Release Notes


The Alpheios Tools are Firefox extensions that add functionality to the browser for reading and learning languages. The Beta release includes installable extension packages for Ancient Greek, Latin and Arabic, as well as the "Alpheios Basic Libraries" package, which is required, and which contains functionality that is common across languages. The release also includes Enhanced Texts which have been specially prepared to support additional functionality in the Alpheios tools.

Demonstrations of the Alpheios tools are provided in the Tutorials. Documentation for all features is provided in the User Guide.

System Requirements:

  • Firefox
  • Windows XP-7, Linux, or Mac OS X


If you haven't already installed the tools, click for Download Links and Installation Instructions

October 2015 Release

  • Mozilla Approval/Signing of the latest Basic Libraries code

March 2013 Release - Available from site only

  • Compatibility fixes for Firefox 15 and above

New In August 2011 Release:

  • Support for dictionary browsing
  • Improvements to Arabic morphology and dictionary lookups.

New In March 2011 Beta 2 Release:

New In Beta 2 Release:

  • The order of the buttons and menus Alpheios Toolbar have been reorded slightly.
  • "Listen" feature is now available in the Alpheios Popup.

New In Beta 1 Release:


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See also Known Issues.

Usage Instructions:

Documentation for all features is provided in the User Guide.