- Abbyy Software This
commercial site develops products for Russian linguists: OCR software,
electronic dictionaries, more. Their products also sometimes are licensed
to other vendors at reduced cost to the linguist. I recommend their OCR
(called Finereader) and PC-based dictionary (Lingvo).
- The American
Translators Association Certification Program. How to sign up, what to
expect, how much it costs, and more.
- Automatic Cyrillic Converter. Type or paste text into
the window, then convert to a new encoding.
word processor This now out-of-date program works something like the early
DOS versions of Wordstar. Anything typed with it only can be read using the
program itself. A way to "translate" the font to something readable is
needed. On the other hand, when using the "download font" feature, it prints
Cyrillic text really well. It is available here for historic purposes.
Slavic Department's List George Washington University has "shortened the
list to general compilations" because of "a big-bang in the WorldWide Web in
- The I Love Languages Site. Formerly The human-languages
Russian Keyboard. Type in Russian directly in your browser, then copy and
paste where required.
Character Scanning (OCR) of Cyrillic Documents. One of my commercial
- RADIO FREE
EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY
- Rambler's Multimedia
Site Links to Russian sites of everything from still photography through
- In Russian only, Russian aviation communications
Russian Editor. A Notepad like Russian Editor with an on-screen
Russian keyboard. A 30-day evaluation copy is available. According
to the author, it requires no set-up, just download and use.
Manual Alphabet used for finger spelling in Russian Sign Language
Typer Web Site. Type without any special drivers installed.
Handy if you have to send an e-mail in Russian from a Internet cafe or a public
computer at an airport.
- Universal Cyrillic
auto-decoder. Decodes numerous languages.
Cyrillic Converter. Another site where one may type or paste text
into the window, then convert to a new encoding.
- Voice of America in