2017

25 May 2017
Tagmukay

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

10 May 2017
XLingPaper

Version 3.1.0 / 2.31.0 Released

XLingPaper version 3.1.0 (for the XMLmind XML Editor version 7.2+) and version 2.31.0 (for the XMLmind XML Editor version 5.3) is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This new version of XLingPa… read more

27 April 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.8

We are glad to announce that FieldWorks version 8.3.8 is now being released as stable. This version fixes the remaining problems we have seen with version 8.3. This version doesn’t work with Paratex… read more

13 April 2017
Pathway

Pathway 1.15.14 released

Pathway 1.15.14 is designed to work well with FieldWorks 8.3.7 and Paratext 8.0. It adds a new export for HTML5. The HTML5 can also play the audio files that may be included in the FieldWorks 8.3 proj… read more

11 April 2017
Awami Nastaliq

Release Beta3

This is a Beta3 release of the Awami Nastaliq font. Instructions for providing feedback This beta-3 font is very close to what we expect for version 1.000. We have made a fair number of design changes… read more

6 April 2017
XLingPaper

XLingPaper with the XMLmind XML Editor version 7.4

As noted in a previous post, large documents could take a long time to load with version 7.2 (and 7.3) of the XMLmind XML Editor. There is good news: the recently released version 7.4 of the XMLmind X… read more

6 April 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.7 RC2

FieldWorks 8.3 introduces the ability to upload dictionary data directly to Webonary.org and makes it significantly easier to configure dictionary data for all kinds of output (print or electronic). R… read more

4 April 2017
Asheninka: a Syllable Parser

Version 0.4.0.0 Alpha is now available

A new version of Asheninka (a Syllable Parser) is now available. To get an installer go to the download page. Here is a summary of the new features of this version: Added a “Try a Word” di… read more

23 March 2017
Lateef

Release 1.200

We are pleased to announce the release of LateefGR v1.200. This Graphite-only release of Lateef is the first significant update of this font since its initial release in 2005. Changes since then inclu… read more

10 March 2017
Padauk

Release 3.003

Padauk version 3.003 is a maintenance release. It was built using ttfautohint 1.6 which now has support for the Myanmar script. The previous version used an old ttfautohint version with a bug that cau… read more

10 March 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.5Beta5

Bugs fixed since 8.3.4 Beta4 LT-18073 Fix crash leaving Lexicon Edit before Dictionary Preview pane refreshes. LT-18068 Fix crash in ‘Upload to Webonary’ process when two entries reference… read more

8 March 2017
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder for Mac Released

We are pleased to announce the first release of Scripture App Builder for the Apple Mac. As well as building Android apps, this version of SAB enables you to build iOS apps for the iPhone and iPad. In… read more

3 March 2017
Phonology Assistant

Phonology Assistant on Linux with Wine

— Following a suggestion in an email on the FLEx discussion list from May 6, 2015, I got this to work by installing the most recent version of PA in a 32-bit wine prefix, as follows: Following i… read more

2 March 2017
FieldWorks

Training in Sweden

A FieldWorks workshop will be held at Uppsala University 11-15 September 2017. The workshop will have beginner and advanced tracks led by Ron Lockwood and Stevan Vanderwerf. Contact Ron Lockwood (ro&#… read more

22 February 2017
Asheninka: a Syllable Parser

New Web site up and running!

Our new web site is up and running! Check it out at http://software.sil.org/asheninka/.… read more

10 February 2017
Annapurna SIL

Release 1.202

AnnapurnaSIL (a Devanagari script font) version 1.202 is a maintenance release fixing two issues. One was in Graphite where reph was skipping the aakar after the ya. The second was an issue on Windows… read more

31 January 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.4 Beta4

Just after we released FW 8.3.3, a number of users reported odd behavior with the display. This only affects anyone who has adjusted the DPI settings on their Windows machine, but the effects were sig… read more

27 January 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.3 Beta3

The main focus of FieldWorks 8.3 has been improving the ability to configure your dictionary and publish it to the web. This version contains bug fixes and enhancements the the previous version. Bugs … read more

27 January 2017
XLingPaper

New website, XXE 7, New Versions Released

First, XLingPaper has a new website at http://software.sil.org/xlingpaper. Feel free to check it out. We will keep the old website up for at least another couple of months. Second, some have noticed t… read more

13 January 2017
XLingPaper

XLingPaper with the XMLmind XML Editor version 7.3+

Beginning with version 7 of the XMLmind XML Editor (aka XXE), XMLmind is offering their Personal Use License again (they ceased doing so after version 5.3). While this is good news, there are some def… read more

9 January 2017
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.2 Beta2

The main focus of FieldWorks 8.3 has been improving the ability to configure your dictionary and publish it to the web. This version contains bug fixes and enhancements to the previous version. Bugs f… read more

4 January 2017
Gentium

Release v5.000 Font Subsets

This release includes Regional Font Subsets for Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus and Andika (v5.000). These fonts contain both OpenType and Graphite smart font rendering. This is the first release… read more

4 January 2017
Andika

Release v5.000 Font Subsets

This release includes Regional Font Subsets for Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus and Andika (v5.000). These fonts contain both OpenType and Graphite smart font rendering. This is the first release… read more

4 January 2017
Doulos SIL

Release v5.000 Font Subsets

This release includes Regional Font Subsets for Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus and Andika (v5.000). These fonts contain both OpenType and Graphite smart font rendering. This is the first release… read more

4 January 2017
Charis SIL

Release v5.000 Font Subsets

This release includes Regional Font Subsets for Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus and Andika (v5.000). These fonts contain both OpenType and Graphite smart font rendering. This is the first release… read more


2016

19 December 2016
Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek Fonts

Release v5.000 Font Subsets

This release includes Regional Font Subsets for Charis SIL, Doulos SIL, Gentium Plus and Andika (v5.000). These fonts contain both OpenType and Graphite smart font rendering. This is the first release… read more

15 December 2016
FieldWorks

Help with adding Semantic Domains

Recently we have worked on making it easier to add semantic domains to an existing lexicon. The next release of FLEx will have various tools that should help: There is now a Find in the semantic domai… read more

15 December 2016
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.2.8

The primary new features in FieldWorks 8.2 are: Upgrade mercurial to fix some Send/Receive problems. The FLEx Send/Receive functionality is now using a new version of the underlying version control sy… read more

15 December 2016
FieldWorks

FieldWorks 8.3.0 Alpha

The main focus of FieldWorks 8.3 has been improving the ability to configure your dictionary and publish it to the web. The primary new features in FieldWorks 8.3 are: One-button publish to Webonary. … read more

9 December 2016
Pathway

Check out the new Pathway product web site

The new Pathway product web site is available at software.sil.org/pathway. This site has a new look and feel as well as an easier way to find and download the latest version of the software, optional … read more

7 December 2016
Awami Nastaliq

Release Beta2

This is a Beta2 release of the Awami Nastaliq font. Instructions for providing feedback As the font is getting close to completion, we are looking to fine-tune the behavior and appearance. We are inte… read more

6 December 2016
Phonology Assistant

Updated Phonology Assistant web site

Check out the new Phonology assistant web site. This brings Phonology Assistant in line with the SIL Product sites and will promote easier installation and use. Let me know if you have any suggestions… read more

6 December 2016
Phonology Assistant

Release of Phonology Assistant 3.6.2

3.6.2 updates the dependencies and installer so that it uses the latest version of .net, NuGet and the SIL Palaso library. As such, it doesn’t change program functionality. Here is a list of the… read more

6 December 2016
Asheninka: a Syllable Parser

Version 0.3.0 Alpha Released

Asheninka (a Syllable Parser) is a tool to explore using several different algorithms for parsing orthographic words into syllables. It can also insert discretionary hyphens in words. See http://softw… read more

30 November 2016
Pathway

Sprint 1.15.4 changes

CSS Parser TD-4688 Akoose bullets are duplicated TD-4683 Remove Css Rules with errors using CssSimpler TD-4653 Move inline styles to CSS Common Code TD-4156 Reversal entry doesnot appear in linux pdf … read more

30 November 2016
Padauk

Release 3.002

Version 3.002 has added optimization in the build process which reduces some of the table sizes (mainly GPOS and GSUB) which also reduces the file sizes. This is important for web servers since speed … read more

30 November 2016
Reading App Builder

Reading App Builder 3.0 Released

Reading App Builder 3.0 has been released. This new version includes: Share app Added optional ‘Share App’ item in the app menu. Gives the app user the choice of: Sharing a link to the app… read more

29 November 2016
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 3.0 Released

Scripture App Builder 3.0 has been released. This new version includes: Multiple book collections Add two or more translations to the app. Display in Single Pane, Two Pane or Verse-By-Verse layout. Us… read more

4 November 2016
Charis SIL

Known Issues in v5.000

U+0327 COMBINING CEDILLA and U+0328 COMBINING OGONEK do not consistently position properly under some characters (such an U+014A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER ENG) in Graphite, but they do in OpenType. This sh… read more

4 November 2016
Doulos SIL

Known Issues in v5.000

U+0327 COMBINING CEDILLA and U+0328 COMBINING OGONEK do not consistently position properly under some characters (such an U+014A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER ENG) in Graphite, but they do in OpenType. This sh… read more

4 November 2016
Gentium

Known Issues in v5.000

U+0327 COMBINING CEDILLA and U+0328 COMBINING OGONEK do not consistently position properly under some characters (such an U+014A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER ENG) in Graphite, but they do in OpenType. This sh… read more

4 November 2016
Andika

Known Issues in v5.000

U+0327 COMBINING CEDILLA and U+0328 COMBINING OGONEK do not consistently position properly under some characters (such an U+014A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER ENG) in Graphite, but they do in OpenType. This sh… read more

19 September 2016
Padauk

Release 3.001

Version 3.001 fixes a bug that changes lower ASCII characters from being marks to spacing characters. In many apps, this bug caused these characters to be stripped of their spacing and resulted in a j… read more

24 August 2016
Reading App Builder

Reading App Builder 2.0 Released

Reading App Builder 2.0 has been released. This new version includes: A new all-in-one aeneas installer for Windows: replacing the complex manual install of each component, and including significant s… read more

24 August 2016
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 2.0 Released

Scripture App Builder 2.0 has been released. This new version includes: A new all-in-one aeneas installer for Windows: replacing the complex manual install of each component, and including significant… read more

1 August 2016
Awami Nastaliq

Release Beta1

This is a Beta1 release of the Awami Nastaliq font. Instructions for providing feedback As the font is getting close to completion, we are looking to fine-tune the behavior and appearance. We are inte… read more

27 June 2016
XLingPaper

SIL’s Global Publishing Services now accepting XLingPaper

For those of you who might want to submit a manuscript to the Global Publishing Services department of SIL International, we are pleased to announce that they are now accepting manuscripts in both XLi… read more

24 June 2016
Pathway

Sprint 1.15.3 changes

CSS Parser TD-4643 handle CssSimpler when multiple classes on an element TD-4653 Move inline styles to CSS TD-4672 Handle CSS sibling rules for writing system abbreviations TD-4681 Handle audio elemen… read more

7 June 2016
Padauk

Release 3.0

This release has support for the complete Myanmar blocks of The Unicode Standard version 9.0. The following are the additions and changes: Add mym2 OpenType support Support minority languages in OpenT… read more

6 June 2016
XLingPaper

Version 2.29.0 Released

XLingPaper version 2.29.0 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This new version of XLingPaper has a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main highlights are: Allow publisher style sheet … read more

31 May 2016
Reading App Builder

Reading App Builder 1.0 Released

Reading App Builder 1.0 has been released. The first public release of Reading App Builder is now available to download. Thank you to everyone in language teams around the world who have sent feedback… read more

23 May 2016
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.11 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.11 has been released. This new version includes: performance improvements for drawing borders around the text; an ‘Export Subtitles’ wizard, allowing you to use the… read more

18 April 2016
SILKin

Spelling Restrictions Removed in Version 2.1

In response to User feedback, nearly all restrictions have been removed from the characters allowed in kin terms and in names. All characters in all UTF character sets are now legal, including hyphens… read more

18 April 2016
SILKin

Features Added for Version 2.0

As requested by field workers, SILKin now can handle adoption, clans, and other non-genealogical relationships. To make this as versatile as possible, we have added User Defined Properties (UDPs) that… read more

18 April 2016
SILKin

New Features for Version 1.2

Users may now create as many charts as they want for a single Context. There is still only one database of people and families, but the population can be spread over any number of charts. This keeps c… read more

18 April 2016
SILKin

New Features for Version 1.1

A snap-to-grid option has been added to chart drawing. It is activated by default. When the User creates a new person or family on a Family Tree chart, their symbol “snaps” to the nearest … read more

13 April 2016
Harmattan

Release 1.001

We are pleased to announce the release of the Harmattan font version 1.001. It is available for download here: Download Harmattan Changes in this version: Changed internal font names Changed space of … read more

24 March 2016
Glyssen

Glyssen Beta Version 0.10 Released!

We’re proud to announce Glyssen Beta version 0.10. Our prayer is that Glyssen will serve language communities by providing audio Scriptures more quickly and accurately. Features available in Bet… read more

18 March 2016
Pathway

Sprint 1.14.1 changes

Common Code TD-4011:Text overlaps with Picture TD-4460 Two page numbers appeared it on same page TD-4461 Creator label missing in Linux dialog TD-4553 Page number in footer same placement on all pages… read more

7 March 2016
Dictionary App Builder

Dictionary App Builder 1.0 Released

Dictionary App Builder 1.0 was released today. The first public release of Dictionary App Builder is now available to download. Thank you to everyone in language teams around the world who have sent f… read more

22 February 2016
Pathway

Sprint 1.14.0 changes

Common Code TD-4011:Text overlaps with Picture TD-4460 Two page numbers appeared it on same page TD-4461 Creator label missing in Linux dialog Epub TD-4267 Epub output when number in the dictionary TD… read more

12 February 2016
PAWS

Now in French

The PAWS user interface is now in French.  In addition the draft of a practical grammar can be output in French (as well as English and Spanish).… read more

4 February 2016
LingTree

New version of LingTree: version 0.7.4

This version fixes a bug: The check box for the “Show ‘flat’ view of lexical and gloss items” parameter option is not retained in the configuration file so that the option is n… read more


2015

11 December 2015
Pathway

Sprint 1.13.4 changes

Epub3 TD-4403 Crash exporting to EPUB from Flex and Paratext TD-4491 Flex to Epub exception throw Open Office Writer LT-16655 combine lexical relation with single header. TD-3546 picture placements TD… read more

2 December 2015
Andika

Andika New Basic 5.500

Andika New Basic is a limited-character-set (no extended IPA or Cyrillic) version of Andika that includes regular, bold, italic and bold-italic faces. Andika New Basic gives a preview of what a whole … read more

19 November 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.6 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.6 has been released. This new version includes: a change to audio file distribution, to allow you to specify different audio sources for different audio files, e.g. some files … read more

13 November 2015
Arabic Fonts

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

13 November 2015
Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek Fonts

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 November 2015
Andika

Release 5.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Stylistic Sets to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Character Variants to the font for OpenTy… read more

12 November 2015
Gentium

Release 5.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Stylistic Sets to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Character Variants to the font for OpenTy… read more

12 November 2015
Charis SIL

Release 5.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Stylistic Sets to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Character Variants to the font for OpenTy… read more

12 November 2015
Doulos SIL

Release 5.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Stylistic Sets to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Character Variants to the font for OpenTy… read more

10 November 2015
Chorus Hub

ChorusHub has a home!

ChorusHub has been available for a while now, but it has never had its own home. As part of SIL’s Send/Receive suite it seemed to deserve one. Hopefully this site will serve you well.… read more

10 November 2015
XLingPaper

Version 2.28.0 Released

XLingPaper version 2.28.0 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. (Mac users: please do not upgrade to El Capitan yet. We are working on a solution for why it does not work correctly with XLingP… read more

3 November 2015
Primer Pro

What’s new in version 2.5?

What’s New in Version 2.5 Below is a brief listing of the new features of version 2.5. • Added more graphemes to pre-defined grapheme list. • Added a prompt to clear or not clear the current… read more

1 November 2015
Gentium

Gentium Basic 1.102

Although the Gentium Basic and Gentium Book Basic fonts are older than the Gentium Plus font, and have a much smaller character repertoire, they have some wonderful features that are still missing fro… read more

21 October 2015
Primer Pro

PrimerPro training in Bangkok

In Bangkok, Thailand, a PrimerPro training event was held from 5-8 October 2015. At this training event there were10 participants representing five languages (Bangla, Nepali, Setswana, Sinhala and Tam… read more

6 October 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.5 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.5 has been released. This new version makes use of recent improvements to automated audio-text synchronization using aeneas, including: the ability to detect the length of a he… read more

16 September 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.4 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.4 has been released. This new version includes: Contents Menu: An optional user-friendly home screen menu to help the user find books, stories and sections. Add items with titl… read more

20 August 2015
Scheherazade

Release 2.100

Changes This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Scheherazade Bold font Slight improvements in design of the Regular face: U+060C ARABIC COMMA U+061B ARABIC SEMICOLON U+065D… read more

10 August 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.3.1 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.3.1 has been released. This is a minor release, mainly containing a few bug fixes reported by users. It includes one handy new feature for modifying book names. Book names look… read more

25 July 2015
XLingPaper

Font not showing correctly in the editor and in default PDF on Windows 7

Recently, there have been two cases reported where a font was not displaying correctly in the XMLmind XML Editor and in the default PDF output. In both cases it was on Windows 7 and in both cases the … read more

24 July 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.3 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.3 has been released. This version includes: Export to HTML: Click on book(s) and right-click ‘Export to HTML’. Preview the book formatting in your browser (IE, Fire… read more

8 July 2015
XLingPaper

Version 2.27.0 Released

XLingPaper version 2.27.0 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This new version of XLingPaper has a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main highlights are: Allow abbrRef elements where… read more

19 June 2015
Scripture App Builder

Scripture App Builder 1.2 Released

Scripture App Builder 1.2 has been released. This version includes: an optional footer message at the bottom of each page or chapter, phone number links in the about box and footers, as well as some i… read more

12 June 2015
Doulos SIL

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Scheherazade

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Charis SIL

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Andika

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Lateef

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Harmattan

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Abyssinica SIL

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Awami Nastaliq

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Gentium

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Alkalami

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Padauk

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

12 June 2015
Annapurna SIL

New SIL Font News announcements list

If you wish to receive announcements about updates to any of our SIL fonts, please subscribe to our SIL Font News Google Group. This is not a discussion list, it is purely a place for SIL to give news… read more

20 May 2015
Transcelerator

Blazing a trail for Paratext Plugins

Not only is Transcelerator a great program in its own right, it also served to blaze the trail for the creation of Paratext plugins. If you have some programming experience and you use Paratext, at so… read more

10 April 2015
SIL Language Technology

Scripture App Builder 1.0 released!

Scripture App Builder 1.0 released the 9th April 2015. The first public release of Scripture App Builder is now available to download. Thank you to everyone in language teams around the world who have… read more

9 April 2015
XLingPaper

Writing Presentations in XLingPaper

An XLingPaper user has written an interesting blog post on how he has used XLingPaper’s content control mechanism to make it easier to write a single document and use it for a paper, a handout, and … read more

4 April 2015
Harmattan

Release 1.000

We are pleased to announce the release of the Harmattan font for West Africa. It is available for download here: Download Harmattan The original font on which Harmattan was based was an SIL Open Font … read more

31 March 2015
Annapurna SIL

Release 1.200

This release has support for the complete Devanagari block of The Unicode Standard version 7.0. The following are the additions and changes: Added glyph U+0978 from the Devanagari block Added half for… read more

27 March 2015
Primer Pro

What’s new in version 2.41?

Version 2.41 has a new licensing agreement. It now follows the MIT open source license. It also includes a few bug fixes.… read more

10 March 2015
SIL Language Technology

LingTranSoft – Information on Linguistic Software

For a broad review of linguistic and translation software from SIL and elsewhere, visit LingTranSoft.… read more

10 March 2015
SIL Language Technology

Tutorials and Training Videos

There are over a hundred videos on the Language Technology Channel that can help you learn how to use SIL software.… read more

10 March 2015
SIL Language Technology

Language Technology News Podcast

For the most up-to-date Language Technology news, watch the Language Technology Podcast on Vimeo.… read more


2014

3 December 2014
Primer Pro

What’s new in version 2.4?

What’s New in version2.4? Below is a brief listing of the new features of version 2.4. · The Frequency Count searches add a new option to display percentages as well as counts for each grapheme… read more

20 November 2014
Lexique Pro

New post

Here is a new post, just to learn how to use a blog.… read more

20 November 2014
Field Linguist's Toolbox

New post

Here is a new post, just to learn how to use a blog.… read more

5 August 2014
XLingPaper

Version 2.26.0 Released

XLingPaper version 2.26.0 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This new version of XLingPaper has a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main highlights are: Add ability to copy a table … read more

15 May 2014
Lexique Pro

Hello world!

Welcome to SIL Software Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!… read more

15 May 2014
Field Linguist's Toolbox

Hello world!

Welcome to SIL Software Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!… read more

14 May 2014
XLingPaper

Version 2.25.0 Released

XLingPaper version 2.25.0 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This new version of XLingPaper has a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main highlights are: Add a command to convert a p… read more

12 February 2014
Scheherazade

Release 2.020

This release includes the following changes for this version: Fix language-specific OpenType rendering for Sindhi, Urdu, Kurdish Download the release packages from the Previous Versions – Downlo… read more


2013

23 December 2013
Abyssinica SIL

Release 1.500

This release includes the following changes for this version: Improved design of U+1396 and U+1399 (metrics changed for these characters) Added character variants Added variant glyphs for U+2D93..U+2D… read more

19 September 2013
XLingPaper

Version 2.24.0 Released

This new version of XLingPaper has a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main highlights are: Allow a tablenumbered element to contain an image file (which, presumably, will be of a table). Add … read more

12 September 2013
Scheherazade

Release 2.010

This release includes the following changes for this version: Fix rendering of mixtures of upper and lower combining marks Fix Graphite shaping for U+08AC ARABIC LETTER ROHINGYA YEH Reduce font size b… read more

1 August 2013
Scheherazade

Release 2.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Looser line-spacing (leading) to better support languages using many combining marks Added support for Unicode 5.1, 6.0 and 6.1 Arabic add… read more

11 May 2013
XLingPaper

Version 2.23.0 Released

The main highlights are: Improved publisher style sheet capabilities to handle new things like those required by UNDSIL theses and other publishers, including an “author over date” referen… read more

14 March 2013
SayMore

SayMore at the ICLDC 2013

I recently had a stimulating time at the 3rd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation at the University of Hawaii. There are so many warm, friendly, and energetic people wor… read more

22 February 2013
XLingPaper

Version 2.21.0 Released

The main highlights are: Add ability to publisher style sheets to control the indent for any second and following interlinear line groups and to control the vertical space between any second and follo… read more


2012

8 November 2012
XLingPaper

445 Page Grammar Book Produced via XLingPaper Published

Uppsala Universitet has recently published The Gilaki Language, a 445 page book. This is an English translation and expansion of the original work Giljanskij jazyk by V.S. Rastorgueva, A.A. Kerimova, … read more

25 October 2012
Annapurna SIL

Release 1.100

This release adds support for additions to The Unicode Standard versions 5.2 and 6.0. Added glyphs (with OpenType and Graphite support) from the Devanagari block 0900, 093A..093B, 094E..094F, 0955..09… read more

3 October 2012
XLingPaper

Version 2.20.0 Released

The main highlights are: Add ability to produce an EBook in EPUB format (requires installing Calibre). See section 11.43 “Produce an EBook in EPUB Format” in the User Documentation. Add ca… read more

5 July 2012
XLingPaper

Version 2.19.0 Released

The main highlights are: Add command to convert selected text to a langData element. See section 11.41 “Convert selected text to langData” in the User Documentation. Add command to convert… read more

3 July 2012
SayMore

Things SayMore Does Not Do

We want to save you time if SayMore isn’t for you, so we’ll try to keep this page up to date with things folks have asked about that they can’t do with SayMore. SayMore Does Not… …run on Mac… read more

5 March 2012
Solid

Solid 0.16 Release

A new version of Solid is available. You can download it here. Solid 0.16 adds a Writing Systems tool for bulk changing of the writing systems settings. Other fixes include: Writing Systems exceptions… read more

4 January 2012
XLingPaper

Version 2.18.0 Released

The main highlights are: Improved the default PDF output: added a way to hyphenate based on the language of the document. See section 11.39 “Get the default PDF output to hyphenate for a non-Eng… read more


2011

6 September 2011
XLingPaper

Version 2.17.0 Released

The main highlights are: Added a way to quickly increase the size of tables, whether that table was newly added or already exists. See section 6.1.1 “Increase Table Size” in the User Docum… read more

12 July 2011
Annapurna SIL

Maintenance release 1.001

This release added ligature glyphs and smart code support for minority languages: 0930 with 0941 and 093C 0931 with 0941 0931 with 0941 and 093C 0930 with 0942 and 093C 0931 with 0942 0931 with 0942 a… read more

26 April 2011
XLingPaper

Version 2.16.0 Released

The main highlights are: Added documentation for publisher style sheets. Floats: changed the implementation of the location attribute when it is set to “here”: the float will not be implem… read more

18 April 2011
XLingPaper

Version 2.15.0 Released

On March 23, 2011 version 2.15.0 of XLingPaper was released. It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux. The main highlights are: Added a web page output that pays attention to an associated publisher styl… read more

8 February 2011
Scheherazade

Release 1.005

This release includes the following changes for this version: Change to Open Font License Added SIL TypeTuner tables to make it possible to access alternate behaviors of the fonts. To download fonts w… read more


2010

31 December 2010
Annapurna SIL

Initial release 1.0

First public release under the SIL Open Font License.… read more

12 November 2010
SayMore

SayMore 0.5 Now Available

We’ve just released version 0.5 of SayMore. As with all odd-valued releases, we assume this is beta-quality. Please download it here, and let us know your experiences with it, good or bad. Here are … read more

5 November 2010
Solid

Solid 0.13 Released

A new version of Solid is available. You can download it here. Solid 0.13 improves the export to Lift to support version 0.13 of the Lift format, currently used by WeSay and FLEx. Other fixes include:… read more

6 October 2010
SayMore

SayMore 0.3 Now Available

SayMore 0.3 is now available for Download. The major changes are: Custom Fields, with auto-type ahead. You can now add new Genres. In 0.1, we called a recording and its associated files a Session. In … read more

2 July 2010
SayMore

Preview Now Available

We’re pleased to announce the beginning of the “preview” phase of SayMore. To get it, head over to the Downloads page. Expect to see new versions coming out regularly from now on. This stage is … read more


2008

5 November 2008
Lateef

Release 1.001

This release includes the following changes for this version: Change to Open Font License Added SIL TypeTuner tables to make it possible to access alternate behaviors of the fonts. To download fonts w… read more


2005

2 June 2005
Scheherazade

Release 1.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Original release for OpenType and AAT Download the release packages from the Previous Versions – Download Page.… read more

2 June 2005
Lateef

Release 1.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Original release for OpenType and AAT Download the release packages from the Previous Versions – Download Page.… read more