Bible Study Software

We have an abundance of applications, available to support you in your Bible studies on many different platforms. Several of these applications are cross platform. All applications in this section use the same module library and most store their library in the same place on your computer. All are based on The SWORD Project You can therefore try several and see which one you end up liking best:

Look at the whole range of applications or choose the icon for your platform:

Linux software Windows software OS X software Handhelds and Mobile Phones Web based software
Linux Windows OS X Mobile Web-based

Bible Software for Windows Computer

Xiphos

Xiphos Screenshot Xiphos (formerly known as GnomeSword), runs on Linux, Windows (Windows 2000 upwards), Solaris and all BSDs. Xiphos is a mature programme with all relevant features. Unique for Xiphos is its fully integrated and versatile ability to create your own commentaries, journals, and other content. Xiphos is translated into (currently) 11 languages, including Hebrew, Farsi, and German.
Jump to Xiphos's website.

BibleTime for Qt/KDE

BibleTime Screenshot BibleTime is a Bible study application with a long history on Linux/Unix. Now built with the Qt framework, it runs on Linux/Unix, Windows, and OS X. Its window layout is very versatile, and BibleTime makes working with even large numbers of text modules easy.
Jump to BibleTime's website.

BibleDesktop

BibleDesktop Screenshot BibleDesktop is a powerful Bible study application based on Java technology with a unique layout. BibeDesktop lets you study several translations and commentaries in parallel and without artificial chapter/passage length limitations. The search facility is fast and powerful. Translated into English, German, Chinese and Farsi.
Jump to BibleDesktop's website.

BPBible

BPBible Screenshot BPBible is Bible software which is flexible and user friendly, and empowers the user. With a wide variety of available Bibles, dictionaries, commentaries, and other books, it could easily become your first point of call for Bible Study. It has features usually found only in expensive commercial software, such as a word proximity based cross-verse search, and is available in Vietnamese and English. It works well under both Windows and Linux, and is also an official PortableApp.
Jump to The BPBible website.

AlKitab for Java

Al Kitab Screenshot Alkitab Bible Study is an open source and free desktop bible study software. It supports single/parallel view, commentaries, lexicons, dictionaries, glossaries, daily devotions, etc. It also comes with powerful search capability. It features rich and user friendly bible software study tools. Alkitab is translated into English and Indonesian.
Jump to Alkitab's website.

FireBible - a Bible toolbar for Firefox

FireBible logo FireBible is a toolbar for your Firefox browser. Easy to install - read your Bible from the comfort of your web browser. Works on all platforms.
Jump to FireBible's website.

The SWORD Project for Windows

The SWORD Project for Windows Screenshot The SWORD Project for Windows is a full featured Bible study package for the layman and exegete alike. For many years it was our flagship application, offering many features even expensive programs did not have, under a simple and intuitive user interface. BibleCS is translated into Afrikaans, Czech, German, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Polish, Portuguese, and Slovakian.
Jump to The SWORD Project for Windows' website.