Free program, which allows you to change / replace multiple letters and phrases at a time. It is easy to create and save lists of changes / replacements, so that you can reuse them.
Version: 1.2.FreeFree program, which allows you to change / replace multiple letters and phrases at a time. It is easy to create and save lists of changes / replacements, so that you can reuse them.
Operating System: Windows
You can even paste replacement table from your spreadsheet (e.g. Excel / Calc). wReplace resembles Notepad. Like Notepad, it works with plain text Unicode files.
Applications:Character conversion - changing one set of characters into another.
Romanization (latinisation) - conversion of a text written in a non-Roman alphabet into Roman alphabet.
Transliteration - writing down a text (or a word) written in one alphabet with letters of another alphabet.
Cyrillization - conversion of a text written in a non-Cyrillic alphabet into Cyrillic alphabet.
Transcription (phonemic orthography) - writing down phonemes of a spoken language, so that you can reproduce them later.
Also, you may write down phonemes of one language using letters of another.
Simple substitution cipher (ROT13, ROT47).
Morse code conversion.wReplace is an excellent tool for national characters conversion into standard set of ASCII characters.
This is useful because many programs do not correctly display non-ASCII national characters; for example, programs which display film subtitles sometimes have this problem. The change / replacement is run according to a pattern ("Diacritic to ASCII") available in the program.wReplace is useful for language learning.
It allows you to convert between different notations / writing systems, and to approximately phonetically transcribe text. Possible applications:Japanese, text conversion both ways: Romaji - Hiragana, Romaji - Katakana, Katakana - Hiragana.
Russian; Cyrillic, conversion into Latin phonetic transcription.wReplace can be used free of charge.