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tlReaderDownload: tlReader - Free TLex, tlTerm & tlDatabase Reader

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tlReader is a free reader application that can be used to view TLex and tlTerm dictionary and terminology database files, and tlDatabase files.

See the tlReader Information Page for more details.

Windows- Windows (64-bit and 32-bit):

download Download: tlReader_12.1.0.2979.exe
To save the installer file to your hard disk, click on the link with the right mouse button and select "Save Target As". Once you have downloaded the file, run it (e.g. by double-clicking on it) to install the software. (If you already have an older version installed, this installer will automatically first uninstall the previous, and then install itself.)

- macOS 64-bit (new):

download Download: tlReader_2021_12.1.0.2973.dmg
[For 64-bit macOS versions, such as Catalina, as well as Sierra, Mojave etc.] To install, open the DMG package, and drag the application icons onto your Applications folder.
If GateKeeper warns it is 'unable to check for malicious software', go to 'System Settings -> Security -> General' and add an exception to allow it to "open anyway" (see Apple site for more info).
If you get a message that the App is "damaged", then try either:
* Run Terminal, and enter: xattr -cr /path/to/TheApplication.app
* or, also in Terminal: sudo xattr -rd com.apple.quarantine /path/to/TheApplication.app
* and/or try rebooting or clearing your cache and re-downloading the DMG. Contact us if that still doesn't work.

- macOS 32-bit (old):

download Download: tlReader_2019_11.1.0.2625.dmg
[^ final 32-bit version] To install, open the DMG package, and drag the application icons onto your Applications folder.
Important: Please note for 32-bit macOS, our final release will be version 2019 - you can still use it on 32-bit-compatible macOS systems, but new features and updates will only be in our new 64-bit (Catalina-ready) releases.

If you already have the TLex Suite installed, you do not need to install tlReader separately.

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tlReader is available in several languages, including English, Chinese, Polish, Spanish and French: tlReader in Chinese