September 4, 2014 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Dhaka, Bangladesh - iThinkdiff today is proud to announce the release of French Dictionary 10.0, 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 French into English and vice versa. Version 10.0 introduces augment reality based scan feature. Now you can point your device camera to scan words and search in dictionary.
The leading iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch bilingual dictionary translates between English and French now extremly useful for augment reality based scan feature. Lead programmer Mahmud Ahsan said, "Now the dictionary will be more useful with the augment reality based scan feature using device camera. Both students and travelers can use French Dictionary to translate nearly anything from French into English or vice versa. Over 330 million people speak French, and it is my hope that this dictionary will make communication between French speakers and English speakers easier than ever before."
The new scanning feature made it easy to use the core functionality. It is trivially easy to look up written French words and find their English translations. "Wikipedia lists French script is used by a big number of people," 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."
* Over 141,000 English and 81,000 French words in an offline dictionary
* 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 French vocabulary
* Online & Offline Pronunciation for English & French text
* Flash Card & Word of the Day for vocabulary learning
* Phrase Book
"French 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.
French 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 French 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
* 65.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
French Dictionary 10.0 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.