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TibetD Reader for WINDOWS This is the reader for use with all of our dictionaries, reference works, Tibetan texts, and for items published with TibetDoc.  It is free • here.
• The latest version is 5.41 build date January 15, 2015 (the version number of the software is shown on the splash screen at program startup and can also be seen by looking under “Help, About” when the program has started).
• This version specifically fixes the problem in version 5.40 and earlier versions that printing would not work in 64-bit Windows.
• It fixes copying text into the search box from unicode source that would crash the program.
• It fixes several bugs in version 5.40 that were connected with the all-important “search in files on disk feature”.  Version 5.41’s “search in files on disk feature” now works correctly and also does not cause the program to crash.
• Versiona 5.40 and up work with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10.
• Versions before 5.40 were not compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10; versions 5.40 and up are fully compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10.
• The • frequently asked questions page answers all common queries about the Windows Reader.
It is strongly recommended that you update to this version.  To update, download the new version from • here, then uninstall the old version using Windows control panel, then install the new version.

TibetD Reader for MACINTOSH OSX TibetD Reader for Macintosh OSX is not available as a separate product yet, though we have a plan to make it available that way, hopefully by the end of 2015.  At the moment the reader is supplied as an integral part of dictionary packages for Macintosh OSX.  We have abandoned the original product for Macintosh OSX and released a professionally programmed product for OSX in February 2014.  It has the same interface as our Apple iOS software for ease of use.  Note that the OSX reader requires Mac OSX version 10.7 or greater.  Note also that it has the same interface as our Apple iOS software for ease of use.  Note also that users of the earlier software will not be eligible for free or special updates pricing to the new software.

TibetDoc for WINDOWS • The latest version is 5.41 build date January 6th, 2016 (the version number of the software is shown on the splash screen at program startup and can also be seen by looking under “Help, About” when the program has started).  This version specifically fixes the problem in version 5.40 and earlier versions that printing would not work in 64-bit Windows.  It also fixes a major bug with file saving to HTML using Unicode output.  It also fixes copying unicode text into the search box causing the program to crash.
• Version 5.40 had several bugs fixed that were connected with the all-important “search in files on disk feature”.  This version‘s “search in files on disk feature” now works correctly and also does not cause the program to crash.  Versions 5.40 and up work with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10.
• Versions before 5.40 were not compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10; versions 5.40 and up are fully compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10.
Note that a major new version—version 6.0—with even greater support for Unicode is close to completion.

Registered users must purchase an update (see below).  Update instructions will be provided with the new version which will be sent by e-mail.  The cost of an update is shown on the • prices page.  Alternatively, press the purchase update button below, look at the price shown, and then return here if you do not want to purchase the update.

Note that updates are only provided to valid users.  If you have purchased a valid copy of our software, use the buttons below to do your update.  Many people use pirated copies of our software.  These pirated copies cannot be updated!  Worse, this theft of our software harms us substantially, taking away the income needed to continue our work.  A valid copy of TibetDoc software • can be purchased here.

  

The Illuminator Tibetan-English Dictionary for WINDOWS The dictionary is constantly being developed and improved.  Updates are available from through a one-time update at any time.  Updates are released at approximately yearly intervals.

The latest version of the dictionary is 5.40, released on January 6th 2016.  Note that the version number of the dictionary is not the version number of the TibetD Reader which is used to read the dictionary.  The version number of the dictionary can be seen on the first page—the TITLE page—of the dictionary when the dictionary has been opened.

Your initial purchase of the dictionary comes with TibetD Reader, the software needed to use the dictionary.  Newer versions of the Reader can be obtained at any time using the instructions above.

The cost of an update to the dictionary itself is shown on the • prices page.  Alternatively, press the purchase update button below, look at the price shown, and then return here if you do not want to purchase the update.

Note that updates are only provided to valid users.  If you have purchased a valid copy of our software, use the buttons below to do your update.  Many people use pirated copies of this dictionary.  These pirated copies cannot be updated!  Worse, this theft of our software harms us substantially, taking away the income needed to continue our work  A valid copy of the Illuminator Dictionary for Windows • can be purchased here.

   

The Illuminator Tibetan-English Dictionary for Macintosh OSX The dictionary delivered for Macintosh OSX has exactly the same content as the dictionary delivered for Windows.  However, the TibetD Reader software delivered with the dictionary is for Mac OSX, not Windows.

The latest version of the dictionary is 5.40, released on January 6th, 2016. 

The cost of an update to the dictionary itself is shown on the • prices page.  Alternatively, press the purchase update button below, look at the price shown, and then return here if you do not want to purchase the update.

Note that updates are only provided to valid users.  If you have purchased a valid copy of our software, use the buttons below to do your update.  Many people use pirated copies of this dictionary.  These pirated copies cannot be updated!  Worse, this theft of our software harms us substantially, taking away the income needed to continue our work  A valid copy of the Illuminator Dictionary for Macintosh • can be purchased here.

Please also note that software purchases for the PC are not transferable to other platforms.  If you have purchased any product, including this dictionary, for Windows, we do not give you a free copy of the software for Mac OSX, etcetera.

   

The best way to stay abreast of software updates and related news is to subscribe to our mailing list.  To do that, use the contact link on the menu to send us an e-mail with “subscribe” written in the header.