NRSI: Computers & Writing Systems
WorldPad is an application that can be used to demonstrate or experiment with Graphite fonts.
.NET runtime. WorldPad 2.14 requires the .NET runtime version 2.0 to be installed. Windows users can get it at the link below. (It can be installed simultanously with the 1.1 runtime which is needed for WorldPad 2.1.)
This version of WorldPad is not intended to be used with FieldWorks version 6.0.6 or higher.
For Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. Release version.
Click here for the release notes.
Since WorldPad is a free product, no technical support can be provided.
Additional Recommended Installers
Keyman Version 6 (build 164 or later) - this is optional. WorldPad will run without it, but entering non-Roman text may be more difficult.
The FieldWorks installer provides an alternate way of installing WorldPad, but only one installation can be in effect at a time. Installing WorldPad 2.8 will uninstall the FieldWorks suite, and WorldPad 2.8 must be uninstalled before installing or reinstalling FieldWorks.
For Windows XP. Release version. .NET 2.0 (see link above) is a prerequisites and must be installed before installing WorldPad.
Windows XP and 2000. Prerequisites:
Windows 2000 and XP.
This version includes a feature to export to XHTML. Windows 2000 and XP.
Generates a new .WPX format. No installer is available; consult the readme.txt file for installation instructions. For Windows 2000 and XP only. Release version.
If you already have WorldPad 1.0 or 1.0.1 installed, this is a smaller download that will allow you to simply replace the executable and DLLs.
For Windows 2000 and XP only. The 1.0.1 version has different set-up requirements than 1.0; please consult the readme.txt file. Debug version.
The 1.0 version uses a different file format from the beta and does not include a nice installer. For Windows 98, 2000, and XP.
The 0.8 Beta version includes several sample Graphite fonts.
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We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of UNESCO in this project.