Wokabulary free download for Mac


27 July 2020

Learn vocabulary using flash-card learning techniques.


Wokabulary is the new, fun and effective way to learn and rehearse words. Just like the flash-card systems you had in school, it organises your words in different memory levels. This makes it easy to see which words you already know well and what you need to rehearse again.

Wokabulary is free to use in a base version, that allows you to manage one language. You can use the full learning- and quiz mode and also import wordlists from the internet. The full version enables multiple languages and adds cool features like syncing, statistics as well as import/export function.

  • Integrated access to Quizlet.com vocabulary database
  • Learn mode
  • Flexible quiz
  • Detailed and graphic statistics
  • Syncing between your Mac, iPad, iPhone (Pro feature)
  • Manage multiple languages (Pro feature)
  • Automatically switch keyboard layout

Note: While the software is classified as free, it offers in-App Purchases.

Pro Features $17.99

What's new in Wokabulary

Version 5.4.1:
This update brings minor improvements:
  • The speech function will now use the default system voice (if it's the correct language) and otherwise prefer those voices where you have installed the enhanced versions. This lets you control better which voice should be used.
  • The number of words stepper in Quiz setup now behaves similar to the iPhone/iPad version and will not wrap around. At the same time you can now select up to 999 words for the quiz - in case you have no plans for the weekend.

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How would you rate Wokabulary app?

7 Reviews of Wokabulary

12 February 2018
Version: 4.5.2

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Tried it and I liked
12 February 2018
Version: 4.5.2
Tried it and I liked
11 February 2017
Version: 4.2.2
It is a good app but it is NOT free even it might says so! The basic version ONLY lets you enter 30 words! who can learn a language by 30 words? so this means it is technically NOT free.
12 December 2013
Version: 2.1.1
I tried the free "base version" to check whether the program might assist me to learn a new language. While I like the general appearance and features, I could not work with the free version at all. There is NO way to remove downloaded word sets - many of which are faulty, e.g. because they have the languages mixed up (e.g. words in the "english" column while it should be in the column of the foreign language) and you only understand this after it is downloaded. You can only delete individual words, not sets or a number of words you don't want or which are wrong. If you think you can remove the whole language to get rid of the wrong word sets and reload good ones, you're out of luck, too. The option to delete the language is there, but you cannot click it - maybe this is a "special feature" of the paid version, but how can I know??? In addition, I am afraid that also in the paid version the words will not "remember" that they belong to a certain downloaded word set (it would be easy to implement this as a tag). I will not spend money for a program that I cannot test in real-world use.
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03 December 2013
Version: 2.1
The auto language change feature for input versus target language is slick. I would like to see a more robust and demanding spaced-retention system, as the five levels included do not give enough exposure to a single card. But, over all, I am much happier with Wokabulary than with other flash card programs for the Mac.
12 August 2013
Version: 2.0.3
This app was formally called Papapapaya and got a new name with version 2. I miss information for us who have bought the first version of this excelllent vocabulary app. - What is new? - Can I use the vocabulary from version 1 in the version 2 as well? - Is there a discount?
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27 January 2011
Version: 1.1
Any chance that a future update could include the option to add extra characteristics for word entries (i.e. pronunciation, synonyms)? Also, would it be possible to create quizzes that test only some and alternately all of the different attributes? Thanks!
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17 January 2011
Version: 1.0.1
I'm using this for about a week now to rehearse my french vocabulary and IMHO it is the best vocabulary trainer on the Mac. I was using Que before because it is free but it has limited features. Papapapaya has everything I wanted: - the Quiz really works well and I feel I can really learn better when following the recommended rehearsing intervals - the Statistics are well done - I like the automatic sorting in difficulty levels. that's more useful than sorting in folders since you can easily see which words you know well and which not - its very easy to use (I found especially Provoc very confusing) - I could import my existing words from Que Only I would like to have more control over the words marked as "Don't ask again". Maybe a separate column for that? But as this is still version 1.0.1 I'm optimistic about future updates...
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