Tools

There are several software tools available to help you translate the Bible into your language. These are available for free and are open sourced so you can start translating today.

Recorder_Light(FL)
  • Great for oral translations.
  • A simple way for someone who has never used recording software to quickly begin translating the Bible into their heart language.
  • Click here for instructions.

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Writer_Light(FL)
  • For written translations
  • Access other biblical source texts and translate it into your language.
  • Access biblical resources within the tool.
  • Use online or offline.
  • Click here for instructions.

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Autographa

  • For written translations
  • Easy to use
  • Resources must be accessed through a pdf. Click here to see available resources.

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VMAST

A virtual online program that allows a translator to collaborate with others to draft and check their translation using the MAST methodology. Click on LEARN MORE and then "DEMO" to try it.

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Exchanger_Light(FL)

currently in development

A system for oral translators and narrators to securely store their audio files and to invite community checking and review. Translation Exchange is designed for the realities of the developing world: It works 100% off-line via local wifi network and can be run on low-power, low-cost computing devices such as Raspberry Pi. It maintains the same design philosophy as Translation Recorder: simple use, minimal text interface, and attention to audio quality.

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VRAFT

A virtual online program that walks translators through a 3-step process of creating a rubric for their Bible Translation.  Examples of the qualities in a rubric include faithful, historically accurate, natural, clear, etc.

Click on LEARN MORE to create your own rubric, view created rubrics or see a demo.

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Converter_Dark(FL)

This is an app that converts USFM files into a format that can be opened in Microsoft Word for easy formatting, printing, and presentation.

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