Applications that support Graphite

Firefox 11+

Mozilla Firefox is a free web browser. Versions 11 and later have Graphite support. It uses the Graphite2 engine.

↗ Download Firefox »

(Graphite must be enabled to work in early versions of Firefox. See Using Graphite in Mozilla Firefox.)

LibreOffice 3.4+

LibreOffice is an open-source suite of tools, including a word-processing program, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Version 3.4 and later support Graphite rendering. It uses the Graphite2 engine.

↗ LibreOffice home page »

To disable Graphite in the Windows version, set an environment variable: SAL_DISABLE_GRAPHITE = 1.

OpenOffice 3.2

OpenOffice is the software on which LibreOffice is based. Version 3.2 supports Graphite rendering. It uses the original SilGraphite engine.

↗ OpenOffice home page

XeTeX 0.997+

XeTeX is a typesetting system based on a merger of Donald Knuth’s TeX system with Unicode and modern font technologies. It uses the original SilGraphite engine.

↗ XeTeX home page

↗ Download XeTeX from TeXLive


FieldWorks is SIL’s suite of linguistic applications. It includes tools for dictionary development, translation, and morphological analysis, and text interlinearization. It uses the original SilGraphite engine.

↗ FieldWorks home page


Paratext and related tools are a collection of software programs which allow you to input, edit, check, and publish a translation of the Scriptures, based on the original texts (Greek, Hebrew), and modeled on versions in major languages.

↗ Paratext home page


Bloom makes it easy to create simple books and translate them into multiple languages.

↗ Bloom Library page

Pale Moon

Pale Moon is a web browser built on a fork of Mozilla Firefox.

↗ Pale Moon home page

Integrating Graphite into an application

For information on adding Graphite support to an application you are developing, see our application developer resource page.