(Above: Bible translators working on the Amharic Jerusalem Bible translation project (Catholic). Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo by Andrea Rhodes)
Paratext is the world’s leading software application for the development and checking of new Bible translations and revisions to existing texts. Developed jointly by UBS and SIL International, Paratext is free for registered users from all walks of life, from church-based translation efforts in minority languages to Bible publishers in major languages. With more than 1,500 resource texts and tools available to vetted Bible translators, it enables consistent and accurate translation based on the original texts and modeled on versions in major languages. Endowed with cutting edge collaboration features, Paratext helps Bible translation teams work together to produce higher-quality translations in much less time than previous tools and methods have allowed.
Paratext 9 was released on October 11, 2019. Here’s an overview of the new features in Paratext 9: Introducing Paratext 9
Go to Getting Started if you are a new user or are upgrading to Paratext 9 from a previous version.