February 28, 2008 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom - Febuary 28, 2008 - ThinkMac Software announces iKana 1.6, the latest release of their popular Japanese educational flash card software for Mac OS X. Version 1.6 adds full screen flash cards, a new and improved user interface and many smaller enhancements.
iKana is built up of six modules which aim to help anyone learn the Japanese phonetic alphabets of Hiragana and Katakana, improve reading speed and expand their vocabulary of Japanese words.
iKana 1.6 includes innovative features such as a new full-screen interface ideal for use with big screen TVs and projectors - perfectly suited for use in classrooms and lecture theatres. Like most aspects of iKana, the Apple infrared remote control can be used to interact with the interface without the need to use a keyboard or mouse.
ThinkMac has also refreshed the entire iKana interface so it looks great in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, while continuing to provide the easiest and friendliest way to learn Japanese on the Mac platform.
Main Features and Benefits:
* Friendly Japanese manga themed interface
* Flash cards with full screen option
* Speed recognition
* Word Romanization
* Vocabulary practice
* Study guide to aid the learning process
* Ability to create your own flash cards, duplicate and modify the supplied sets
* Controllable via the Apple Remote
iKana is a shareware product priced at 14 Euro ($21 USD) and is available to buy from the ThinkMac website. iKana requires Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5 and is a universal binary.
ThinkMac Software is a UK based independent software developer focused on bringing innovative applications to the Mac platform by harnessing the power of Cocoa and OS X. Copyright 2008 ThinkMac Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.