[W]ord [O]riented [L]inguistic [F]ramework Downloads
WOLF is freeware, however, the author, Dan Harvey, retains full copyright privileges to this
software. You may install this software on as many computers you want but you may not sell or
reverse engineer it for profit. Our hope is that this software prove useful, but we do not provide any guarantees
of its suitability for any purpose. By downloading this software, you agree to abide by the terms just
described. Please contact Dan Harvey at
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|We create WOLF using
multi-platform installer builder.
|WOLF is available for installation from Apple and Window store.
From Windows store it is called Word Oriented Linguistic Framework;
From Apple Store it is called Wolf dictionary App. On both, you should be able to search using the keybord wolf.
|After the download, click to install The WOLF application
|Mac/OS Systems without Java pre-installed
|MAC package install
|Mac/OS 10.8 and after might not have Java pre-installed. For these systems, use this download
link. After the download, click on the dmg file, and an installer program will appear. Click to
automatically install the WOLF application.
|Linux .tar.gz bundle
|After the download, uncompress and save in a safe place; Wolf is the executable (within the
Wolf/wolf 2.1 directory). Make sure that you have Java version 1.9 or later installed on your system.
To make a symbolic link, use the ln command from the Linux command line.
New features and modificationsWOLF versions 3.02-3.03
- Some actions like switching to phonetics view, redo/undo, switching search windows sometimes
failed due to changes in the recent runtime environment. This problem has been corrected.
- The default user print templates had to be updated when switching from old versions. This
is no longer necessary.
- Some MDF files have a .txt extension. WOLF now recognizes these files when executing the import option.
Wolf version 3.0.1
- Wolf can now import dictionaries created from Excel spread sheets. Check out the documentation for further details.
- Wolf can import dictionaries imported from SIL's LIFT format. This format is used by the Lexique Pro, FieldWorks, and WeSay applications.
- The import option can merge multiple dictionaries together into a single Wolf file
- User templates to format output has significantly been modified to accommodate a wider range of user options
- The dictionary templates for custom output formats now allow users to use \s (single space) and \t (tab) to space dictionary fields on output
- The default output template can now be altered
- Two new fields (Morphemes and Annotations) are useable in the Wolf application
- Widened the definition field width
- Pictures attached to words, definitions, and examples are automatically scaled by Wolf
- Corrected a bug in web/mobile versions where all of the language buttons were not always created
- Corrected issue where definition, row comments, and examples sometimes displayed with a narrow display box
WOLF version 2.32-2.34
- The default location for saving dictionaries was changed to Documents/Acorns.
This was done as part of integrating WOLF with other ACORNS products.
- Keyboard layout files (in the MAC compatible keylayout format) are dropped into the Documents/Acorns/keylayouts folder.
- In the latest version (2.3.4), WOLF is available on Windows and Apple stores.
- Custom sorting order for indigenous fonts.
- Fixed a problem where the wrong default filename displayed in the save or export file dialog.
WOLF version 2.31
- Fixed bug introduced in version 2.3 where icons remained ghosted when creating a new dictionary after adding languages
- When opening a new file, WOLF now gives the user the opportunity to save the file being closed with a new name
- The WOLF version number now displays on the frame when the application is launched
WOLF version 2.3
- Integrates MAC Unicode .keylayout files after they are dropped into the wolfFiles/keyLayoutFiles folder. These will work on all platforms and automatically
embed into mobile and web-based dictionaries.
- Fixed a problem with dictionaries with definitions containing quotes causing problems in the Web and Mobile versions.
- Fixed a problem where ontology shortcuts did not persist across relaunches of the WOLF application
WOLF version 2.2
- Conforms to the increased security requirements of newer Apple systems (after El Capitan)
- This version prevents dialogs from dispaying outside the application frame for large displays
WOLF version 2.1
- Adds the ability to ouptut dictionaries as html, rtf, and pdf files using the active
user defined template
WOLF Version 2.0 added the following features
- Ability to import SIL created dictionaries stored in either mdf or sdf format
- Allow creation of user defined templates that provide flexibility in controlling output
- Enable automatic creation of dictionary apps that can be run by Web-browsers or by the ACORNS mobile
If you are upgrading from WOLF version 1.0, version 1.1 has a slightly different file format. Wolf 2.1's fille
format should be the same as version 1.1. To be safe however, before
installing the new version, first use the WOLF export option ()
to first archive your current dictionaries. After the install, you can retrieve
your dictionaries using the WOLF import option ().