Download Reference Books - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Camera

    4.4 and up

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Take photos and videos with Google's new camera app

    8
    114 votes
    • PROS: The Photo Sphere, Focus Effect and Panorama modes, Its simplicity
    • CONS: Lacking in features, No timer, No automatic face detection, No burst mode, No night mode, Can't take photos while recording video, The black band at the bottom of the application
  • English Bangla Dictionary

    6.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free dictionary to translate between Bangladesh and English languages

    8
    28 votes
    • PROS: English Bangla Dictionary will not require any type of paid subscription , It comes equipped with a database that is updated on a somewhat regular basis
    • CONS: It is not possible to translate from Bangladesh into English , There are no examples included within the definitions themselves
  • English Urdu Dictionary

    3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Studying Urdu Anywhere

    8
    25 votes
    • PROS: An offline dictionary, Learn English or Urdu, Usable by students and tourists, Shareable English or Urdu words
    • CONS: Only English and Urdu language, Cannot translate slang terms, No other language options available, No outstanding features
  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 8th edition

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A comprehensive digital dictionary for advanced learners

    8
    46 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive list of words, Includes audio pronunciations, Contains illustrations, Learner-centric
    • CONS: Expensive, Resource heavy, The interface cannot be customized, Takes too long to install
  • Kindle for Windows 10

    2.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read your ebooks on your Windows 10

    4
    193 votes
    • PROS: Recommended reading lists and intuitive searches, Great reading controls, Ability to annotate , Whispersync syncs reading position and notes, - Competitive prices and sales mean you get the books you want for less
    • CONS: This app only works on Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC computers
  • Convert EPUB to PDF

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert EPUB to PDF in seconds using EPUB Converter

    6
    148 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy to use., Convert to various book formats., Use in your browser if you don't want to download.
    • CONS: Conversion is not 100% perfect
  • Quran Now – Full Al-Quran MP3

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Quran learning and study app

    7
    17 votes
    • PROS: Free download , Huge range of languages
    • CONS: Some premium features , Limited offline playback
  • Google Play Books

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A real page turner of an app

    7
    52 votes
    • PROS: Well-organized and laid out app and shop, Books stored in the cloud, Ability to translate text, Scroll through books quickly with on-screen slider, Find out more information about places and words
    • CONS: Have to go outside app to buy books, Can't organize books into collections
  • English French Dictionary

    3.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Translate and define English-to-French words

    9
    6 votes
    • PROS: Up-to-date vocabulary, Doesn’t require data
    • CONS: Contains ads, Words can only be entered in English
  • Wattpad

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    Java
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    A huge library of ebooks in your pocket

    8
    186 votes
    • PROS: Huge selection of eBooks, Auto scroll, Personalized library, Customize the reader, Well organized book browser
    • CONS: Ugly user interface, Requires internet connection
  • Indeed Job Search

    (Búsqueda de Empleo) (Android) 1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Find a Job With Indeed Job Search

    6
    13 votes
    • PROS: Access the Indeed job database from a mobile device, Great for finding a job offer quickly
    • CONS: Some users may prefer to use the Indeed website, Not suited to finding more specialised work
  • Calibre

    3.28.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Organize, store, and read your e-books

    7
    1059 votes
    • PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
    • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
  • English Dictionary - Offline

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free Books & Reference app for Android

    9
    5 votes
    • Bible

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone
      BlackBerry

      The Holy Bible on your Android

      7
      105 votes
      • PROS: Easy to browse, Various reading plans, Share verses online
      • CONS: Not many configuration options
    • freda epub ebook reader

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free program for Windows‚ by Turnipsoft

      5
      6 votes
      • Urdu to English dictionary

        1.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        It is an educational android app

        10
        3 votes
        • MultiLing Keyboard

          1.1.8

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Lightweight and customizable multilingual keyboard for smartphones

          7
          30 votes
          • PROS: MultiLing Keyboard is one of the most comprehensive translators on the market., Voice recognition and audio translation are both additional options.
          • CONS: It is first necessary to have Google Chrome installed before the download begins., This software package may not work with older mobile phones.
        • Sigil

          0.3.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A user-friendly way of creating and editing ebooks

          7
          144 votes
          • PROS: Open source and free, Very user-friendly, Nice extra editing features
          • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
        • C, C++ & C# Programming-simpleNeasyApp by WAGmob

          4.0.0.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free program for windows, by WAGmob

          7
          3 votes
          • English Arabic Dictionary Free

            3.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Free App for Language Lovers

            10
            3 votes
            • PROS: Free to download and use, Can be used without an internet connection
            • CONS: Plagued with popup ads, Can be hard to track down certain words
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