Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
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OpenOffice Linguistic Tools is an add-on for OpenOffice and LibreOffice which provides a menu of tools for linguistic write-ups and other documents written in lesser-known languages.
SheetSwiper converts spreadsheets containing linguistic data to Standard Format (for use with Toolbox, Phonology Assistant
The SIL Converters package provides tools through which you can change the encoding, font, and/or script of text in documents. It works with Microsoft Word and other Office documents, XML documents, and SFM text and lexicon documents.
Solid is used to check and clean up standard format lexicon data, and optionally convert it to LIFT.