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Is there such a thing as a general, command-line “hyphenator” for plaintext documents/strings?

I'm trying to turn a plaintext string like this: This is a long example sentence. Okay, it wasn't too long, but here is another one. And also another one. into this: This is a long example sentence....
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English-Russian dictionary

I'm looking for a free English-Russian dictionary for offline use in my project. It can be txt/csv/xml/sql database, I don't care. If the translations come with additional descriptions/examples that ...
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Is there a software that can convert simple English into Professional English?

I need to submit a write up for my Project (I am a computer science undergraduate). I only know how to use basic words in English. I often need to write reports, articles, etc. for which I need good ...
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Is there a free API that checks the grammar of a sentence and is fairly accurate?

I am developing an app where the user speaks a sentence and the app checks if the sentence is grammatically correct or not. And if incorrect, displays the right possible answer. So for checking the ...
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Learning English with a mobile app which allows configurable word lists

My son (10yo) gets all the time printed vocabulary learning lists. Then I aks myself: there are myriads of English learning mobile apps, but are there also some which would allow to put up lists for ...
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App for learning only words I want to learn in foreign language

I'm looking for some app or program where I can put my own foreign language words (words I come across and I don't know them). Then I can learn them using some tests or repeating/drilling them. Is ...
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Open source English dictation software for Ubuntu

I need an open source software (speech to text) that can write plain English from my dictation in Ubuntu.
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Grammar checker extension for Firefox

I'm using Mozilla Firefox, and I'm writing a lot of articles on different sites. I need an extension that will check the text I write (in English) and suggest me how to fix it if there are any grammar ...
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Open Source speech-to-text software for audio files in English

I have hundreds of hours of audio files in English that I need to transcript to the same language. Do you know a speech-to-text software that I can use to do it automatically? Obviously, the ...
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Fixing cases in English text

I am looking for a program that can fix the cases in a text. Examples: "hello what's up? doing good?" -> "Hello what's up? Doing good?" "i called bob Yesterday. he's going to NYC." -> "I called Bob ...