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Dictionaries (51 programs)

  1. Oxford Dictionary of English

    2.2.0.7
    • 4.1
    • (597 votes)

    Comprehensive English Dictionary for Smartphones

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: More than 350 000 words are currently listed, This database is updated on a regular basis
    CONS: There is no free version of the Oxford Dictionary of English, 190.86 megabytes of free memory are required; quite hefty for a mobile phone dictionary
  2. Hinkhoj Hindi English Dictionary

    1.0
    • 4
    • (240 votes)

    Hindi-to-English Dictionary for Windows 8 Operating Systems

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Hinkhoj Hindi-English Dictionary provides an offline option., Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are also supported.
    CONS: Only 64-bit operating systems are supported by this dictionary., Some users have complained that this application takes a very long time to load.
  3. WordWeb

    10.2
    • 3.9
    • (511 votes)

    Free English thesaurus and dictionary

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Quick access via hotkeys and system tray, All the English locales, Works with rich online dictionary, Show pronunciation, usage and vulgar words
    CONS: Not tied to a World-acclaimed dictionary
  4. Advanced English Dictionary

    4.3.3.3
    • 3.7
    • (731 votes)

    Massive English dictionary focused on usability and discovery

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: 400,000 entries, Search history, Excellent usability, Pronunciation help
    CONS: Not all terms have images, You need to be able to spell the word you are after
  5. Madura English-Sinhala Dictionary

    1.0
    • 4.2
    • (29 votes)

    A useful Sinhala-English dictionary

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Has over 230,000 definitions, Easy search, Includes technical words, Simple to use
    CONS: No pronunciation guide, Interface is too simple, Doesn’t work sometimes
  6. Dictionary

    3.0
    • 3.5
    • (212 votes)

    Free Software for Wordsmiths

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Large number of languages supported, Free to download and use
    CONS: Only compatible with Windows, No mobile app available
  7. Ultimate Dictionary

    1.0
    • 3.6
    • (599 votes)

    More than 30 dictionaries in a single application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Large variety of dictionaries, Special "scan" mode to translate words under the mouse, Fast searching
    CONS: Large installation file, You can't add new dictionaries
  8. Advance Hindi Dictionary

    1.0
    • 3.8
    • (23 votes)

    Advanced Hindi-English Dictionary for Personal Computers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Definitions from other Hindi dictionaries can be accessed., Users are provided with an offline mode, so wireless connections are not compulsory.
    CONS: This version is only available for personal computers., There is no pronunciation tool for synonyms and antonyms.
  9. Talking Dictionary

    12.8.0
    • 2
    • (1 vote)

    The Talking Dictionary by RWF Software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  10. StarDict

    3.0.2
    • 3.3
    • (35 votes)

    An Open-Source Dictionary App with Great Versatility

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use, Works with multiple FreeDict dictionaries, Built-in search capabilities, Lexicons for a range of languages
    CONS: Not frequently updated, Interface looks old, Documentation page isn’t self-explanatory enough, Offline functionality may not always work seamlessly
  11. LingoPad

    2.5.323
    • 3.8
    • (85 votes)

    Customizable English-German dictionary

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  12. OnTranslator

    1.0.126
    • 3.8
    • (9 votes)

    A free app for Windows, by OnTranslator.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  13. Tagaini Jisho

    0.2.6.2
    • 3.3
    • (12 votes)

    A Japanese Dictionary App That Would Help You Learn the Language

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Straightforward and clean layout, Performs tasks quickly without errors, Open-source, Reading training modes
    CONS: Non-English translations require work, Could crash when moving entries, Licensing problems could arise, Needs a 64-bit system
  14. Dictionary.com

    1.0.0.22
    • 3.5
    • (126 votes)

    Dictionary.com on your Windows 8 PC!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Excellent search, Nice extras
    CONS: Offers nothing more than the website
  15. TheSage English Dictionary and Thesaurus

    4.0.1774
    • 4.1
    • (47 votes)

    Complete dictionary and multifaceted thesaurus of the English language

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  16. Dictionary.NET

    10.5.8195
    • 3.3
    • (66 votes)

    Handy desktop dictionary powered by Google Translator

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Support for many languages, in any combination, Can be opened automatically with keyboard or mouse shortcuts, Translate text by selecting it with your mouse
    CONS: No perfect results (as with any automatic translator), Automatic language detection doesn't work properly
  17. Dictionary Pro

    1.0
    • 5
    • (1 vote)

    Comprehensive multilingual dictionary for personal computers and mobile devices

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: 14 different languages can currently be accessed in no time at all., A built-in encyclopedia provides an excellent additional resource.
    CONS: There is currently no free version of Dictionary Pro., Some complain that not all language versions can be accessed.
  18. English-French-English Slovoed Classic talking dictionary

    7.6
    • 3.8
    • (8 votes)

    Translate English words into French words and vice versa

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  19. Ultralingua English Dictionary of Definitions

    6.0.6
    • 3.4
    • (3 votes)

    A very complete dictionary of the English language

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  20. TheSage English Dictionary

    3.1.2.1744
    • 3.9
    • (92 votes)

    Complete dictionary and multifaced thesaurus of English

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows

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