Download Dictionaries - Best Software & Apps

  • Advanced English Dictionary

    4.1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Massive English dictionary focused on usability and discovery

    7
    401 votes
    • PROS: 400,000 entries, Search history, Excellent usability, Pronunciation help
    • CONS: Not all terms have images, You need to be able to spell the word you are after
  • Oxford Dictionary of English

    2.2.0.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Comprehensive English Dictionary for Smartphones

    8
    238 votes
    • PROS: More than 350, 000 words are currently listed., This database is updated on a regular basis.
    • CONS: There is no free version of the Oxford Dictionary of English., 190.86 megabytes of free memory are required; quite hefty for a mobile phone dictionary.
  • Hinkhoj Hindi English Dictionary

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hindi-to-English Dictionary for Windows 8 Operating Systems

    8
    38 votes
    • PROS: Hinkhoj Hindi-English Dictionary provides an offline option., Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are also supported.
    • CONS: Only 64-bit operating systems are supported by this dictionary., Some users have complained that this application takes a very long time to load.
  • WordWeb

    7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free English thesaurus and dictionary

    8
    416 votes
    • PROS: Quick access via hotkeys and system tray, All the English locales, Works with rich online dictionary, Show pronunciation, usage and vulgar words
    • CONS: Not tied to a World-acclaimed dictionary
  • Ultimate Dictionary

    1.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    More than 30 dictionaries in a single application

    7
    492 votes
    • PROS: Large variety of dictionaries, Special "scan" mode to translate words under the mouse, Fast searching
    • CONS: Large installation file, You can't add new dictionaries
  • Dictionary.com

    1.0.0.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Dictionary.com on your Windows 8 PC!

    7
    104 votes
    • PROS: Excellent search, Nice extras
    • CONS: Offers nothing more than the website
  • Dictionary

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Wordsmiths

    7
    139 votes
    • PROS: Large number of languages supported, Free to download and use
    • CONS: Only compatible with Windows, No mobile app available
  • Sinhala-English Dictionary

    2.1119

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Sinhala-to-English translation software

    7
    279 votes
    • PROS: Users will not be required to pay to access this program., It is very easy to learn new words and phrases.
    • CONS: Many have complained that there are numerous pop-up advertisements., The dictionary is not as robust as some more advanced systems.
  • Tagaini Jisho

    0.2.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free (GPL) Science & education program for Windows

    6
    11 votes
    • StarDict

      3.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Offline English-Chinese dictionary

      7
      30 votes
      • LingoPad

        2.5.323

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Customizable English-German dictionary

        8
        75 votes
        • TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus

          4.0.1774

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Complete dictionary and multifaceted thesaurus of the English language

          8
          32 votes
          • English-French-English Slovoed Classic talking dictionary

            7.6

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Translate English words into French words and vice versa

            7
            5 votes
            • Dixio Desktop Classic

              Dixio Desktop. El traductor inteligente. Versión: 3.10.52

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              Define and translate words in one click

              8
              88 votes
              • PROS: Look up several dictionaries at the same time, Works with documents and web pages, Customizable keyboard shortcuts to enable it
              • CONS: Only supports two languages (besides English)
            • Dictionary.NET

              6.1.4986

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Handy desktop dictionary powered by Google Translator

              6
              61 votes
              • PROS: Support for many languages, in any combination, Can be opened automatically with keyboard or mouse shortcuts, Translate text by selecting it with your mouse
              • CONS: No perfect results (as with any automatic translator), Automatic language detection doesn't work properly
            • HelloTalk

              2.0.2

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              iPhone
              Android

              Learn languages while making friends all over the world

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Find easily friends, Familiar messaging app interface, Dictionaries and translators, Many languages to choose from
              • CONS: Connection issues, Sometimes struggle to detect microphone for chat
            • JKVSRG English to Multilingual Dictionary

              1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Dictionary with Synonyms,Antonyms,Verbs,Nouns,Pronunciation and Multilingual Translation

              9
              14 votes
              • Advance Hindi Dictionary

                1.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Advanced Hindi-English Dictionary for Personal Computers

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Definitions from other Hindi dictionaries can be accessed., Users are provided with an offline mode, so wireless connections are not compulsory.
                • CONS: This version is only available for personal computers., There is no pronunciation tool for synonyms and antonyms.
              • Sanskrit-Hindi Dictionary

                1.4

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                Learn to Translate Between Sanskrit and Hindi with Sanskrit-Hindi Dictionary

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Offers a way to translate between the two languages., Designed to help learners who are just starting out.
                • CONS: Can be hard to search for a word's meaning., The dictionary's vocabulary is somewhat limited.
              • @promt

                Professional English-Spanish 8.0

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Professional text translator for documents, emails and websites

                8
                89 votes
                • PROS: Includes specialized dictionaries, Great results in automatic translations, Can be embedded in other programs: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft Office
                • CONS: Having so many small independent tools makes the program uncomfortable to use
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