2017

10 June 2017
XLingPaper

Version 3.1.1 / 2.31.1 Released

A new version of XLingPaper is now available. This minor update has several fixes and some enhancements: Improve Linux installers Add ability to have contents in the back matter instead of in the fron… read more

8 June 2017
XLingPaper

Language Science Press is now accepting XLingPaper documents

Sebastian Nordhoff of Language Science Press (http://langsci-press.org/index) says that they have a way now to receive XLingPaper XML documents and turn them into their LaTeX format. This is good news… read more

8 June 2017
FieldWorks

Windows 10 Creators Update Warning

The latest major Microsoft update for Windows 10, the Windows 10 Creators Update or the 1703 update will cause the FieldWorks program to crash and reduce the performance of the Paratext program (both … read more

30 May 2017
Alkalami

Release 1.000

We are pleased to announce the official release of the Alkalami (pronounced al-KA-la-mi) font. Alkǎlami is the local word for the Arabic “qalam”, a type of sharpened stick used for writing on woo… read more

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 (&#x7… 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