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  • Google Camera

    6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Google’s Very Own Camera

    8
    307 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 Urdu Dictionary

    3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Studying Urdu Anywhere

    8
    31 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
  • Kindle for Windows 10

    2.1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read your ebooks on your Windows 10

    4
    198 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
  • MultiLing Keyboard

    1.1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lightweight and customizable multilingual keyboard for smartphones

    7
    32 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 Bangla Dictionary

    7.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free dictionary to translate between Bangladesh and English languages

    9
    46 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
  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, 8th edition

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A comprehensive digital dictionary for advanced learners

    8
    83 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
  • Wattpad

    8.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    What is your story?

    8
    201 votes
    • PROS: Publish your own stories, Auto scroll, Personalized library, Wide variety of original content
    • CONS: Cannot save stories for offline reading
  • Quran Now – Full Al-Quran MP3

    4.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Quran learning and study app

    8
    40 votes
    • PROS: Free download , Huge range of languages
    • CONS: Some premium features , Limited offline playback
  • Urdu to English dictionary

    1.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    It is an educational android app

    9
    18 votes
    • Indeed Job Search

      10.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Find a Job With Indeed Job Search

      6
      15 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
    • Google Play Books

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Search just books through your Chrome browser

      8
      42 votes
      • PROS: User-friendly interface, Less busy than the Google Play Store
      • CONS: Only available through Chrome, Not an official Google app
    • Bible

      8.8.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone

      The Holy Bible on your Android

      7
      112 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
      1083 votes
      • PROS: Convert, import and read your ebooks easily, Clear interface
      • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
    • Convert EPUB to PDF

      8.8.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert EPUB to PDF in seconds using EPUB Converter

      6
      151 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
    • English French Dictionary

      6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Translate and define English-to-French words

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

      4.7.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Mac

      Download and read ebooks from Amazon

      6
      65 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
    • Sigil

      0.3.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A user-friendly way of creating and editing ebooks

      7
      154 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
      9 votes
      • GeoCam

        5.21

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Take videos and photos with geographical data

        7
        46 votes
        • PROS: Create cool photos and videos, Full of useful geographical data
        • CONS: Contains ads, Not all features are offline
      • English Arabic Dictionary Free

        6.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Free App for Language Lovers

        10
        5 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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