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Plugins that we have, and plugins that would be nice to have for Apertium.


  • API that mimics the API of Google Translate: implemented as part of the Google Summer of Code 2009 projects, see Apertium services
    • Used in:
      • Virtaal, a Computer-Aided Translation tool mainly for gettext/po-files
      • OmegaT (2.0 or later), a standalone Computer-Aided Translation tool
      • Anaphraseus, a Computer-Aided Translation extension for
      • Okapi, a framework and toolset for handling translation projects

In progress[edit]


  • A plugin for subtitle editors.

We have Apertium Subtitles, but instead of making our own subtitle editor it's more feasible to make an Apertium plugin for high-quality existing subtitle editors, like It would be easy - perhaps 1—2 day's work - to add Apertium support for See discussion and coding advice on [here] and [here].

  • Automated export to mobile dictionaries.

We have Apertium-tinylex and it's fine. Yet, there are many much more developed mobile dictionary applications available, such as Omnidic - (really cool! — source at The task would be to add program tools and set up scripts needed for exporting Apertium bilingual dictionaries to other platforms, i.a. omnidic, and add to f.eks. [1]. More discussion [here] and [here]