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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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Text Utility


balancing delimiters
spell checking
stream editor
syllable patterns


Other Endorsed software

Document Preparation Aids (Endorsed)

Current version: 19870119, released 19 January 1987

These programs are intended as tools for field linguists who need to prepare documents in languages other than English.

Getting Document Preparation Aids



SIL Language Freeware End User License Agreement.