Geographic Names Arabicizer Specifications


(Arabicizer) is a professional productivity automatic name retrieval system for geographic names; its main fucntion is to Romanize geographic names written in native language script, just paste the names, type, or load a file of names and the system will start to do very complex procedures that handle a lot of advanced tasks such as vocalization, annotation, script conversion, customizing the output and more. Arabicizer is very flexible and its setting panel is easy and straightforward.

The system retrieves Arabic place names romanized using the following standards ADEGN, ALA_LC, BGN, Buckwalter, DIN, IGN, ISO, KATS, RJGC, SAS, SATTS, UNGEGN, and IPA.

Among the supported languages for Arabicization are Latin characters based languages, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Hebrew, Amharic, Hindi and many others.

Designed for productivity environments, typical applications include batch retrieval of large databases of place names such as those used in search engines and IR software like name classifiers.

Runs in one process, this allows it to start much faster when multiple sources of names are selected to load, to reduce memory usage.

Supports Unicode, which is the preferred encoding method for multilingual support. Not only can you open Unicode encoded files but you can also edit files as Unicode so you can display multiple languages at the same time.

Supports drag and drop, enabling you to copy or move selected text between the application and other applications support OLE e.g. MS Word, MS Excel, or Internet Explorer.

Supported languages: Oromo, Afar, Afrikaans, Amharic, Armenian, Assamese, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Interlingua, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Swahili, Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Yiddish, Yoruba, Tigre, Filipino, Tamazight, Syriac.

Specification Description
Hardware platform x86, 32bit, 64bit
Operating system Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
Hard disc free space 1GB minimum
Processor Pentium at 1GHz or higher
Main memory (RAM) 1GB or more
Criteria Details
Arabicization speed 100,000 (names/min)
Multi-user This software does not support multi-user environment.

Output view interface


Provides utility to Arabicizer place names vocalized in different ways to ensure high level of data re-usability.

Supports Arabicization from more than 50 world languages.

Provides language autodetection.

Uses an embeded compact toponymy database and features editable user toponmic dictionary.

Automatically generates all status codes necessary for proofreading.

Helps to manage an error free bilingual onomasticon for the entire scope of your etymological database.

Ensures the proper encoding for your multilingual applications.

Enables a fully-automated retrieval process.



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Reference: MTLARAB

Last updated: 21/1/2023