MacEst: Bulgarian spelling checker for MAC OS

MacEst detects and highlights the incorrectly written words in a text and suggests the most probable candidates to correct the errors. MacEst offers the entire potential of contemporary spelling correction: proficiently compiled large dictionary and replacement suggestions, which are ordered according to their probability. The software is accessible to all program applications that use the Mac OS X system services for spelling checking.
MacEst is based on the Electronic Grammar Dictionary of Bulgarian, developed at the Department of Computational Linguistics, which contains over 85,000 words and more than 1 million wordforms. The functionality of the product is implemented through the use of minimal acyclic deterministic automata and Levenshtein automata, which allow maximum speed, precision and coverage.

System features
Full Mac OS X integration • Programming language: Objective C • accessible to all program applications that use the Mac OS X system services for spelling checking • Interface: NSSpellServer • Dictionary: > 1 million wordforms • Ranking of replacement candidates: YES • Case sensitiveness: YES

Advantages
The program uses a proficiently compiled dictionary and ranks the replacement candidates according to their probability. • Coverage: covers the basic wordstock of Bulgarian • Accuracy: all words have been verified by experts • Convenience: ranks the replacement candidates according to their probability


Languages: Bulgarian (bg)