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Tools for converting Beta code to Unicode

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Betacode description:

http://www.tlg.uci.edu/BetaCode.html

 Online tools:

1. Sean Redmond’s Greek Font to Unicode converter: http://www.jiffycomp.com/smr/unicode/

CGI based conversion tool, supports cut&paste.

2. Cental (Centre du traitement automatique du langage) Beta Code to Unicode Converter: http://130.104.253.20/beta2uni/

Lets you upload and convert whole files from the TLG CD ROM to Unicode.

3. Michael Neuhold’s greekconverter: http://members.aon.at/neuhold/antike/grkconv.html (inactive?)

Java-Applets and downloadable Java-Classes for converting between beata code and other encodings.

Applications, JAVA-Classes usw.

1. Epidoc collaborative: Transcoder: http://sourceforge.net/projects/epidoc

Java based converter for plain text files.

2. Lucius Hartmann’s BetaCodeConverter bzw. GreekKeysConverter (Mac OS): http://www.lucius-hartmann.ch/programme/

MacOs applicaton, converts RTF and TXT files from and to many encodings.

3. Antioch classical languages utility von Ralph Hancock: http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~hancock/antioch.htm

VBA based conversion utility.

4. Burkhard Meißner’s View and Find: http://www2.hsu-hh.de/hisalt/projects/viewfind.htm

View & Find is a MS-DOS program to interact with, decode, extract, search and automatically index the beta code files on the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae E and Packard Humanities Institute #5.3 and #7 CD ROMs. (thanks to B. Meißner for the info)

5. betautf8 – a fast, flexible beta code to unicode (utf8) file converter: http://www2.hsu-hh.de/hisalt/projects/betautf8.htm (thanks to B. Meißner for the info)

TLG and PHI search engines supporting Unicode

1. Diogenes: http://www.dur.ac.uk/p.j.heslin/Software/Diogenes/index.php

Perl based, cross platform search engine for the PHI and TLG CD Roms.

2. Workplace Pack vom SilverMountain Software: http://www.silvermountainsoftware.com/workpack.html

Unicode aware search engine program for the TLG CD ROM.

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