Download Online Education - Best Software & Apps

  • Plagiarism Checker X

    2016 5.1.5

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Instantly check if content has been copied online

    7
    148 votes
    • PROS: Fast bulk checking, Results can be checked offline, Clear side-by-side comparisons
    • CONS: No drag and drop support
  • Wikipedia

    2.1.133-r-2015-10-26

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    Platform
    Android

    Free online encyclopedia access

    7
    30 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Easy to search, Offline reading capability
    • CONS: Desired subject may not exist
  • WordWeb

    7.1

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    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
  • SigmaPlot

    13

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    Platform
    Windows

    Advanced data analysis and scientific graphing

    5
    95 votes
    • PROS: More than 100 types of 2D and 3D graphs, 50 statistical tests with wizard, Microsoft Office integration, Extensible with Visual Basic macros, Excellent online help
    • CONS: Nothing noteworthy
  • Wikipedia for Windows 10

    1.0.0.22

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    Platform
    Windows

    Free online encyclopedia access

    7
    87 votes
    • PROS: Lots of great content, Interface is easy to read and navigate, Pin articles for later reading, Share content to different applications
    • CONS: Crashes sometimes upon launch, No new features
  • Anki

    2.0.26

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Memory training for serious students

    7
    70 votes
    • PROS: Advanced configuration options, Great online tools and community
    • CONS: No offline help, Online video tutorials refer to older version
  • Wondershare QuizCreator

    4.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create a huge range of professional quizzes and tests

    7
    66 votes
    • PROS: Great online and offline help - forums, tutorials, etc., Full-featured preview options, Excellent range of configuration options, Layout and appearance fully configurable
    • CONS: Slightly buggy
  • Blio

    2.0.5452

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    Platform
    Windows

    Nicely designed ebook reader with built-in online bookstore

    4
    37 votes
    • PROS: Eye-catching design, Hundred of free ebooks available for download, Supports notes, text highlighting and look-up, Buy new books directly from the program
    • CONS: Heavy on system resources, Purchases only available in the US, Canada and Mexico, Only currently available for Windows
  • eBook Library Software

    3.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Easily organize your ebook collection

    5
    59 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, simple interface, Can also handle media files, Preview ebooks on the computer, Buy and download new ebooks online
    • CONS: Only Sony Reader owners can take full advantage of all the program's features
  • eType

    1.0.1.504

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    Platform
    Windows

    eType is an online dictionary with translations that auto-completes your words as you type them and makes you type faster

    7
    20 votes
  • MultiTranse

    6.3

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    Platform
    Windows

    Online translation from 25 different languages

    6
    53 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Supports 25 languages, You can freely combine languages
    • CONS: Doesn't auto-detect languages, Results are not perfect - just like any other automatic translator
  • MacFamilyTree

    7.1

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    Platform
    Mac

    Discover your family tree with this slick app

    8
    16 votes
    • PROS: Slick OS X interface, Easy to build family trees, Search for family online feature, Publish family trees online
    • CONS: Hasn't got the search or interaction possibilities of similar online services, May struggle with large files
  • Lingoes Portable

    2.7.6.1

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    Platform
    Windows

    Free online dictionary and translator for eighty languages

    6
    10 votes
    • PROS: Free dictionary and translation tool, Support for a wide variety of languages, Can translate or define selected texts in other apps
    • CONS: Confusing interface, You must download most dictionaries separately
  • Lingoversity

    1.2.3.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Learn languages with your vocabulary trainer

    4
    3 votes
    • PROS: Can be adapted to several different languages, Customizable with downloadable glossaries, Includes support for online dictionaries and personal notes
    • CONS: No material included as a starter, Downloaded glossaries must match program's language settings