SwiftKey

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You can get Gaelic on SwiftKey now – both on Android and iOS. It’s quite easy to install on Android, just go to Google

An Dearbhair Beag

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The Dearbhair Beag is a multi-platform spellchecker which is based on the Faclair Beag and currently the biggest spellchecker available. It currently corrects over 1.5

Am Faclair Beag

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The Faclair Beag is one of the most popular Gaelic/English dictionaries at the moment (certainly popular enough for the LearnGaelic project to buy a

Firefox

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Firefox is a web-browser that let’s you surf the web and since it’s an Open Source tool, it’s totally free. It is continually being

LibreOffice

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LibreOffice is a suite of office programs, pretty similar to Microsoft Office but LibreOffice is completely free – and available in Gaelic. It provides

SuperTuxKart

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SuperTuxKart is a 3D car racing game which doesn’t cost anything as it’s another Open Source game. There are loads of racetracks, characters and

Skype

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Skype is a program that allows you to make phonecalls over the internet. That means that, provided the person you’re talking to is on

Outlook.com (Hotmail)

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Microsoft redesigned Hotmail and what came out is now called Outlook.com. If you have a Hotmail account, you have to upgrade to Outlook.com first

Wordlink

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Wordlink isn’t a dictionary per se but still very useful. What is does is to split your screen when you’re viewing a written text

DuckDuckGo

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DuckDuckGo is a new search engine which was launched in 2008. They have a very strong privacy policy and don’t do any user profiling

VLC – VideoLAN

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VLC is a media player – Open Source and free – and capable of playing just about any type of sound or video file

Tetris

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Tetris … what else can one say? Just that it’s not a phone app but a browser game. There’s no chat feature but there

Pingus

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Pingus is a computer game where you have to solve puzzles by steering a bunch of penguins to the exit through an obstacle course.

OpenTTD

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OpenTTD is a virtual world based on Transport Tycoon Deluxe. Your task is to set up a network of buses, trains, planes and ships.

WordPress.org

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WordPress.org allows you to create blogs. Note that there’s WordPress.org and WordPress.com and that the two are not the same. This one is the

WordPress.com

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WordPress.com allows you to set up blogs. Please note, there is WordPress.com and WordPress.org and there’s a difference between the two. This one is

Freeciv

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Freeciv is a computer game, the first “big” game that ever became available in Gaelic. It’s a strategy game where you play a tribal

Widelands

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This real-time strategic building game (Open Source) can be played both as single player and multi-player. It’s not dissimilar to Settlers but much more

Shotcut

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Shotcut is a video editor and… well, that’s it mostly, it allows you to edit videos and the UI is available in Gaelic. You

Minecraft Realms

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This is a version of the popular Minecraft game. This one is called Minecraft Realms and it’s a game that consists of an interactive

Stellarium

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  Stellarium is an interactive map of the sky which allows you to “look” at the stars and the sky just like with a

Text to Speech – Ceitidh

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DRAFT – UNDER CONSTRUCTION There is a new tool available now which will read Gaelic texts out loud to you. This kind of tool