    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...

  • SIL Unicode fonts

    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.

     

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  • LingTree

    LingTree

    LingTree is a tool to produce linguistic tree diagrams. The user keys in a description of the tree, processes that description, and LingTree shows what the tree looks like. The tree can be saved in PNG and/or SVG file formats so that it can be included in papers or web pages.

    An alternative way of describing a LingTree description can be found at http://www.hirtfamily.net/lingtree/webapp.py.

    LingTree runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and...