Download Reference Books - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Camera

    4.4-and-up

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google’s Very Own Camera

    8
    165 votes
    • PROS: The Photo Sphere, Focus Effect and Panorama modes, Its simplicity
    • CONS: No timer, No automatic face detection, No burst mode, No night mode, 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

    9
    38 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
    28 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
    60 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
    194 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
  • Quran Now – Full Al-Quran MP3

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Quran learning and study app

    8
    25 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
    62 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
  • Convert EPUB to PDF

    6.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert EPUB to PDF in seconds using EPUB Converter

    6
    150 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
  • Wattpad

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java
    Web Apps
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    A huge library of ebooks in your pocket

    8
    193 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
    14 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
  • Bible

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    The Holy Bible on your Android

    7
    108 votes
    • PROS: Easy to browse, Various reading plans, Share verses online
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • Calibre

    3.28.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Organize, store, and read your e-books

    7
    1064 votes
    • PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
    • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
  • English French Dictionary

    3.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Translate and define English-to-French words

    8
    8 votes
    • PROS: Up-to-date vocabulary, Doesn’t require data
    • CONS: Contains ads, Words can only be entered in English
  • Sigil

    0.3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A user-friendly way of creating and editing ebooks

    7
    149 votes
    • PROS: Open source and free, Very user-friendly, Nice extra editing features
    • CONS: Doesn't support many formats
  • freda epub ebook reader

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free program for Windows‚ by Turnipsoft

    5
    7 votes
    • Urdu to English dictionary

      1.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      It is an educational android app

      10
      8 votes
      • Kindle for Android

        4.7.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        Mac
        BlackBerry

        Download and read ebooks from Amazon

        6
        63 votes
        • PROS: Interface permits clear viewing, Change text size and color, Add annotations and highlights, 'Go to' feature
        • CONS: No pinch-to-zoom feature for text
      • 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
      • MultiLing Keyboard

        1.1.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Lightweight and customizable multilingual keyboard for smartphones

        7
        31 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.
      • English Dictionary - Offline

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free Books & Reference app for Android

        9
        6 votes
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        14.4-and-up1658Android
        2Varies with device1937.5Android, Java, Web Apps, iPhone
        33.28.010647.1Windows, Mac
        46.6.01505.7Windows
        52.1.0.21944.3Windows
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