SIL Software Catalog
SIL has developed more than 60 pieces of software to support the work of its fieldworkers; most available to the public for free download. This on-line catalog contains product descriptions, download or purchasing instructions, and technical support information, including the latest SIL software Service Bulletins.
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grammatical description generator
multilingual text processing
SIL FieldWorks BTE (Supported)
Current version: 6.0, released October 2009
SIL FieldWorks BTE adds Translation Editor, a tool geared toward Scripture translation, to SIL FieldWorks SE. FieldWorks BTE includes current versions of
- FieldWorks Data Notebook
- FieldWorks Language Explorer
- FieldWorks WorldPad
- FieldWorks Translation Editor
The SIL FieldWorks Data Notebook was developed primarily as a data management tool for language and cultural fieldwork. However, you can use it for any number of other data collection tasks. As a field-notes tool, it facilitates documenting, categorizing, retrieving, analyzing, and summarizing conclusions about your field notes.
Language Explorer is the lexical and text tools component of FieldWorks.
Translation Editor provides tools for editing and checking Scripture translations. As part of FieldWorks, Translation Editor is able to share data with related software applications that serve language development.
WorldPad is a simple word processor for displaying complex scripts.
Getting SIL FieldWorks BTE
- Available on SIL FieldWorks BTE
- Available on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 BTE NOTE: There may be a version available that is newer than what is found on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 BTE. Check SIL FieldWorks BTE for most recent release.