NHunspell 1.0.0

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See the version list below for details.
dotnet add package NHunspell --version 1.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package NHunspell -Version 1.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="NHunspell" Version="1.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NHunspell --version 1.0.0
#r "nuget: NHunspell, 1.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install NHunspell as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NHunspell&version=1.0.0

// Install NHunspell as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NHunspell&version=1.0.0

NHunspell is C# library and wraps native libraries for Hunspell and Hyphen. It contains a fully managed version of MyThes.
The NHunspell package installs a PostBuild event which copies the unmanaged Hunspell dlls into the bin folder.
The NHunspell package doesn't install dictionaries. Dictionaries can be found at


OpenOffice dictionaries (.oxt) are Zip  files and contain the real dictionaries.

NHunspell is licensed under: GPL/LGPL/MPL. Free use in commercial applications is permitted according to the LGPL and MPL licenses. Your commercial application can link against the NHunspell DLLs.

NHunspell is based on Hunspell. Hunspell is the default spell checker of OpenOffice, Mozilla Thunderbird and Firefox, Google Chrome and the Apple MAC OS/X operating system since version 10.6 "Snow Leopard". Hunspell is based an MySpell and can use the MySpell dictionaries. It is an alternative to GNU Aspell, ISpell, PSpell and Enchant. NHunspell can use  OpenOffice dictionaries for spell checking, hyphenation and thesaurus.

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The liblcm library is the core FieldWorks model for linguistic analyses of languages. Tools in this library provide the ability to store and interact with language and culture data, including anthropological, text corpus, and linguistics data. SIL.LCModel.Core provides a base library with core functionality.




Software for corpus linguists and text/data mining enthusiasts. The CorpusExplorer combines over 45 interactive visualizations under a user-friendly interface. Routine tasks such as text acquisition, cleaning or tagging are completely automated. The simple interface supports the use in university teaching and leads users/students to fast and substantial results. The CorpusExplorer is open for many standards (XML, CSV, JSON, R, etc.) and also offers its own software development kit (SDK).


The core library contains fundamental classes that define commonly-used attributes and reference data types of nttmuClinical.NET.

GitHub repositories (6)

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the subtitle editor :)
Sandcastle Help File Builder (SHFB). A standalone GUI, Visual Studio integration package, and MSBuild tasks providing full configuration and extensibility for building help files with the Sandcastle tools.
MarkPad - a visual Markdown editor (inspired by the Downmarker project)
My attempt at a markdown editor for windows
A Visual Studio spell checker editor extension that checks the spelling of comments, strings, and plain text as you type. Supports configuration and various languages.
Version Downloads Last updated
1.2.5554.16953 1,172,672 3/17/2015
1.2.5538.16545 3,718 3/1/2015
1.2.5359.26126 133,582 9/3/2014
1.1.1 38,660 5/12/2013
1.1.0 7,775 3/17/2013
1.0.0 9,340 6/4/2012
0.9.6 16,803 6/4/2012

Version is the first RTM release of NHunspell
     Hunspell Version: 1.3.2
     Hyphen Version: 2.8.3
     MyThes Version: managed implementation
     The package contains only the assemblies. You will need to install the documentaton and the dictionaries separately.