SIL Software Catalog
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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SF Converter (Endorsed)
Current version: 2.3, released November 2000
The SF Converter is a utility designed to read a plain text file tagged with SIL Standard Format Markers and produce a file in Microsoft's Rich Text Format (RTF) suitable for printing with Word and many other word processors. It can be used to format and print dictionaries and other documents.
Also included in this package is a Scripture Text Template, a Microsoft Word template designed to help enter, edit, format, and print scripture translations in Word. It also provides for conversion back into a standard format text file using SF converter.
Getting SF Converter
- Installation disk 1 [ZIP, 989 KB]
- Installation disk 2 [ZIP, 995 KB]
- Available on SIL Language Freeware Disc 2 NOTE: There may be a version available that is newer than what is found on SIL Language Freeware Disc 2. Check SF Converter for most recent release.
Microsoft Word (versions 6, 7, 97, or 2000)