Hebrew Legacy Fonts ConvertersI have previously tried to list "Greek Legacy Fonts to Unicode Converters." Here are the Hebrew legacy fonts converters of which I am aware. If you know of others, please add a comment, and I will update this post.
Ken Penner's SPTiberian (SBL legacy TrueType) to Unicode (Word macro)
- This is a MS Word macro from Ken Penner, author of Flash! Pro Vocabulary Memorization Software
- You need to understand how to paste text into the Word Macro editor. This is a text file of coding to paste in.
- Thanks to Ken for sharing this!
- Use the Windows Installer to install Galaxie Greek/Hebrew fonts and Word template
- Involves a two-step process converting legacy fonts to Galaxie fonts and then to Unicode
- Hebrew fonts handled: Hebraica/II,
Bwhebb (BibleWorks), SuperHebrew, SHebrew (Bibloi)
- Greek fonts handled: Alexandria,
Koine, Gideon, Mounce, Bwgrkl, SymbolGreekP, Graeca, WinGreek, GraecaII, SuperGreek, Sgreek
- Bibloi 8.0 includes a Unicode Type Assistant for SHebrew to Unicode
- This package provides tools through which you can change the encoding, font, and/or script of text in Microsoft Word and other Office documents, XML documents, and SFM text and lexicon documents. It also installs a system-wide repository to manage your encoding converters and transliterators.
- Among many others, it contains encoding converter map(s) for the following encoding/fonts:
- SIL Ezra to/from Unicode
- Hebrew Unicode 4.0 to/from Hebrew Unicode 5.0
- From: SPTiberian, Linguist HebraicaII, B-Hebrew transliteration, Unicode, SPIonic, Greek BETA, SGreek, LaserGreek, AG, Greek Unicode NFD, Unaccented Greek Unicode, Greek Code Page
- To: Unicode, Code Page 1255 (Hebrew Windows), SPTiberian, B-Hebrew transliteration, SuperHebrew, Unaccented Greek Unicode, Greek Unicode NFD, Greek BETA, Unaccented B-Greek,
- Transforms texts with legacy fonts like SuperHebrew, SPIonic, SuperGreek, Bwgrkl, and others to any Unicode font
- $79.95 available for Win or Mac from Linguist's Software
- LaserHebrew and LaserHebrew II to LaserHebrew in Unicode
- Note that the Jerusalem font uses the same key mapping as LaserHebrew.
- Check AccordIt 2.0 User's Guide
- Converts LaserHebrew (Linguist's) or Jerusalem (MacBible-Zondervan) to Yehudit (both are non-Unicode)
- Converts Hebrew to Hebraica II
- Section 59 on "OLE and DDE" in the BibleWorks8 Help file provides the MSWord macro text to conduct the conversion