Software tools for language and cultural data, with support for complex scripts.


Fieldworks Language Explorer (FLEx) enables linguists to be highly productive when building a lexicon and interlinearizing texts. Powerful bulk editing tools can save hours of work. Fieldworks allows control of which fields and entries show up in a dictionary publication. Through Pathway, beautiful dictionaries can be exported easily. Send/Receive Project allows users to collaborate with colleagues located anywhere.

FieldWorks 8.3

The latest version of FieldWorks allows easy uploading to Webonary and vastly improved capabilities for configuring dictionaries for publication.

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Sharing Data

Send/Receive allows FLEx and WeSay users to share data with each other over the Internet, a USB drive or a local shared drive.

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Word Collection

A significant feature of FLEx is support for Rapid Word Collection, a process to quickly develop a semantically categorized glossary that can be used as a thesaurus and later developed into a dictionary.

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Common questions

Where can I get help using FieldWorks??

Problems with the program should be sent to We also have a Google Group of experienced FLEx users who are glad to help. For more information, go to the Help and Training page

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