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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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complex scripts
non-Roman scripts
Open Type


Other Windows software
Other Macintosh software


Other Supported software

Abyssinica SIL Font (Supported)

Current version: 1.0, released May 2006

Abyssinica SIL supports all Ethiopic characters which are in Unicode including the Unicode 4.1 extensions. Some languages of Ethiopia are not yet able to be fully represented in Unicode and, where necessary, non-Unicode characters are included in the Private Use Area.

More about Abyssinica SIL Font

Getting Abyssinica SIL Font

Technical Support

Abyssinica SIL Font support


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