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an online resource for digital Tibetan dharma technology. [v.2.0]

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This wiki serves as a platform for information on using Tibetan Unicode software and related technology on different platforms in order to facilitate the preservation and spread of digital dharma.

Main Topics

Installation of support for Tibetan

Working with Tibetan text

Conversion tools



  • Feb-2017: Harfbuzz, the engine responsible for the display of Tibetan script on many platforms, has problems with Tibetan long vowel U
  • Jan-2017: Android Wear 2.0 supports Tibetan script: both wearable platforms, Apple's watchOS and Android Wear now support Tibetan script on your wrist.


Tibetan on mobile devices Tibetan Software (general)
A Tibetan-English dictionary for Android
  • 06-Sep-2016: The Tibetan-English Dictionary for Android by Christian Steinert contains a very large selection of Tibetan-English and Tibetan-Tibetan dictionaries and glossaries. It supports both older devices using Wylie-transliterated Tibetan and newer devices with Unicode Tibetan. The app is available for free in Google's playstore. See also Tibetan Dictionaries for Android Devices.
Tibetan on Kindle
Tibetan support in Android 6
free Tibetan Dict on AppStore
  • 22-Jan-2013:The free Tibetan Dictionary now has support for both iPhone and iPad: It's currently the best research tool for those using an iPhone or iPad to study Tibetan. Good work! Download Tibetan Dictionary from AppStore (free). Version 1.7 from Jan 2013 adds new dictionary material.
  • 06-Apr-2011:The Apple AppStore contains now a free Tibetan Dictionary.
Tibetan on iPhone iOS 4.2
  • 22-Nov-2010: The latest update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 4.2, fully supports display of Unicode Tibetan and a Tibetan input method for virtually all apps.
  • Tibetan keyboard for iOS 4.2 devices: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Goldendict 1.5 RC2
  • 28-Oct-2016: The second release candidate for GoldenDict 1.5 has been released for Linux, Mac and Windows, see: GoldenDict Online Wikipedias.
Tibetan wikipedias via Goldendict
Tibetan Dictionaries
Tibetan spellchecking for OpenOffice

Resource Libraries

External Resource Libraries