October 17, 2014 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Dhaka, Bangladesh - iThinkdiff today announces Arabic Dictionary 11.0, an update to their popular bilingual dictionary app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Featuring a large database, Pronunciation, Online Translator, Phrase Book, Flash cards and games help both students and travelers to translate nearly anything from Arabic into English and vice versa. Version 11.0 introduces new vocabulary building game Boost Memory, with predefined word categories and the update of all other word learning features.
The leading iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch bilingual dictionary translates between English and Arabic now extremly useful for augment reality based scan feature. Lead programmer Mahmud Ahsan said, "Now the dictionary will be more useful with the new word category feature with brand new vocabulary boosting game. Both students and travelers can use Arabic Dictionary to translate nearly anything from Arabic into English or vice versa. Over 290 million people speak Arabic, and it is my hope that this dictionary will make communication between Arabic speakers and English speakers easier than ever before."
The new word category feature will help user to improve vocabularies on particular category. It is trivially easy to look up written Arabic words and find their English translations. "Wikipedia lists Arabic script as one of the most popular writing systems in the world," continues Mr. Ahsan, "so it was important for us to help users look up words quickly without having to transliterate them into Latin [English] characters first."
* Translate individual words, phrases, or whole sentences
* Scan text in image by pointing device camera to search in dictionary
* Cross search feature. Touch a word for a while for the menu [Copy | Define | Search | Pronunciation]
* Bookmark and Recent History for instant recall
* Multiple games to help students improve their English or Arabic vocabulary
* Online & Offline Pronunciation for English & Arabic text
* Flash Card & Word of the Day for vocabulary learning
* Phrase Book
"Arabic Dictionary was designed for both students and travelers. You can use it as a phrase book for a short trip, or you can use it to learn a language for life. And, at only $4.99 in the App Store, it's cheaper than either a paperback phrase book or even the simplest study guide. A free version with in-app purchase options is also available," said Mr. Ahsan.
Arabic Dictionary's core translation function works offline. But when the user's device is online, several extra features become available, such as an online scoring system which helps students earn Achievements for using app features, plus a vocabulary Leaderboard which rewards the most effective students.
English words link to their Wiktionary page to help users discover the history behind words, and built-in app connections let users send their translations to other apps on their device, such as Facebook, Twitter, Email, and SMS.
All current iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches are supported. Devices with a Retina display will find Arabic Dictionary automatically optimizes itself for high-resolution text display so users don't need to squint.
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* Optimized for iPhone 5
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 53.8 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Arabic Dictionary 11.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. A free version with in-app purchase options is also available.
Founded in 2010 by programmer Mahmud Ahsan, iThinkdiff is a leading creator of educational and entertainment apps for iPhones, iPads, and other Apple iOS devices. With over 7 million total downloads, thousands of five-star reviews, and 15 million monthly ad impressions, iThinkdiff games and translation apps are frequently featured on the Apple iTunes homepage. Copyright (C) 2010-2014 iThinkdiff. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.