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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


Other Macintosh software


Other Experimental software

WordFormat (Experimental)

Current version: 5.2, released 24 Dec 1990

WordFormat is capable of reading Microsoft Word documents, in version 1, 3 or 4 format, or text files, and making various kinds of systematic changes to them. It can at present output the result as a Word document in version 1 or 3 format.

Getting WordFormat



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