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Languages & Translation (43 programs)

  1. Tux Typing

    1.5.17
    • 3.1
    • (64 votes)

    Make learning to type for kids fun!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lots of different levels and challenges, Cute cartoon style effects and backdrops, Will definitely improve kids typing skills, Supports a huge number of languages
    CONS: Only works in full screen mode, Word editor doesn't work yet
  2. Anki

    2.1.54
    • 4
    • (39 votes)

    An alternative way to learn languages

    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
  3. DeepL

    beta
    • 3.5
    • (22 votes)

    Your New Language Translation Alternative

    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
  4. Universal Translator

    2.0.1
    • 2.6
    • (50 votes)

    A free app for Mac, by Nibirutech.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  5. TranslateIt!

    14.1
    • 1.6
    • (9 votes)

    Flexible and highly customizable translator

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Hover over word to translate, Multilingual, Consult in-built dictionary, Word quiz and flash cards, Supports Firefox, Thunderbird and Office
    CONS: Hover window pops up everywhere
  6. iReadFast

    1.5
    • 4.6
    • (4 votes)

    A quicker way to read documents and emails

    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
  7. Translation Service

    1.2.6
    • 3.1
    • (4 votes)

    Translate in any language

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  8. Ultralingua Dictionary

    6.0.2
    • 1.7
    • (1 vote)

    An excellent English-French-English dictionary

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  9. Thai Dictionary Pro

    1.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free and User-Friendly Thai-English Dictionary

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: There is no charge to install this bundle., Only 23.4 megabytes of free memory space is required.
    CONS: Thai Dictionary Pro is not as comprehensive as some other paid programs., No mobile version of this software is available.
  10. OmniDictionary

    2.0.4
    • 0.9
    • (2 votes)

    A free Mac OS X client for internet dictionary servers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  11. Nisus Thesaurus

    1.0.5
    • 2.4
    • (4 votes)

    An excellent thesaurus for Mac

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  12. iKana

    2.0.1
    • 2.3
    • (3 votes)

    Japanese language learning app

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Combines 3 different ways of testing you, Slick, easy to follow interface, Integration with iPhone
    CONS: Not suitable for those who don't like Flash card learning, No way to print Flash cards
  13. iKanji

    1.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Make learning Japanese easier

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Over 16,000 words with English translations, Divided into meanings, reading and writing
    CONS: Doesn't help with grammar, No audio or voice functions
  14. Mate Translate – translator

    5.1.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Mate Translate – Translator app available from Safari and menu bar

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    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
  15. Lingvo Dictionary

    1.10.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Useful App for Word Lovers

    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
  16. Easy Translator

    8.2
    • 2.6
    • (14 votes)

    Translate 58 languages instantly

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: 58 languages to choose from, Print translations instantly
    CONS: Reliability of translations from all languages can't be verified, No auto detect of languages
  17. ProVoc

    4.2.4
    • 4
    • (17 votes)

    Easily repeat your vocabulary

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  18. Learn Chinese Quick

    1.0.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Learn Chinese Quick - Quickly Build Up Your Vocabulary in Chinese for Free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Includes paid upgrade with 4,500 words, Includes English, pinyin, traditional and simplified text for every word, Includes both Mandarin and English pronunciation, Useful categorisation and search functions
    CONS: Free version only comes with 200 words, Users report inability to open app, Includes no learning tools beyond vocabulary flash cards, Clunky, dull UI
  19. Accordance 12

    12.3.1
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free Software Application to Enhance Biblical Studies

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: A number of condensed biblical dictionaries are included, Offers Hebrew terminology, Daily devotional readings can be accessed, Additional international languages are offered
    CONS: Accessing some features will require a registration, Not all international languages are covered, Memory requirements of 154.7 megabytes could impact some systems, Those with 32-bit processors may encounter a handful of functionality issues
  20. Ultralingua Dictionary

    6.0.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    An excellent English-German-English dictionary

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac

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