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Language Aid allows you to simply hover your mouse cursor over almost any piece of text and retrieve the information you want about it with the click of a mouse button or the tap of a keystroke. Language Aid aims to eliminate the long process of copying text, opening a Web browser (or other program), loading up a Web service, pasting the text and clicking a button. Features include:
  • Unlimited potential through easy to create plugin modules.
  • Customizable lookup trigger to either a mouse button or key combination.
  • Access to text in the system that may not be selectable or copyable.
  • Visually more...

What's New

Version 1.2:
  • Now open source


Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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umijin Member IconComment+72

Installer ran for me, but gave me an error message saying there were errors during the install process. Seems to work OK, but it's not clear if the pref panel was updated completely.

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Version 1.0.1

Developer and I found a probable cause for install problem. It seems to install fine now. Hazel was moving .dmg files before they were unpacked in this case.

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Downloads 3,946
Version Downloads 412
License Free
Date 28 Aug 2011
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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