IMKQIM
IMKQIM
2.2

4.8

IMKQIM free download for Mac

IMKQIM2.2

07 April 2020

Pinyin input method.

Overview

IMKQIM is a Chinese Pinyin input method running on Mac OS X. It provides unprecedented speed and flexibility along with a rich set of features for an improved user experience in Mac OS X.

Three main features of QIM:

  • Display the candidates in real time.
  • Intelligent Sentence input.
  • Supports traditional Chinese.
  • Users can manage the content of the User Dictionary and up to 16 plug-in dictionaries.
If you need QIM running on Mac OS X 10.4, please visit http://glider.ismac.cn/RegQIME.html Other features:
  • Display the candidates while typing.
  • Switch between Chinese and English with one key.
  • Switch between Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese with one key.
  • Supports both Mac OS and Windows input-method conventions.
  • Parses Pinyin input strings automatically.
  • Supports full-width punctuation and Roman text.
  • Users can change the appearance of the candidate palette's font, font size, opacity, colors, and more.
  • Saves user-defined word and phrases automatically.
  • Recognizes URLs automatically. Just use the return key to input the Roman input string directly.
  • Supports Fuzzy Pinyin.
  • Supports Tone Control.
  • Supports all Mac OS X international keyboard layouts (French, German, etc.)
  • Supports Sogou Skin files
  • Supports Sogou Cell dictionary
  • Supports full sentence intelligent parsing

What's new in IMKQIM

Version 2.2:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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16 Reviews of IMKQIM

5
JackieC3942
15 February 2014
Version: 2.0.3

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My Apple computer won't open QIM after the download was completed. I then got an email with a link to glider.ismac.cn/QIM_Sogou_2_0_0_SL.dmg.zip So I click the link, it won't open again. Can you help me? Thanks!
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JackieC3942
15 February 2014
Version: 2.0.3
My Apple computer won't open QIM after the download was completed. I then got an email with a link to glider.ismac.cn/QIM_Sogou_2_0_0_SL.dmg.zip So I click the link, it won't open again. Can you help me? Thanks!
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4
Garry-Khoo
20 February 2012
Version: 2.0.3
Hi, I'm using Mac 10.5.8. Which QIM I should use since there are no QIM for 10.5 in your blog. Thus, Download QIM 1.8.3 for Mac OS X 10.4 no longer can access the website to download. Please assist. Thank You. Regards, Garry Khoo.
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2.5
Dorkypants
07 February 2012
Version: 2.0.2
This isn't free, it's trialware. It's free to download but the notes in the installer say that after 30 days you have to register.
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ArnieH
26 September 2011
Version: 2.0.0
I just tried to install QIM 2. I'm using Mac OS 10.6.8. It tells me that this will not install on this OS. ArnieH
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5
Olc
08 August 2011
Version: 2.0.0
By far the best Chinese input for Mac. X'mas just came early. Thanks to the dev for releasing this as a freeware.
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5
dvdhoo
05 August 2011
Version: 2.0.0
The new version is free now. And compares to Sogou, QQ, or the disabled Google input, this is just mature and adjustable to everyone that uses it! Good job, Glider! But one thing to notice is that every third-party input method including this one has minor problems with wherever it could be or you think could not be. But even the internal one would be strange sometimes.
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Germano60
02 August 2011
Version: 2.0.0
The download link at the top of this page only yield to the Leopard version, it won't install if you're on Snow Leopard or Lion. To download the OS X 10.6+10.7 release, you have to go to the developer's site or follow this link http://glider.ismac.cn/QIM_Sogou_2_0_0_SL.dmg.zip
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5
Shenzhou
01 August 2011
Version: 2.0.0
The QIM website now says its freeware, so do grab it while you can! However I just hope the developer will continue to develop it even if there is no income coming in. Hope to believe that though, since its coming from China!
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5
Xiamenese
06 July 2011
Version: 1.9.7
Simply so much better than the Apple input system. I've been using QIM/IMKQIM for years. Really good with QIT installed alongside. In Steve Jobs-type parlance, "It just works". I don't know why this system will only let me give it 4.5 for value. Does it think only something which is free deserves 5 stars?
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0.5
inbeijing
28 December 2010
Version: 1.9.5
Though I am an expatriate in China, I live and work here in Beijing. I like QIM. I want to buy QIM but my many, many emails to the software publishers have been ignored. I do not want to use Pay-pal, as Pay-pal wants my PIN for my American bank account! I won't give them that. But why cannot the publishers of QIM, who are here in China, answer emails, whether sent in Chinese or English, about how to buy their product!? How in the world do local Chinese buyers buy the product (answer: they don't). Publisher: what is the matter with you? I would give four stars for overall rating, but the stars on Macupdate seem stuck!!!!!! I can't change original clicks.
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Ian3
30 October 2009
Version: 1.8.0 1B284
This is a excellent method of inputting Chinese text, which can also learn your most common combinations. I use it daily. In the what's new should state: IM now remember the 简拼/全拼 frequency separately.
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Glider-qf
15 September 2009
Version: 1.7.1 1B185
I havn't use BoPoMoFo input method, but QIM is a modern Chinese Input Method and has many advanced features to help the users input more faster. And I think you can try it.
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Xiaopangzi
02 September 2009
Version: 1.7.0 1B173
Is this as good as the amazing BoPoMoFo FEP that was available briefly for System 8 (Mac OS 8) a few years ago? Apple and other 3rd Party developers failed to come even remotely close to it. I don't know why that university stopped development soon afterward.
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5
Femigh
04 December 2007
Version: 1.4.3
This upgrade is close to magic, especially with the new ability to parse entire sentences. I installed it in Leopard over version 1.3, which had been installed on Tiger. Simple installation with a new dictionary was flawless. Short experimentation showed that pinyin characters should be contiguous (words not separated by spaces) to construct sentences or phrases. Not sure about accuracy yet, but so far it seems to be even better than the 95% claimed by the developer. Well done!
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Luhmann
23 June 2006
Version: 1.0.3
I've been using QIM for nearly a year now. It is simply the best Pinyin input method for OS X, hands down. It is easy to train and thoughtfully designed. If you use Hanyu Pinyin to input Chinese characters (traditional or simplified) you want this software!
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4.75
Whytoi
01 June 2006
Version: Release 1
Been following this IM's development for some time now. This is a fantastic piece of input method add-on for Mac OS X for anyone who has a need to input Chinese using pinyin on a regular basis. It's the most intuitive sentence based model available on the Mac platform. And for people who are migrating from Windows, it's similar to the ever so popular UNISPIM pinyin input system on that platform. However, QIM's interface is so much sleeker than UNISPIM, helped by Mac OS X and good coding of course. :) There are still some feature improvements that can and should be added to this IM in the future eg. Edit, sort and search functions in the QDM dictionary manager module. But as of Release 1, it's perfectly functional for everyday needs. And the shareware price is very good for what this can do to your Chinese input efficiency. Good job!
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