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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Current version: 2.8, released December 2007
WorldPad is a basic text editor whose main distinction is the ability to display text in complex scripts using Graphite, a programmable rendering engine particularly suited to complex minority scripts. WorldPad can also be used to work with text in a simple "Roman" scripts. Some of WorldPad's text-editing features include multilingual text processing, named styles, right-to-left paragraph orientation, and mixed direction text flow handling, The installation program here includes the WorldPad program, the Graphite engine and font compiler, and a few sample Graphite fonts.
- WorldPad download page
- Available on SIL FieldWorks SE
- Available on SIL FieldWorks BTE
- Available on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 SE NOTE: There may be a version available that is newer than what is found on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 SE. Check WorldPad for most recent release.
- Available on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 BTE NOTE: There may be a version available that is newer than what is found on SIL Language Freeware Disc 1 BTE. Check WorldPad for most recent release.