Download Dictionaries - Best Software & Apps

  • Oxford Dictionary of English

    2.2.0.7

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Comprehensive English Dictionary for Smartphones

    10
    1 vote
    • 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.
  • Advanced English Dictionary

    4.1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Massive English dictionary focused on usability and discovery

    7
    402 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
  • WordWeb

    7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free English thesaurus and dictionary

    7
    429 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
    638 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 for Windows 10

    1.0.0.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Dictionary.com on your Windows 8 PC!

    6
    123 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
    150 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
    285 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.
  • Hinkhoj Hindi English Dictionary

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hindi-to-English Dictionary for Windows 8 Operating Systems

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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.
  • StarDict

    3.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Offline English-Chinese dictionary

    6
    10 votes
    • Dixio Desktop Classic

      Dixio Desktop. El traductor inteligente. Versión: 3.10.52

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Define and translate words in one click

      6
      36 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)
    • JKVSRG English to Multilingual Dictionary

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      9
      13 votes
      • LingoPad

        2.5.323

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Customizable English-German dictionary

        7
        21 votes
        • TheSage English Dictionary

          3.1.2.1744

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Complete dictionary and multifaced thesaurus of English

          6
          52 votes
          • TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus

            4.0.1774

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Complete dictionary and multifaceted thesaurus of the English language

            7
            31 votes
            • Dictionary.NET

              6.1.4986

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Handy desktop dictionary powered by Google Translator

              6
              62 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
            • OnTranslator

              1.0.126

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Free translator. Extremely easy to use!

              6
              7 votes
              • English-French-English Slovoed Classic talking dictionary

                7.6

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Translate English words into French words and vice versa

                7
                9 votes
                • Tagaini Jisho

                  0.2.6.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A Free (GPL) Science & education program for Windows

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries

                    4.2.0

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Android

                    Powerful translation tool for Android

                    10
                    2 votes
                    • PROS: Lots of dictionaries and languages, Live translation feature, Useful auto-suggest feature, Available offline
                    • CONS: Many dictionaries don't have audio, Photo translation only does a word at a time
                  • HelloTalk

                    1.8.5.1

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Android
                    iPhone

                    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
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