Stable Version 2.0.1 (OutSystems 10)
Published on 11 June 2018 by 
Created on 17 April 2012
Hunspell is a spell checker
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Hunspell is the spell checker of LibreOffice, and Mozilla Firefox 3 & Thunderbird, Google Chrome, and it is also used by proprietary softwares, like Mac OS X, memoQ, Opera and SDL Trados.

Feature List

  • Extended support for language peculiarities;
    Unicode character encoding, compounding and complex morphology.
  • Improved suggestion using n-gram similarity, rule and dictionary based pronounciation data.
  • Morphological analysis, stemming and generation.
  • Hunspell is based on MySpell and works also with MySpell dictionaries.
  • C++ library under GPL/LGPL/MPL tri-license.
  • Interfaces and ports:
    Enchant (Generic spelling library from the Abiword project), XSpell (Mac OS X port, but Hunspell is part of the OS X from version 10.6 (Snow Leopard), and now it is enough to place Hunspell dictionary files into ~/Library/Spelling or /Library/Spelling for spell checking), Delphi, Java (JNA, JNI), Perl,
    Python, Ruby ([1], [2], [3]), UNO.
  • It uses local dictionary sources, so no outside connection is required

Main Benefits

  • Local dictionary sources, no need for outside connections
  • Easy to use and to replace and use other dictionary languages. Just go to OpenOffice Dictionaries and download your language "oxt"; rename it to "zip" and extract two files with "aff" and "dic" extensions; load them into your hunspell eSpace resources and start using

System Requirements and Limitations

Service Studio, Platform Server

  • Needs some optimization's when breaking the text to do the spell checking
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