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The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support. is a C# Wrapper around ICU4C

This version of works with (more or less) any version of ICU4C.

NOTE: this package contains the managed wrapper part of You'll also have to have the unmanaged binaries of ICU installed. On Linux it is recommended to install the official ICU package that comes with the system. On Windows you can install one of the binary nuget packages, e.g. Icu4c.Win.

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SIL.WritingSystems The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

SIL.WritingSystems contains classes for managing and persisting writing systems using the Locale Data Markup Language (LDML) format. This library also contains classes for processing IETF (BCP-47) language tags and accessing the SIL Locale Data Repository (SLDR).

SIL.Windows.Forms.Keyboarding The ID prefix of this package has been reserved for one of the owners of this package by

The SIL.Windows.Forms.Keyboarding library provides cross-platform functionality for keyboard selection and switching in Windows Forms applications. Currently, this library supports system and Keyman keyboards on Windows, and X keyboard extension (XKB) and Intelligent Input Bus (IBus) keyboards on Linux.


Dll for use by third party applications needing to access Paratext's data. Compatible with SIL.Lib 10.0.x (required). Backwards compatible with data from Paratext 8.0 and 9.x. NOTE: This version of ParatextData is built using a AnyCPU configuration, but certain projects will not open correctly when run as 32-bit because of dependencies on native 64-bit libraries.


Library for working with Glyssen project data, including scripts and casting


SIL.Core.dll, SIL.WritingSystems.dll, SIL.Scripture.dll

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Version Downloads Last updated
2.9.0-beta.13 58 8/9/2022
2.9.0-beta.12 39 8/4/2022
2.8.1 659 7/8/2022
2.8.0 1,354 6/24/2022
2.7.1 36,439 3/4/2021
2.6.0 77,368 9/27/2019
2.5.4 29,466 1/9/2019
2.5.3 821 12/17/2018
2.5.2 6,550 12/10/2018
2.5.0 1,396 11/27/2018
2.4.0 969 10/24/2018
2.3.4 6,351 8/27/2018
2.3.3 2,646 7/3/2018
2.3.2 19,050 3/14/2018
2.3.0 2,499 2/28/2018
2.2.0 1,681 9/29/2017
2.1.0 1,573 3/17/2017
2.0.1 13,484 12/19/2016

Changes since version 2.7.1

- Added `Wrapper.SetPreferredIcu4cDirectory()` method to specify a
 directory where to preferably look for icu4c

- Increased maximum supported version to 90 (#167)

- Fix a problem confining ICU version if it's located in a different
 directory. See `Wrapper.SetPreferredIcu4cDirectory()`.
- Also check in `runtimes/win7-*/native` for ICU binaries
- Include `` file in nuget package. This is important for running on MacOSX.
- Fix construction of locale with language and keywords (cbersch)
- Fix passing locale to ubrk_open (cbersch)
- Fix race condition during initialization of native methods container (cbersch)
- Change .NET Standard target to reference System.ValueTuple 4.4 instead of 4.5

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