We have released version 3.1 of Nuspell. This version implements the so-called hidden homonym feature, improves suggestions for various casings and adds a new complex method for providing suggestions based on ngram similarity for an incorrect word based on dictionary words. See the link for more information.


Nuspell has now a . This offers binary packages for all architectures of supported @Ubuntu releases. That is currently amd64, arm64, armhf and i386 for Bionic, Disco, Eoan and Focal. Note that the latter is not building for i386 anymore. launchpad.net/~nuspell/+archiv

We will again give a talk at @fosem. Join us Saturday February 1, 2020, from 16:30 until 17:00 in room AW1.120. This is the Coding for Language Communities devroom where we will discuss Nuspell version 3. Additionally, we also have an information stand in building K. fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event

Nuspell will have an information stand at both days of @fosdem 2020 on the first floor of building K. Drop by if you would like to know more about our spell checker and meet some of the people behind it. We also give a talk in the Coding for Language Communities devroom and we have free hexagon stickers!


We have released version 3.0 of Nuspell. This version extends checking of compounds, improves Hungarian support and offers suggestions for spelling error correction. Furthermore, a major improvement in speed has been obtained. See github.com/nuspell/nuspell/rel for release notes on other additions, changes and fixes.

We are happy to announce that Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) mozilla.org/en-US/moss/ has again approved funding for Nuspell to develop version 3. This will extended and faster functionality and integrate with Firefox. For more information, see our roadmap nuspell.github.io/roadmap.html

For the build process of Nuspell version 2.2 we have migrated to CMake from Kitware. This speeds up our build but also eases porting, packaging, cross-compilation and IDE support. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMake

@fosdem got started under a nice layer of snow. Interesting booths from @mozilla, Apache Software Foundation and many more. Looking forward to the talks this year. Check out our lightning talk on Sunday at 11:00.

We will give a lightning talk called "Nuspell: the new spell checker" at @fosdem in Brussels. Join us on Sunday February 3, 2019, from 11:00 until 11:15 in room H.2215 (Ferrer). For more information, see fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event

With the help of Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) mozilla.org/en-US/moss/ we have been able to create version 2.0 of Nuspell github.com/nuspell/nuspell/rel Thanks go to MOSS and the people currently and previously running this award program.

International Components for Unicode (ICU) has released its version 63 in October. If you are working with natural language processing and C or C++, this library is for you.


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