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Languages & Translation (42 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Unique language learning system, Allows you to add your own cards, Online learning and sharing of cards
    CONS: Not particularly useful for learning grammar, Number of languages is limited
  2. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick translation, Clean interface, Provides alternative translations for individual phrases, words, and sentences
    CONS: Can only translate up to nine languages
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  4. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Automatic detection of languages, Supports more than 50 languages, Spell checks, Exports text
    CONS: Only uses Google Translate, Text length limited, Not very innovative
  5. PROS: 49 thematic lessons you can download, Summarizing charts with relative exercises
    CONS: Standard-boring exercises, No useful correction of mistakes
  6. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  7. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports seven different languages, Offers translation between languages
    CONS: Requires an internet connection, Only compatible with iOS
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  9. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  10. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  11. PROS: Male and female voice-overs will help teach you pronunciations of words, Over 1000 words available to learn to read, Vibrant graphics take your mind off the chore of learning, Many types of fireworks to enjoy, including an option to customise your own
    CONS: Writing too fast may cause the app not to recognise input, Can take time to learn handling of firework launchers, Answers sometimes overlap, leading you to accidentally pick the wrong one, Theme becomes tiresome if you're not passionate about learning the language
  12. PROS: Comprehensive dictionary, Dictionary always available with a right click, Works with Spotlight and most core services
    CONS: No phonetic aid or audio samples, No usage advice
  13. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Many voices, Good playback, Hotkey activation
    CONS: Multi-windowed interface, Only American and European voices
  14. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Comprehensive guide to IT terms
    CONS: Many terms old and obvious nowadays, Dated interface, Doesn't feature more recent IT terms
  15. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Huge database of words , Returns Syllables, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs and Nouns, Clearly organised results, Great for sparking your imagination!
    CONS: Requires copying entire folder to your Applications to try, Changing views a little unitutiive, Could make you a bit lazy creatively!
  16. PROS: Translate directly from clipboard content, Enables right-click translation option in most apps, Opens above other apps for ease of use, Synchronizes translations across connected devices
    CONS: Much more expensive than competitor apps, Pop-up window cannot be moved around, Users report bugs with key features, Free alternatives provide similar features
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use, Allows you to control speed and angle that words appear
    CONS: Hard to adapt to, Didn't speed up my reading time
  18. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac

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